LOS ANGELES, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peter Firestone has joined Protiviti ( www.protiviti.com), a global consulting firm, as a managing director in Los Angeles. Firestone leads Protiviti's west region Business Performance Improvement (BPI) practice.
Firestone has more than 25 years of management consulting experience serving clients in the technology, media, telecommunications and life sciences industries. He has led numerous business performance improvement programs, including those focused on finance transformation, shared services, post-merger integration, customer/channel strategy and digital business. "We're excited to have Pete on board and about the skills he brings to our team that will complement our growing West Coast practice," said Jim Pajakowski, executive vice president, global services, Protiviti. Prior to joining Protiviti, Firestone was a managing director at Accenture in its Finance & Enterprise Performance practice. Prior to Accenture, Firestone was a partner in several large consulting firms delivering performance improvement engagements across many industries. Firestone has a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of California, Los Angeles. He recently served as board trustee, fund development chair and advisory trustee for the ALS Association, Golden West Chapter. About ProtivitiProtiviti ( www.protiviti.com) is a global consulting firm that helps companies solve problems in finance, technology, operations, governance, risk and internal audit. Through its network of more than 70 offices in over 20 countries, Protiviti has served more than 40 percent of FORTUNE 1000 ® and FORTUNE Global 500 ® companies. The firm also works with smaller, growing companies, including those looking to go public, as well as with government agencies. Protiviti is a wholly owned subsidiary of Robert Half (NYSE: RHI). Founded in 1948, Robert Half is a member of the S&P 500 index. Protiviti is not licensed or registered as a public accounting firm and does not issue opinions on financial statements or offer attestation services. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090115/AQTH541LOGO SOURCE Protiviti