Huron Consulting Group Adds Turnaround And Restructuring Expert

Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ: HURN), a leading provider of business consulting services, today announced the addition of James E. Nugent as a managing director within its Business Advisory practice to further strengthen the turnaround and restructuring team.

Nugent brings the Huron Business Advisory team a depth of knowledge and vital experience, most notably in the healthcare industry, accomplishing complex financial and operational turnarounds in recovery situations.

“Economic uncertainty and marketplace challenges continue to drive demand for business advisory services in a wide variety of industries. Healthcare providers, in particular, are facing business challenges leading them to assess strategic alternatives, including potential affiliations, mergers and restructuring to continue to be successful or to survive,” said John C. DiDonato, managing director and Huron Business Advisory leader. “We are pleased to welcome Jim to Huron’s Business Advisory team and are confident that he will bring value to our clients across industries.”

Nugent has nearly 30 years of experience providing business advisory, corporate recovery and restructuring services, including extensive healthcare experience having worked with more than 100 healthcare clients during his career. Prior to joining Huron, he most recently served as senior managing director at Mesirow Financial Consulting, and had an accomplished 19-year career at KPMG LLP. Nugent, who is a Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor, also serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Thorek Memorial Hospital in Chicago. At Huron, Nugent will help clients address restructuring issues and turnaround situations in the healthcare industry as well as across a broad range of industries.

About Huron Business Advisory

Huron Business Advisory resolves complex business issues and enhances value with a full suite of services for middle-market companies and larger businesses, including forensic investigations, transaction advisory, restructuring and turnaround, interim management, capital raising, operational improvement, and valuation. Our senior-level team members have vast experience in a range of industries, with many serving as C-level executives, who quickly analyze a business situation and apply our knowledge to finding a workable solution. Learn more at or connect with us on LinkedIn at

About Huron Consulting Group

Huron Consulting Group helps clients in diverse industries improve performance, transform the enterprise, reduce costs, leverage technology, process and review large amounts of complex data, address regulatory changes, recover from distress and stimulate growth. Our professionals employ their expertise in finance, operations, strategy and technology to provide our clients with specialized analyses and customized advice and solutions that are tailored to address each client's particular challenges and opportunities to deliver sustainable and measurable results. The Company provides consulting services to a wide variety of both financially sound and distressed organizations, including healthcare organizations, leading academic institutions, Fortune 500 companies, governmental entities and law firms. Huron has worked with more than 425 health systems, hospitals, and academic medical centers; more than 400 corporate general counsel; and more than 350 universities and research institutions. Learn more at

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