DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ankura Consulting Group, a boutique management consulting and expert services firm, has announced the appointment of Mr. Kelly L. Kittrell, CFA, as Senior Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer.
Roger Carlile, President and Chief Executive Officer, stated, “I am thrilled to welcome Kelly to the team. Throughout his career, he has built an impressive track record and expertise in transaction and financial advisory services and litigation consulting, uniquely positioning him to serve Ankura Consulting Group’s clients going forward. In addition, his senior leadership experience in a high-growth, acquisitive public company will be critical as we expand Ankura Consulting Group’s business and infuse a collaborative culture throughout the organization.”
Most recently, Mr. Kittrell worked for Richmont, a private investment firm, and was a member of the Board of Directors and the Chief Financial Officer at one of its portfolio companies, a publicly-traded acquirer of direct selling businesses. Mr. Kittrell began his career in professional services providing valuation and corporate finance services to clients as part of KPMG’s Corporate Finance practice, and later for Ernst & Young’s Financial Advisory Services Group and Bank of America. He has completed sell-side transactions in various industries, including automotive retailing, publishing, food distribution and telecommunications services. Mr. Kittrell later served as an in-house financial consultant providing valuation and damages analysis and working with third-party expert witnesses at Bickel & Brewer, a boutique litigation firm.
Kelly Kittrell commented, “This is an exciting time for Ankura Consulting Group, and I am looking forward to supporting the growth and development of the firm both organically and through acquisitions. The diversity of Ankura Consulting Group’s growing world class expertise and the firm’s focus on enhancing client value through their most critical business opportunities and challenges has never been more relevant.”
About Ankura Consulting Group
Ankura Consulting Group is a boutique management consulting and expert services firm. Its deep understanding of the opportunities and challenges clients face enables its team to provide impactful, senior-level counsel. As an independent firm built on five key principles – Integrity, Quality, Diversity, Collaboration and Longevity – Ankura Consulting Group’s relationships extend beyond one engagement or issue.
The firm empowers its industry experts to provide a high-touch, unique approach for our clients in critical times. Ankura Consulting Group's offering includes a wide range of expert witness, bankruptcy/corporate restructuring, corporate investigation, disputes/litigation support, forensic accounting, transaction advisory, valuation and management consulting services.
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