BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Charles River Associates (NASDAQ: CRAI), a worldwide leader in providing economic, financial, and management consulting services, today announced the addition of Conrad Ciccotello as a Senior Consultant to the firm’s Finance Practice.
Dr. Ciccotello has provided expert testimony on a variety of financial matters and retirement planning issues in federal court, the United States Tax Court, state court, and in arbitration. He is currently the Director of the Reiman School of Finance at the University of Denver, and before that, he held faculty positions at Georgia State University, the Pennsylvania State University, and the US Air Force Academy. He has more than two decades of experience leading academic programs in personal financial planning and wealth management. Dr. Ciccotello has been published in more than 60 publications, including articles in the Journal of Financial Economics, Management Science, and the Journal of Law and Economics. He holds a PhD in Finance from Penn State University and a JD from Suffolk University Law School.
In addition, Dr. Ciccotello has more than 15 years of experience serving on public company boards in roles such as Lead Independent Director, Corporate Governance Committee Chair, and Audit Committee Chair.
CRA’s Finance Co-Practice Leader Stephen O’Neil said, “We have previously worked with Conrad on a variety of financial matters and are excited to welcome him to CRA’s team. He brings additional depth to CRA's financial expertise and will enhance the way we serve our clients, particularly in matters involving 403(b) planning.”
“We are pleased to welcome Conrad as a Senior Consultant to our Finance Practice,” added Paul Maleh, CRA’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “His financial and academic background, along with his experience as a testifying expert, greatly strengthen CRA’s client offerings.”
About CRA’s Finance Practice
CRA has been involved in many of the largest and most prominent financial disputes that have occurred over the past decade. Banks and other financial firms rely on us for high quality research and analysis, expert testimony, and comprehensive support in litigation and regulatory proceedings. Our experts have backgrounds in all areas of finance and accounting and work closely with leading academics from top-tier research institutions, including former members of the US Securities and Exchange Commission, CFTC, DOJ, and European Commission.
About Charles River Associates (CRA)
Charles River Associates® is a leading global consulting firm specializing in economic, financial, and management consulting services. CRA advises clients on economic and financial matters pertaining to litigation and regulatory proceedings, and guides corporations through critical business strategy and performance-related issues. Since 1965, clients have engaged CRA for its unique combination of functional expertise and industry knowledge, and for its objective solutions to complex problems. Headquartered in Boston, CRA has offices throughout the world. Detailed information about Charles River Associates, a registered trade name of CRA International, Inc., is available at www.crai.com. Follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.
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