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Huron Consulting Group Inc (HURN.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John McCartney

64 2010 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

James Roth

59 2011 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

George Massaro

69 2010 Independent Vice Chairman of the Board

John Kelly

41 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer

C. Mark Hussey

56 2017 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Diane Ratekin

60 2011 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

James Edwards

73 2004 Independent Director

H. Eugene Lockhart

67 2006 Independent Director

John Moody

68 2005 Independent Director

Debra Zumwalt

61 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

John McCartney

Mr. John F. McCartney is an Non-executive Independent Chairman of the board of Huron Consulting Group Inc. From June 1997 to March 1998, Mr. McCartney held the position of president of 3Com Corporation’s Client Access Unit. He joined the executive management team of US Robotics in March 1984 as vice president and chief financial officer and served in various executive capacities until serving as president and chief operating officer of US Robotics from January 1996 until its merger with 3Com Corporation in June 1997. In March 2015, Mr. McCartney was appointed to the board of Rice Energy Inc., an independent natural gas and oil company, where he has served as chairman of the compensation committee since November 2016 and has served on the audit committee since his appointment. In August 2011, Mr. McCartney joined the board of Transco, Inc., a Chicago-based company that provides solutions to customers in the railroad, electric utility, process and manufacturing industries. In July 2007, Mr. McCartney was appointed a non-executive director of Datatec Limited, a networking technology and services company, where he serves as chairman of the remuneration committee. He had previously served as vice chairman of the board of directors of Datatec from October 1998 until May 2004. From March 2011 until September 2013, Mr. McCartney served as chairman of the board of Westcon Group, Inc., a specialty distributor of networking and communications equipment, whose board he joined in August 1998 and for which he previously served as chairman from January 2001 until March 2009, and where he continues to serve as a director and member of the compensation committee. From May 2009 until February 2015, he served on the board of Covance Inc., a drug development services company. Mr. McCartney received a B.A. in Philosophy from Davidson College and an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

James Roth

Mr. James H. Roth is the President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Huron Consulting Group Inc. As a founding member of Huron, Mr. Roth guided and grew Huron’s Higher Education consulting practice to a position of preeminence in the industry. He has more than 35 years of consulting experience working with many of the premier research universities and academic medical centers. Under his leadership, the Company has been named one of Forbes’ Best Management Consulting Firms in 2016, Forbes’ America’s Best Employers in 2015 and 2016, and by Consulting magazine as one of the Best Firms to Work For from 2011 through 2016, and, for the tenth year in a row, the Healthcare practice has been ranked in the top five of Modern Healthcare’s list of Largest Healthcare Management Consulting Firms. Previously, he served as Vice President, Health and Education Consulting for the Company from January 2007 until July 2009. Since Huron’s inception in 2002, until he became CEO, Mr. Roth was a managing director and practice leader of the Company’s Higher Education consulting practice, which he grew into one of our largest organically grown practices within the firm. Mr. Roth was appointed to the board of Shorelight Holdings LLC, a U.S.-based company focused on partnering with leading nonprofit universities to increase access and retention of international students and boost institutional growth, in November 2014. Mr. Roth was also appointed to the board of AdVenture Interactive Corp. (d/b/a Keypath Education), a leading provider of comprehensive marketing and enrollment management services to colleges and universities, in November 2014. Previously, he served on the board of Aviv REIT, a self-administered real estate investment trust specializing in skilled nursing facilities, from March 2013 until April 2015. Mr. Roth received a B.A. in Political Science and Economics from Vanderbilt University and an MBA from Southern Methodist University.

George Massaro

Mr. George E. Massaro is the Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of Huron Consulting Group Inc., since May 3, 2010. Mr. Massaro resumed the position of Vice Chairman of Huron’s board in May 2010. He had previously served in this role from March 2005 until July 2009, when he assumed the role of Non-executive Chairman in order to assist the new management team upon the departure of our former chairman. Mr. Massaro served as Non-executive Chairman of Huron’s board from July 2009 until May 2010. He has served as a director since May 2004. Mr. Massaro joined the Company in August 2002 as a managing director, served as our Chief Operating Officer from June 2003 until March 2005, and ended his employment with Huron in February 2009. Mr. Massaro serves as a director of Charles River Laboratories, a provider of research products and preclinical services for the biomedical community, and of Eastern Bank Corporation, an independent mutual bank holding company in New England. He is also a member of the board of trustees of Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge. In addition, Mr. Massaro is a member of the finance committee of the Archdiocese of Boston. Mr. Massaro received a B.A. in Accounting and Finance from Bentley College and an MBA from Babson College.

John Kelly

Mr. John D. Kelly serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President and Treasurer of the Company. He has served as Huron’s Treasurer since February 2016. He had served as Chief Accounting Officer of Huron from February 2015 until January 2017, and had served as Corporate Vice President from November 2012 until his appointment as Executive Vice President. Previously, Mr. Kelly had served as Controller of Huron from November 2012 until February 2015, and prior to that served as Assistant Controller from October 2009. Mr. Kelly served as Huron’s Assistant Treasurer from February 2015 until February 2016. Prior to joining Huron’s Finance and Accounting department, Mr. Kelly was a Director in the Company’s Disputes and Investigations practice for three years, serving clients in the manufacturing and services industries. Before he joined the Company in December 2006, Mr. Kelly had held several positions within Deloitte & Touche’s Assurance and Advisory Services group, most recently as a Senior Manager. He received both a B.S. and M.S. in Accounting from the University of Notre Dame. Mr. Kelly is a Certified Public Accountant (Illinois).

C. Mark Hussey

Mr. C. Mark Hussey serves as Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of the Company. He has served as Executive Vice President since July 2011. He had served as Chief Financial Officer from July 2011 until January 2017. From July 2011 until February 2016, he served as Huron’s Treasurer. Prior to joining Huron, from 2002 to 2011, Mr. Hussey served as chief financial officer at Crosscom National, LLC, a privately held professional IT services organization deploying and servicing in-store technology solutions for large, national retailers. In that role, he was responsible for all finance and administrative functions for the company. Prior to that, from 2000 until 2002, he served as executive vice president and chief financial officer, North America, at Information Resources, Inc. During his career, Mr. Hussey has held senior finance, accounting and investor relations positions at entities such as EZLinks Golf, Inc., Dominick’s Finer Foods, Inc., and the Quaker Oats Company. Mr. Hussey received a B.S. in Accountancy from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and an MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst, Certified Management Accountant, and Certified Public Accountant (Illinois).

Diane Ratekin

Ms. Diane E. Ratekin serves as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Huron Consulting Group Inc. She was appointed Corporate Secretary in December 2011. She had previously served as Huron’s Assistant Corporate Secretary since May 2009. Ms. Ratekin has been employed in Huron’s legal department since January 2005, and previously served as Deputy General Counsel. Prior to joining Huron, Ms. Ratekin was a partner in the Corporate Department of McGuireWoods LLP. Previously, she spent 17 years in the legal department of Deutsche Investment Management Americas Inc., formerly known as Zurich Scudder Investments, Inc. and Kemper Financial Services, Inc., where she was a Director and Team Leader of the Corporate and Investments Team. Before that, Ms. Ratekin was a litigator at Jenner & Block. She is a member of the American Bar Association, the Chicago Bar Association and the Association of Corporate Counsel. She received a B.A. in English and a J.D. from the University of Iowa.

James Edwards

Mr. James D. Edwards, CPA is an Independent Director of Huron Consulting Group Inc., since October 12, 2004. Mr. Edwards retired in 2002 as managing partner—global markets of Arthur Andersen LLP, a position he had held since 1998. Mr. Edwards began his career with Arthur Andersen LLP in 1964 and served in several positions in which he developed significant financial expertise in public accounting and provided consulting services to a broad range of industries. Mr. Edwards has served as a director of Crawford & Company, the world’s largest provider of claims adjustment and risk management solutions to insurance companies and self-insured entities, since February 2005. He had previously served on the board of Cousins Properties Incorporated, a publicly held REIT, until May 2014. Mr. Edwards had also served on the board of Transcend Services, Inc., a provider of medical transcription services to the healthcare industry, until early 2012, and had served on the board of IMS Health Incorporated, a global provider of information solutions to the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries, until February 2010. Mr. Edwards received a B.S. in Accounting from Bob Jones University and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

H. Eugene Lockhart

Mr. H. Eugene Lockhart, CPA is an Independent Director of Huron Consulting Group Inc., since December 5, 2006. In November 2013, Mr. Lockhart became Senior Advisor and Partner at General Atlantic LLC, a leading global growth investment firm. In October 2013, he founded and became Chairman of MissionOG LLC, a growth stage investment firm. From 2002 until 2012, Mr. Lockhart was a venture partner at Oak Investment Partners, a venture capital firm. His prior positions include president of Global Retail Bank at Bank of America, as well as president and chief executive officer of MasterCard International. Through these investment firms, Mr. Lockhart has been actively involved in overseeing the management of high growth private companies, including NetSpend, Argus Information, Community Choice Financial, CLIP, DemystData, Factor Trust, Avant, BillDesk, and others. Mr. Lockhart was appointed to the board of Metro Bank PLC, a retail bank operating in the U.K., in March 2011, where he presently serves as the Chair of the risk and audit committee. He had served on the board of Aaron’s, Inc., a lease-to-own retailer of furnishings, electronics and appliances, from August 2014 until May 2016. He previously served as a director and audit committee chairman of RadioShack Corporation, a retail seller of consumer electronic goods and services, until March 2015. He had served on the board of Asset Acceptance Capital Corp., a purchaser of accounts receivable portfolios, until its June 2013 merger with Encore Capital Group, Inc., and also served on the board of IMS Health Incorporated, a global provider of information solutions to the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries, until February 2010. Mr. Lockhart received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Virginia and an MBA from The Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia. In addition, Mr. Lockhart is a CPA, licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

John Moody

Mr. John S. Moody is an Independent Director of Huron Consulting Group Inc., since November 8, 2005. Since January 2014, Mr. Moody has been chief executive officer of Parkside Capital, formerly known as ProTerra Realty, a fund manager investing in real estate in Houston, Texas. He had previously served as president of Parkside Capital since January 2007. From 2004 until October 2005, Mr. Moody served as president and chief executive officer of HRO Asset Management, LLC, a real estate advisory business. From 2001 to 2004, Mr. Moody served as president of Marsh & McLennan Real Estate Advisors, Inc., a business that directed the execution of real estate projects and transactions for Marsh & McLennan. From 1995 to 2000, Mr. Moody was president and chief executive officer of Cornerstone Properties, Inc., a REIT that acquired, developed and operated large-scale Class A office buildings in major markets throughout the United States and that merged into Equity Office Properties Trust. In November 2015, Mr. Moody was appointed chairman of the board of Four Corners Property Trust, Inc., a public real estate investment trust, where he also serves as chairman of the compensation committee. Mr. Moody joined the board of Hines Global REIT, a privately owned real estate investment, development and management company, in June 2009. He joined the board of directors of Potlatch Corp., a real estate investment trust, in September 2006, and in January 2009, he assumed the role of vice chairman of Potlatch Corp. From 2001 to 2005, Mr. Moody served on the boards of directors of three publicly held REITs: Keystone Property Trust, CRIIMI MAE, Inc., and Equity Office Properties Trust. Mr. Moody received a B.A. in History from Stanford University and a J.D. with honors from The University of Texas School of Law.

Debra Zumwalt

Ms. Debra L. Zumwalt is an Independent Director of Huron Consulting Group Inc., Since 2001, Ms. Zumwalt has been the Vice President and General Counsel of Stanford University and is in charge of the legal services provided to the University and its two affiliated hospitals with combined annual revenues of over $7 billion. Ms. Zumwalt is a member of the University Cabinet and provides governance, legal and strategic advice to the boards of the University, Stanford Health Care, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford and Stanford Management Company, which manages over $24 billion in assets. Ms. Zumwalt is also a member of the Board of Overseers for SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory at Stanford, and a director of SHI and SUMIT, a holding company and captive insurance company providing insurance coverage for the Stanford hospitals and physicians. From 1993 to 2001, Ms. Zumwalt was a partner at Pillsbury Winthrop LLP, where she specialized in complex civil litigation and higher education law, and for whom she served as managing partner of the Silicon Valley office and a member of the firm’s governing board. Previously, from 1987 to 1993, Ms. Zumwalt was Senior University Counsel at Stanford, responsible for advising and representing the University in connection with congressional hearings, criminal and civil investigations, negotiations and litigation matters. Prior to joining Stanford in 1987, Ms. Zumwalt worked as litigation counsel for Chevron Chemical Company and as a litigation associate for Pillsbury Winthrop LLP in San Francisco. Ms. Zumwalt received a B.S. in Political Science from Arizona State University and a J.D. from Stanford Law School.

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