Protiviti Promotes Fourteen Leaders to Managing Director Positions

      Protiviti Promotes Fourteen Leaders to Managing Director Positions

Deep experience and expertise spur promotions across range of practice

PR Newswire

MENLO PARK, Calif., Feb. 25, 2014

MENLO PARK, Calif., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Protiviti
(, a global consulting firm, has promoted fourteen of its
directors to the position of managing director. The new managing directors
span a variety of Protiviti's client solution groups, including Business
Process Improvement, IT Consulting, Internal Audit and Financial Advisory,
Restructuring and Litigation Services, and Risk and Compliance.


"The fact that we've named fourteen new managing directors representing five
solution groups is telling of the deep expertise and excellent value Protiviti
is delivering to clients across business functions," said Joseph Tarantino,
Protiviti president and CEO. "These individuals have played an important role
in advancing our firm and will continue to share in the responsibility of
solving clients' critical business problems."

New Managing Directors

Business Process Improvement

  oChristopher Monk, based in Houston, Texas, has more than 14 years of
    experience in supply chain management and is a leader in the supply chain

IT Consulting

  oSamir Datt, based in Houston, Texas, has more than 17 years of IT
    experience in governance, process and strategy, as well as system
    implementation and integration.
  oAric Quinones,  based in Atlanta, Ga., has more than 15 years of
    experience in SAP, GRC and IT security.
  oSiamak Razmazma,  based in San Francisco, Calif., has more than 25 years
    of experience in enterprise systems and business process optimization and
  oDavid Taylor,  based in Orlando, Fla., has more than 20 years of
    experience in IT audit, information security and computer forensics.

Internal Audit and Financial Advisory

  oGordon Braun, based in Overland Park, Kan., has more than 14 years of
    experience in both internal audit and IT consulting, and leads Protiviti's
    Kansas City office.
  oSteve La France,  based in Los Angeles, Calif., has more than 16 years of
    experience in risk consulting and audit services for the financial
    services industry.
  oJason Roberts, based in Salt Lake City, Utah, has more than 17 years of
    experience in public accounting, business consulting and internal audit.
  oAri Sagett, based in Chicago, Ill., has more than 12 years of experience
    helping clients understand and evaluate the risks associated with their
    use of technology.
  oScott Springman, based in St. Louis, Mo., has more than 14 years of
    experience in IT audit and technology risk consulting.
  oMark Peters, based in London, U.K., has more than 20 years of experience
    in IT consulting, IT audit assurance, and IT risk management and advisory.

Restructuring and Litigation Services

  oRobert Smith, based in Richmond, Va., has more than 18 years of experience
    in corporate restructuring, complex commercial litigation, financial and
    forensic investigations, and business valuations.

Risk and Compliance

  oBill Byrnes, based in Chicago, Ill., advises clients on the assessment and
    implementation of strong risk management practices across the major risk
    types faced within the financial services industry.
  oMasato Maki, based in Tokyo, Japan, has extensive experience and leads the
    ERM, GRC and IT audit practices for several industries, including finance
    and manufacturing.

About Protiviti
Protiviti ( is a global consulting firm that helps companies
solve problems in finance, technology, operations, governance, risk and
internal audit, and has served more than 35 percent of FORTUNE 1000^® and
FORTUNE Global 500^® companies. Protiviti and its independently owned Member
Firms serve clients through a network of more than 70 locations in over 20
countries. 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.

SOURCE Protiviti

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