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Protiviti Promotes 28 Leaders to Managing Director Positions

Protiviti Promotes 28 Leaders to Managing Director Positions Global expertise reflected in promotions across five consulting practices and seven countries

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MENLO PARK, Calif., Jan. 30, 2019

MENLO PARK, Calif., Jan. 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Global consulting firm Protiviti has promoted 28 of its directors to the position of managing director. The new managing directors span several of the firm's solution groups including Business Performance Improvement, Internal Audit and Financial Advisory, Risk and Compliance, and Technology Consulting, and they are based in seven of the countries where Protiviti has offices, specifically in the United States, Canada, China, Italy, Germany, Japan and the U.K.

"Our newly promoted managing directors have attained the highest levels of expertise, which they use to help our clients innovate and achieve the most relevant resolutions to the business and technology problems they face in today's disruptive marketplace," said Joseph Tarantino, Protiviti president and CEO. "The large number of our people promoted to managing director is also a reflection of the career opportunities and growth available at Protiviti."

New Managing Directors

Business Performance Improvement
Mark Gosnell – Los Angeles, California
Matthias Heintke – Frankfurt, Germany
Eric Portlock – Denver, Colorado
Erin Progelhof – Dallas, Texas

Internal Audit and Financial Advisory
Ram Balakrishnan – Toronto, Canada
Jon Critelli – Atlanta, Georgia
Ashley Cuevas - Houston, Texas
Andrea Giacobetti – Milan, Italy
Tyler Graham – San Francisco, California
Peter Grasegger – Munich, Germany
Michelle Holmes – London, U.K.
Kevin Leicht – Chicago, Illinois
Alex Li – Shenzhen, China
Angelo Poulikakos – Chicago, Illinois 
Kevin Rohrbach – Dallas, Texas
Eric Vyverberg – Indianapolis, Indiana
Tomoko Watanabe – Tokyo, Japan

Risk and Compliance
Jenna Fitzsimmons – Cincinnati, Ohio
Adam Sharpee – Chicago, Illinois
Brian Sullivan – Chicago, Illinois

Technology Consulting
Ernest Joseph Breithaupt – Atlanta, Georgia
Roland Carandang – London, U.K.
Fumihito Fujiwara – Tokyo, Japan
Torin Larsen – Seattle, Washington
John Livingood – San Francisco, California
Barrett Shrader – Chicago, Illinois
Jeremy Stierwalt – Chicago, Illinois
Chip Wolford – Cincinnati, Ohio

In addition to its 28 new managing directors, Protiviti has promoted more than 530 people to a variety of positions from consultant through senior director in 49 offices across 14 countries, including Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, France, The Netherlands, India and Mexico.

About Protiviti
Protiviti ( is a global consulting firm that delivers deep expertise, objective insights, a tailored approach and unparalleled collaboration to help leaders confidently face the future. Through its network of more than 80 offices in over 20 countries, Protiviti and its independently owned Member Firms provide clients with consulting solutions in finance, technology, operations, data analytics, governance, risk and internal audit.

Named to the 2018 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list, Protiviti has served more than 60 percent of Fortune 1000® and 35 percent of Fortune Global 500® companies. 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.


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Last Updated: 30-Jan-2019