Huron Consulting Group has poached two professionals from Mesirow Financial. Monty Kehl, former Mesirow Financial Senior Managing Director, and Tim Martin, former Mesirow Financial Managing Director, both join Huron Consulting as Managing Directors in its Business Advisory practice.
Prior to joining Huron Consulting Group, Monty Kehl worked at Mesirow Financial Consulting for more than nine years, starting in 2006 as a Managing Director before being promoted to Senior Managing Director in 2012. Between 2002 and 2004 Kehl was a Managing Director at KPMG, following a year as a Senior Managing Director at Arthur Andersen. Between 1998 and 2001 he was a Director of Financial Planning & Analysis at the American Pad Paper Company, before which he held various roles at Maxis and YPF. Kehl Holds a BSc in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Wyoming and an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
Kehl joins Huron Consulting Group’s Business Advisory practice as a Managing Director. Kehl’s more than 20 years of experience within financial advisory consulting across a wide range of industries, including specialisation on natural resource and energy sector players, will be leveraged for the consulting firm. His past work involves assisting companies deal with financial stress, with a particular focus on the natural resource and energy sectors.
Tim Martin joins Huron Consulting Group after 11 years at Mesirow Financial, where he in his last role served as Managing Director. Between 2002 and 2004 Martin worked for KPMG as a Director. Prior to which, he spent almost four years at Arthur Andersen, working his way up to be a Manager at the firm. Martin holds a BA in Accounting from the Isenberg School of Management, UMass Amherst.
Martin has also been hired as a Managing Director in Huron Consulting’s Business Advisory practice, and his more than 17 years of experience providing forensic, investigative and financial advisory services in support of complex commercial litigation, will be added to the firm’s capabilities. His work has seen him manage investigations for clients across their entire life-cycle, into among others, alleged misappropriation of funds, Ponzi and pyramid schemes, accounting and financial statement reporting issues, fraudulent transfers and professional malpractice.
“Monty and Tim bring significant experience to two of Huron’s key and growing areas to support middle-market and large businesses: energy and dispute advisory,” says John DiDonato, Managing Director and Huron Business Advisory practice leader. “Huron’s clients will benefit from the years of diverse experience they bring to our practice.”
The advisory recently also hired Debbie Murphy to serve as its new Chief Marketing Officer, and boosted its Healthcare practice with Cynthia Kilroy and Joseph Mauro, who both joined as a Managing Director.