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Bridgepoint Consulting announced today that Principal Michael Johnson, has been invited to join the NetSuite Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) Partner Advisory Council. NetSuite’s GRC Partner Advisory Council is comprised of a select group of 12-15 strategic NetSuite partners with whom the organization consults on its long-term GRC vision, product roadmap and key industry trends.
Bridgepoint Consulting, a leading Texas-based finance, IT and management consulting firm, announced today that five team members have completed the requirements for the NetSuite Certified ERP Consultant Certification, and one team member has completed the requirements for the designation of NetSuite Certified SuiteCloud Developer.
Bridgepoint Consulting announced today that Temika Jones has joined as Senior Manager in the firm's Houston Risk Services practice. Jones will help organizations address processes, risks and controls related to financial reporting and other operational business activities. She is a certified CIA, CISA, and CRMA with over 15 years of experience managing internal audit and internal controls matters for companies.
Bridgepoint Consulting has named Karen Mellon (formerly Grimes) Director of Finance. In this role, she will spearhead the firm's internal accounting operations and infrastructure, including financial reporting, accounting system implementation, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets.
Bridgepoint Consulting has named Margie Reinhart as Director, specializing in financial fraud and forensic investigations in the firm’s Business Turnaround & Restructuring practice area. As a CPA, CFF and CFE, Reinhart has amassed significant expertise in forensic analysis, litigation consulting, risk management, SOX, and internal audit.
Bridgepoint Consulting has named Dennis Partin as Director of its Information Technology consulting practice in Houston. Partin’s technology consulting career spans over 20 years leading large-scale transformational efforts focused on multi-million dollar ROI programs, and includes a tenure at Deloitte.
Bridgepoint Consulting has named David Machazire as Director to lead the firm’s SEC compliance and financial reporting practice areas. He is a Big 4 veteran that will support complex transactions for SEC registered and privately held clients.
Bridgepoint Consulting has named Sam Wood as Director, Information Technology. Wood will be responsible for leading strategic efforts to support Bridgepoint clients in a broad range of IT transformation initiatives, including IT planning, systems integration and IT security.
Bridgepoint Consulting has named Erik White as Manager of its Business Turnaround and Restructuring practice. White will focus on services to help companies realign themselves with new strategic plans, crisis management and repositioning.
Bridgepoint Consulting has named Tracy Tyler as Director, Financial Operations, for its Houston, TX office. In addition to client engagement and management, Tyler will focus on building relationships and driving growth of the firm’s financial operations services geared to optimize and support middle market companies across the greater Houston area.
Bridgepoint Consulting is pleased to announce that Charlie Fu has completed all of the requirements for the NetSuite Certification Policy and earned the NetSuite Certified ERP Consultant Certification.
Bridgepoint Consulting today announced the promotion of David Roe to Managing Director of Risk Services. Roe’s responsibilities include overall practice leadership and engagement management, providing strategic governance, risk management and compliance-related services to the firm’s Central Texas-based clients.
Bridgepoint Consulting, a professional services firm that provides finance, IT and management consulting services, has named Michael Gish as CFO Consultant for its Austin, Texas office. As CFO Consultant, Gish will provide financial and operational expertise to early stage software and technology companies as well as organizations that are in the midst of business realignment or restructuring.
Bridgepoint Consulting, a leading Texas-based finance, IT and management consulting firm, is pleased to announce that William Shoucair has earned the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) designation. This credential is a globally recognized certification for IS audit control, assurance and security professionals.
Bridgepoint Consulting, a professional services firm that provides finance, IT and management consulting, has named Kristi Kershaw as Director of Professional Search for its Austin, Texas office. Kristi will be responsible for client acquisition and management, as well as identifying candidates for successful placement with Bridgepoint clients. Most recently, she led the talent acquisition efforts for a publicly-traded global medical device manufacturer.
Bridgepoint Consulting, a leading Texas-based finance, IT and management consulting firm, is pleased to announce that Andrea Anderson, senior consultant at Bridgepoint, has earned the Project Management Professional (PMP) designated by the Project Management Institute (PMI). This credential is the most important industry-recognized certification for project managers that demonstrates experience, education and competency to lead and direct projects.
Bridgepoint Consulting, a leading Texas-based finance, IT and management consulting firm, is pleased to announce that Michael Johnson, a principal that leads the firm’s IT Practice, has earned the esteemed professional designation of Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA).
Bridgepoint Consulting, a professional services firm that provides finance, IT and management consulting, has named Drew Schaal as CFO Consultant for its Austin, Texas office. As CFO Consultant, he will provide financial and operational expertise to early stage software and technology companies. Schaal is a highly accomplished, results-driven financial executive with 20+ years of experience leading dynamic, early-stage software companies with their financial, accounting and general operations. His focus is to implement structured process improvements which deliver increased financial controls, revenue growth and profitability.
Eleven independent finance and accounting consulting firms from across the country have aligned to launch a membership-based group called the Finance and Accounting Consultants Alliance (FINACA). Sharing best practices and insights enables the members to provide exceptional client service as well as deliver expert finance and accounting resources across the United States.
Bridgepoint Consulting, a leading Texas-based finance, IT and management consulting firm, today announced the promotion of Vince Trevino to Principal. Formerly the Managing Director of Business Development, Trevino’s new role as Principal will be largely focused on the firm’s continued regional growth strategies and day-to-day management of the business development team.
Bridgepoint Consulting, a professional services firm that helps companies optimize financial and technology operations and provides recruiting services, has named Charles York as CFO Advisor for its Austin, Texas office. York has a proven track record of corporate finance, accounting and audit experience in start-up, high growth and publicly-traded companies. At Bridgepoint, he will provide advisory services for a variety of Bridgepoint clients that are in the midst of growth and transition.
Bridgepoint Consulting is pleased to announce that Michael Johnson, Principal of the firm, has completed all of the requirements for the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) program to earn the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) designation.
Bridgepoint Consulting, a professional services firm that provides finance, technology and management consulting, has named Sunny Nair as Director of IT Consulting. Nair will be responsible for leading strategic efforts to support Bridgepoint clients in a broad range of IT transformation initiatives that help clients define business problems and determine the best technical solutions.
Finance technology management firm Bridgepoint Consulting LLC is acquiring Austin recruiting firm Harder Consulting Inc. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The deal, which marks Bridgepoint’s first acquisition, would expand the firm’s direct hiring and recruiting division.
Bridgepoint Consulting is pleased to announce the completed merger with Harder Consulting, an Austin-based recruiting firm specializing in accounting, finance, banking and human resources. The transaction was fueled by Bridgepoint’s business strategy to further expand their existing recruiting practice to serve the growing need for this service.
Bridgepoint Consulting, a Texas-based provider of financial, IT and management consulting services, entered into a five-year business transformation engagement with the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), the largest public retirement system in Texas, to provide an independent program assessment to modernize its administration system.
Bridgepoint Consulting Joins NetSuite Solution Provider Program to Launch New Cloud Computing Practice
Bridgepoint Consulting, a leading Texas-based provider of financial, technology and management consulting services, today announced that it has joined the NetSuite Solution Provider Program. Partnering with NetSuite, the industry’s leading provider of cloud-based financials/ERP software suites, allows Bridgepoint Consulting to launch a new cloud computing practice that offers NetSuite cloud ERP to emerging, mid-market and large organizations.
Bridgepoint Consulting is pleased to announce Sheri Furley and Joe Leake, both consultants at Bridgepoint, completed a specialized training in Microsoft, “Querying & Processing SQL Server Data.” Both Furley and Leake support client accounting departments in enhancing enterprise and accounting systems. Most recently, they had an extensive engagement supporting a large company in the Oil and Gas industry where querying was an important part of their roles.
Bridgepoint Consulting has named Jon Irvin as CFO Advisor. Irvin brings a proven track record with venture-backed companies in both high-growth and turnaround situations. He’s a five-time CFO achieving successful liquidity events, maximizing revenue growth and leading equity and debt funding transactions totaling more than $120 million.
Celebrating thirteen years in business, Bridgepoint Consulting launched a new company logo. The new logo symbolizes the company's growth and stability as well as their renewed focus and commitment to partner with organizations to “extend their reach” by providing strategic consulting services related to finance, IT and management.
Bridgepoint Consulting Director Elected Board Member of Turnaround Management Association, DFW Chapter
Dawn Ragan, Managing Director, Bridgepoint Consulting LLC has been elected Treasurer and Secretary and a member of the Board of Directors for the Turnaround Management Association, Dallas Chapter.
Bridgepoint Consulting has named Gina Budd as Director of Marketing. Budd will be responsible for all marketing strategies, including branding; communications; new market initiatives; and social and online media at Bridgepoint.
Bridgepoint Consulting has named David Roe as Director of the Governance Risk Management & Compliance practice. David has provided finance and accounting management, internal audit, and risk assessment and management with Fortune 100 and emerging companies. He brings 25 years of experience to Bridgepoint and its clients.
Bridgepoint Consulting has named Ken Bartley as CFO Consultant. Ken brings to Bridgepoint a proven track record with venture-backed companies in both high growth and turnaround situations. He’s a four time CFO achieving successful liquidity events, maximizing revenue growth and leading equity and debt funding transactions totaling more than $80 million.
David brings to Bridgepoint a wealth of experience and leadership as a company founder, four-time CFO, investment banker, and mergers and acquisitions veteran.
Ms. Ragan will join Bridgepoint's leadership team in the firm's Business Turnaround & Restructuring Services group, and work with Bridgepoint clients in restructuring, bankruptcy, and matters involving dispute resolution. "She is a tremendous addition to our team of professionals. Her 20+ years of working with complex bankruptcy and litigation matters is invaluable to clients who draw upon her expertise," said Bill Patterson, Bridgepoint Consulting principal.
Bridgepoint Consulting, LLC’s co‐founder, Gerry Bula, is stepping down from his role as principal. Bob Smith, co‐founder and principal, and Bill Patterson, principal, in addition to the firm’s practice group leaders, will assume Bula’s management duties.
Bridgepoint Consulting LLC, a professional services and consulting firm, named Manuel Azuara principal. Azuara joined the firm in 2009 as a chief financial officer.
As a leader in the firm’s CFO Services group, Azuara has contributed significant growth to the practice since joining the firm in February 2009.
Bridgepoint Consulting serves an event sponsor for the seventh consecutive year.
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