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SOURCE Accretive Solutions
CHICAGO, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Accretive Solutions, a national professional services firm delivering services in accounting and finance, governance and compliance, information technology, and business transformation solutions, today announced that Kerry Barrett has been appointed the firm's President. Rich Moran, current CEO of Accretive Solutions will resign as CEO, but remain as Vice Chairman of the Board. Moran has accepted a role as President of Menlo College in Atherton, CA and will transition over the coming two months. "We are grateful to Rich for his inspired leadership over the past three years," said Jonathan Rosenthal, Chairman of Accretive Solutions' Board of Directors. "Accretive is well-positioned for accelerated growth as our clients, more than 900 strong, face the challenges of an expanding economy."
Barrett was hired by Accretive Solutions as Northern California Market Leader in August 2012. During her tenure she worked with the Northern California leadership team to expand several of the firm's core offerings including IPO Readiness, Business Outsourcing Services, Stock Plan Administration, Sarbanes-Oxley Services, and IT Security and Compliance, leading the region to double digit growth in 2013. Barrett's success was recognized in November 2013, when she was promoted to Senior Vice President, Sales and Operations, where she was tasked with accelerating overall firm growth. Working in partnership with the Market Leaders and Executive Team, Barrett led the Client Development team to exceed its group revenue target by 50% through June 2014. She also addressed key operational challenges and rolled out a series of programs to enhance the visibility of the firm as a thought leader in the marketplace.
"I am very excited about Kerry assuming this new role as President," said Moran. "She is a proven leader who has contributed significantly to our firm's growth during the past two years. Through her roles as Northern California Market Leader, and more recently as SVP Sales and Operations, I have witnessed her ability to ignite teams to exceed their goals, as well as understand the critical elements of our business and how to improve them." Rosenthal added, "Kerry is the right person, with the right skills, at the right time to lead our 750 professionals and I am thrilled to be working with her."
Prior to joining Accretive Solutions, Barrett was with Deloitte, as well as other national professional services firms Hudson Financial Solutions and Parson Group, where she served in management and sales roles. She holds a BA from Lehigh University, and an MBA from UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business. She lives in San Francisco, California, with her husband and three children.
About Accretive Solutions
Accretive Solutions is a national professional services firm delivering services in accounting and finance, governance and compliance, information technology, and business transformation. The firm's clients range from start-ups to Fortune 500 enterprises. The Company has 10 offices and more than 700 experienced consulting professionals who deliver deep experience combined with the firm's frameworks and tools to deliver measurable results. For more than 30 years, Accretive Solutions has been a leader in providing business solutions ranging from outsourcing to deliverables-based consulting, project resources, and executive search. For more information, please visit: www.accretivesolutions.com.
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