Private Equity-Focused Financial and Technology Consulting Firm Accordion Announces Company-Wide Promotions | News

NEW YORK, February 18, 2022 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – Accordion, a private financial and technology consulting firm, announced today that it was promoting 29 executives. Shares include executives covering the main areas of Accordion’s practice: operational and technical accounting, strategic financial planning and analysis, CFO-driven transformation, CFO technology, transaction execution, public company readiness, interim leadership, and restructuring and restructuring. Today’s post reflects Accordion’s huge growth over the same period last year and its ambitious plans to continue scaling. In addition, Accordion’s career priorities emphasize why the firm has been recognized as the best employer in the financial industry.

Today’s announcement includes three notable top promotions to the Managing Director:

Shahariar AhmedManaging Director of Transactions: Ahmed has more than 15 years of experience in private equity and management consulting in the United States, Latin America, Eastern Europe, Africaand Asia. Ahmed has developed and implemented initiatives to create financial and operational value throughout the investment life cycle of PE portfolio companies. Since joining Accordion, Ahmed has collaborated with sponsors and management teams on initiatives ranging from assessing new investment opportunities, readiness to exit, raising EBITDA, working capital optimization, stakeholder reporting, KPI development and implementation, best practices FP&A initiative and other FP&A initiative initiatives. . He has worked in portfolio companies of sponsors including TCV, Carlyle, Madison DearbornGGC, HIG, FFL Partners and Sun Capital in a variety of sectors including Technology / SAAS, Healthcare, Pharmacy, Logistics, Business Services, FMCG and Manufacturing.

Kristen Hieran, Head of Operations and Technical Accounting: As Senior Chief Financial Officer, Chiron has more than 15 years of experience in Big 4, public and private companies, and consulting in a variety of areas including business services, healthcare, technology, and consumer . She has participated in the portfolio companies Bain Capital, Tailwind Capital, Sun Capital and Providence Equity Partners. The Accordion Hearon works with senior leaders and sponsors to achieve value through the financial function, and it has supported CFOs with their specific expertise in overseeing, accelerating financial closure, implementing financial functions, improving business processes, implementing and optimizing systems, . , and developing financial statements.

Judge Madyastha, Head of Strategic Financial Planning and Analysis: Madyastha has nearly two decades of experience in consulting, private equity and investment banking with clients from startups to large multinational companies. While at Accordion, Madyastha has worked with companies in a variety of sectors including healthcare, software, manufacturing, distribution, paper products and business services. He has managed the portfolio companies Bain Capital, Ares Management, The Carlyle Group, Hellman & Friedman, General Atlantic and HIG Capital. Using advanced data analytics tools, Madyastha has enabled customers to reduce working capital and optimize costs.

Other Accordion stocks announced today include:

Operational and technical accounting:

  • Matthew Hurd, senior director
  • Cheryl Shelhammer, Senior Director
  • Thomas D’Agostino, director
  • Joshua Budwitz, Vice President
  • Benjamin Kushner, Vice President

Strategic financial planning and analysis:

  • Roderick Boyd, senior director
  • Francesco Meloni, senior director
  • Barclay Stanton, senior director
  • Hollelaine Riley, director
  • Erica Turm, director
  • Evan Forrest, Vice President
  • Evan Enor, Vice President

Execution of the transaction

  • Gaurang Gupta, senior director
  • Eric Salitt, senior director
  • Kyle Carmody, director
  • Alexei Milani, director

Transformation driven by the CFO

  • Sveta Adhikari, Director
  • Kang Sivi, director

Rotation and restructuring

  • Michael Spiller, director
  • Dean Ditosta, Vice President
  • Jake Donawitz, Vice President
  • Cameron McClain, Vice President
  • Adam Rum, Vice President
  • Bennett Sanders, Associate
  • Zach Weissenborn, Associate

Accordion Business Operations:

  • Darcy Iria, accountant

About the accordion:

Accordion is a private financial and technology equity consulting firm. Working at the intersection of teams of sponsors and managers, Accordion collaborates with clients at every stage of the investment life cycle. The firm’s services cover the entire function of CFO in the private equity sector, including operational and technical accounting, strategic financial planning and analysis, CFO-driven transformation, CFO technology, transaction execution, state-owned company readiness, interim leadership, and restructuring. With an emphasis on results-oriented practical performance, Accordion is widely recognized as a PE consultant and a leading digital support partner for portfolio CFOs. In addition, Accordion was recognized as the best employer for discovering the best way to work in finance. In total, the Accordion has 9 offices, including headquarters New York and places in Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Los Angeles, San Franciscoand South Florida.

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Carrie KaliszGKC for accordion, +1 9176573155,

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