We're a team of distinguished consultants who work to uphold both our core values and our commitment to our clients.
We're a team of distinguished consultants who work to uphold both our core values and our commitment to our clients.
Alex has over 17 years of combined automotive and consulting experience. His areas of expertise are product strategies that span the entire lifecycle and designing & deploying operating models that are outcome focused.
Prior to Liberty, he was a member of Accenture’s Product Development & Innovation practice where he helped clients to improve product lifecycle strategies and manage post-merger integration programs. Additionally, he was a Product Engineer at the Ford Motor Company where he started his career on the factory floors and held numerous roles in Advanced Product Development, including Business Analyst and Six Sigma Black Belt.
Alex joined Liberty because of their hands-on approach to problem-solving and collaborating with clients.
Austin is a principal consultant with several years of experience in various industries. His expertise is primarily in big data analytics, high-performance computing, and IT strategy.
Austin has a background in big data analytics, hardware, and solutions architecture. He began his career as a software engineer before transitioning as a sales engineer at IBM. There, he focused on big data analytics, deep learning workloads in HPC environments, and Watson APIs.
Austin joined Liberty to assist executives on their imperatives for digital strategy and implementation. He enjoys following emerging technology trends and enabling organizations to leverage value from both existing and future technology.
Bill is a Principal Consultant with 15 years of IT consulting experience with proven credentials in defining enterprise architecture strategies and directing large-scale solution planning and delivery. Bill consistently leads technical teams in several areas, including IT due diligence; custom agile and lean development, customer conversion and data migration, SOA enablement, and packaged software integration.
Bill has a tremendous breadth of expertise, ranging from application integration and legacy re-platforming initiatives to digital and cloud transformation programs. He offers a unique ability to place complex IT architecture strategies into a business context, Bill also has the hands-on experience to move a program from a simple concept into reality across most IT methodologies, platforms, and industries. Bill specializes in the financial services, health care, consumer product goods, and hospitality industries.
Bill joined Liberty to be surrounded by a network of experts and friends, and to work in a culture that provides constant learning opportunities in a mature and friendly environment. He enjoys solving his clients’ most challenging IT initiatives and delivering measurable results that establish trusting client partnerships.
Brian is a Principal Consultant. His expertise is primarily in architecting and implementing large-scale operational and technology integration solutions, including operational optimization, enterprise systems, data centers, cloud-based solutions, and post-merger integration. He also performs technical due diligence and program management.
Brian brings over 20 years of consulting and operations experience with an emphasis on IT transformation, strategy, operations process improvement and M&A integration. Having worked in over 30 countries, he truly understands the ecosystem of enterprise technologies, and how they are implemented and utilized to realize their full investment potential.
Brian joined Liberty to help executives and companies make significant impacts faster. He believes that consulting is a natural extension of his desire to help others be successful in endeavors of their choosing.
Brad is a Principal Consultant. His expertise is primarily in architecting and implementing large-scale data integration, data management, and analytics solutions, including operational optimization, enterprise data strategies, and roadmaps. He also helps companies with quick-hit, business-driven analytic solutions to help clients realize the value of their investments in data technologies and projects, with the goal of improved profits and reduced expenses.
Brad brings over 15 years of consulting and operations experience with an emphasis in business intelligence, advanced analytics, and master data management. He has architected cutting edge solutions at some of the largest companies in the world, focusing heavily on Consumer Goods, Manufacturing, Logistics and Private Equity Portfolio companies.
Brad joined Liberty to help advise executives on their data strategies to make significant impacts faster. Brad’s experience and the Liberty ethos of vendor neutrality, client value creation, and open and honest dialogue help our clients return significant multiples on their investments in data and analytics.
Brian is a Principal Consultant. His expertise is primarily in encouraging the planning and institution of business solutions, which then engage long-standing benefits and the development of revenue-generating opportunities. His focus is largely on business and technology strategy, planning and implementation, mergers and acquisitions, and data architecture and analytics.
Brian brings over a decade of systems implementation and strategic management consulting experience across a diverse group of clients, ranging from consumer packaged goods to pharmaceuticals, retail, wholesale distribution, and the automotive industry. Having worked across the globe with a diverse clientele, Brian is able to truly understand his clients’ goals to create successful and strategic initiatives.
Brian joined Liberty to help companies increase both their performance and their savings by leveraging his previous systems-implementation experience. He believes that identifying the correct mix of technological and business improvements is the best way for clients to achieve these results.
Chad brings over 24 years of consulting experience with an emphasis in technology strategy, M&A integration, operations improvement, and pricing optimization. His deep knowledge in technical systems provides clients with solutions for their business and emerging technology concerns that positively impact their top line growth and bottom line profitability. Chad’s technical expertise is primarily in designing and implementing large scale operational and technology integration solutions, including operational optimization, enterprise systems, e-commerce solutions, and post-merger integration.
Prior to founding Liberty Advisor Group, Chad worked with Accenture, James Martin and Co., and led Enterprise practice at Diamond Management and Technology Consultants. Throughout his career, Chad has guided many Global 500 companies through effective and affordable transformation using a unique value & business-case approach. Chad is also active in local charitable organizations, including Leadership Greater Chicago and The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago.
Chad founded Liberty Advisor Group to help clients solve their most difficult strategic problems. He strongly believes in delivering high-impact work focused on accelerating growth, driving operational efficiency, and reducing risk. Chad has created a firm of experienced professionals that are able to deliver tangible results to its clients while maintaining a culture centered around its people.
Chris is a Principal Consultant. He works to define and deliver strategic solutions to address critical gaps in business capabilities. He assists clients to rationalize and streamline their portfolios and to perform business and technical capability assessments. He helps companies with strategic alignment through the implementation and integration of complex technical systems.
Chris is an enterprise architect with over 17 years of experience in CTO & CIO advisory services, both from an external consulting perspective and from within the industry. He has broad experience responding to strategic needs by developing, architecting and implementing capability-based digital solutions problems across many organizational boundaries.
Chris joined Liberty to enable companies to both make impactful change and to realize the promised value from their IT transformations.
Chris is a Principal Consultant. His expertise is primarily in information security, data analysis, and project management.
Prior to joining Liberty, Chris served as an officer in the U.S. Navy. He brings 12 years of management and leadership experience in the defense and national security sectors. Chris has a diverse background, including strategic planning, intelligence analysis, and cybersecurity operations. His results-driven approach and experience influencing cross-functional teams help reduce risk and promote flexibility while producing desired outcomes.
Liberty provides team members with the unique opportunity to interact with people of very diverse backgrounds and help them to overcome complex organizational challenges.
Christopher is a Principal consultant. He has deep experience as a technology founder, having built two web-based businesses from the ground-up. With operational and technical experience, Christopher sees technology from all sides, and can quickly hone in on the critical path forward for any business that creates or leverages software in support of its business.
He has deep experience in building modern web applications that can nimbly grow and tack within a market, utilizing data warehouses, analytics and AI to illuminate better business processes.
Prior to joining Liberty, Christopher co-founded Aisle50, a grocery subscription application that was acquired by Groupon, and ZRankings, a booking engine for ski vacations that leverages data to advise travelers on the best time to ski a given mountain.
Christopher is the New York Times Bestselling Author of Automate This: How Algorithms Took Over Our Markets, Our Jobs, and the World. He has appeared on a number of programs to speak about technology, including: The Today Show, The Colbert Report, and NPR’s Marketplace. Christopher’s TED talk on algorithms has been viewed 140,000 times.
Christopher joined Liberty to help companies leverage technology to gain an edge on the field. With experience in venture capital, he has a natural affinity to helping private equity firms focus on improving their portfolio companies with better technology platforms and practices.
Daniel is a Principal Consultant. His expertise is primarily in the delivery of large-scale systems integration and technology implementation, as well as strategy and M&A delivery engagements. He specializes in architecture integration and program assurance.
Daniel brings more than 12 years of systems implementation and strategic management consulting experience across a broad range of industries, ranging from Financial Services, to Utilities, Large Manufacturing, and Aerospace. Having worked with many clients across a variety of industries on large-scale program delivery, he has broad experience in driving the best solution based on each clients’ specific needs.
Daniel joined Liberty to partner with executives to help solve their most critical business challenges and deliver value to their companies. He enjoys solving new and complex problems, building strong relationships with his clients and helping them to achieve their goals.
Dan Iantorno is a Principal Consultant at Liberty and possesses over two decades of specialized experience in operational business transformations through the use of technology, the management of large-scale product development teams, and the implementation of private/public cloud initiatives across a range of industries focused primarily in healthcare, retail & omni-channel marketing, and financial services.
Prior to Liberty Advisor Group, Dan served as EVP & Chief Information Officer at two private equity-backed companies over the past 8 years. During his tenure at Valence Health, Dan helped lead the company through its hyper-growth phase, seeing revenues and headcount grow nearly tenfold in a five-year period. He also served as chief architect for payor claims adjudication engines and provider SaaS development efforts both within the enterprise and across more than 30 clients including 15 health plans and dozens of ACOs and clinically integrated physician networks, comprised of more than 80 hospitals, 1,500 independent physician practices, and over 20,000 physicians.
Dan joined Liberty to share his executive leadership expertise and to work side-by-side with client executives to deliver transformational business strategies on-time and within budget. He takes great pride in being a part of Liberty’s team of valued and trusted advisors.
Dan is a Principal Consultant. He has extensive experience in partnering with clients on complex, large-scale business transformations including M&A transactions, digital enablement programs, process optimization, technology initiatives, and systems integration. He also serves as Liberty’s Marketing champion.
Dan brings over 10 years of management and technology consulting experience with an emphasis on business transformation, operational excellence, and M&A separation & integration focused on delivering direct P&L results for retail, consumer goods, & private equity clients. His broad functional, technical, and industry expertise, coupled with his results-driven approach, has allowed him to help clients achieve their desired outcomes, reduce risks, and drive tangible results.
Dan joined Liberty to help clients enable their strategic priorities, to work with high-caliber individuals on critical initiatives, and have the opportunity to support the day-to-day operations of a growing company.
Dave is a Principal Consultant. He currently helps clients with transformational projects centered around Data and Data Strategy.
Dave has over 10 years of experience in IT Consulting. His specialties include deployment planning and execution; project and program management; and data readiness, quality, and migration. He has a diverse background in complex IT environments across several industries such as retail, chemicals, oil & gas, and pharmaceuticals, making his skills readily adaptable to every client’s needs.
Dave joined Liberty because of its people, and he loves the fact that he gets to work with them every single day.
David Durant is a Principal Consultant at Liberty and has over eight years of management and financial consulting experience. He thrives when delivering complicated ideas in unstructured environments that require technology, data, project management, leadership, and financial skills. Throughout David’s career, he worked in diverse projects from the consumer goods, financial services, automotive and utility industries.
Prior to joining Liberty, David worked as a Management Consultant in the Strategy groups for PwC and CapGemini and in the valuation group of Duff & Phelps. In between, he founded and sold a crowd-sourced investment research company called WikiWealth where he generated 2MM+ website visits, annually. David is also on the board of directors for an Atlanta charity that teaches business skills to artists.
David’s professional background lends well to companies looking to scale while simultaneously achieving their financial and operational goals. He has helped large enterprises to generate innovative ideas, but with focused, achievable steps to implement. David’s technical expertise is in business model diagnosis and development where operational bottlenecks, costs concerns, and cultural inertia can hurt progress.
David is a Principal Consultant. His expertise is primarily in planning and executing large-scale operational and technology solutions, including operational optimization, M&A, Divestitures, Data Centric Architecture, and Technology strategies. David is also responsible for Liberty’s academy-style Accelerator program.
David brings cross-functional experience of delivering direct P&L value to his clients. He has extensive experience in leading transformational projects for financial services, manufacturing, automotive, technology, aerospace, and distribution clients alike. David approaches business problems with both a business and an IT perspective; he brings his hands-on approach to each client and acts as a partner throughout each project.
David joined Liberty to help executives and companies tackle their most difficult problems by enacting efficient actions and sound decision-making. He appreciates Liberty’s direct approach to finding solutions and the opportunity to work with industry leaders to transform their businesses to suit the future.
Doug is a Principal Consultant with an expertise in finance and international business. He has worked alongside business leaders in domestic markets as well as in Europe and Asia developing an understanding of complex market dynamics, operational efficiency, and strategic cost-based decision making.
Doug has a background working with large and small-scale investors across a variety of asset classes. He understands how to create value by tailoring goals toward realistic top and bottom line growth and the detail-oriented work required to realize those goals.
Doug is joining the Liberty team to affect positive change at clients by identifying and delivering timely and effective results.
Ed is a Principal Consultant with an expertise in complex problem solving and operational optimization.
He joined Liberty to help clients efficiently and productively manage their difficult problems and for the opportunity to make impactful change.
Jackson is a Principal Consultant at Liberty. His expertise is in technology driven business transformation. This includes application architecture & design, implementation strategy, delivery execution, and data analysis. He combines sharp business acumen with agile technical understanding to deliver maximum value and ensure client success.
Jackson offers a deep background in system implementation, with a focus in cloud based SaaS applications. He has undergone all phases of the project life cycle, and his industry experience is primarily with omni-channel retail and ecommerce. He takes a hands-on, analytical approach to rapidly understand client needs and provide optimal solutions.
Jackson joined Liberty because he has a passion for problem solving and driving improvement. With its commitment to quality and client satisfaction, Liberty provides the ideal environment for Jackson to exercise this passion on a daily basis.
Jason is a Principal Consultant. His expertise is primarily in the delivery of large-scale systems integration and technology implementations, as well as data & analytics solution delivery. He specializes in supply chain business process optimization and indirect spend procurement management.
Jason brings more than 10 years of consulting and operations experience with an emphasis on IT transformation, strategy, operations process improvement, and data & analytics solutions. Having spanned a variety of industries while working with clients on large-scale program delivery, he has broad experience to advise the best solution possible for each clients’ specific needs.
Jason joined Liberty to drive business value by working with executives on developing technological and analytic solutions. He enjoys the challenges consulting presents and likes to solve complex issues and strategic initiatives facing his clients.
Jason is a Principal Consultant. His expertise is primarily in IT strategy, delivery assurance and pre/post-merger integration execution. He specializes in the delivery of business-aligned systems integration and technology implementations and large-scale business and IT transformation initiatives.
Jason brings more than 18 years of consulting and operations experience with an emphasis on IT transformation, strategy, and delivery assurance. Throughout his career, he has worked with clients across a broad variety of industries and is able to efficiently create solutions for his clients.
Jason enjoys aiding clients in the creation of strategic initiatives and efficient solutions for complex issues. He joined Liberty to help executives develop technology solutions that drive business value.
John is a Principal Consultant with a wide range of experience in IT transformation. His experience is primarily in M&A, where John helps clients navigate pre-deal and post-deal planning and execution. John’s focus is on IT strategy and planning, yet he has frequently remained with his clients in a Delivery Assurance function post-deal to ensure successful delivery of the strategy.
John brings over 11 years of consulting experience with an emphasis in IT strategy, Delivery Assurance, and M&A integration. He also has experience performing technical due diligence for prospective buyers and sellers. John has worked in a variety of business environments from Fortune 100 to middle market, privately-held companies. Coming from a hands-on technical background, John is able to provide a unique perspective on technology while marrying it with deep business knowledge in order to provide his clients with insights not often found in typical IT consultants.
John joined Liberty so that he could focus on what he does best: help clients across industries with their strategic initiatives. Whether it be an acquisition for a middle market, privately-held company, or a strategic IT initiative for a Fortune 100 company, Liberty allows John the latitude to work on initiatives that fit his skillset best without the constraints of the typical consulting model.
As the CFO, John renders his expertise in the design and execution of strategic & operational enhancements with the goal of fostering growth both within Liberty and to his clients.
John brings over 15 years of international finance and operational management experience to Liberty. He enjoys working in diverse leadership roles across multiple functions, including corporate Supply Chains, Marketing, Sales, and Service.
John joined Liberty to help achieve best-in-class results for clients in a dynamic, results-oriented environment.
Justin is a Principal Consultant with an emphasis on technology strategy, system integration, and process improvement. Throughout his career, Justin has focused on assisting large businesses with operational and technological transformations by designing and executing programs aimed at improving technical capabilities and business processes. He also performs technical due diligence and enterprise strategy & architecture definition.
Justin has extensive experience in delivering large, multimillion-dollar projects across a wide range of industries including consumer goods, retail, telecommunications, industrial equipment and trade brokerage. His expertise in technical systems provides clients with solutions for their businesses that positively impact their top-line growth and bottom-line profitability, and he successfully recognizes emerging technology concerns. Justin’s technical expertise is primarily in designing and implementing large scale operational and technology integration solutions, including business process optimization, manufacturing, sales, procurement, and supply chain management. Using added value as a baseline, Justin has guided multiple Global 500 companies through effective and affordable transformation.
Justin believes that technology should serve your business, and he joined Liberty because of its like-minded, high-performing individuals who share the same belief.
Jay brings over 30 years of consulting experience to Liberty having helped leading clients solve their toughest IT centric business problems. He is an accomplished C-Suite operating executive with deep expertise in business, IT and digital strategies gained from work with clients across several industries, including Financial Services and Health Care. Jay has also started, grown and managed several consulting businesses to achieve above-market growth rates while delivering superior value to clients.
Prior to Liberty, Jay was most recently with Quintiles, the world’s leading CRO to the pharma/biotech industry, where he held leadership roles, including President of the Quintiles Consulting business and Head of Corporate Strategy. Before to Quintiles, Jay was President and COO of Diamond Management and Technology Consulting; in addition to leading the Health Care and Financial Services consulting practices. He was a Financial services Partner at PwC leading its early efforts into helping client build-out consumer digital channels and spent his formative years in consulting helping clients while at McKinsey and Accenture.
Jay strongly believes that consulting firms are only as good as the culture they foster and the people they develop. He came to Liberty because it has the cultural attributes of always putting clients and people first, combined with an entrepreneurial, can-do attitude that ensures we always deliver on our promises.
Krzysztof is a Principal Consultant. Though his expertise is primarily in the healthcare industry, he has also delivered results for clients in insurance, financial services, manufacturing and travel & transportation. In addition, Krzysztof performs technical due diligence; he has a deep understanding of business and technology perspectives, coupled with the ability to bridge the needs of disparate stakeholders to develop new and improved business capabilities, products and service offerings.
Krzysztof brings over 18 years of consulting and industry experience focused on advising executives on strategic challenges, helping clients transform their businesses, and attaining high-performance capabilities by realizing value from information technology. He has effectively managed numerous, large & complex transformational programs, developed strategic IT roadmaps, remediated several technology programs and led pre- and post-merger integration activities.
Krzysztof joined Liberty to help executives and companies achieve their toughest goals by providing pragmatic and objective advice, focusing on outcomes, and providing innovative solutions.
Kyle is a Principal Consultant. His expertise is primarily in organizational change management, program management, and operational planning.
Prior to joining Liberty, Kyle served as an officer in the U.S. Army for 5 years. He worked closely with several foreign militaries in an advisory role, providing guidance on small team leadership, operational planning and execution, and risk mitigation.
Kyle enjoys the adaptive nature of working with new businesses and helps Liberty clients solve their unique challenges with a pragmatic, detail-oriented approach.
Lauren is a Principal Consultant at Liberty Advisor Group. She drove several successful B2B engagements to help clients reach sales and partnership goals. Her expertise is primarily in rapid operational and contingency planning as well as analysis of information to help client leaders to make the best decisions for their company. She also has experience in managing the implementation of new software to ecommerce and customer service support suites.
Prior to joining Liberty, Lauren had over 12 years experience in risk management, communications, diplomacy, analysis and team leadership experience from her time in the Navy as a surface warfare officer and intelligence officer.
Lauren joined Liberty to help executives make their companies more efficient, more profitable, and overall better places to work. She believes that consulting parallels intelligence analysis: information requires analysis to see its significance. Lauren enjoys providing the “so what” from data analysis to help executives make the best decisions to improve their bottom line.
Maggie is a Principal Consultant on the Data and Analytics team. She partners with leaders throughout business organizations to implement complex projects in Data and Analytics strategy, enterprise information management, and predictive, prescriptive and machine learning analytics, from planning through post-implementation.
Maggie has over 5 years of industry and consulting experience focusing on enterprise infrastructure and mid- to large-sized Data and Analytics implementations. Prior to joining Liberty, she completed a highly competitive Technology Leadership Development program at Allstate Insurance and was a founding member at IBM Watson Analytics.
Maggie joined Liberty because it is a company that truly puts the client first. She enjoys working with top talent on a daily basis to solve complex business problems.
Mark is a Principal Consultant. He has financial services and management consulting experience with an emphasis on business transformation, operational optimization and project/program management.
Mark has extensive experience in managing complex projects between financial services and technology employees within fortune 500 companies. His financial and project management experience allows him to help businesses achieve their desired financial outcomes, reduce risks, and improve efficiencies.
Mark joined Liberty because he wanted to get exposure to a fast-paced, growing firm while partnering with Liberty’s experienced, high-caliber individuals to deliver impactful solutions to complex business challenges.
Martin is a Principal Consultant. His expertise is primarily in architecting and analytic solutions. He also performs analytics within technology due diligences and develops algorithms for supply chain solutions. Martin effectively leverages a client’s existing personnel, processes and technology, and he coaches fellow employees on analytics.
Martin brings over 25 years of consulting and operations experience with an emphasis in analytic solutions, statistical applications, and technology transformations. Martin is experienced in the application of analytics to business data in diverse industries, ranging from human resource management, to logistics, to supply chain management, retail, finance, and to utilities.
Martin joined Liberty because he the values the firm’s unique approach to business, to fuel his desire for solving complex problems and to create tangible solutions.
Matt brings more than 20 years of management and consulting expertise in both the government and private sectors. Matt has extensive experience in leading large organizations through difficult transformations and has successfully partnered with numerous Fortune 500 executives to deliver projects ranging from technology strategy development and implementation to business process design and delivery.
Prior to joining Liberty Advisor Group, Matt was a partner with Diamond Management and Technology Consultants where he worked with clients across numerous sectors, including Retail, Insurance, and Healthcare. He has managed countless multimillion-dollar efforts spanning a wide range of operational and technical initiatives. He has demonstrated expertise in working with client executives to develop executable visions that support organizational goals and in partnering with clients to build cohesive, collaborative teams. Matt also served eight years as an Infantry officer in the U.S. Army where he gained invaluable experience in leadership and managing organizational change during a period of vast restructuring and international uncertainty.
Matt, a founding partner of Liberty Advisor Group, has worked to develop a firm that provides a unique culture that empowers its employees to think creatively and collaboratively with clients to solve their most difficult problems and drive value directly to the bottom line. He believes that Liberty is a place where its employees are willing to roll up their sleeves and jump into a project while maintaining a focus on our clients’ critical business objectives.
Michael is a Principal Consultant. His expertise is primarily in planning and implementing large-scale programs and technology integration solutions, especially for mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures. He has strong experience with enterprise applications, ecommerce platforms, infrastructure, cloud-based solutions, pre/post-merger integration, and cost reductions. He also performs technical due diligence, transition services agreements and program management.
Michael brings over two decades of systems implementation and IT management experience across all business functions. Having worked across the globe with a diverse clientele accommodating multiple time zones, Michael is able to work to achieve clients’ goals by leading and creating strategic initiatives that solve real business challenges.
Michael joined Liberty to help companies overcome obstacles and solve problems while improving their performance and bottom line by leveraging his previous IT leadership experience. He believes that understanding clients’ needs, and delivering timely results is critical to achieving success efficiently and effectively.
Mike is a Partner and the Chief Technology Officer for Liberty Advisor Group. He is outcome focused and leverages his extensive experience in enterprise architecture strategies to advise organizations and senior executives throughout his career with numerous digital transformations. Mike brings to the table a great mix of strategic thinking with deep technical skills. He has the experience, insight, and drives to understand what needs to be done quickly and reliably make it happen while ensuring a foundation for broader strategic and architectural needs recognized.
Mike has 19 years of consulting and operations experience with an emphasis on digital transformation strategies, supply chain optimization, ERP readiness and M&A divestitures and integrations. Having lived and worked in multiple countries and continents throughout his career and recognizes the organizational change and cultural balances that are required when helping an organization transform and grow into their desired outcomes.
Mike joined Liberty to be an advisor to senior executives and their organizations by applying his expertise and insight to assist them in making the best informed strategic decisions.
Nick is a Principal Consultant at Liberty Advisor Group. His recent experience has centered around Mergers & Acquisitions, specifically, divestiture planning & execution. He has also delivered successful engagements from which he identified opportunities for increased process automation and the subsequent reduction of Operating Expenses.
Prior to joining Liberty, Nick served on active duty in the U.S. Navy as an EP-3 Electronic Warfare Mission Commander and Instructor Pilot. His administrative responsibilities included the management of the Navy’s Maritime, Patrol, and Reconnaissance aviation community’s Procedures Standardization Program.
Liberty provides team members with the unique opportunity to interact with people of very diverse backgrounds and help them to overcome complex organizational challenges.
Paula Smith, Liberty’s Chief Marketing Advisor, brings 25 years of business and technology leadership experience in both the corporate and consulting arenas. With an emphasis in IT Strategy, Program Management, and Digital Strategy, Paula has a proven track record of delivering high-impact solutions for large organizations across a variety of industries.
Before joining Liberty Advisor Group, Paula was the Vice President of Sales Strategy and Technology at Bankers Life and Casualty. She also held consulting positions at Viant, Inc., Cambridge Technology Partners, James Martin and Co., and Price Waterhouse.
Paula serves on the Keystone Board at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab.
Rafe is a Principal Consultant. His expertise is primarily in large-scale complex program delivery. Rafe specializes in divestitures, enterprise initiatives, business process, and systems integration. He has managed numerous global initiatives across a broad range of business processes and technologies and successfully delivered significant business value.
Rafe brings over 12 years of consulting and operational experience with an emphasis in IT transformation, IT and business strategy, business process redesign, and divestiture execution. He has a deep manufacturing background from his extensive experience in Auto and Chemical manufacturing.
Rafe joined Liberty because of their objective approach to clients. He believes that delivering unbiased messages early on ensures the rapid realization of objectives and benefits for both executives and companies.
Riley excels in driving business value with innovative technology in both B2C and B2B settings. He operational background in various technology leadership roles allows him to bring an experienced perspective to both technical due diligence work and IT strategy roles.
Prior to joining Liberty Advisor Group, Mr. Scott co-founded and led Aisle50: a venture-backed startup aiding grocery shoppers by integrating online payments with retail POS systems. Before founding his startup, Riley lived in Germany and led strategic projects at SAP on behalf of the SAP Board of Directors. Additionally, he founded an enterprise software consulting business focused on higher education.
Riley joined Liberty to help executives and private equity firms use technology to deliver substantial business value. He enjoys inventing innovative solutions to tricky business problems, and he appreciates the successful implementation of outside-the-box ideas found at Liberty.
Rohit is a Principal Consultant who specializes in Product Management, Customer Experience, and Technology Delivery Optimization. He is also serving as Liberty’s Vice-President of Client Experience – a program spanning all of Liberty’s engagements that are dedicated to driving additional improvement and value for our clients.
Rohit brings over 16 years of business and technology consulting experience, and he has an impressive record of developing and delivering transformative initiatives for Fortune 1000 organizations across a variety of industries. His experience in both highly strategic and deeply technical roles provides him with a comprehensive understanding of the digital transformation challenges facing businesses today, and how to best coach his clients while maintaining a clear focus on outcomes.
Rohit joined Liberty to partner with clients in their journey to overcome their complex business challenges, and to work with a great team of consultants known for their expertise in their respective industries.
Ryan is a Principal Consultant. His expertise is primarily in Finance and Operational Optimization.
Ryan enjoys aiding clients in the creation of strategic initiatives and efficient solutions for complex issues. He joined Liberty to help executives develop solutions that drive business value.
Ryan is a Principal Consultant. His expertise is primarily in Mergers & Acquisitions, carve-outs, and IT due diligence. He also performs IT Strategy, Business & Technology Transformations, and complex program management.
Ryan brings over 10 years of consulting experience with an emphasis on pre/post-close M&A integration, sell-side carve-out planning, and IT strategy and transformation. Ryan has completed over 15 integrations/separations and enjoys partnering with clients to work through the acquisition or divestiture process in order to achieve quantifiable results. Ryan has worked with clients in the technology, manufacturing, travel & transportation, and finance industries.
Ryan joined Liberty to help executives and companies define specific strategic goals and to streamline the process for delivering financial results. He enjoys consulting and the opportunity it provides to share his experience and to partner with clients as they work together to overcome the unique challenges within each project or deal.
Scott is a Principal Consultant. His primary focus is on developing IT Enterprise Architecture strategies for Liberty’s clientele. Scott is also a member of the Mergers & Acquisitions practice where he performs technology diligences and leads post-merger integrations for Liberty’s Private Equity clients.
Scott has over 20 years of IT experience in both consulting and industry, with an emphasis in enterprise and technical architecture. He has led large, multi-disciplinary teams for a number of Fortune 500 companies, where Scott has successfully delivered initiatives ranging from IT strategies to application rationalization and consolidation, application virtualization and cloud enablement, mobility strategies, IT capability/organization building, and post-merger integration.
Liberty offers fast paced work across many dynamic industries. Our solutions do not “gather dust on a shelf;” they become reality.
Steve is a Principal Consultant. He has extensive experience in partnering with clients on the development and delivery of the IT and business vision – from strategy to execution. Steve helps his clients on IT strategy and roadmap development, large-scale business transformations, and operational efficiency and business process development initiatives.
Steve brings over 10 years of consulting experience specializing in the development and implementation of solutions that address strategic, operational, technology, and analytics-related business issues. He has led and supported a variety of engagements focusing on IT and business strategy, enterprise-wide transformations, product development, operational efficiency and business process improvement, target operating model design, vendor selection, and complex project management.
Steve joined Liberty to partner with executives to develop technology solutions that deliver business value. He enjoys solving new and complex problems, building strong relationships with his clients and helping them to achieve their goals.
Tom is a Partner with a software background focused on using technology to transform organizations. Tom is responsible for both client sales and delivery. He leads organizations from their initial strategy through execution – helping to both reduce risk and optimize the benefits of large, complex software projects.
Tom brings over 20 years of consulting and business experience with an emphasis in custom software development and packaged solutions. He has worked across multiple industries, primarily focused on retail, manufacturing & distribution, and supply chain & logistics. He has founded a mobile platform company to help consumer brands connect with customers during live sporting events. Tom’s consulting and entrepreneurial experience give him the advantage of multiple perspectives for building B2B and B2C solutions.
Tom joined Liberty because he believes in a different, more pragmatic model to solve complex problems for clients. Liberty’s objective approach allows him to derive technology agnostic solutions for his clients, and he loves the freedom to work at multiple levels, from senior executives to front line employees. It is this flexible, non-hierarchal and objective approach that enables Tom to deliver more creative and impactful outcomes for his clients.
Trent is a Principal Consultant. His expertise is primarily within IT strategy, delivery assurance and pre/post-merger integration execution. He specializes in the delivery of business-aligned systems integration, technology implementations, and business threat intelligence.
Trent brings more than 16 years of consulting and operations experience with an emphasis on IT transformation, strategy, delivery assurance and business threat intelligence. Having worked with many clients across a variety of industries on large-scale program delivery, he has broad experience in driving the best solution based on each clients’ specific needs.
Trent joined Liberty to work with executives to develop technology solutions that drive business value. He enjoys the challenge consulting brings to solve complex issues and strategic initiatives facing his clients.
Will is a Principal at Liberty Advisor Group. His expertise is primarily in developing, planning, and implementing transformative Enterprise IT strategies that seek to improve his clients’ business capabilities and to achieve their strategic objectives. He also has deep experience in Mergers and Acquisitions, specifically in providing Transaction Advisory and Merger Integration leadership to his clients, with the goal of ensuring that the transaction’s risk is appropriately managed and its value effectively realized.
Will has 10 years of experience in management consulting, technology, and industry, where he has helped clients to navigate complex business and technology challenges. In addition to his functional expertise, he has extensive expertise in the Healthcare industry where he specializes in providing business and technology advisory services to healthcare clients to optimize their business processes, adapt to regulations, manage their security risk, increase their speed to market, and reduce administrative costs.
Will joined Liberty to help clients successfully execute their highest priority goals and achieve their strategic objectives through a business led approach to acquisitions, technology, and enterprise architecture.
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