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Ankura Promotes 14 Professionals to Senior Managing Director

January 19, 2021

New Senior Managing Directors reflect the breadth of Ankura’s services and its commitment to developing leaders

NEW YORK – January 19, 2021 – Ankura, a global business advisory and expert services company, today announced the promotion of 14 of its professionals to the role of Senior Managing Director. These promotions reflect Ankura’s sustained commitment to developing talented business and people leaders who embody its culture.

“Promotion to Senior Managing Director at Ankura is achieved through serving clients with integrity and excellence, inspiring their teams and colleagues to achieve results together, and growing value through sustained high performance,” said Kevin Lavin, CEO of Ankura. “Today’s well-deserved promotions are a result of our professionals’ hard work, dedication to client success, and their ability to draw out the best in our people.”

“Our commitment to building great leaders was a founding principle of Ankura’s strategy. We are proud of our culture and know that our new leaders share the same commitment to helping our clients and our people reach their full potential,” added Philip Daddona, Chairman of Ankura. “Congratulations to our new Senior Managing Directors on this exceptional career milestone.”

The Ankura professionals who have been promoted to Senior Managing Director are:

Dennis Patrick Barrett, Turnaround & Restructuring, New York, NY

Brendan Bosack, Transactions, Finance & Governance, New York, NY

William Brown, Turnaround & Restructuring, Houston, TX

Chris Clark, Construction Disputes & Advisory, Perth, AUS

Todd Cryblskey, Disputes & Economics, Washington, DC

Michael J. Fey, Turnaround & Restructuring, Fairfield, CT

Matthew Finn, Construction Disputes & Advisory, London, UK

Valerie Hart, Strategy & Performance, Nashville, TN

Steve Huffines, Transactions, Finance & Governance, San Francisco, CA

Shelly Mady, Data & Technology, New York, NY

Ryan M. Roy, Turnaround & Restructuring, Boston, MA

Matthew Ryan, Disputes & Economics, Washington, DC

Corey Smith, Strategy & Performance, Nashville, TN

John Yagerline, Disputes & Economics, Washington, DC


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