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Breaking Down the Consulting Industry and the Private Sector



Students attending this session will gain a deeper understanding of the various functional areas within a company,  and the diverse roles that consultants play in improving organizations.   Attendees will also gain a better understanding of the entry points in to consulting and the types of firms  – from the large, multi-national firms to the smaller, more specialized firms.  


Session led by: David W. Jones '72



-  Davidson, 1972

-  Fuqua School of Business, Duke University,  1978


Consulting Background

-  Mercer LLC, subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies

-      Principal, Executive Compensation Practice Group

-  Silverton Bank, NA

-      Sr Vice President and Principal, Consulting Services

-  Matthews, Young – Management Consulting

-      Principal and Director, Executive Compensation Consulting


Consulting Specialties

-  Experience in a variety of industries – manufacturing, banking, retail/wholesale, distribution, healthcare, technology, non-profit, etc.

-  Experience with Fortune 500, middle market, privately-held, and de novo organizations.

-  Board level advisor on business performance, executive compensation and board governance.

-  General management consulting, business turnarounds.

-  Expert witness in U.S. Tax Court on reasonableness of executive compensation.



Knobloch Campus Center Alvarez- Room 209

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