Beth Schiavo Joins North Highland as Chief Financial Officer
January 4, 2016
January 4, 2016 (ATLANTA) – North Highland, global management consulting firm, announced Beth Schiavo has joined the firm’s executive team as Chief Financial Officer. With more than 22 years of audit and consulting experience, Schiavo brings extensive cross-industry experience across large multinational organizations and multidimensional insight in business advisory. As CFO, Schiavo will oversee financial management of the firm, including strategic financial planning, revenue management, forecast modeling, budgeting, reporting, accounting and the firm’s employee stock ownership plan (ESOP). She also has responsibility for the firm’s IT and legal functions.
“Her track record of superior business leadership, community investment, and overall passion for people closely aligns with North Highland’s values and I know she will be an excellent addition to the firm’s executive team,” said Dan Reardon, CEO at North Highland.
Previously, Schiavo served as assurance partner at Ernst & Young, to both domestic and global public and privately-held clients headquartered in the Southeast. She has extensive experience in auditing large multinational organizations, along with middle market public and private companies across multiple industries. During her time at EY, she also co-founded Working Moms Network, which provides a voice for the network of working mothers within the organization.
“I am truly honored to have the opportunity to serve as the firm’s CFO. I’m looking forward to supporting North Highland’s continued financial growth and forging a strategic financial path for the future as the firm’s service offerings expand,” said Schiavo.
In 2010, Schiavo was named a “Woman of Excellence” by the Atlanta Business to Business magazine for her combination of business leadership and community service. She also serves on the Board of Trustees for Arbor Montessori School and its Finance Committee. Schiavo is a CPA and a member of the AICPA. She graduated from Virginia Tech and the Executive Leadership Program at the Kellogg School of Management.
About North Highland
North Highland is a global management consulting firm that delivers unique value, relevant big ideas and strategic business capabilities to clients around the world. The firm solves complex business problems for clients in multiple industries through an integrated approach and offers specialty services via its Strategy, Data and Analytics, Managed Services, and Sparks Grove divisions. North Highland is an employee-owned firm that has been named as a “Best Firm to Work For” every year since 2007 by Consulting Magazine. The firm is a member of Cordence Worldwide (www.cordenceworldwide.com), a global management consulting alliance. For more information, visit northhighland.com and connect with us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.
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