North Highland welcomes Gary Thrash as Vice President in Jacksonville
January 23, 2015
January 21, 2015 (Jacksonville, Fla.) – Global management consulting firm North Highland announced today that Gary Thrash has joined the firm as vice president, based in the Jacksonville office. Thrash will focus on client acquisition and growth, working with the firm’s established local team to acquire, retain and grow the Jacksonville client base. His strong business intelligence and data analytics experience combined with North Highland’s multi-disciplinary approach will allow the firm to bring powerful solutions to its clients.
“Gary brings a wealth of knowledge and industry leadership to our firm and we’re excited to have him join the team,” said Steve Carter, Central Florida vice president. “North Highland’s Jacksonville office is well-known for delivering value to our clients across the industry spectrum and Gary’s presence will further enhance our ability to do this.”
Thrash brings more than 20 years of management consulting experience with specialized capabilities in implementing information system solution. Thrash joins North Highland with seven years of experience from IBM’s Global Business Services, where he most recently served as associate partner, supporting their Business Intelligence and Data Management solutions. Prior to IBM, Thrash worked at Ernst &Young where he constructed information management solutions, enabling business initiatives that nearly doubled revenues.
About North Highland
North Highland is a global management consulting firm known for helping clients solve their most complex challenges related to customer experience, transformation, performance improvement, and technology and digital. We add value and support our clients across the full spectrum of consulting, from strategy through delivery. We bring the big ideas, then we make them real. North Highland is an employee-owned firm, headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., with more than 3,000 consultants worldwide and 60+ offices around the globe, and 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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