North Highland names Standish’s Joseph Conte to Board of Manager

ATLANTA – March 21, 2022 – North Highland, the leading change and transformation consultancy, announced Joseph Conte, head of strategy and corporate development for fund administration firm Standish Management, will join its board of managers.  

“We are thrilled to welcome Joe Conte to our board of managers, given his outstanding track record for providing top-tier strategic advice to a variety of clients,” said Dan Reardon, executive chair of the board at North Highland. “His extensive experience in helping companies maintain their growth curve will add indispensable value to our board and provide new perspective for how we continue to increase value for our clients.”

For nearly 30 years, Conte has worked with businesses as they faced major financial decisions, whether through legal representation in private and public market transactions or consulting on mergers, acquisitions, capital restructuring, and investment strategies. He has also advised privately owned companies, venture capital, and buyout firms on a broad range of financing, public markets, buyouts, and corporate finance transactions. Prior to joining Standish, Conte spent more than 20 years as managing director at Lazard, specializing in financial, business and tech-enabled services. He was also a partner of a middle-market focused investment bank and a corporate attorney.

“I am honored to join the board of managers and to further support and augment North Highland’s role as a leading innovator of positive transformation,” Conte said. “North Highland is a fast growing and dynamic firm on an exciting trajectory.  I am excited to work with this team of talented professionals and eager to help the firm continue to evolve and grow.”    

Alex Bombeck, CEO at North Highland, said, “Joe brings unique expertise and insight to our board that will enable us to better understand our clients’ needs and extend our position as the leader in change and transformation. Joe’s experience with guiding companies on a high growth path will be incredibly valuable. We are delighted to welcome Joe to our board.”