Protiviti Promotes 25 Leaders to Managing Director Positions

Press Release

Deep experience and expertise spur promotions across range of practice solutions

MENLO PARK, CA – January 23, 2018 – Global consulting firm Protiviti has promoted 25 of its directors to the position of managing director. The managing director role is responsible for delivering value to clients with excellence and for mentoring their teams of consultants.

“These new managing directors represent an exceptional level of expertise and client service,” said Joseph Tarantino, Protiviti president and CEO. “At Protiviti, we strive to give our people meaningful opportunities so they can achieve highly successful careers while helping our clients confidently face the future. The size of this promotion group also reflects the opportunities created by the firm’s continued growth.”

New Managing Directors

Technology Consulting

Randy Armknecht – Chicago, Illinois
Evan Campbell – Houston, Texas
Enrico Ferretti – Rome, Italy
Paul Kooney – New York, New York
Muazzam Malik – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Douglas Sellers – Chicago, Illinois
Jason Swiergol – Phoenix, Arizona
Matthew Watson – Washington, DC

Risk and Compliance

Laura Brown – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Jason Daily – Chicago, Illinois
Meghan Jankelow – Chicago, Illinois
Guido Zanetti – Milan, Italy


Internal Audit and Financial Advisory

Lauren Brown – Melbourne, Australia
Jeffrey Hartman – Orlando, Florida
Matthew Jackson – Dallas, Texas
Nicole Kirk – San Francisco, California
Vincent Leung – Hong Kong
Hani Masood – Chicago, Illinois
Christopher Payne – Kansas City, Missouri




Business Performance Improvement

Alix Weikhard – Frankfurt, Germany


Data Management and Advanced Analytics

Suresh Baral - New York, New York
Don Loden – Atlanta, Georgia

About Protiviti

Protiviti ( is a global consulting firm that delivers deep expertise, objective insights, a tailored approach, and unparalleled collaboration to help leaders confidently face the future. Protiviti and its independent and locally owned Member Firms provide clients with consulting and managed solutions in finance, technology, operations, data, digital, legal, governance, risk and internal audit through its network of more than 85 offices in over 25 countries.

Named to the 2022 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list, Protiviti has served more than 80 percent of Fortune 100 and nearly 80 percent of Fortune  500 companies. The firm also works with smaller, growing companies, including those looking to go public, as well as with government agencies. Protiviti is a wholly owned subsidiary of Robert Half (NYSE: RHI). Founded in 1948, Robert Half is a member of the S&P 500 index.

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