Frank Kurre

Managing Director

Frank L. Kurre is a Managing Director at Protiviti Inc.   He has extensive governance, risk, internal audit and compliance experience. Based in New York and a Long Island resident, Frank leads the firm’s global board governance, CEO and alumni programmes and is also heavily engaged with several of the firm’s largest global private equity firms.  Previously Frank led Protiviti’s account management programme helping drive business development in the firm’s largest accounts. Frank’s focus includes expanding the firm’s deep relationships globally and working with Protiviti’s CEO on projects of strategic importance.

Frank previously served for six years on the board of a $ 1.7 billion private company, chairing both the board’s global strategy and governance committees.  Previously he chaired the mergers and acquisitions committee of that private company’s board.  Frank has extensive experience serving global entities including global financial services, private equity, Fortune 1000, Russell 1000 and Russell 2000 public companies.

Frank served for many years on the board of directors of a $ 4 billion healthcare system and as chairman of the compliance and audit committee. Frank has extensive regulatory and compliance experience and has led several significant investigations over his career. Frank also serves as the Board Chair for the Tobin College of Business, St. John’s University.

Since joining Protiviti in 2018, Frank brings over 38 years of experience providing consulting solutions in governance, audit, technology, business process, controls, analytics, risk, compliance and strategy. His areas of expertise include strategic planning, board governance, leadership development, enterprise risk management, budget reviews, treasury consulting, financial reporting, internal audit, and forensic auditing. Frank has deep experience advising boards, board committees and management teams on a wide array of strategy, risk, finance and accounting matters.

Prior to joining Protiviti five years ago, Frank served as the Managing Partner of the U.S. Northeast region for a Global Accounting Firm, the largest market territory of the firm, and as managing partner of Metro New York (2013-2018).  Prior to joining that firm twenty-one years ago, Frank was a Worldwide Partner at Arthur Andersen LLP.  Frank is a certified public accountant.

Areas of Expertise

  • Strategic Planning
  • Leadership Development
  • Board Governance
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Business Process and Controls
  • Risk and Compliance
  • Internal Audit & Accounting


  • St John’s University (BS Accounting, summa cum laude)
  • Seminary of Immaculate Conception (MA)

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • National Association of Corporate Director’s Governance Fellow
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • St John’s University – Peter J. Tobin College of Business, Chairman –Board of Advisors
  • Economic Club of New York
  • Member of the Finance and Compliance & Audit Committees of Catholic Health of Long Island/