Matthew Childress joins Opportune as chief strategy officer

07 December 2023 1 min. read
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Matthew Childress has joined Opportune LLP, a Houston-headquartered management consulting firm, as chief strategy officer.

Based in Houston, Childress brings more than 20 years of experience in professional services, with a focus on leading sales, marketing, and delivery strategy.

In his new role at Opportune, Childress will oversee strategy, growth, and infrastructure transformation – working with the partner network and business development team to expand services.

He joins from PwC, where he spent the last decade and most recently served as managing director and US core business development leader. Before that, Childress was a senior vice president at Stonebridge Technologies, MPS Group, and Idea Integration.Matthew Childress joins Opportune as chief strategy officerHe has an MBA in information systems from the University of Houston and a bachelor’s degree in finance from The University of Texas at Austin.

“Matthew’s extensive consulting and sales leadership experience will be instrumental to ensuring that our team and diverse service lines remain responsive to the needs of our clients," said Josh Sherman, a partner at Opportune.

Childress added, “I am thrilled to join Opportune, a firm known for its commitment to client success and a collaborative approach. I look forward to contributing to the strategic direction of the company and driving accelerated growth across all service lines."

Founded in 2005, Opportune primarily works with energy sector clients on solving operational and financial challenges. The firm supports companies across the value chain, including upstream, midstream, downstream, oilfield services, power and gas, and commodities trading.

Opportune has practices in areas including business transformation, sustainability, financial reporting, tax advisory, transactions, disputes, restructuring, and process and technology.

The firm has more than 300 people, according to LinkedIn, and offices in Houston, Dallas, Tulsa, and Denver.