Brian Turner appointed president of consulting at Point B

18 March 2019 Consulting.us

Consulting firm Point B has named Brian Turner president of its consulting business unit. 

Founded in 1995 and headquartered in Seattle, Point B provides management consulting, design, and real estate advisory services to a wide range of industries, while also investing in start-ups and new ventures. Apart from its headquarters in Seattle, the firm has 12 offices in major urban centers across the US.

Point B is noted as a top workplace in numerous rankings, holding the top spot on Fortune’s list of the "Best Medium Workplaces" in the US. The company has also been named a top workplace for women and millennials by Fortune and Great Place to Work.

Turner has served as the firm's interim president for the past year. Turner has nearly 30 years of consulting industry experience, with 15 spent at Point B.Brian Turner appointed president of consulting at Point BAs the firm’s top consulting executive, he will continue to guide Point B’s work in digital, mergers and acquisitions, future of work, and data and analytics. As interim president, he helped lead the firm to 21% revenue growth in 2018, and increased the company's talent pool to 950 people.

Turner previously served as director of practice leadership for two years and as national practice director of project leadership services for three years, developing and guiding practice directors and senior directors while helping shape and execute strategic objectives. 

He also served as chief risk officer for two years, managing Point B’s client and operational risk, while delivering risk-related consulting services to clients, as well as spending five years as chief service delivery officer - a role in which he advanced client service delivery through innovation in account operations, delivery, and knowledge management.

Before joining Point B, Turner spent 12 years at Accenture, focusing on transformation projects for the state and local government sectors. 

“Brian has been a truly important figure in Point B’s history and is playing a pivotal role in our path forward,” Mike Pongon, Point B CEO, said. “His ability to inspire and establish trust with our teams, customers, leaders, and communities is something we have always valued, and his vision for the future and how we bring even more to customers every day is one we’re excited to see come to fruition.”

“I’m honored to lead such an exceptional group of consultants as they help our customers face an unprecedented volume of change and disruption. They inspire me, and I look forward to nurturing Point B’s consulting leadership team of the future," Turner added. 


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