FTI Consulting's Lindi Jarvis named one of top 100 Women in Investigations

19 July 2018 Consulting.us

Lindi Jarvis was recently named one of Global Investigations Review’s top 100 Women in Investigations. Jarvis, a Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting, is a leading expert in forensic and litigation consulting – having completed numerous international financial investigative assignments.

Global Investigations Review is a publication that specializes in covering the law and practice of international investigations – including corporate and government investigations of bribery, misconduct, fraud, money laundering, and tax evasion, among others. The publication releases a number of annual surveys, including its GIR 100 top firms for corporate internal investigations, industry 40 Under 40, and its top 100 Women in Investigations.

FTI Consulting’s Lindi Jarvis was one of the 100 women to make the prestigious ranking, which was based on nominations from readers and industry peers. Jarvis is a Senior Managing Director in FTI’s Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment.

“Lindi joins an impressive group of professionals in the Women in Investigations guide,” commented Paul Ficca, Global Leader of the Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment at FTI Consulting. “She plays an integral role in helping clients investigate and mitigate large-scale corruption-related matters and disputes and focuses on ensuring the development and engagement of her teams.”

Based out of Seattle, Jarvis specializes in forensic accounting and litigation consulting, and has international experience in numerous large-scale financial investigative assignments. She has worked on hedge fund, forensic accounting, financial reporting, financial fraud, and white collar crime investigations, and has conducted numerous investigations pursuant to the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and the UK Bribery Act.FTI Consulting's Lindi Jarvis named one of top 100 Women in InvestigationsIn a litigation and dispute advisory capacity, Jarvis has assisted clients in commercial disputes including corporate transactions and earn out calculations. She has further experience in accountant malpractice claims, securities litigation, and damages analyses.

Before joining FTI in 2004, Jarvis worked at Deloitte for seven years, where she started her career as an auditor. Near the end of her tenure with Deloitte, Jarvis spent three years in the firm’s financial advisory services practice in the Cayman Islands, where she managed the liquidation of several hedge funds due to fraudulent asset management. Her work saw extensive travel between the US, UK, and the UAE.

“It is an honor to be named to Global Investigations Review’s Women in Investigations guide, as it showcases the incredible breadth and depth of female talent in the space,” Jarvis remarked. “I look forward to using this as an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of my industry peers, while at the same time inspiring the next generation of women in investigations.”

Jarvis has taught classes at New York University on fraud-related topics, as well as at FTI Consulting’s national training program. Jarvis holds a BComm from the University of Alberta, and is a Certified Public Accountant, a Chartered Accountant in Alberta, and a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder. Jarvis is also an executive board member of the Association of Chartered Accountants in the United States.

In related awards news, FTI’s Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer Paul Linton was recently named one of Savoy Magazine’s Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America. FTI Consulting – a leading provider of restructuring, forensic and litigation, communications, and technology consulting services – recently won a number of its own accolades as well. The firm was named a top provider in 14 legal industry categories in the 2018 Best of Corporate Counsel survey.

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Liberty Advisor Group named a 2019 Best Place to Work in Chicago

19 April 2019 Consulting.us

Management consultancy Liberty Advisor Group was among the companies named to the 2019 Best Places to Work in Chicago. The ranking was published by Crain’s Chicago Business and administered by Best Companies Group.

Based in Chicago, Liberty provides consulting services in the areas of business and technology strategy, mergers and acquisitions, transformation and assurance, business threat intelligence, and data and analytics. Founded in 2008, the company has worked on over 300 M&A deals and delivered over $1 billion in operating income improvement. Liberty’s diverse clientele has included Fortune 500 companies and major oil & gas and manufacturing firms.

The firm’s lean team of 63 strategists, technologists, and entrepreneurs ultimately focus on helping organizations accelerate growth, drive operational efficiency, and reduce risk.Liberty Advisor Group named a 2019 Best Place to Work in ChicagoThe boutique consultancy has now been named one the Best Places to Work in Chicago, reaching number 68 in the rankings. To build the 100-company ranking, Best Companies Group first evaluated each company’s policies, practices, and demographics, and then analyzed employee surveys reflecting workplace experiences and attitudes. Over 14,000 Chicago-area employees responded to the survey.

"This recognition further confirms that Liberty Advisor Group truly is an excellent place to work, with our unique team of senior, results-focused consultants working to solve clients' toughest business and IT problems," Jay Norman, CEO, Liberty Advisor Group, said. "Thanks to Crain's Chicago Business for this honor, and to everyone at Liberty for exemplifying our core values of inquiry, resolve, candor, integrity, courage, community and entrepreneurship."

Boutique staffing companies Engtal and City Staffing topped the list, coming in first and second place, respectively. Other consulting firms that made the grade were Burwood Group (#5), 10th Magnitude (#9), Pariveda Solutions (#13), Integrated Project Management (#16), West Monroe Partners (#24), and Accenture (#38).

Among its other achievements, Liberty is also a Great Place to Work-Certified organization, and was named the #35 Fastest Growing Firm by Consulting Magazine in 2018 – achieving a 112% growth rate between 2014 and 2017.