Ankura promotes 17 to senior managing director

Ankura, a Washington, DC-headquartered management consulting firm, has appointed 17 people to senior managing director across its global offices – including 15 people in the US.

The promotions represent the largest senior managing director class in the firm’s history.

Founded in 2014, Ankura provides consulting in change, risk, disputes, finance, performance, and transformation. The firm competes with similarly focused consultancies such as Alvarez & Marsal, FTI Consulting, and AlixPartners.

Ankura has more than 1,500 professional in over 30 offices globally.

“2021 was a year of many milestones for our growing global firm. These achievements are tied directly to our highly talented group of professionals making a difference in the marketplace each and every day, especially in an increasingly dynamic global business environment,” said Kevin Lavin, CEO of Ankura. “I extend warm congratulations and gratitude to each of my 17 colleagues who have displayed an unwavering dedication to excellence in the critical services they provide to our clients and the contributions they make to our Firm’s culture and success.”

Ankura’s promotions in the United States:

Robert Bird, data and technology – Boston
Todd Doss, data and technology – Washington, DC
Emily Federico, construction disputes and advisory – Fairfield
Chris Folckemmer, disputes and economics – Washington, DC
Patrick Kelly, construction disputes and advisory – Washington, DC
Brad Lohmeyer, data and technology – Chicago
Alex Marjanovic, data and technology – Irvine
Michael Morton, turnaround and restructuring – Dallas
Laura Nielsen, data and technology – Nashville
Michael Reich, transactions, finance, and governance – Los Angeles
Christopher Robinson, disputes and economics – Chicago
John Rollins, disputes and economics – New York
Jonathan Rush, disputes and economics – Chicago
Mike St. Martin, disputes and economics – Chicago
Megan Wells, construction disputes and advisory – Seattle

Ankura’s international promotions:

Liam Healey, turnaround and restructuring – Sydney
Kassem Younes, disputes and economics – Dubai

Ankura had 14 people in its senior managing partner class of 2021, including 12 in the United States.

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