Kelly L. Kittrell, CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) has been appointed as Senior Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Ankura Consulting Group, a boutique management consulting and expert services firm.
Kittrell has been primarily involved in various industries within the financial sector such as automotive retailing, publishing and telecommunications. He has worked for KPMG’s Corporate Finance practice, Ernst & Young’s Financial Advisory Services Group and Bank of America. He then moved to Bickel & Brewer, a litigation firm where he served as an in-house financial consultant working with third-party expert witnesses and provided valuation and damages analysis.
Kittrell will be leaving his current position at Richmont, a private investment firm where he was a member of the Board of Directors and CFO at one of its portfolio companies, to join Ankura.
Ankura Consulting Group offers a wide range of services including bankruptcy and corporate restructuring, forensic accounting and transaction advisory.
Roger Carlile, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ankura, said that Kittrell “has built an impressive track record and expertise in transaction and financial advisory services and litigation consulting, uniquely positioning him to serve Ankura Consulting Group’s clients going forward.”
Kittrell said that he is “looking forward to supporting the growth and development of the firm both organically and through acquisitions. The diversity of Ankura Consulting Group’s growing world class expertise and the firm’s focus on enhancing client value through their most critical business opportunities and challenge has never been more relevant.”