May 7, 2014

CrossCountry Consulting Adds Director To Its New Technology Solutions Service Line

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(McLean, VA) CrossCountry Consulting a leading financial and business improvement advisory firm, is pleased to announce Tom Ayotte has joined the company as a Director in its new Technology Solutions service line. The northern Virginia-based firm provides clients with finance, accounting, risk, operational and technology consulting services.

In his new role, Tom will assist CrossCountry’s expanding client base in evaluating and optimizing their business functions through enhanced technology. Tom’s background will be invaluable to our clients as he brings more than 17 years of experience leading multiple large-scale Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system implementations across both the commercial and public sectors.

“We are excited to have Tom join our team and help build our Technology Solutions service line,” said Neil Smith, Managing Director.  “His depth of experience with implementing ERP applications and optimizing financial management systems will ensure that CrossCountry is able to bring thought leadership and significant hands-on experience when delivering technology solutions and advisory services to our clients.”

Tom’s proven commitment to client collaboration spans nearly all business functions.  His career includes progressively challenging IT positions with both ERP and Software-as-a-Service applications. Prior to joining CrossCountry, Tom founded and managed a firm that specialized in deployment and implementation of PeopleSoft applications across a broad range of industries, including financial services, telecommunications, consumer packaged goods and manufacturing.

Before starting his own firm, Tom spent several years with Ernst & Young and Accenture where he held leadership roles in their PeopleSoft practices.  He was also Associate Vice President of Corporate Financial Systems for the Carlyle Group where he managed the implementation of several financial systems prior to their initial public offering.

Tom started his career as a member of the Audit Practice at KPMG and the corporate accounting department at Marriott.  He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the University of Richmond and is a Certified Public Accountant.

About CrossCountry Consulting CrossCountry Consulting is an independent advisory firm providing technology, finance, accounting, risk and operational consulting services.  CrossCountry assists leading organizations in optimizing their finance function in response to business expansion, regulatory mandates, and increased demand for timely and accurate financial and management information.  CrossCountry is comprised almost exclusively of former Big Four professionals with deep experience in finance/accounting, process and technology improvement projects, and internal control assessments.  CrossCountry Consulting is headquartered in McLean, Virginia with an office in New York, New York.  For more information, visit http://www.crosscountry-consulting.com.