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Associate Director, Lead for Digital Consulting Research
Brendan is the lead analyst for digital consulting. He has over 15 years of experience in Consulting and IT Services in Europe and the US.
Prior to joining ALM Intelligence, Brendan worked for IBM, where he held positions within both the Global Business Services (GBS) and Global Technology Services (GTS) divisions. Most recently, he was responsible for designing and managing Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) engagements in the EMEA region.
Brendan holds an MBA from the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford, an M.A. in International Relations from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), and a B.A. summa cum laude from Dickinson College in International Studies and Italian Studies, with a minor in Music.
Analyst, Digital Consulting Research
Andreas is an analyst for the ALM Intelligence digital consulting service line.
Prior to joining ALM Intelligence, Andreas was a freelance translator and editor and has previously served in the role of paralegal at the law offices of Reed Smith in Pittsburgh, PA, Washington, D.C. and Frankfurt, Germany.
Andreas holds a Master of International Relations and International Economics degree from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), and earned his B.A. in Political Science from West Virginia University.
Associate Director, Lead for HR Consulting Research
Liz is a career professional in marketplace and competitive intelligence for the consulting industry. She has over 20 years of experience leading global information and intelligence operations for business, strategy, and corporate development functions at premiere consulting firms, including Mercer, EY, and PwC Strategy& (formerly Booz & Company).
Since joining ALM Intelligence in 2012, Liz has researched and analyzed the provider landscape in a number of high-profile consulting markets, including those for change management and communications, employee benefits, employee experience, HR transformation and technology advisory, leadership development, and talent management. Liz earned an M.S. in Library and Information Science from the University of Michigan and an M.P.A. in Interactive Telecommunications from New York University. She holds a B.A. in music theory and history from Skidmore College, with a minor in English.
Senior Analyst, Lead for Financial Consulting Research
Tomek’s focus is on finance management consulting, which includes the finance function, balance sheet strategy, financial crisis management, and specialty finance.
Before joining ALM Intelligence, Tomek led the European asset-backed securities (ABS) and global collateralized debt obligation (CDO) report sourcing and research efforts for the asset-backed securities market intelligence firm Lewtan Technologies. Before that he spent five years with Capital Access International, a fixed-income market intelligence firm responsible for bringing the widely known fixed-income investment professional and securities profile tool eMAXX™ to the investment world. He was Director of North American data research when that firm was acquired by Lipper (a Reuters company) in 2002.
Tomek earned a B.A. in History magna cum laude, with a minor in Cultural Anthropology, from SUNY at Buffalo (New York). He also spent several years living and studying in Poland, Hungary, and other regions of Eastern Europe and has authored a successful book (published in late 2013) on Eastern Europe, which is going into its second edition in 2017.
Analyst, Financial Consulting Research
Gabe is an analyst for the ALM Intelligence financial consulting service line.
Prior to joining ALM Intelligence, Gabe was a Municipal Services Representative in the Government Banking division of RBS Citizens, N.A., where he assisted not-for-profit and municipal and state government banking customers. He also has experience working as an Actuarial Assistant for a retirement plan administration company and in the shareholder services area of a large mutual fund company.
Gabe has a B.A. in Political Science from the University of New Hampshire (UNH). He served four years of active duty with the U.S. Marine Corps prior to attending UNH.
Senior Analyst, Lead for IT Consulting Research
Erin Hichman is the lead analyst for ALM Intelligence's IT consulting research, covering the IT function; IT assets; technology and data markets. Her recent research includes competency reports on IT consulting buying and spending trends on IT strategy, analytics, data management, cloud and cybersecurity.
Erin was previously an Analyst with Technology Business Research, where she authored quarterly research reports on IT vendors that covered key trends, financials, go-to-market and resource management. In addition, she specialized in financial modeling, benchmarking, custom market analyses and research projects within the IT services industry. Erin also has experience with Deloitte, where she was an IT Consultant focusing on IT process improvement and business analysis projects to increase efficiency and decrease cost for clients across diverse industries, including consumer products, retail, and power & utilities.
Erin earned an M.S. in Industrial Engineering, with a concentration in Integrated Technology Management from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. She holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering and a minor in German from the same university.
Senior Analyst, Lead for Risk Consulting Research
Naima is leading the launch of the Risk Consulting Research domain at ALM Intelligence, after previously contributing to its strategy & operations consulting research effort. Her previous career was in the investment management industry, with over twenty years of experience as a fundamental equity research analyst for two large mutual fund companies and an Asian-focused hedge fund, specializing in global telecommunications, media and technology stocks.
Naima started her career as a financial consultant within a Big Four firm in New York City. Naima earned an M.S. in Finance from the MIT Sloan School of Management and a B.S. in Economics from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Senior Director, Lead for Strategy & Operations Consulting Research
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