Profit Recovery Partners maintains an advisory board comprised of current clients, trusted advisors and industry experts who give regular insight on how we can improve our processes and client relations. Our advisory board champions ideas for PRP best practices that then result in service improvements, many of which have made PRP one of the fastest-growing companies in Orange County. Please meet our advisory board members:
Global Chief Information Officer and Chief Administration Officer – Americas, Hogan Lovells
Headquarters: Washington, D.C.
Ash Banerjee oversees information and technology services and solutions for Hogan Lovells, one of the largest law firms in the world. The organization employs more than 2,600 lawyers and has more than 45 offices in the United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Prior to his current role, Banerjee served as the Chief Information Officer for WilmerHale in Washington, DC.
President, Signal Hill Petroleum
Headquarters: Long Beach, California
Craig Barto was essential to the formation of Signal Hill Petroleum and continues to lead its evolution. The company produces one million barrels of oil per year and owns natural gas wells in Northern California, oil and gas exploration ventures in Texas, and residential real estate, retail shopping centers and office buildings in the Long Beach/Signal Hill area. Barto serves on the board of directors for the Independent Petroleum Association of America and was previously chairman of the California Independent Petroleum Association.
Chief Financial Officer, Western Dental
Headquarters: Orange, California
Bill Dembereckyj is responsible for all financial operations for Western Dental, the largest dental practice management company in the western United States. The company’s staff includes more than 4,000 doctors, assistants, managers, administrators and clerical personnel. Dembereckyj oversees Western Dental’s internal and external financial reporting, financial planning and analysis, revenue cycle, purchasing and management of the company’s DHMO plan. He has more than 25 years of financial and operational experience in the healthcare and insurance industries. Prior to joining Western Dental, Dembereckyj served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at HealthSmart.
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, OSI Systems, Inc.
Headquarters: Hawthorne, California
Alan Edrick is the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President at OSI Systems, Inc. The company is a vertically integrated provider of specialized electronic systems and components that meet the critical needs in the homeland security, healthcare, defense and aerospace industries. Prior to his current role, Edrick served as the Chief Financial Officer at Spacelabs Healthcare, Inc. He has more than 25 years of financial management and public accounting experience, including capital raising, mergers and acquisitions, financial planning and analysis and regulatory compliance.
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Long & Foster
Headquarters: Chantilly, Virginia
Bruce Enger directs all the financial and accounting operations of the companies and affiliates of Long & Foster Companies, the largest real estate company in the Mid-Atlantic region. Long & Foster is a full-service brokerage firm, offering residential and commercial real estate, mortgage, settlement, insurance, property management, corporate relocation and vacation rental services. Prior to joining Long & Foster in 2003, Enger served as Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President and Partner of Long Realty Company in Tucson, Ariz. Over the years he has served on many professional committees and various boards for public and private companies.
Chief Administration Officer, Retired, Fidelity National Financial
Headquarters: Jacksonville, Florida
Ed Dewey served as the Chief Administrative Officer at Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE: FNF), currently ranked number 402 on Fortune’s list of America’s largest companies. The company is a leading provider of title insurance, specialty insurance and claims management services. Dewey was also President of Fidelity National Technology Imaging Company, a subsidiary of Fidelity National Financial. Dewey has served in PRP’s Advisory Board since its creation in 1999.
Retired, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, First American Financial
Headquarters: Santa Ana, California
At First American Financial, Larry Godec oversees the strategic architecture, business process management, applications development, data center operations, infrastructure and core technologies that support the business. The company is the largest subsidiary of First American Financial Corporation, one of the leading providers of title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate transactions. Prior to First American, Godec held senior technology management positions at Nissan North America and Dr. Pepper/Seven-up. He has more than 25 years of experience in all facets of information technology.
Managing Partner, Korn Ferry Advance & Digitized Services, Korn Ferry
Headquarters: Los Angeles, California
At Korn Ferry, Bryan Ackermann heads the company’s Korn Ferry Advance arm, which provides self-serve coaching and professional development services to its user base. In his 30-year tenure at the company Ackermann also served as Korn Ferry’s Chief Information Officer. Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY) is a global management consulting and executive search company, operating over 100 offices in 52 countries.
Partner and National Finance Leader at Deloitte
Headquarters: Toronto, Ontario
Chris Jackson is a C-Suite professional with experience leading large-scale change in the legal industry. Jackson has served in executive roles in both the legal and the financial services industries throughout his career. Before his current role at Deloitte as a Partner and National Finance Leader, Jackson served as Chief Operating Officer for Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP, where he was responsible for the oversight and management of business services for the firm, including Finance, Human Resources, Technology, and all internal infrastructures supporting the practice. Before that, Jackson served as CFO for McCarthy Tetrault LLP and as an SVP/Head of Business Management at the Macquarie Group. A Chartered Professional Accountant, he started his career with Arthur Andersen LLP in Toronto.
Chief Administrative Officer, Milbank LLP
Headquarters: Chantilly, Virginia
Sherri Bracken is a senior law firm executive with 25+ years of comprehensive management experience including real estate and construction. Bracken is well known in the legal industry for her effective leadership of organizations through acquisition and integration, with a proven ability to develop creative and innovative solutions to business challenges and successfully manage change for improved performance and efficiency. She is also skilled in the management of multiple locations including international offices.
Chief Executive Officer, Liebman Group Advisors LLC and Board of Directors/Shareholder, Century 21 Award-Superstars
Headquarters: Aliso Viejo, California and San Diego, CA
Terry Liebman is a Founder and Managing Partner of Liebman Group Advisors (LGA). The firm provides services in three main areas: private equity, consulting and raising capital. LGA helps companies assess weaknesses and challenges, design solutions and oversee implementations. In addition to his work with LGA, Liebman serves on numerous boards including Century 21 Award-Superstars, where he is a minority shareholder. He was also a founder in a second mortgage banking venture, Greenpath Funding, LLC, where he remains a minority shareholder and member of the board.
Chief Operating Officer, Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP
Headquarters: Chicago, Illinois
Sonia Menon is the Chief Operating Officer at Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP, a Chicago-based law firm. The practice, founded in 1986, is one of the largest single-office law firms in the nation with 140 lawyers on staff. Menon leads and oversees the management of the day-to-day operations of Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg, including information technology, knowledge management, insurance, human resources, marketing, facilities, records and space planning. She has overall responsibility for the design and implementation of talent management initiatives and operating policies for lawyers and staff at the firm.
Chief Operating Officer, Clark Hill PLC
Headquarters: Detroit, Michigan
Philip Ross serves as the Chief Operating Officer of Clark Hill PLC, a multidisciplinary, international law firm. The organization is one of the largest legal firms in the United States with more than 600 attorneys and professionals in 25 offices across the nation, along with locations in Dublin and Mexico City. Ross leads all of Clark Hill’s business operations, including finance, human resources, marketing, business development and information technology. He works closely with the firm’s Executive Committee and Practice Group Leaders on topics such as strategic planning and practice management. Prior to joining Clark Hill, Ross was the Regional Director of Operations for Deloitte Consulting, where he worked with the Regional Managing Director to manage $500 million in revenue and more than 2,000 employees.
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Williston Financial Group
Headquarters: Portland, Oregon
Pat Stone is the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Williston Financial Group, LLC. The company was formed in 2009 to acquire various businesses in the title insurance and real estate settlement services industry. Prior to his current role, Pat was Executive Chairman and Founder of WFG National Title Insurance Company and served as its Chief Executive Officer and President. He was also the Chief Executive Officer of Fidelity National Information Solutions, Inc. and President of Fidelity National Financial Inc. His business career has spanned more than three decades.
VP for Financial Affairs, University of Portland, Portland, Oregon
Headquarters: Portland, Oregon
Alan Timmins has served as the University of Portland’s Vice President for Financial Affairs since August 2011. The university is a thriving community of more than 4,000 students and 1,000 faculty and staff. For 23 consecutive years, the university has earned a top-10 ranking by US News & World Report in the “Regional Universities – West” classification. A graduate of the University of Portland, Timmins was named one of the “Significant 75” alumni of the university’s Robert B. Pamplin, Jr. School of Business Administration. Prior to his current role, Timmins was President and Chief Operating Officer of AVI BioPharma, Inc., now Sarepta Therapeutics.