Accretive Solutions Announces Appointment of Richard A. Moran as Chief Executive Officer

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Consulting industry veteran expands his role and takes over the CEO reins at leading consulting and executive search firm Accretive Solutions

National consulting and executive search firm Accretive Solutions has named Richard A. Moran Chief Executive Officer (CEO), it was announced today.

Moran has served as Accretive’s Vice Chairman on its Board of Directors for the last year and is a San Francisco-based venture capitalist, best-selling author and expert on organizational effectiveness. Prior to joining the venture capital industry, he was a Senior Partner at Accenture where he focused on technology, media, and financial services. He was also the Chairman of Portal Software which was later sold to Oracle.

“We are very fortunate to be adding someone of Rich’s caliber and experience to lead the company,” said Jonathan Rosenthal, Chairman of Accretive Solutions. “Rich’s ability to see the big picture and identify opportunities for change and growth will significantly enhance our long-term plans. As a leader, he also brings the qualities and experience needed to guide our company as we continue to expand our consulting and executive search businesses.”

Among Moran’s best-selling books are “Never Confuse a Memo with Reality,” “Fear No Yellow Stickies”, “Nuts, Bolts and Jolts” and “Sins and CEOs.” He is widely credited with originating the “business bullets” book genre.

Moran is a member of the board of the Silicon Valley Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors and on the board of Mechanics Bank. He holds an A.B. from Rutgers College, an M.S. from Indiana University and a Ph.D. from Miami University.

“I am very excited to be working with Accretive Solutions,” said Mr. Moran. “This company has a track record of embracing unique approaches, and while other firms in the space have simply reacted to the challenging market conditions of the past several years, Accretive Solutions has added or enhanced a number of practice groups and supplemented what was already a deep talent pool with several key additions. I look forward to leading such a dynamic and forward looking organization.”

It was also announced that Daniel J.Weinfurter who has recently served the firm as Chief Executive Officer, has decided to leave Accretive Solutions to focus on early stage opportunities, but has agreed to remain as an advisor to the company through the end of the year.

About Accretive Solutions, Inc.
Accretive Solutions is a national consulting and executive search firm that delivers business solutions to help companies manage and improve their financial, operational and IT performance. Headquartered in Chicago, with 12 offices located around the country, Accretive Solutions has made a name for itself, based on an ability to deliver results that consistently exceed client expectations. For more information, visit


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