Press Release

John DelPonti Joins Navigant Capital Advisors' Valuation and
Financial Risk Management Practice

September 1, 2010 at 10:01 AM EDT

CHICAGO, Sep 01, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --

Navigant announced today that John DelPonti has joined the Valuation and Financial Risk Management practice of Navigant Capital Advisors, a wholly owned subsidiary of Navigant Consulting, as a Managing Director in the Washington, DC office. Mr. DelPonti will focus on providing strategy, operations and risk management services to mortgage banking clients.

"The mortgage industry is undergoing a unique transformation, and our clients are demanding insight into how to best position their business to address this change," stated Richard Hitt, Managing Director and leader of Navigant Capital Advisors' Valuation and Financial Risk Management practice. "John's combination of mortgage strategy, valuation, risk management, transaction and operational experience allows him to address client needs across this entire spectrum."

Mr. DelPonti has more than 20 years of experience in mortgage banking, commercial banking, capital markets operations, loan valuation and restructuring, portfolio asset management, financial due diligence, post merger integration, and risk management including bank regulatory and compliance management. He is a former partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers where he managed business advisory and audit services engagements specializing in the mortgage banking and consumer finance industries.

Prior to re-joining Navigant, where he was previously a Managing Director, Mr. DelPonti was the founder and CEO of an integrated mortgage company which purchased distressed residential mortgage loans and was a fully licensed specialty servicer and originator of residential loans, where he grew annual revenues from zero to over $25 million in less than 3 years.

"I am very pleased to be returning to Navigant. This truly is a unique time with unprecedented change and challenge for all companies involved in mortgage banking," said Mr. DelPonti. "I firmly believe that Navigant is the ideal platform to assist clients and have the maximum impact in helping shape success and maximize value."

About Navigant Capital Advisors

Navigant Capital Advisors (NCA) is the dedicated corporate finance business unit of Navigant Consulting, Inc. NCA serves the Investment Banking, Restructuring, Valuation, and Transaction Advisory needs of companies, private equity groups, lenders, and other creditor constituencies. Investment banking, private placement, merger, acquisition and divestiture services offered through Navigant Capital Advisors, LLC. Member FINRA/SIPC. More information about Navigant Capital Advisors can be found at www.ncacf.com.

About Navigant Consulting

Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: NCI) is a specialized, global expert services firm dedicated to assisting clients in creating and protecting value in the face of critical business risks and opportunities. Through senior level engagement with clients, Navigant professionals combine technical expertise in Disputes and Investigations, Economics, Financial Advisory and Management Consulting, with business pragmatism in the highly regulated Construction, Energy, Financial Services and Healthcare industries to support clients in addressing their most critical business needs. "Navigant" is a service mark of Navigant International, Inc. Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NCI) is not affiliated, associated, or in any way connected with Navigant International, Inc. and NCI's use of "Navigant" is made under license from Navigant International, Inc. More information about Navigant Consulting can be found www.navigantconsulting.com.

Investment banking, private placement, merger, acquisition and divestiture services offered through Navigant Capital Advisors, LLC. Member FINRA/SIPC.

SOURCE: Navigant Consulting, Inc.

Amanda Mareci
Navigant Consulting, Inc.
646.227.4379
amanda.mareci@navigantconsulting.com

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