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Navigant Consulting Announces Managing Director Promotions

April 16, 2008 at 8:01 AM EDT

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 16, 2008--Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:NCI), a global consulting firm providing dispute, investigative, operational, risk management and financial advisory solutions, announced today the promotion of 13 of the Company's Directors to the position of Managing Director.

"Our Company's continued success is attributable in large part to our strong Managing Director team," said Julie Howard, President and Chief Operating Officer. "The newly promoted Managing Directors further enhance our market development potential and strengthen our leadership capabilities. They have demonstrated their commitment to Navigant's future success through the exemplary client service they provide; the mentorship and professional development they offer to our staff; and their passion for staying at the forefront of their respective industries. We congratulate each of these professionals on their accomplishments."

Marc Adams (Chicago)

Mr. Adams has more than 20 years of sales experience, and is responsible for leading Navigant's business development efforts for the Midwest and East regions. He pursues new business opportunities for Navigant's Dispute and Investigations practices.

Stan Blazewicz (Boston)

Mr. Blazewicz has more than 20 years experience creating value from energy technologies and innovations. He is an expert in energy technology management including technology assessment, strategic planning, public policy, commercialization, R&D management and partnering.

Garry Crossley (London)

Mr. Crossley has 20 years experience advising owners, contractors and subcontractors on the effective planning and management of engineering and construction projects throughout the Middle East, Asia and Europe, and regularly acts as an expert on international disputes.

Robert Davenport (Atlanta)

Mr. Davenport leads Navigant's Architect-Engineer Standard of Care and Performance service-line, offering consultation, dispute resolution and expert testimony to corporations, municipalities, developers, contractors, insurers and design firms.

Mary Beth Edwards (Washington, DC)

Ms. Edwards leads the Payer Disputes service line working with managed care organizations, pharmacy benefit managers, third party administrators and government-paid programs. She is also a leader of the firm's Complex Data Management and Analysis practice.

Saeed Fotovat (Chicago)

Mr. Fotovat has nearly 20 years of experience in the insurance industry focusing on IT solutions. His experience includes implementing major systems initiatives, technology advisory and business enablement via technology optimization.

Bruce Klein (New York)

Mr. Klein has nearly 20 years of management consulting and strategic project delivery experience predominantly in the commercial lending, real estate finance, mortgage backed securities and commercial credit areas.

Andrew Mazurek (Chicago)

Mr. Mazurek has extensive experience in planning and programming a broad range of healthcare facility projects in the U.S. and abroad, including his past experience as a capital program manager for a hospital system.

Patrick Mealoy (Sacramento)

Mr. Mealoy is an economist and policy planner with over 15 years of experience in the utility industry. He has assisted utilities, power developers, and joint ventures on strategic planning, market assessments, economic forecasting, resource planning, financing, contract negotiations, and transmission planning.

Stephen Pitaniello (Fairfield, CT)

Mr. Pitaniello is a registered professional engineer and certified forensic claims consultant with 20 years of diverse construction, engineering and consulting experience. He provides his clients with Project Risk Management and dispute resolution services including expert testimony.

Sean Sands (Philadelphia)

Mr. Sands has more than 20 years of investment banking experience, providing senior level advisory services to middle market companies seeking to complete mergers and acquisitions or raise capital.

Bernie Woolfley (Washington, DC)

Mr. Woolfley has nearly 20 years of experience in matters involving forensic accounting, the review of investment transactions, data analysis, and fraud investigations for companies in the financial services, healthcare and energy sectors.

Andrew Yendall (London)

Mr. Yendall provides consulting services to project owners, contractors, subcontractors, funders, consultants and other stakeholders in relation to major capital projects in both the public and private sectors in the UK and internationally.

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About Navigant Consulting

Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:NCI) is a specialized independent consulting firm providing dispute, financial, regulatory and operational advisory services to government agencies, legal counsel and large companies facing the challenges of uncertainty, risk, distress and significant change. The Company focuses on industries undergoing substantial regulatory or structural change including healthcare, energy and financial and insurance services, and on the issues driving these transformations. "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 at

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