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Navigant Consulting Announces Managing Director Promotions

January 7, 2013 at 10:01 AM EST

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 7, 2013-- Navigant announced today the promotion of ten of the Firm’s professionals to the level of Managing Director.

“We are proud of the newly promoted professionals as they consistently demonstrate Navigant's shared values. They are recognized for their leadership in the market, with the clients they serve, and in the positive impact they have on the development of Navigant professionals. We look forward to their continued contributions and successes,” said Lee Spirer, Executive Vice President and Global Business Leader.

Martin Biegelman, Phoenix, AZ

Mr. Biegelman is a recognized expert on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and anti-corruption compliance, financial investigations, due diligence and corporate compliance design and implementation. Throughout his more than 35-year career, he has held leadership positions in law enforcement, consulting and the corporate sector and is widely considered to be a subject matter expert in the detection, investigation, and prevention of fraud and corruption.

Ryan Bilbrey, Los Angeles, CA

Mr. Bilbrey leads Navigant’s West Region Technology Solutions practice. Mr. Bilbrey has been in the litigation consulting field for more than 19 years, and has extensive experience directing the identification, collection, analysis, processing, hosted review, and production of electronically stored information (ESI). His current focus is electronic discovery, ESI processing/hosted review, and strategic consulting regarding workflows in all stages of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM).

Francis Bonanno, New York, NY

Mr. Bonanno has 30 years’ experience in healthcare administration. He has extensive experience in both hospital and medical group healthcare administration, specializing in operational assessment and reengineering, managed care contract negotiations, service line development and revenue optimization strategies, physician compensation and productivity design and in the evaluation of various provider integration strategies.

Guy Elkington, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Mr. Elkington has 24 years’ experience as a Quantity Surveyor / Cost Engineer engaged in the construction and engineering sectors. For the last 20 years he has been primarily involved with FIDIC based civil engineering, rail, infrastructure and building contracts, and EPC and fabrication contracts relating to oil and gas and power projects. His experience includes cost management and consultancy, claims, arbitration and litigation support, expert witness evidence and contract advice.

Patty Frost, Washington, DC

Ms. Frost has over 20 years of experience in finance, strategy and litigation work, with a particular emphasis in the financial services industry. Ms. Frost began her career as a financial analyst and credit auditor with a major money center bank. She has performed and supervised detailed credit analyses, ranging from thousand dollar equipment leases to multi-billion dollar project finance syndicates. Although versed in a variety of credit-related issues, she has particular expertise in the origination and securitization of residential mortgages. Ms. Frost has led numerous large-scale, data-intensive engagements involving complex commercial litigation, government investigations and nationwide class actions.

William Goetzler, Burlington, MA

Mr. Goetzler’s work at Navigant focuses on energy-related issues for buildings, performing technology and market assessments, conducting modeling and analysis, and providing strategic planning assistance for public sector organizations, utilities, and manufacturers of products such as HVAC and refrigeration equipment, appliances, building controls, lighting, and renewable and distributed energy systems. He has 25 years of engineering and consulting experience in sectors including defense, industrial equipment, and energy.

Vikram Kapoor, New York, NY

Mr. Kapoor has expertise in the valuation of asset backed securities and credit derivatives, including residential mortgage backed securities, cash and synthetic collateralized debt obligations, and credit default swaps. He has consulted to global investment banks, large mortgage banks, financial guaranty insurers, and government regulators. Mr. Kapoor also has significant M&A valuation experience and intangible asset valuation experience.

Chuck Peruchini, Chicago, IL

Mr. Peruchini has a national leadership role at Navigant identifying emerging issues and strategic responses to market developments. Mr. Peruchini has spent more than 12 years coordinating a wide array of services to clients from, Fortune 100 corporations to law firms, and across numerous industries including banking, energy, finance, healthcare, insurance, security, steel and transportation.

Christopher Sicuranza, Washington, DC

Mr. Sicuranza has more than 14 years of experience advising mortgage finance, government and banking organizations including several Fortune 500 companies. He specializes in providing solutions that help clients optimize the use of financial and operational information to improve profitability, minimize risk capital and address regulatory requirements. He is a proven engagement leader with the ability to manage large complex projects in risk management, business and financial analytics, and operational effectiveness.

Beji Varghese, Charlotte , NC

Mr. Varghese focuses on risk management matters in the financial services space. He also has extensive residential mortgage servicing expertise. Mr. Varghese specializes in the area of governance, risk and compliance and has advised multiple companies in the design and implementation of effective internal controls. Mr. Varghese is also a highly-skilled Business Intelligence & Data Warehousing expert.

About Navigant

Navigant (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. More information about Navigant can be found at

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