SOURCE: MorrisAnderson

June 27, 2008 12:42 ET

Aaron Gillum Joins MorrisAnderson's Chicago Office as Consultant

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - June 27, 2008) - MorrisAnderson is pleased to announce that Aaron Gillum has joined MorrisAnderson's Chicago office as a consultant. "Aaron will be a great asset to our firm," says Howard Korenthal, principal. "He is very bright and, in a few short years, has garnered an impressive amount of financial, management and turnaround experience. Within a couple days of being hired, we had Aaron on a plane going to help on various client projects." Adds Korenthal, "As we continue to expand our offices nationwide, we are always on the lookout for young, bright consultants like Aaron."

Aaron Gillum is a finance and strategic management professional with experience in manufacturing, telecommunications, government, health care and financial services.

Before joining MorrisAnderson, he was a senior associate and later a manager with Diamond Management & Technology Consultants. While there, he managed a $100 million program for a national cable company to achieve a four-year savings of $42 million. He also developed an operational strategy for a regional health system to stabilize and grow market share, and redesigned a financial services spin-off company to create efficient staffing models and define common processes.

As an e-procurement specialist with Covisint, Gillum led an online auction account for a major automobile manufacturing company, resulting in a projected savings of more than $100 million. He has worked alongside many automotive suppliers and buyers to enhance their procurement departments and increase savings.

A graduate of the University of Michigan with a bachelor's degree with honors in economics and public policy, Gillum earned a MBA from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. He is a member of the Turnaround Management Association and is conversant in Spanish.

More about MorrisAnderson:

Chicago-based MorrisAnderson has offices in New York, Atlanta, Milwaukee, Los Angeles, Cleveland, Nashville and St. Louis. The firm's service offerings include performance improvement, financial advisory, investment banking, interim management, lender services, turnarounds, workouts, litigation support, valuation, information technology services, and insolvency services and wind-downs. MorrisAnderson emphasizes hands-on involvement for companies with $20 million to $200 million in annual sales. Now celebrating its 27th anniversary, the firm recently merged with Centre Health Partners, a management consulting firm specializing in financial and operational performance improvement services for the health-care industry. MorrisAnderson's new health-care division is based in Nashville, Tenn.

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