Houston, Texas – Sept 1, 2020 – Harney Partners, a national corporate advisory firm that that helps companies navigate complex financial and operational situations, is pleased to announce the addition of Jeff Leath to the Houston team. A data analytics expert, Jeff will support Harney’s Houston team led by Karen Nicolaou, as well as the other Harney offices throughout the country.
Jeff brings 20 years of comprehensive experience in strategic finance and accounting with a specialty in data science and analytics. His data expertise will enable Harney clients to leverage and manage large amounts financial and operational data to make critical decisions, improve performance and drive business strategy.
“In today’s uncertain business environment, Jeff’s big data analytics skills are an invaluable resource to help our clients make critical business decisions,” said Karen Nicolaou, Managing Director at Harney Partners. “I am very impressed with his ability to quickly review, distill and stratify large amounts of data for comparative analysis, identification of potential fraud and many other scenarios.”
Prior to joining Harney Partners, Jeff held roles at well-known companies including Mattress Firm, Halliburton, National Oilwell Varco and Eaton Corporation. From liquidity forecasting and Chapter 11 support, to downturn management and capital allocation, he has played an integral role in many complex business scenarios. Jeff earned a Master’s in Data Science from Southern Methodist University and has proficiency in a broad range of business applications.
About Harney Partners:
Harney Partners is a national, corporate-advisory firm that provides independent, multi-disciplinary solutions for middle-market companies and their stakeholders to overcome financial and operational challenges. For more than 25 years, Harney Partners have helped clients realign their business for immediate stability and implement innovative, results-oriented strategies for future sustainability and growth. Harney Partners has offices in Austin, Chicago, Dallas, Houston and Madison and specializes in restructuring and turnaround, bankruptcy advisory, fiduciary services, transaction advisory, interim management, and forensics and litigation services.