Navigare Advisory Partners is pleased to announce Kenneth Friedli has joined the firm as a Partner. Kenneth will contribute to the continued expansion of Navigare's capabilities and capacity by providing practical guidance based upon his real-world experience and quantitative analytics to Navigare clients.
"We are very pleased to welcome Kenneth to the Navigare team. His depth of experience, commitment to Navigare's guiding principles, and proven ability to improve operations and maximize profits for his clients are an exact fit with our firm and our clients' needs," said Navigare Co-Founder Chris Hearing. Navigare Co-Founder Greg Laubach noted, "Kenneth joining Navigare is yet another example of our firm's commitment to its mission and clients, and Kenneth will be an asset to both."
Kenneth has more than 25 years' experience in domestic and international finance, corporate governance, administration and operations with public and private operating companies including consumer products, direct to consumer marketing, live entertainment, and government contracting industries. As Chief Financial Officer for Direct Holdings Global, a $100MM+ privately held multi-channel marketing and live entertainment business with global distribution, Kenneth provided executive financial leadership for strategic planning, analysis and operations across all business lines. In addition to leading the finance and accounting departments he led the information technology, operations and administrative resources and facilities management teams.
"I was attracted by Chris and Greg's commitment to the success of the firm's clients, and their singular focus on providing fact-based, actionable advice and guidance. Their commitment to excellence, and an energetic and gratifying environment for team members and clients alike is unparalleled. I am fortunate to be joining such a talented and respected team," Kenneth said.
About Navigare Advisory Partners, LLC
Navigare, headquartered in suburban Washington, D.C., is a middle-market strategic consulting firm working with companies and their stakeholders to identify opportunities and implement operating plans to achieve sustainable value creation. Navigare provides services throughout the United States and abroad.