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20 Leading Companies of the Year 2022

Riveron: The Premier National Advisory Across the Globe

Riveron
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With the increase in competition, companies require support and advisory from outside firms. Companies like Riveron are the way forward in this tough environment. Riveron is a national business advisory firm specializing in accounting, finance, technology, and operations. With a broad range of functional and industry expertise, the company partners with the clients to implement solutions across the transaction and business lifecycle.

Since its founding as an entrepreneurial start-up company in Dallas, Riveron has built up an impressive roster of clients across the country, attracted top talent, expanded its geographic footprint, and grew through strategic acquisitions to become the premier national advisory firm it is today.

Julie Howard, CEO at Riveron expresses, “The entrepreneurship that gave rise to Riveron remains the source of everything we do today. Drawing on our experience-based creativity, diverse backgrounds, and deep functional and industry expertise, we work alongside our clients to address their unique needs and realize unimagined potential.”

 

Understand The Unique Challenges and Circumstances

 

With a unique culture and steadfast set of core values, Riveron is an employer of choice for the team members and a trusted advisor to the clients.  The company strives to foster an inclusive, diverse, and open environment that inspires and honors the contributions of all the people. Drawing on its consulting, public accounting, and industry backgrounds, Riveron has designed practical solutions and implemented the change the clients need to achieve exceptional results.

Riveron understands the unique challenges and circumstances that set each industry apart, meeting every obstacle with practical and tailored solutions. The teams include former Chief Executives and operators who combine their first-hand industry experience with the technical acumen needed to solve today’s most pressing issues. The team of experienced leaders and employees helps the company to deliver the best services to its clients. Below is the list of services that Riveron offers to clients;

 

  • Accounting Advisory
  • Accounting & Finance Operations
  • Capital Markets & Divestitures
  • Esg & Risks and Compliance
  • Performance Improvement
  • Restructuring & Turnaround
  • Tax Advisory
  • Technology Enablement
  • Transaction Services

 

Responsible For Creating and Executing Growth Strategies

 

The entrepreneurial journey of Julie at Riveron began in 2022 when she joined the board of directors and became the Chief Executive Officer in 2021. She is the former chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Navigant Consulting, where she led the company through significant growth and a major business transformation, enhancing value for its shareholders ahead of the successful sale of the business in 2019. Julie has over 30 years of professional services experience, including numerous leadership positions where she was responsible for creating and executing growth strategies across services, industries, and geographies. In addition to serving on Riveron’s board of directors, she is on the boards of ManpowerGroup, Sleep Number, and Treliant. As Chief Executive Officer at Riveron, Julie Howard is responsible for setting and executing the firm’s long-term strategy and creating value for stakeholders.

 

Elevating Performance and Expanding Possibilities

 

Riveron is partnered with corporations, private equity firms, lenders, and borrowers to elevate performance and expand possibilities across the business lifecycle. It collaborates closely with a broad range of other service and solution providers to deliver integrated results for the clients.

 

  1. Office of the CFO

 

Riveron partners with the Office of the CFO and other corporate leaders to implement tailored solutions across the transaction and business lifecycle. Whether the company is experiencing high growth, distress, transition, integration, or separation, it delivers meaningful change to stabilize and enhance the business and is not bound by auditor independence rules.

 

  • Implement transformational solutions across financial, accounting, technology, and operations
  • Design and optimize new and existing processes and systems
  • Serve in interim leadership roles and deliver supplemental services
  • Provide leadership and execution for transactions and special situations

 

  1. Private Equity

 

A demanding investment lifecycle creates complexity for deal teams and operating partners. Riveron partners with deal teams, operating partners, and portfolio companies to elevate performance and expand possibilities across the portfolio. The company deal experts align with the investment strategy and execute operating improvements to optimize finance, accounting, and technology processes during the hold period.

 

  • Mergers & Acquisitions: Align strategy to maximize deal value with integrated buy-side or sell-side support.
  • Post-Close Transition: Achieve success early by addressing critical financial and integration needs at investment launch.
  • Operations Excellence: Execute operating improvements to increase EBITDA and accelerate working capital.
  • Accounting & Finance Operations: Optimize finance, accounting, and technology processes to improve transparency and support the office of the CFO.

 

  1. Lenders And Borrowers

 

Understanding the risks and how to create value across the credit lifecycle is imperative to all parties involved. Riveron partners with credit providers and borrowers to evaluate every possible outcome and provide a holistic view of credit risk and opportunities in both healthy and distressed situations. From initial collateral examination or cash flow analysis, through navigating liquidity efficiency, debt restructuring, reorganization, or possible bankruptcy, it approaches each engagement through the lens of an investor, delivering a scope of services as comprehensive or focused as the situation requires to ensure the primacy of capital.

Quote: At Riveron, we believe the strategic visions that transform organizations often emerge from insights found deep within the details.

 

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