The H.S. Grace & Company, Inc. team brings more than 1,000 years of combined senior management experience to the table. Its board of advisors and consultants hold advanced degrees in varied disciplines and have spent their careers working as senior executives for major corporations. We offer an unparalleled breadth and depth of expertise to address client issues.
Below is a partial list of our team members. Depending on the specifics on a particular assignment, we will assemble a team with the right mix of hands-on experience and expertise to address the issues. As needed, we also can draw upon our network of consulting experts for specialized knowledge or in-depth industry background.
H. Stephen Grace Jr., Ph.D.
President, H.S. Grace & Company, Inc.
James J. Abel
Board of Directors, President and CEO, CPI Corp.;
Board of Directors, EVP and CFO (Ret.), Lamson & Sessions Co.;
Former Chair, President and CEO, Financial Executives International (FEI)
Dan Brill, MBA
Consultant on Banking, Portfolio Management, Corporate Finance and Structured Finance issues
Chief Risk Officer of Treasury and Trade Solutions (Ret.), Citibank
Board of Directors, Sarah Inc.
James N. Clark, MBA
Board of Directors, EVP and CFO (Ret.), Western & Southern Financial Group, Inc.;
Former Chair, FEI
Jeffrey E. Curtiss, CPA, CFA, J.D., L.L.M. (Taxation)
Audit Committee Chair, Board of Directors and Nominating and Governance Committees, KBR, Inc.;
Former President, CFA Society of Houston;
Former CFO, Service Corporation International and Browning-Ferris Industries;
Former Secretary, FEI
Al Fenichel, CPA, MBA
Former SVP and CAO AXA Financial/AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company
Former Senior Financial Officer for CBS Inc Consumer Products Group, US Recorded Music Division
Former Past President and board member of Financial Executives International (New York City Chapter)
Frank Gatti, CPA, MBA
Audit Committee Chair, Board of Directors, Peoples Education, Inc.;
Finance Committe Member, Board of Directors,The Conference Board;
Former CFO and member of Office of the President, Educational Testing Services;
Former VP Financial Management, former VP CAO and Corporate Controller, The New York Times Company
Suzanne H. Gilbert, MBA
Consultant on Strategy, Finance and Operations;
Board of Directors & Audit Committee Chair, VIA Motors, Inc.
Former Vice Chair and CFO (Ret.), Initiative Media;
EVP, CFO and CAO, Campbell-Ewald Advertising
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer,
H.S. Grace & Company, Inc.
Louis Grumet, J.D.
Former Executive Director, New York State Society of CPAs;
Former Executive Director, New York State School Boards Association;
New York State Former Asst. Commissioner Education Dept.
Edward A. Grun, NCARB, AIA
John E. Haupert
Consultant on Corporate Organization and Financing
Treasurer (Ret.), The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Sheryl L. Hopkins, J.D., MBA
Former Practicing Attorney, Akin Gump, Vinson & Elkins, Locke Lord (f/k/a Locke Purnell),
Gordon Arata (Management Committee)
Consultant on Banking, Bankruptcy and Reorganization;
Direktor, Credit Risk Management (Ret.), Deutsche Bank A.G.
Jodie L. Jiles, MPA
Consultant on Investment Banking and Public Finance.
Former Managing Director RBC Capital Markets
Extensive board service with non-profit, healthcare and educational institutions.
Susan Koski-Grafer, MBA
Consulant on Finance and Accounting
Former Senior Associate Chief Accountant, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Steven B. Lilien, Ph.D., CPA
Consultant on Accounting and Business Operations;
Weinstein Professor of Accountancy, Former Dir. of Center for Financial Integrity,
Baruch College, The City University of New York
Nicholas J. Lomonte
VP Finance (Ret.), ABB Lummus Global Inc.
Martin G. Mand, MBA
Consultant on Governance, Oversight and Control;
EVP and CFO (Ret.), Nortel Networks;
VP and Treasurer (Ret.), DuPont Co.;
Former Chair, Financial Executives Research Foundation, Inc.(FERF)
S. Khalid Masood, CMA
Finance Director and CFO, Jubail Water and Power Co., Jubail, Saudi Arabia;
Former Board Director and CFO, Hub Power Co., Karachi, Pakistan
James F. Ott
Consultant on Finance and Accounting issues;
Director of Operations (Ret.), H.S. Grace & Company, Inc.
S. Lawrence Prendergast, MBA
VP and Tres. (Ret.), AT&T;
Former Chair, FERF
Francis C. Regnier
Consultant on International Retailing;
Former CEO, Montaigne Diffusion (LACOSTE), Paris
Robert S. Roath, CPA
Chairman, Standard Parking Corp.;
Former CFO, RJR Nabisco
Richard A. Schrader
Former Chair and CFO, Parsons Brinckerhoff Inc.;
Former Chair, FEI;
Director, Ethics Resource Center
The Honorable William M. Schultz, J.D.
Consultant and Lecturer on Legal and Governance Issues;
Former United States Bankruptcy Judge, Southern District of Texas
William O. Strange, CPA
Consultant on Finance, Accounting and Reporting issues.
Retired audit partner, Deloitte & Touche, LLP.
Director and Audit Committee Chair, Hyperdynamics Corporation;
Director and Audit Committe Chair, Habitat for Humanity (Northwest Harris County)
Ronald H. Wilcomes, J.D.
Consultant on Finance and Investments;
VP and Investment Counsel (Ret.), MetLife Insurance Co.
Alfred L. Williams, Jr., CPA, MBA
Consultant on Corporate Organizations, Finance and Reorganizations;
Former SVP and CFO, Global Industrial Technologies, Inc.
Walter C. Wilson, CPA
Consultant on Complex Corporate Structures, Turnarounds and Reorganizations;
Board of Directors, Encal;
Trustee, FERF; Former SVP and CFO, EOG Resources, Inc.;