Charles River Associates (CRA) Appoints Daniel K. Mahoney as Chief Financial Officer

Former BrightSphere Investment Group Executive Brings Deep Public Company Finance and Accounting Experience

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Charles River Associates (NASDAQ: CRAI), a worldwide leader in providing economic, financial, and management consulting services, today announced the appointment of Daniel K. Mahoney as Chief Financial Officer effective March 30, 2020. Mr. Mahoney most recently served as Senior Vice President, Head of Finance at BrightSphere Investment Group (NYSE: BSIG). Mr. Mahoney assumes the role from Chad Holmes, who will be CRA’s Executive Vice President and Chief Corporate Development Officer, as part of a transition previously announced on February 27, 2020.

We are excited to welcome Dan to the CRA team as we continue to develop our corporate infrastructure in support of our ongoing growth and success,” said Paul Maleh, CRA’s Chief Executive Officer and President. “Dan brings strength in implementing financial systems, processes and controls for companies experiencing high levels of growth. We believe his depth of public company accounting and financial leadership experience makes him the right choice to lead CRA as our Chief Financial Officer as we continue to grow our organization.”

Mr. Mahoney stated, “I am impressed by Charles River Associates’ highly regarded practice areas and the consultants’ multi-disciplinary approach to solving clients’ problems. I look forward to working with the global team on world-class processes in financial reporting and execution as we forge new successes for the company in the years ahead.”

Mr. Mahoney brings nearly 20 years of financial leadership experience to CRA. Mr. Mahoney was most recently at BrightSphere Investment Group where he served as SVP and Head of Finance overseeing the financial planning and analysis, treasury, accounting and tax departments, along with the company’s risk and internal audit programs. At BrightSphere he held a critical role in its initial public offering and subsequent corporate reporting and investor relationships, initially serving as Controller and Chief Accounting Officer. Prior to BrightSphere, Mr. Mahoney was Chief Accounting Officer at State Street Global Advisors (SSgA), the asset management division of State Street Corporation, where he was responsible for accounting and control processes for SSgA. Prior to SSgA, Mr. Mahoney established a strong public accounting background during his 11-year tenure at PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP. He holds a B.A. from Tufts University, as well as a CPA professional certification.

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