BearingPoint Reference Checks

By Joshua Weinberger  |  Posted 2003-07-11 Print this article Print

Once known as KPMG Consulting, BearingPoint has really made its mark in recent years serving state and federal customers.

BearingPoint Reference Checks

Phil Barrett
(512) 475-4754
Project:In 2000, KPMG Consulting beat out nearly a dozen others to develop the e-government portal—laying out all the costs itself—and continues to operate and maintain the site, recouping its costs through transaction fees.

Stratex Networks
Carl Thomsen
(408) 944-1797
Project:KPMG Consulting first came on to handle an Oracle implementation in 2000, and was used extensively by the digital-microwave company until last year.

LexisNexis Group
Tobias Hartmann
Sr. Director, File & Serve
(425) 460-6858
Project:Involved in electronic-document filing since 1991, the information aggregator acquired CourtLink in 2001, helping attorneys feed into BearingPoint's eFiling for Courts system nationwide.

University of Missouri
Eileen D. Heveron
Executive Director, Administrative Systems Project
(573) 884-1380
Project:In 1998, KPMG Consulting landed the five-year, $45 million project replacing decades-old technology systems with a PeopleSoft platform.

Hank Farrar
President & COO
(212) 612-9339
Project:The Small Value Payments Company, owned by 22 banks, is working with BearingPoint to develop the image-transfer technology that will allow paperless check-processing.

Union Bank of California
Jo Ellen Hart
VP, Managed Relationship Services
(619) 230-3446
Project: The state's second-largest bank first hired KPMG Consulting back in 1997 to develop commercial and affluent-market banking systems, and has engaged the firm several times since.

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After being on staff at The New Yorker for five years, Josh later traveled the world, hitting all seven continents in a single year. At Yale University, he majored in American Studies, English, and Theatre Studies.


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