Washington, D.C., May 18, 2016 — FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN), the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today announced that Sophie Ross, Senior Managing Director in the company’s Technology segment, has been recognized by the San Francisco Business Times as one of this year’s ‘Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business’, which honors elite female executives who demonstrate the greatest impact on their businesses, communities and advocacy for women in business. Ms. Ross was previously named to the San Francisco Business Times list in 2014.
“Sophie is a terrific leader at our firm and I’m pleased to see her accomplishments recognized in this manner,” said Steven H. Gunby, President and Chief Executive Officer of FTI Consulting. “She has a long track record of success in creating collaborative teams to serve our clients in the most holistic ways. It’s no surprise that Sophie dedicates the same level of energy and drive to her community.”
Ms. Ross serves on the FTI Technology segment Steering Group and leads both the Western Region for FTI Technology and the company’s managed review business. She has helped to establish FTI Technology’s managed review offering as the go-to service for leading law firms and corporations. She also has a leadership role in the FTI Women’s Initiative, a company-wide program to attract, retain, develop and promote highly talented female professionals. Ms. Ross speaks regularly at legal industry events and develops white papers and articles on best practices relating to e-discovery. She recently held the position as President of the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco and remains on their Board of Directors and serves as the Chair of the Governance Committee.
“The San Francisco Business Times has assembled an exceptional list of women leaders, and it is an honor to be included among them,” said Ms. Ross. “I work within a dynamic industry in which large organizations turn to us for thoughtful and innovative answers for their business challenges. Women play a key role in meeting these challenges, and I’m proud of the advancements my organization has made in mentoring and growing female talent.”
On Thursday, June 16, 2016, the San Francisco Business Times will recognize this year’s honorees at a dinner and awards ceremony at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square in San Francisco. The honorees are also featured in the May 2016 edition of the San Francisco Business Times.
For more information on San Francisco Business Times’ ‘Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business’, as well as a full list of winners, please visit the San Francisco Business Times. For more information on FTI Technology, please visit www.ftitechnology.com.