Knowledge Infusion Names New Chief Operating Officer
September 14, 2011
Minneapolis, MN—September 14, 2011 Knowledge Infusion, a global leader in the HR consulting industry, today announced the appointment of Christopher L. Haley as its Chief Operating Officer.
In this role, Chris will be responsible for managing all of Knowledge Infusion’s financial and legal operations, enhancing internal infrastructure to sustain continued growth,and managing the company’s strategic initiatives.
“By adding this role to the Knowledge Infusion team, we are taking the necessary steps to improve the performance of our organization and continue to put in place processes and controls to support our aggressive growth plans while maintaining the quality of services we provide our clients every day,” said Jason Averbook, Chief Executive Officer of Knowledge Infusion. “Knowledge Infusion has made significant impacts on the HR industry during its first six years of existence, and we are very excited to continue to help HR be a value added, strategic business function globally for years to come.”
Previously, Chris was the Chief Financial Officer and General Counsel at Black Diamond Performance Reporting, LLC,a leading provider of Web-based, outsourced portfolio management and reporting platforms to independent advisors, wealth managers, banks, broker-dealers and family offices in Jacksonville, Florida, where he oversaw all financial and legal aspects of the company and led Black Diamond’s strategic planning efforts.
Prior to joining Black Diamond, Chris practiced law at Bass, Berry & Sims, PLC in Nashville, Tennessee as a member of the firm’s Corporate and Securities and Tax Practice Areas. Chris counseled a variety of public and private companies, venture capital and private equity funds and individuals at all stages of development.
Chris graduated from the University of Mississippi where he received a Bachelor of Accountancy, magna cum laude, and a Master of Taxation. He received his juris doctorate degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Tennessee School of Law, where he served as Managing Editor of the Tennessee Law Review and was elected to the Order of the Coif. Following law school, Chris obtained his LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law where he received the Harry J. Rudick award for distinction in the Graduate Tax Program.
Prior to attending law school, Chris worked for Ernst & Young, LLP in Memphis, Tennessee where he was a member of the firm’s Tax Consulting Practice.
About Knowledge Infusion
Knowledge Infusion is a world-class HR consulting organization, focused on driving change in the industry. We provide advisory and consulting services to help clients transform people, process, and technology to drive business results. We provide expertise in core HR, talent acquisition, talent management, talent intelligence, and social collaboration and emerging solutions. With over 350 clients worldwide, Knowledge Infusion has been recognized as one of the fastest growing private companies in the nation with the INC 500/5000 award and continues to be the fastest growing HR technology consultancy in the world.