Founded in 2002, the Huron Consulting Group, commonly known as simply Huron, is a global management consulting company offering services to the Healthcare, Higher Education, Life Sciences, and Commercial industries. In fiscal year ending December 31, 2015, Huron generated $699 million in annual revenue.
Huron was founded in May 2002 in Chicago, Illinois. The company’s initial employees included former consultants from Arthur Andersen, including 25 partners and 250 other professionals. As of 2014, Huron had more than 2,600 employees.
In May 2004, Huron filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) relating to the initial public offering of its common stock. Huron Consulting Group Inc., the holding company, became a public company trading common stock on the NASDAQ Global Select Market exchange under the ticker “HURN” in October 2004.
On July 27, 2016, Huron acquired Healthcare Services Management, Inc. (HSM), a healthcare information technology consultant whose clients include Allscripts, Athenahealth, Cerner and Epic Systems.
On May 20, 2016, Huron acquired ADI Strategies, Inc., an enterprise performance management and business intelligence firm that has been recognized as an Oracle Platinum Partner.
On February 2, 2016 Huron acquired MyRounding, a firm specializing in digital health solutions to improve patient care.
On October 1, 2015 Huron acquired Cloud62, a firm specializing in complex Salesforce.com implementations and related cloud-based applications
On July 1, 2015, Huron acquired the India affiliate of Rittman Mead Consulting Ltd., Rittman Mead India, a data and analytics consulting firm that specializes in the implementation of enterprise performance management and analytics systems.
On Feb. 13, 2015, Huron acquired Studer Group, a professional services firm that consults with healthcare providers on clinical outcomes and financial results.
On Jan. 8, 2015, Huron acquired Sky Analytics, a Massachusetts-based provider of legal software for corporate law departments.
On Oct. 2, 2014, Huron acquired Threshold Consulting, Inc., a consulting firm that provides customer relationship management consulting, cloud-based software as a service applications, business intelligence solutions and data warehousing.
On May 5, 2014 Huron acquired Vonlay, LLC, a healthcare technology consulting firm specializing in clinical, administrative and financial system implementation and optimization.
On January 7, 2014 Huron acquired The Frankel Group Associates LLC, a life sciences consulting firm.
On September 20, 2013, Huron acquired Blue Stone International, LLC, a provider of Oracle Corporation professional services supporting enterprise performance management, information management and business intelligence solutions. Under the terms of the agreement, Huron will acquire the assets of Blue Stone for $30 million in cash.
Huron acquired Click Commerce, a supplier of software-based solutions and professional services to academic medical centers and research institutions. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
On July 31, 2009, Huron announced that the company would restate its financial statements for 2006, 2007, 2008, and first quarter 2009. That same day, Huron announced the resignation of its Chairman of the Board and CEO Gary Holdren, CFO Gary Burge, and that Chief Accounting Officer Wayne Lipski would soon be departing. The company also announced that James H. Roth, a founder of the company, would be Huron's new CEO. The following business day - August 3, 2009 - Huron’s shares dropped 69 percent to $13.69. The company had reported that shareholders of four Huron business acquisitions, acquired between 2005 and 2007, conditionally redistributed portions of their initial and future acquisition-related payments among themselves and to certain Huron employees without Huron's knowledge or permission. The issue was initially identified by the Chief Accounting Officer/Controller, Wayne Lipski.
On July 19, 2012, Huron announced it has reached a final settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) resolving the previously disclosed SEC investigation into the Company’s August 2009 restatement of its financial statements for the years ended 2006, 2007 and 2008 and the first quarter of 2009. The Company agreed to the settlement without admitting or denying the SEC’s findings.