New York, NY – July 3, 2018 – PwC Public Sector LLP announced today that Deborah Ricci has been appointed as its Chief Financial Officer. Deborah will oversee financial strategy and financial operations of the business, which was acquired by an affiliate of Veritas Capital on May 1, 2018.
With 25 years of experience in executive roles for foreign and domestic operations at mid-market defense, technology and manufacturing companies, Deborah’s extensive expertise includes the day-to-day management of finance, accounting, information technology, pricing, contracts and human resources.
Prior to joining PwC Public Sector, Deborah served as Chief Financial Officer of Constellis. Previously, she was the Chief Financial Officer for Centerra Group, a Constellis company. She also served as CFO for a leading counterterrorism firm in the Washington, DC area where she was instrumental in the successful sale of the company to a large government contractor. During this time, she was named the CFO of the Year for mid-sized companies by the Washington Business Journal.
“Deborah’s leadership and experience make her a tremendous strategic partner to our new business and to our leadership team as we rebrand and continue to grow,” said Scott McIntyre, Chief Executive Officer of the PwC Public Sector. “With a strong track record of helping businesses thrive, her leadership style is a perfect fit for our organization. We are delighted to welcome her to the new business.”
“This is an exciting time to join the practice. I look forward to leading a strong and talented finance team that is well-positioned to continue on its trajectory of growth,” said Ricci.
Deborah was a Fellow at the University of Pittsburgh where she earned a Master of Business Administration degree. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Bentley University. Deborah began her career as a certified public accountant.
The PwC Public Sector operates as a standalone company under Veritas’ ownership. A leading provider of strategic advisory services to customers such as the Department of Defense, Homeland Security, Veterans Affairs, Health and Human Services, and the Department of State, as well as numerous state and local governments, the PwC Public Sector is led by professionals with deep commercial and public sector expertise.
About Veritas Capital
Veritas Capital is a leading private equity firm that invests in companies that provide critical products and services, primarily technology and technology-enabled solutions, to government and commercial customers worldwide, including those operating in the aerospace & defense, healthcare, technology, national security, communications, energy, government services and education industries. Veritas seeks to create value by strategically transforming the companies in which it invests through organic and inorganic means. For more information on Veritas Capital and its current and past investments, visit www.veritascapital.com.
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