VIENNA, VA, February 7, 2022 — The Alliance Group, a recruiting and professional consulting organization, announced today the hire of Senior Director, Financial Systems – Unanet, Jean Herbst.
“As an organization, we’ve been excited to enter the Unanet space given our clients who have been adopting their solution. We’re now not only a certified Unanet Partner, we have the right leadership in place with Jean to be able to really scale and serve our clients. Jean’s depth of experience with implementations and optimization of Unanet and her eight year career there give us a significant advantage as companies look to find the best implementation partner,” said Brian Meadows, Partner at The Alliance Group.
Alliance was founded in 2012 as an Accounting and Finance Executive search firm by three recruiting industry veterans, Nick Palacio, Ed Barrow and Chris Rollin. As Alliance passes their 10-year anniversary, the practice has grown substantially beyond their accounting and finance footprint, adding additional service lines to include temporary staffing, client advisory consulting, IT and financial systems consulting.
Jean is the Senior Director heading up the Unanet Group at Alliance. Jean has over 20 years of Accounting, Finance, and ERP implementation experience and previously practiced as a CPA. After over 8 years of experience working for Unanet, Jean is an expert in all aspects of Unanet’s GovCon product. She specializes in supporting middle market and enterprise organizations and acts as a first choice advisor to new and existing customers. Her ability to assist organizations with their evolving business needs, adoption, and optimization helps clients gain greater return on their ERP investment.
“I am excited to join The Alliance Group and contribute to the growth of the Financial Systems Group. All who work at Alliance share my passion for excellence, collaboration and listening to and working with clients to achieve exceptional results. The Unanet Team at Alliance provides clients with a premier level of service, successful outcomes and increased ability to leverage their financial system. I am happy to be a part of this energetic, fun and hard-working team,” Herbst said.
Focused on growth, Alliance has landed on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing private companies for the 6th consecutive year, earning an impressive 3-year growth rate of 169%. With expansion and investment in all areas of the business, Alliance expects an even greater showing on this year’s Inc. 5000 list.
With over 300 clients throughout the DC region, ranging from startups, government contractors to Fortune 500 organizations, Alliance is uniquely positioned to introduce a broader Financial Systems offering to their client base.
“Jean’s wealth of knowledge and deep experience with Unanet and the industry makes her the right leader to head our Unanet practice. I’m thrilled Jean has joined the team to provide comprehensive Unanet services that will create value for our clients,” said Nikki Tercero, Vice President of Financial Systems.
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