The executive appointments are:
- Michael Goldstein as senior vice president and national director for Strategic Development;
- Richard Melnick as national director, financial institutions;
- Brian Katz as vice president of Market Strategy and Development; and
- Anthony Laudato as vice president of Product Development and Innovation.
According to the announcement, Goldstein will focus primarily on exploring new channels of distribution for Clark Consulting services and developing strategic partnerships with financial service companies whose clients can benefit from Clark Consulting programs. Goldstein was previously with The Newport Group.
Melnick will concentrate on fostering Clark Consulting’s relationships with banks as well as developing new relationships at large financial institutions. Katz’s department is spearheading efforts at building the Clark Consulting brand and expanding market opportunities, while Laudato is leading the development of new products and services to reach those markets.
“The emphasis at Clark Consulting is on developing new markets through new services and new outlets for existing and new services,” said Kurt Laning, president of Clark Consulting, in the announcement.