May 29, 2019 - Guidepost Solutions, a global leader in compliance, investigations, monitoring, and security consulting, announced that Liam A. Ferguson and Courtney H. Fletcher have joined as senior managing directors. Ferguson will be based in the firm’s Los Angeles office, while Fletcher will work out of Washington D.C. Both join Guidepost Solutions from The Claro Group, a financial and management consulting firm.
“Liam and Courtney have worked at the cutting edge of the technology and compliance sectors for many years and we are thrilled to welcome them to the team,” said Julie Myers Wood, CEO, Guidepost Solutions. “The addition of Liam and Courtney is in direct response to the growing and pressing need for effective management and governance of data in every organization.”
Guidepost Solutions’ technology consulting team deploys a holistic planning approach and a comprehensive risk assessment methodology to address the unique needs and challenges for any company. It delivers the analysis, information, design, and guidance needed to manage data, elevate security programs to the next level and mitigate business risk. Fletcher and Ferguson’s distinguished backgrounds in structured data collection and analysis will be invaluable as clients tackle complex data-centric issues.
Ferguson is a nationally recognized expert in the areas of eDiscovery and structured data, including the acquisition, management, and analysis of transactional, financial, and operational data. With more than 20 years of experience, he provides proven solutions in risk and compliance program consulting, information governance, complex data analytics, and eDiscovery. He offers advisory services to corporations and governments regarding all aspects of criminal and regulatory enforcement matters, including anti-money laundering, and provides proactive fraud risk assessment and compliance services with respect to whistleblower, ethics and integrity programs, money laundering and OFAC regulations, the FCPA, and environmental regulations.
Fletcher has deep experience with technology services including structured data collection and analysis, eDiscovery, and software analysis, as well as independent regulatory and compliance assessments. He has developed and implemented effective tech-based case strategies in matters involving complex technology issues and investigations. This includes data preservation and acquisition through analysis, production, and supporting testimony. Specifically, he has assisted clients with addressing “meet and confer” obligations, intellectual property theft investigations, and advised multinationals on cross-border discovery conflicts.