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Tomi Taggart joins HKA as Partner

28th July 2021

HKA has announced that Tomi Taggart has joined the firm as Partner, Business Development based out of the firm’s Chicago operation.

Tomi is a business development professional with more than 25 years of experience in the technology, cybersecurity and privacy sectors. She has worked extensively with organizations in a variety of industries as they navigated the challenges of privacy (GDPR/CCPA/emerging global and federal standards); information security including incident response; information governance; electronic discovery; regulatory compliance; and expert witness needs.  Prior to joining HKA, Tomi was a managing director in the Data & Technology practice of Ankura Consulting. She earned her B.A. in communications from DePaul University and her MBA from Benedictine University, and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US). 

“Over the past two years, our Americas operation has more than doubled, and we continue on a rapid growth trajectory,” said Frank Giunta, Partner and Head of Americas. ‘We look forward to Tomi joining our team to help support an expanding client base with cybersecurity and privacy consulting needs,” he added.

“The demand for cybersecurity and privacy related consulting and forensic services is expanding exponentially due to emerging technologies such as cryptocurrencies and digital assets, along with new regulations, said Michael Corcione, partner and head of HKA’s Cybersecurity and Privacy practice. “HKA is responding to this demand with a growing cybersecurity practice. The addition of Tomi is a key part of our growth strategy,” he added.

About HKA

HKA is the world’s leading consultancy of choice for multi-disciplinary expert and specialist services in risk mitigation and dispute resolution within the capital projects and infrastructure sector.  We also have extensive experience advising clients on the economic impact of commercial and investment treaty disputes, forensic accounting matters and in cybersecurity and privacy governance and compliance. HKA also supports companies that conduct business with the US Federal Government, providing consulting services on complex government contracting matters.

The demand for cybersecurity and privacy related consulting and forensic services is expanding exponentially due to emerging technologies such as cryptocurrencies and digital assets, along with new regulations. HKA is responding to this demand with a growing cybersecurity practice. The addition of Tomi is a key part of our growth strategy.”
Michael Corcione, partner and head of Cybersecurity and Privacy practice HKA
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