Hardesty, LLC Adds a New Partner To Growing Northern California Practice

Kimberlee Duval
IRVINE, CA, October 10, 2017

Hardesty, LLC, a national executive services firm, has admitted Kimberlee Gonzaga-Duval as a Partner in its Northern California practice.

“We are very pleased with the addition of Kimberlee to the Hardesty team. Her experience adds further industry capabilities in medical devices, pharmaceuticals, biotech, and cosmeceuticals. “Kimberlee has broad corporate experience ranging from startups and high-growth firms to multi-national market leaders.” quoted Bob Worthington, Hardesty’s Northern California Managing Partner. “We’re having tremendous success in Northern California, and Kimberlee is an outstanding addition to our growing team.”

Karl Hardesty, Founder & CEO, also joined in, “I’m very excited to be adding Kimberlee to our team. Her experience further builds on our NorCal and national practice and further cements our leadership offering to the, “Office of the CFO.”

Ms. Duval has an extensive career as a high-achieving executive with 25 years of progressive management success having served in many C-Level roles in the Life-Sciences Industry (medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and bio-tech) as well as the Consumer product space. She has proven herself to be highly adept and an integral team leader in transforming and enabling record levels of business growth, operational efficiency, technical accounting, productivity gains, and superior product quality, all while serving as a key leader in shaping business strategies.

Ms. Duval has raised nearly $200 million in funds through public/private equity, grants, licensing, and venture capital. Kimberlee excels at working with bankers, private equity firms and venture capitalists that recognize her as a valued transaction partner. Ms. Duval earned her B.A. in Accounting and Finance/Economics from College of Notre Dame and is a Certified Public Accountant.

About Hardesty

Hardesty is an executive services firm providing experienced executives to middle market companies, including founder owned, private investor owned, and publicly traded entities. The firm performs executive search, interim executive placement, special projects, and strategic consulting services with a focus on the CEO, COO, CFO, and other C-Suite roles. The firm has developed a national team of seasoned partners for rapid deployment to companies requiring immediate executive solutions. Hardesty has grown rapidly since its inception in mid-2011 and has been recognized as a “Fastest Growing Company” year after year.

Hardesty has offices in Orange County, Los Angeles, Boston, Chicago, Northern California, Atlanta, New York, Dallas, Miami, Tampa, Seattle, Phoenix, Philadelphia, Portland, and Toronto.

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