NEW YORK, Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fino, an IT consulting firm specializing in enterprise application design, development and consulting services announced today that it has hired Mindy Yang as its Chief Operating Officer (COO). As COO, Ms. Yang will lead strategies in client relations, new business development, marketing, project management and day-to-day operations.
Ms. Yang has almost two decades of operational experience at international professional services organizations, including Ernst & Young LLP, KMPG Consulting and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, where she held various roles in engagement management, financial reporting, planning and analysis, employee relations, recruiting and business development.
At Skadden, Ms. Yang most recently served as the primary lead for the global litigation and controversy practice areas where her responsibilities included providing strategic guidance in business development initiatives, plans and programs. Prior to that, she supervised the implementation of diversity initiatives involving training, associate relations, client relations and law student recruiting. She has worked closely with minority law student associations including BLSA, APALSA, LaLSA and LGBT student groups and is currently active in a number of women in business organizations throughout New York City. Her steadfast commitment to promoting diversity in professional services and separately, support of philanthropic programs is exemplified in her work with student pipeline groups as well as charitable foundations.
"Mindy's vision, experience and senior leadership are essential to our continued and rapid growth," said Brian Fino, founder and Managing Director. "She brings the skills we need to recruit the best talent and deliver world-class services to our clients."
Earlier in her career, Ms. Yang also served as an internal auditor for the corporate office of Saks Fifth Avenue where she developed and implemented profit improvement business strategies and reported annual results to the Executive Board. Ms. Yang holds an M.B.A in Communications and Media Management from Fordham University and a B.A. in International Economics from George Washington University.
"I am thrilled to join the extremely talented group of professionals at Fino," said Mindy Yang. "Fino has impressively experienced organic growth over the past seven years, and I am excited to have this opportunity to build on its very strong foundation."
Ms. Yang is the latest addition to a growing employee base and client roster at Fino. Headquartered in New York City, Fino works with Fortune 1000 companies across industry lines.
Founded in 2006, Fino provides application design, development and consulting services to Fortune 1000 organizations. Fino services a wide-range of industries including finance, energy, media, retail and not-for-profit institutions. Fino is committed to increasing the profitability and organizational efficiencies of its clients by helping them determine the best technology strategies that meet their business goals. The company is headquartered in New York City. For more information, visit www.finoconsulting.com.