Cincinnati-based private equity firm Vora Ventures has hired Kevin Dooley as its executive vice president and chief strategy officer. Previously, Dooley was a managing partner at Accenture’s Cincinnati and Dayton offices. He was also a client partner at Accenture’s products operating group.
CINCINNATI, Feb. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Vora Ventures, the leading Cincinnati based technology private equity group, announces the appointment of Kevin Dooley as its Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer. Kevin brings more than 27 years of leadership and growth expertise to the group.
For the past 16 years, Kevin served as the Managing Partner of Accenture’s Cincinnati and Dayton offices, as well as a Client Partner in Accenture’s Products Operating Group. Kevin’s hands-on and innovation-led approach helped his clients realize significant value and business results. As client partner, he played an important role in building Accenture into one of the leading Global Management Consulting firms in the world.
Kevin will drive growth for the Vora Group of companies utilizing his vast experience in business integration and applying strategy, business process improvement, change management and enabling technologies. Kevin will initially focus on leading and accelerating the Managed Services arm of the Vora portfolio (CenterGrid and Koncert), while leveraging the Group’s latest acquisition, Sourcebits, to support the growth of the Digital Transformation business.
“Kevin has a track record of driving success in Fortune 500 companies in diverse industries around the world. His background is ideal for our group as we enter into our second decade of double-digit CAGR,” said Mahendra Vora, Chairman of Vora Ventures. “He is a very accomplished leader, with a strong pedigree and expertise in delivering strategic and large deals. We are extremely fortunate to have Kevin join our senior leadership team.”
Kevin holds both a Master’s and Bachelor degree in Business Administration from the University of Kentucky, and has been intimately involved in local charity events and boards.
“I am honored to join the executive leadership team at the Vora Group. There is no better place I could think of that operates like a Bay Area company, while retaining its core mid-western values. It’s exciting to be part of an innovative, growth oriented and diverse culture that is focused on making a difference in our community,” said Dooley. “In this position, I will be able to utilize my background in technology, innovation and business transformation, with an added opportunity to give back to my hometown of Cincinnati and its growing tech community.”
About Vora Ventures (Vora Group) Headquartered in Cincinnati, Vora Ventures is a privately held equity group that specializes in building innovative IT companies worldwide. Founded by industry veteran Mahendra Vora, the group portfolio consists of companies in the software, services and infrastructure solutions space. Ascendum Solutions, Aquiire, AssureCare, CenterGrid, Vora Technology Park, Talent Now, Open Commerce and Vora Labs are some of the wholly-owned companies of the Group, employing more than 2,000 employees worldwide.
Vora Ventures was recently named in the Deloitte Cincinnati USA 100, a list of the top 100 privately-held companies in the greater Cincinnati area. In 2015, Vora Ventures was named the Technology Company of the Year by the Cincinnati Business Courier. More information at www.VoraVentures.com.