RoseRyan Names Stephen Ambler Director
Ambler to lead talent management for the Silicon Valley consulting firm
Newark, Calif., March 20, 2013 — RoseRyan today announced that Stephen Ambler has been named a director at the firm. Ambler, who joined RoseRyan last May, is now responsible for managing one of RoseRyan’s most vital functions—the development of its consultants (its “dream team”) and the delivery of its top talent to its varied clients.
Ambler’s new responsibilities include matching RoseRyan consultants with engagements at large and small public and private companies; developing, engaging and managing RoseRyan’s talent; and recruiting and training.
“Stephen is a hands-on leader with outstanding people skills, loads of CFO and management experience, and a natural instinct for business,” says Kathy Ryan, RoseRyan CEO and CFO.
“He brings over 30 years of accounting and business experience to RoseRyan. He’ll be a significant asset to managing all aspects of our human resources, or talent, which is the very lifeblood of our consulting business. He immediately got what RoseRyan is about as a business and was impressive in the field with our clients, displaying stellar organizational skills, true leadership and deep proficiency. I know RoseRyan’s workforce is going to benefit from his experience and all the intangibles he brings to this position.”
“I’m looking forward to leading this growing and critical area of RoseRyan,” says Ambler. “I’ll be constantly looking to make sure our talent is engaged, developing their own skills and leadership and trained in the very latest in our field.”
About Stephen Ambler
Ambler joined RoseRyan in 2012 and has been active in CFO-level engagements with clients. While with RoseRyan, he has served as interim CFO at a social media company and managed the financial integration process at a company acquired by Oracle. Prior to joining RoseRyan, he spent 13 years as CFO of NASDAQ-listed companies, including Immersion Corporation, Insignia Solutions, and BAM! Entertainment, which he took public. He also spent many years in auditing, including several as manager with Price Waterhouse (now PwC). Originally from the United Kingdom, Ambler is a chartered accountant (England and Wales) and has a diploma in accounting studies from Oxford Brookes University.
RoseRyan, a finance and accounting consulting firm based in Silicon Valley, is celebrating 20 years of bringing savvy finance to fast-moving companies in the Bay Area and beyond. Since 1993, we’ve been powering successful businesses in life sciences, technology, cleantech and other industries. The firm’s finance gurus tackle critical assignments for companies at all stages, and serve as outsourced CFOs, prepare companies for IPOs and M&As, perform immaculate corporate governance work and provide expert advice on emerging accounting challenges. Recent and current clients include Actelion Pharmaceuticals, Box.net, CalCEF, Gilead Sciences, NVIDIA and Philips Lumileds.