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Washington, D.C. 20549
June 10, 2020
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
Huron Consulting Group Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
(IRS Employer
of incorporation)
File Number)
Identification Number)
550 West Van Buren Street
Chicago, Illinois
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
(312) 583-8700
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Trading Symbol(s)
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share
NASDAQ Global Select Market
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging growth company
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.


Item 5.02.    Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On June 10, 2020, Ellen P. Wong resigned as Chief Accounting Officer of Huron Consulting Group Inc. (the “Company”), effective June 19, 2020, to pursue a new opportunity. Ms. Wong's resignation was not the result of any dispute or disagreement with the Company on any matters relating to the operations, policies, or practices of the Company.
John D. Kelly, the Company’s Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, will assume the responsibilities of the Company’s principal accounting officer following the effectiveness of Ms. Wong’s resignation. Mr. Kelly was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Huron effective January 3, 2017. He has served as Huron’s Treasurer since February 2016. Mr. Kelly served as Chief Accounting Officer of Huron from February 2015 until January 2017, and served as Corporate Vice President from November 2012 until his appointment as Executive Vice President. Prior to joining Huron’s Finance and Accounting department, Mr. Kelly was a Director in the Company’s Disputes and Investigations practice for three years. Before he joined the Company in December 2006, Mr. Kelly held several positions within Deloitte & Touche’s Assurance and Advisory Services group, most recently as a Senior Manager. He received both a B.S. and M.S. in Accounting from the University of Notre Dame. Mr. Kelly is a Certified Public Accountant (Illinois). There is no family relationship existing between Mr. Kelly and any executive officer or director of the Company. There have been no transactions, and no transactions are currently proposed, in which the Company was or is to be a participant and in which Mr. Kelly or any member of his family had or will have an interest. Mr. Kelly will not receive any adjustment to his salary or any additional compensation in connection with his assumption of the responsibilities of the Company's principal accounting officer.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Huron Consulting Group Inc.
June 12, 2020
/s/ John D. Kelly
John D. Kelly
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

DEI Document
Jun. 10, 2020
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Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE
Document Type 8-K
Document Period End Date Jun. 10, 2020
Entity Registrant Name Huron Consulting Group Inc.
Entity Address, Address Line One 550 West Van Buren Street
Entity Address, City or Town Chicago
Entity Address, State or Province IL
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 60607
City Area Code (312)
Local Phone Number 583-8700
Entity File Number 000-50976
Entity Tax Identification Number 01-0666114
Trading Symbol HURN
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ
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Pre-commencement Tender Offer false
Pre-commencement Issuer Tender Offer false
Amendment Flag false