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What Do Clients Say?

Charles Green, Founder and CEO, Assured Information Security, Inc.

"Hearken was engaged to bring AIS Finance to best-in-class levels, and was asked to assist with strategy, financial planning and analysis, reporting, predictive analytics, treasury management, and regulatory compliance and relations. Blaine’s broad and deep business acumen, combined with his knowledge of the FAR and DFARS was accretive to the value of our business. His deep professional relationships across the industry enabled us to build a better ecosystem of support services and partners, including legal, accounting, audit, insurance, banking, and a myriad of other specialized GovCon subject matter experts. Blaine was engaged as an interim CFO with a remit to develop and coach our Controller to transition into the CFO role. His ability to coach, develop, and transfer knowledge is impeccable, and he remains a trusted advisor and go-to resource for AIS."

Jeremy Hitzig, Director, ReSource Pro and CEO, Starfish Specialty Insurance

"ReSource Pro engaged Hearken Advisors to lead the development, design, and implementation of its first onshore business model prior to its spin-off from Distinguished Programs. Blaine Klusky led the business and P&L modeling, site selection, Board approval process, economic incentive negotiations, legal entity setup, lease negotiations, and office fit-out. ReSource Pro has since been sold twice in successful private equity transactions. Blaine also led a comprehensive M&A due diligence process for a potential acquisition and remains a trusted colleague."

Pierre Khattar, Executive Board Member and Former CEO, Indevco North America

"Hearken was engaged to assist with navigating and implementing human resources and employee retention programs during the very difficult times of the pandemic. Blaine’s in-depth knowledge and understanding of regulations applicable to these programs and his network of highly specialized subject matter experts enabled him to effectively advise Indevco NA, resulting in outstanding results."

Jimmy Yenicag, Founder and President, James & Co. Jewelers

"James & Co. Jewelers engaged Hearken to advise on the adjudication of a complex specialty property claim that required expertise in commercial real estate leases and insurance. Blaine Klusky’s effective guidance was critical to achieving a highly satisfactory outcome that would have been unlikely without his involvement. Hearken was later engaged to advise on and manage a property acquisition from a public utility, which required approval by multiple jurisdictions. Blaine’s personal oversight of the process, keen business acumen, and clear grasp of the inherent transaction complexities and nuances paved the way for a successful outcome. Blaine’s unwavering dedication and repeated record of success make Hearken Advisors James & Co.’s go-to business management consultant and most trusted advisor."

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