Camila Bastidas

Vice President

Ali Cumber

Vice President

Ali Cumber is a Vice President in Kaiser Associates’ Industrial Goods and Services Practice. He has been with the firm since 2011 and is based in Washington, DC.

Ali has partnered with leading industrial manufacturing and services companies to drive growth initiatives globally. He specializes in corporate strategy including market opportunity assessments, go-to-market strategy, product/mix strategy, and voice-of-customer studies. In addition to Kaiser, Ali has supported clients while at KPMG’s Strategy Practice and AngelouEconomics.

Ali holds an MBA from Georgetown University and a BA in Economics from Boston University.

John Drake

Vice President

John Drake is a Vice President in Kaisers Public Sector Practice and is based in Washington, DC.

His 16 plus years of public sector consulting spans across nearly all Federal Departments and Agencies. John has also worked with clients at both the state and local levels. He brings experience and expertise in strategic planning, business process reengineering and improvement, and organizational development, among others. John has helped Senior level C-Suite Executives become true business partners with their customers and enable mission success through improved operations and support.

John holds a BA in Political Science from the College of Wooster and is a Balance Scorecard Professional (BSP)

Mariana Goldstein

Vice President

Mariana Goldstein is a Vice President in Kaiser’s São Paulo, Brazil Office and has 15 years of experience in strategy and management consulting across the petrochemical, education, financial services, energy, consumer goods, retail, and healthcare industries.

Having joined Kaiser in 2010, Mariana has led and supported projects involving competitive market assessment, business modeling, strategic planning, and organization & corporate governance.

Mariana holds a degree in business administration from IBMEC (Rio de Janeiro) and holds two MBA degrees from FGV, in Corporate Finance and Management. In addition to her native Portuguese, Mariana is fluent in English.

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Simone Luciani

Vice President

Simone Luciani is a VP in Kaiser Associates’ Private Equity and Consumer Products & Retail practices. He has joined the firm in 2018 and is based in London.

Simone supports leading PE firms and corporate development groups in the strategic and commercial assessment of their investment targets and in identifying value creation opportunities within their portfolios. He advises C-suite executives in designing and delivering sustainable growth strategies.

Prior to Kaiser Simone has supported corporate and PE clients while at PwC Deals Strategy, Bain & Company and Arthur Andersen Corporate Finance.

Simone holds a degree in Business & Economics from La Sapienza University and a Master in Corporate Finance from SDA Bocconi. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant.

Jon Meyerholz

Senior Vice President

Jon Meyerholz is a Senior Vice President at Kaiser Associates and leads its Technology Strategy & Financial Services practices.

Having joined Kaiser in 2010, Jon brings deep experience covering a full range of traditional and emerging sectors in the Technology and Financial Services industries. His “growth” specialties include bringing new products to market, improving competitiveness of existing products, advising on portfolio strategy of multiple business lines, and customer segmentation; his “efficiency” specialties include assessing customer profitability, benchmarking, resource restructuring, and business unit integration. To date, Jon has led engagements in more than 30 different country markets.

Jon holds an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and a BS in Finance and Management from the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce.

Paul Mumma

Vice President

Antonio Napole

Senior Vice President

Antonio Napole is Managing Director of Kaiser’s São Paulo, Brazil Office and a Senior Vice President, leading Kaiser’s South American business. Mr. Napole joined Kaiser in 2004 and has over 20 years of experience in strategy, management, competitive intelligence analysis, market entry, implementation of organizational change and strategic planning.

Conducting and leading many projects in Latin America, particularly in Brazil, Antonio has experience in several industries, including energy, chemical, construction, aviation, telecom & media, education, beverage and clothing & apparel among others.

Antonio has a degree in business administration from EAESP/FGV and a communications degree from FAAP. In addition to his native Portuguese, Antonio is fluent in English, German, and Spanish.

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Lisa Pryor

Senior Vice President

Lisa Pryor is a Senior Vice President of Kaiser Associates, and leads the firms Global Consumer Goods & Retail practice. She is based in Washington, DC.

Lisa is a trusted strategy advisor and thought partner to some of the most admired Consumer Goods & Retail companies and Consumer-focused PE firms worldwide. She has 25 years of consulting experience, specializing in White-Space Growth and Go-to-Market Capability Building.

Lisa holds an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a BA from Georgetown University.

Rodd Santo

Vice President

Kevin Slayden

Senior Vice President

Kevin Slayden is a Senior Vice President of Kaiser Associates and has been with the firm since 1994. He is based in Washington, DC.

As the leader of Kaiser’s global Private Equity and M&A practice, Kevin has 23+ years of experience serving Private Equity and Corporate Development clients with Commercial Due Diligence and Strategy support for Portfolio companies.

Kevin holds an MBA from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and a BA from Princeton University.

Ron Sokolov

Vice President