H.S. Grace & Company, Inc.
Our Team

The H.S. Grace & Company, Inc. team brings more than 1,000 years of combined senior management experience to the table. Its board of advisors and consultants hold advanced degrees in varied disciplines and have spent their careers working as senior executives for major corporations. We offer an unparalleled breadth and depth of expertise to address client issues.

Below is a partial list of our team members. Depending on the specifics on a particular assignment, we will assemble a team with the right mix of hands-on experience and expertise to address the issues. As needed, we also can draw upon our network of consulting experts for specialized knowledge or in-depth industry background.

H. Stephen Grace Jr., Ph.D.
President, H.S. Grace & Company, Inc.

James J. Abel
Board of Directors, President and CEO, CPI Corp.; 
Board of Directors, EVP and CFO (Ret.), Lamson & Sessions Co.;
Former Chair, President and CEO, Financial Executives International (FEI)

Dan Brill, MBA
Consultant on Banking, Portfolio Management, Corporate Finance and Structured Finance issues
Chief Risk Officer of Treasury and Trade Solutions (Ret.), Citibank
Board of Directors, Sarah Inc.

James N. Clark, MBA
Board of Directors, EVP and CFO (Ret.), Western & Southern Financial Group, Inc.;
Former Chair, FEI

Jeffrey E. Curtiss, CPA, CFA, J.D., L.L.M. (Taxation)
Nominating and Governance Committee Chair, Board of Directors and Audit Committee, KBR, Inc.;
Former CFO, Service Corporation International and Browning-Ferris Industries;
Former President, CFA Society of Houston;
Former Secretary, FEI

Al Fenichel, CPA, MBA 
Former SVP and CAO AXA Financial/AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company;
Former Senior Financial Officer of CBS Inc Consumer Products Group;
Former Past President and board member of Financial Executives International (New York City Chapter)

Charles ("Chuck") Fischer
Consultant on Accounting and Finance issues
Former Director, Americas Financial Practice, Hewlett Packard Company
Former Controller, Digital Equipment Corporation

Frank Gatti, CPA, MBA
Board of Directors, National Association of Corporate Directors, (NJ Chapter);
Board of Directors, Finance Committee of The Conference Board;
Former CFO (Ret.) Educational Testing Services;
Former VP Financial Management, The New York Times Company

Suzanne H. Gilbert, MBA

Director of VIA Motors (Audit Committee Chair, member of Compensation, Nomination and Corporate Governance
Committees). Former Trustee of Fielding Graduate University (Chaired Budgeting, Finance and Audit Committee
and member of Investment and IT Committees).  Vice Chairman - Worldwide CFO of Initiative Media (Ret.).
Previously EVP, Chief Financial and Administrative Officer of Campbell-Ewald Worldwide

David Gilfillan
Former SVP AIG Technical Services, SVP AIG Employment Practices Liability (Ret.), American International Group (AIG);
Former Practicing Attorney, Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A.

Steve Grace
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, H.S. Grace & Company, Inc.

Mary Jo Green, M.B.A.
SVP and Treasurer (Ret.), Sony Corporation of America;
Corporate Vice President and Treasurer, Pitney Bowes;
Former Chair, Financial Executives International;
Former Trustee, Financial Executives Research Foundation (FERF)

Louis Grumet, J.D.
Former Executive Director, New York State Society of CPAs;
Former Executive Director, New York State School Boards Association;
New York State Former Asst. Commissioner Education Dept.

Edward A. Grun, NCARB, AIA
Principal, Gensler

Sheryl L. Hopkins, J.D., MBA
Former Practicing Attorney, Akin Gump, Vinson & Elkins, Locke Lord (f/k/a Locke Purnell),
Gordon Arata (Management Committee)

Peter Howell
Consultant on Banking, Bankruptcy and Reorganization;
Direktor, Credit Risk Management (Ret.), Deutsche Bank A.G.

Jodie L. Jiles, MPA

Chairman, Greater Houston Partnership;
Former Managing Director RBC Capital Markets;
Extensive board service with non-profit, healthcare and educational institutions.

Susan Koski-Grafer, MBA
Former Senior Associate Chief Accountant, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission;
Vice President - Financial Executives International;
Former Assistant Controller, AT&T 

Steven B. Lilien, Ph.D., CPA
Consultant on Accounting and Business Operations;
Weinstein Professor of Accountancy, Former Dir. of Center for Financial Integrity,
Baruch College, The City University of New York

Nicholas J. Lomonte
VP Finance (Ret.), ABB Lummus Global Inc.

Martin G. Mand, MBA
Consultant on Governance, Oversight and Control;
EVP and CFO (Ret.), Nortel Networks;
VP and Treasurer (Ret.), DuPont Co.;
Former Chair, Financial Executives Research Foundation, Inc.(FERF)

S. Khalid Masood, CMA
Finance Director and CFO, Jubail Water and Power Co., Jubail, Saudi Arabia;
Former Board Director and CFO, Hub Power Co., Karachi, Pakistan
Chairman of the Turrell Fund and advisory board member of JP Morgan.  Former board member of AT&T Capital Corp., LaBranche & Co. and Lucent
Technologies, Inc. VP and Treasurer (Ret.), AT&T; Former Chair, FERF.
Francis C. Regnier
Consultant on International Retailing;
Former CEO, Montaigne Diffusion (LACOSTE), Paris
Robert S. Roath, CPA
Chairman, Standard Parking Corp.;
Board, InterDigital;
Former CFO, RJR Nabisco
Richard A. Schrader
Former Chair and CFO, Parsons Brinckerhoff Inc.;
Former Chair, FEI;
Director, Ethics Resource Center
The Honorable William M. Schultz, J.D.
Consultant and Lecturer on Legal and Governance Issues;
Former United States Bankruptcy Judge, Southern District of Texas
Robert M. Schmitz
Consultant on Finance, Accounting and Energy Services
Former EVP, CFO Flotek Industries
Former Chief Accounting Officer, Champion Technologies
Consultant on Finance, Accounting and Reporting issues.
Audit partner (Ret.), Deloitte & Touche, LLP.
Board of Directors and Audit Committee Chair, Hyperdynamics Corporation;

Ronald H. Wilcomes, J.D.
Consultant on Finance and Investments;
VP and Investment Counsel (Ret.), MetLife Insurance Co.

Johnnie Williams, Ph.D.
Consultant on economic and strategic transactions
Professor of Management, Graduate School of Business, Texas Southern University