Principals

Richard K. Blum
rick.blum@kingsleygroup.com

Rick Blum is the President of the Kingsley Group. Mr. Blum has provided financial consulting services and interim management services to a variety of firms across numerous industries for over 25 years. Mr. Blum has held the position of CEO, CFO and interim CEO/CFO. In addition to his corporate consulting and interim management roles, Mr. Blum has also provided financial advisory, forensic accounting, valuation, and restructuring services throughout the southern United States. He has been qualified as an expert in federal, state and bankruptcy courts. Mr. Blum is frequently requested to speak to civic, industry and academic groups on financial advisory topics. Mr. Blum holds an MBA degree in Finance and General Management from the Freeman School at Tulane University. He obtained a Bachelor of Civil Engineering degree from Tulane University. Mr. Blum is also a registered Professional Engineer (PE), member of the Turnaround Management Association (TMA) and member of Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (AFCE) and Association for Corporate Growth (ACG).  Mr. Blum is actively involved in civic, professional, charitable and academic organizations.


JC Eustis
jc.eustis@kingsleygroup.com

JC Eustis has worked with Kingsley Group as a consultant and analyst on projects across many industries and with firms in many different situations since 2007. He has experience in turnaround consulting, planning and strategy, accounting and controllership, financial analysis, forecasting and modeling, corporate policies and procedures, human resources management, merger & acquisition, business valuation, forensic accounting, computer and network implementation and management, software implementation and training (accounting/MRP systems), data management, and resource allocation. Mr. Eustis holds an MBA degree from the Joseph A. Butt, S. J. College of Business at Loyola University New Orleans, with focus on systems theory and process improvement. He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the E. J. Ourso College of Business at Louisiana State University.


Lee N. Barba

lee.barba@kingsleygroup.com

Lee Barba is experienced in a multitude of industries from entrepreneurial firms to international conglomerates. Before joining the Kingsley Group, Mr. Barba was a consultant with AlixPartners, an international bankruptcy and turnaround management firm. During his term at AlixPartners, he was involved in numerous business valuations and commercial litigation matters, both inside and outside of the bankruptcy process. He was also involved in the venture capital arena. Mr. Barba holds an MBA in Finance, General Management and Information Systems from the Freeman School at Tulane University where he was an Aldrich Fellow. He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from James Madison University. Mr. Barba is also actively involved in civic, professional, charitable and academic organizations.