Managing Director, Mid-Atlantic
National Managing Director, Professional Services Alliances
Tony Cord brings to Newport an accomplished background as a practice leader, business growth driver, board member and trusted advisor to mid-market, emerging growth and PE sponsors. He leads Newport's Mid-Atlantic Practice which serves the vibrant Virginia, District of Columbia, Maryland, Delaware/southern New Jersey and southeastern Pennsylvania markets.
Mr. Cord is also responsible for the Professional Services Alliances thrust of Newport's growth plans, including efforts to partner with accounting firms to stand up Advisory CFO lines of business, potentially widening the scope of accounting firm services to produce significant incremental revenue.
Tony has long been highly-visible in the “super-city” Baltimore-Washington, DC-Richmond, VA corridor - having served in leadership, strategic business development, CEO-advisory, M&A and operating roles in a wide spectrum of small, middle-market and Fortune 500 enterprises - including bootstrapped startups, PE-backed mid-market, emerging growth and publicly-traded global companies. He is a member of Leadership Greater Washington and a former trustee of the Federal City Council of Washington, DC.
His career has included leadership roles with top firms including BDO, Clifton Gunderson, American Express and Navigant Consulting. As a CEO Advisor he focuses on identifying the challenges and opportunities represented by structural changes in the marketplace and economy threatening legacy companies compliance strongholds and helps clients grow, fix or exit their businesses.