- Managing Director
- Forensic & Litigation Consulting
- T: +1 202 414 3616
- F: +1 202 312 9101
- 555 12th Street, NW
- Suite 700
- Washington, DC, 20004
- United States
- T: +1 202 312 9100
- F: +1 202 312 9101
- B.S., Marketing, Clemson University
- M.B.A., George Washington University
Kelly Jana is a Managing Director at FTI Consulting and is based in Washington, D.C. Ms. Jana is in the Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment and serves as the segment’s Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Jana is an experienced financial management professional with expertise in providing strategic vision and financial analysis to segment leadership and executive management.
Ms. Jana is responsible for providing financial planning, performance measurement and risk assessment information as Chief Financial Officer of the Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment, which includes the Health Solutions practice. She also leads and directs budget management, strategic planning, forecasting, operations analysis, segment management reporting, month-end financial closings and accounting activities. In addition, Ms. Jana assists segment leaders in looking after daily optimization of various financial operations and functions. In an effort to bridge corporate and segment objectives, Ms. Jana serves as a liaison, collaborating with functional corporate leaders and Senior Managing Directors to ensure activities and decisions are integrated to achieve optimal performance objectives.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Ms. Jana served as Senior Director of firm wide Strategic Planning, Analysis and Architecture at Crowell & Moring, LLP for 11 years. In this role, she developed and implemented processes for identifying, measuring, analyzing, interpreting and communicating strategic financial information, and worked with the Executive Committee, Management Board and other senior decision makers in setting and executing on the firm’s strategic vision. Additionally, she was responsible for supervision of the Financial Planning department and its provision of financial management and analytical support to senior partners
Prior to Crowell & Moring, LLP, Ms. Jana served as the Managing Director of Organizational Financial Planning, Analysis and Review at the Henry M. Jackson Foundation where she was responsible for providing strategic analysis, assessing business processes and implementing best practices at the headquarters’ administration and research programs.
She also analyzed corporate lines of business efficiencies and conducted ad hoc financial analyses across numerous performance measures throughout the organization.
From 1999 to 2002, Ms. Jana served numerous roles with Time Life Inc., a division of Time Warner. As Finance Manager of Strategic Planning for Time Life Inc., Ms. Jana was responsible for all financial analysis spanning the scope of multiple divisions, the long-term financial forecasting of corporate income and the management and analysis of a five year divisional strategic plan. In her capacity as Finance Manager of Planning and Analysis for AOL Time Warner’s Time-Life Video division, she was responsible for all facets of financial management. In this position, Ms. Jana performed product profitability studies, supported the optimization for new product development and performed testing for all potential marketing strategies.
Ms. Jana began her professional career providing marketing and analytical support as a Senior Management Analyst at KPMG Peat Marwick, LLP. In this role, she assisted in writing business plans, performed market analyses, conducted research and completed financial studies.
Ms. Jana holds a B.S. in Marketing from Clemson University and an M.B.A with a concentration in Finance, from George Washington University.