James H. Roth is the Chief Executive Officer and President, as well as one of the founders of Huron Consulting Group. Prior to becoming CEO in 2009, he served as Vice President of the Health and Education Consulting segment. Roth began his career at Huron as a managing director and leader of the Company's Higher Education consulting practice, which he founded and grew into one of our largest organically grown businesses. He has been a frequent speaker in national forums on matters relating to higher education and academic medical centers. Roth received his B.A. in Political Science and Economics from Vanderbilt University and his MBA from Southern Methodist University.