Kevin Rooney provides the necessary balance and vision to drive strategic growth by building a sustainable culture of inclusivity and innovation from the front line to the boardroom.
As chief administrative officer, Kevin is responsible for establishing a Shared Services function that links technology, strategy, and efficiency to enhance the employee experience and meet the organization’s growth and financial objectives. He oversees key operational teams, including HR Operations and Benefits Administration, Office Operations, Merger and Acquisition Support, ESOP and 401k Administration, Insurance Administration, Accounts Payable & Receivable, Procurement and Vendor Management, Travel and Expense Management, and Real Estate and Facilities.Kevin joined West Monroe Partners in 2019 from Gartner, where he was an executive partner. He advised C-level technology and business executives on strategy and innovation, equipping them to lead their organizations effectively through change and challenge. Previously, Kevin was an entrepreneur and C-level executive. He co-founded Expert Interview, a first-to-market platform business that delivered “interviewing as a service,” helping hiring managers to find and assess candidates and improve hiring quality. He was also chief strategy officer and chief information officer for American Access Casualty Company, a high-growth auto insurance company focused on the Hispanic market in Illinois and the Southwest. Kevin began his career as a consultant with Arthur Andersen Business Systems Consulting. Kevin earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Notre Dame. He is chairman and past-president of Society for Information Management (SIM) Chicago, the premier IT networking group in Chicago and one of the largest SIM chapters in the country. Kevin is a devoted husband and father of two as well as a current high school volleyball coach.