The Butler Business Accelerator has hired Trent T. Ritzenthaler as its new associate director.

Trent RitzenthalerRitzenthaler comes to Butler from Navigant Consulting, where he was involved with consulting and strategic planning for local, regional and national health insurers, health systems, hospitals and physician practices. Prior to working with Navigant, he worked for Roche Diagnostics, Divine and Accenture. Additionally, he was president and co-owner of Ascendium Consulting.

Ritzenthaler, who graduated from DePauw University in 1991 with a Bachelor’s degree in computer science, joins the Accelerator on June 20. He will report to Managing Director Brian Landis.

“Trent brings a significant background in national and regional consulting firms,” said Larry O’Connor, executive director of the Butler Business Accelerator. “He has practical experience in the medical and healthcare fields, which will broaden our capabilities.”

The Butler Business Accelerator is a consulting firm in Butler University’s College of Business that’s designed to serve middle market companies in Indiana. Teams led by professional consultants and supported by faculty and students work directly with these companies, helping them to grow and simultaneously providing a living laboratory in which undergraduate and MBA students learn and experience real business problems and situations.

More about the Butler Business Accelerator can be found here.

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