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Market Leaders

Gavin Block

Vice President, Market Leader Southern California

Gavin Block leads the Southern California market for Accretive Solutions. He has 18 years’ experience within the professional services & human capital industry. Throughout his career, Gavin served in various capacities within leadership, business development and sales & operations management. As a trusted advisor, Gavin has provided finance & technology consulting services to companies that range from VC-backed startups to Fortune 500. Recently, Gavin restructured and led efforts to turnaround the finance & accounting division of a large national staffing & solutions firm. Previously, he served as Director of Business Development for an advisory firm that provides consulting and CFO Services.  Earlier in his career, Gavin worked as an associate within Morgan Stanley’s Fixed Income division specializing in structured products. Gavin holds a BS from The University of Michigan and a Global MBA from ESADE Business School in Spain. He is fluent in Spanish and resides in Los Angeles with his wife of 6 years.

Tom King

Vice President, Market Leader Jacksonville

Thomas King leads the Jacksonville office of Accretive Solutions. He is a CPA and has more than 20 years of experience in finance, accounting, auditing, process improvement, and project management. Since joining the firm in 2004, Tom has served as our Governance & Compliance Practice Director, National Leader of our Transportation and Supply Chain Management practice and focuses on specialty audits where he assists entities streamline operations, reduce expenses and recover lost revenue. Tom started his career in public accounting with Ernst & Young LLP, holds a bachelor's degree in Accounting (UNF) and an MBA from Temple University.

Terry Longstreth

Vice President, Market Leader Atlanta

Terry Longstreth leads the Atlanta market for Accretive Solutions. He has over 15 years of leadership, sales, operations, recruitment and human resources experience within the professional services industry. Prior to becoming the Market Leader, Terry served as a Client Services leader for Accretive Solutions. He has served as the CFO for the Atlanta chapter of the Institute of Internal Audit and currently serves on its Board of Governors. Previously, Terry spent 15 years with Bank of America in various corporate lending roles. He holds a BA in Finance and a Masters of Business Administration from Georgia State University.

Jeff Martin

Vice President, Market Leader Detroit

Jeff leads the Detroit market for Accretive Solutions. He has over 20 years of operations, leadership, recruitment and human resources experience in professional services. Along with Jeff’s deep experience in the industry, he brings great expertise at helping organizations grow, change and achieve greater effectiveness. Prior to joining Accretive, Jeff was a Partner at Encore Health Resources – a healthcare IT services firm – and has also held leadership positions at Jefferson Wells, Deloitte and PwC. Jeff holds an undergraduate degree from Western Michigan University and a Master of Science in Management from Walsh College.

Maria Martindale

Senior Vice President, Texas Region

Maria Martindale leads the Dallas/Fort Worth/Houston office of Accretive Solutions. She has over twenty years of business experience across multiple industries. When joining Accretive Solutions' predecessor firm in 1996, Maria was instrumental in starting the firm's successful executive search practice. She stayed with the firm after the acquisition by Accretive Solutions in 2000. Throughout her 14 year career with Accretive Solutions and the predecessor firm, she has expanded her roles to include consulting solution offerings and in 2007, she was promoted to Market Leader for the Dallas/Fort Worth office. Prior to joining the firm, Maria held positions in Accounting and Finance with experience in the areas of audit, property management accounting, tax accounting and system implementations. She graduated from Louisiana State University with a degree in Accounting.

Paresh Shah

Vice President, Market Leader Northern California

Paresh leads our Northern California market. He joined Accretive Solutions in 2005 and led our Business and Technology group in Northern California prior to becoming the Market Leader. During his career, Paresh has built, developed and managed several high growth professional services teams delivering IT, product development and business process optimization services. For a decade prior to joining Accretive Solutions, Paresh worked with consulting companies in delivery management roles for a number of financial services clients primarily Charles Schwab, Goldman Sachs and Citibank India. Paresh holds a BS in computer science from Mumbai University, India and a MBA from Santa Clara University’s Leavey School of Business.