Black Diamond Advisory Key Expert Talent and Partnership with OneStream Pittsburgh Office

Global firm builds an executive team and emerges as the next leader in digital finance transformation.   

PITTSBURGH, PA  October 15,  2020  (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Black Diamond Advisory was built to transform the office of finance by creating an industry powerhouse of top talent from the most respected leaders in OneStream technology together with consulting leaders in digital finance transformation. We are proud to announce our growing footprint, including Black Diamond local top talent Joe Tomlin and Mike Pavolko. We are also thrilled to welcome OneStream’s latest addition to its stellar team, Wes Johnson. Together, Black Diamond and OneStream bring a triple threat to Pittsburgh.

Joe Tomlin brings over 15 years of business and technical experience in financial consolidations and reporting. Joe has deep experience implementing OneStream and leads the way in consolidation and account reconciliation implementations. Joe’s greatest asset to our team is how he gains an understanding of the client’s business and technology needs, recognizes areas of potential process improvement, and leads teams to success. Mike Pavolko brings 8 years of deep experience in implementing financial planning solutions. His technical expertise and experience allow him to build effective forecasting models based on complex business processes while extending the value of the OneStream platform.

“Joe and Mike’s balance of industry, technical and functional experience will help Black Diamond thrive in their hometown of Pittsburgh,” says Randy Werder, President, Black Diamond Advisory.  Black Diamond is founded on the principle of “Experts Only” by combining the talents of many different backgrounds to provide the most diverse and innovative culture and capability in our industry.  Black Diamond includes former partners and founders from Arthur Andersen, MarketSphere, Grant Thornton, Ranzal and, Fortune 100 financial executives who have come together to create a firm that combines transformative business capabilities with execution excellence, helping clients rethink the possible and reimplement the future with a focus on innovation, usability, and maximizing value from the broad OneStream platform.

Former MarketSphere Co-Founder and current Black Diamond Chairman & CEO, Carl Yost, is excited about establishing a formal presence in Pittsburgh.  “Pittsburgh is a key market for Black Diamond and OneStream.  Bringing Black Diamond to Pittsburgh brings emphasis to a region whose economy is now largely based on healthcare, technology, and financial services.  I am excited about reconnecting in Pittsburgh and look forward to continuing all of the incredible relationships that were established at Arthur Andersen, MarketSphere, and Grant Thornton,” said Yost.  


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About Black Diamond Advisory  

Black Diamond is a leading global digital finance transformation firm and a Platinum Partner of OneStream Software.   


About OneStream Software  

OneStream Software provides a market-leading CPM solution that unifies and simplifies financial consolidation, planning, reporting, analytics, and financial data quality for sophisticated organizations. Deployed via the cloud or on-premise, OneStream’s unified platform enables organizations to modernize Finance, replace multiple legacy applications, and reduce the total cost of ownership of financial systems. OneStream unleashes Finance teams to spend less time on data integration and system maintenance – and more time focusing on driving business performance. 

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