Madison Riley, managing partner of Kurt Salmon’s North American Retail and Consumer Products Group, has been named to the 2013 board of directors of the Association of Management Consulting Firms (AMCF).

As a member of the board, Riley will help AMCF foster the success of management consulting firms and the value they deliver to clients.

“I am honored to serve as a member of the AMCF board,” Riley said. “In my 20-plus years of consulting, I have committed myself to my clients—and their results. I am excited to share this perspective with my industry peers as a leader within AMCF.”

Riley specializes in strategic planning, organizational design, consumer insights and merchandising process improvement services. He also helps lead the development of Kurt Salmon’s thought leadership, including recent work around creating the store of the future. Before joining Kurt Salmon, he was the president of Stride Rite, a leading chain of 300 specialty retail stores and branded wholesale business.

“Madison’s appointment is evidence that Kurt Salmon’s commitment to client service and delivering transformational results has really made an impact throughout the industry—both by improving our clients’ performance and among our peer institutions,” said Kurt Salmon CEO Chiheb Mahjoub.