G. Harry Durity, Senior Advisor, joined New Mountain in 2005. From 1994 to 2005, Mr. Durity was the Senior Vice President, Worldwide Business Development at Automatic Data Processing (NYSE: ADP), a provider of computerized transaction processing, data communication, and information services worldwide. As head of ADP's merger and acquisitions group he completed over 120 transactions during his tenure and was a prominent member of ADP's executive committee. Prior to ADP, Mr. Durity was Senior Vice President of Corporate Development and New Products for Revlon Consumer Products Company, also serving as a key member of the operating committee. Prior to Revlon, Mr. Durity was president of the Highlands Group, a boutique investment advisory firm based in Atlanta.
Mr. Durity started his career in professional corporate development as Vice President of Corporate Development for RJR Nabisco, leading the 1985 merger of Nabisco Brands and RJ Reynolds Industries. Mr. Durity also served as a senior consultant for Arthur D. Little in their managerial economics and started his career as the chief economist with Firestone Tire & Rubber Company.
Mr. Durity received his B.A. from Western Maryland College with additional studies in merger and acquisition at the Darden School, University of Virginia. Mr. Durity also holds a master's degree from Washington State University. He is a Trustee at CornerCap Fund Companies (mutual funds), a former chairman of NMHC, and a former director of Web.com (NASDAQ: WWWW), Overland Solutions and Alexander Mann Solutions. Mr. Durity is also a contributing author to the book "Best Practices of the Best Dealmakers" published by the M&A Advisor in 2013.