PENSACOLA, Fla. - IMS Consulting & Expert Services announced today the hiring of three new team members. Chris McCarthy joins the team as a new Client Manager, Catherine Regan comes aboard as an Administrative Assistant, and Dana Story becomes part of the team as an Accounting Specialist.

The announcement comes just weeks after a previous round of hiring that included a new vice president and marketing department additions, all part of an expansion of its campus in Pensacola’s Cordova Square business complex.

IMS Consulting & Expert Services is planning in the coming days to announce an official ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate expansion of operations.

Heather Roberts, Human Resources Manager said, "Excitement is all around IMS. With our current associate population, the recent addition of top talent locally and nationally, as well as the decision to purchase additional prime space on our campus, IMS is poised for tremendous success and significant growth now and in years to come. We continue to raise the bar for excellence in delivering best-of-class experts to our clients, and all of our associates enable us to live up to that commitment every day. IMS is doing great things as a company and employer of choice."

Chris McCarthy is the newest Client Manager with IMS Consulting & Expert Services. He has over 17 years of executive management and sales experience. In his role at IMS, Chris will build, maintain, and enhance the client experience by connecting leading experts with the attorneys who need them. Most recently, Chris served as a Regional Account Manager for Oce Business Services, one of the leading providers of document process, management services, and technology to law firms, corporations, and the public sector. Chris is a member of several professional associations including the New York Legal Services Networking Group, Association of Legal Administrators, ILTA, New Jersey Legal Solutions Group, Boston Networking Group, and AIIM.

Catherine Regan has been hired as an Administrative Assistant at IMS Consulting & Expert Services. She most recently worked for Warren Averett O’Sullivan Creel, where she served as an Administrative Assistant from 1998 to 2012. Prior to this, Catherine served in a multitude of capacities at Barnett Bank of West Florida from 1978 to 1998. Since 2000, Catherine has been serving as a volunteer with Church on Wheels, which includes Bible study at the Escambia County Jail.

Dana Story joins IMS Consulting & Expert Services as an Accounting Specialist. She has a versatile background that includes finance and accounting, sales, business development, account management, and event planning. Most recently, she worked as a Client Manager with IdeaworksUSA and previously owned and operated two businesses in the Perdido Key community. In addition, from 2007 to 2010, Dana served as the Executive Director of the Perdido Key Area Chamber of Commerce, where her efforts toward increasing Chamber membership, promoting tourism and development, and helping map special programs positively impacted the Community of Perdido.

About IMS Consulting & Expert Services

IMS Consulting & Expert Services delivers consultative trial and expert services for the most influential global firms. For nearly thirty years, the company has been dedicated to helping clients tell clear and persuasive stories that educate jurors and decision-makers. Through more than 20,000 cases and well over 1,000 trials, attorneys have trusted IMS to equip them with the perspective and tools they need to help their clients succeed. With offices in New York, Dallas, Oakland, and Pensacola, the company provides persuasion strategy, expert witness, jury consulting, trial graphics, and trial presentation services. IMS has been recognized as an industry leader by several notable publications, receiving nine consecutive rankings on the Inc. 5000 list, standing in ten categories of The National Law Journal’s “Best Of 2021” awards, and positioning in the National Law Review’s prestigious “Go-To Thought Leader” awards for three consecutive years. More at

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