Firm senior executive Michael Papale departed from the Los Angeles-based management company today (Nov. 7) and has announced plans to open his own management consultant agency.

Papale, who worked at the Firm for 10 years, will serve as a consultant on a non-exclusive basis for Firm founder Jeff Kwatinetz’ newly formed company, according to a spokesperson for Papale.

Further details about Papale’s departure from the Firm were unclear at deadline.