We’re passionate,
ambitious & commited

Our clients are at the heart of our business

Who We Are

Maven Associates provides management and strategy consulting to the mid-market. Many of our clients have experience working with Bain, BCG & McKinsey on large projects and find Maven to be a great alternative on projects that are too small for those firms. We customize projects to meet the specific needs of each client.

Why Maven Associates

For Clients

Maven’s flexible staffing model and access to top talent ensures that every project can deliver great results at a cost mid-market companies can afford.

For Consultants

We work with the key decision makers on the client’s most important issues. Our consulting teams are collaborative and projects typically require limited travel.

Our People

Our consultants are passionate about results. Meet some of the some of the extraordinarily talented individuals who make Maven great.

Mark Hess

Founder, Maven Associates

  • Principal, Stagen
  • VP Strategy & Business Development, GES
  • Manager, Bain & Company
  • Engineer, Black & Veatch
  • MBA, Dartmouth College (Tuck)
  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, Rice University
  • BA, Economics, Claremont McKenna College

Joe Griffith

Senior Consultant, Maven Associates

  • Owner, Wander New Mexico
  • Case Team Leader, Bain & Company
  • Associate, Good Harbor Consulting
  • Senior Consultant, Booz Allen Hamilton
  • BS, Economics, Wharton

Dave McNeill

Senior Advisor, Maven Associates

  • Managing Partner, Second Mile Capital
  • Co-Founder & MD, 4th Strand
  • Co-Founder & CEO, COLDfire Technology
  • CEO, Partsmaster
  • EVP, Convergent Communications
  • Principal, TPG Capital
  • Manager, Bain & Company
  • MBA, UNC
  • BSBA, Auburn

Roy Johanson

Senior Advisor, Maven Associates

  • CEO, Forseti Partners
  • VP Planning & Analysis, Amtrak
  • Senior Engagement Manager, McKinsey
  • Adj Asst. Prof., Univ. of Michigan
  • CEO, Johanson & Associates
  • Engineer, Altair Engineering
  • PhD & MSE, Univ. of Michigan
  • MBA, Cornell University
  • BS, Iowa State University

Huntley Tarrant

Senior Consultant, Maven Associates

  • Senior VP, DOSH
  • Senior Director, Accruent
  • COO, MindBites
  • Consultant, Dell
  • Senior Associate, Bain & Company
  • MBA, Harvard
  • BA, Rice

Raj Ramanan

Senior Consultant, Maven Associates

  • President/CFO, Loku.com
  • Associate Director, Bear Stearns
  • Executive, KKR Capstone
  • Senior Analyst, Disney
  • Business Analyst, McKinsey & Company
  • BBA Business, University of Michigan

Belinda Li

Senior Consultant, Maven Associates

  • Associate Principal, Civic Consulting Alliance
  • Senior Associate, McKinsey & Company
  • Manager, GE Healthcare
  • Research Asst. Prof., NYU School of Medicine
  • MBA, University of Chicago
  • PhD, Medical Physics, University of London
  • BA, Physics, Oxford University

Katie Field

Senior Consultant, Maven Associates

  • Consultant, Costa Farms
  • Consultant, Bain & Company
  • Manager, The Brookings Institution
  • Office of Public Liaison, White House
  • MBA, Columbia
  • BA, Stanford

Lawrence Walmsley

Senior Consultant, Maven Associates

  • CEO & Co-Founder, Culture Fuels
  • Fellow, McKinsey & Company
  • Associate, BroadSpan Capital
  • Analyst, Goldman Sachs
  • MPA, Harvard
  • MBA, MIT
  • BS, Princeton

“Working with the mid market means working with very smart people  on each team who are typically experts in their own right… not only are solutions implemented more quickly, but the results have more impact and are easier to see.”

— Mike O’Neil, Senior Consultant