August 2023 | Award

Forbes again names West Monroe to 2023 list of America’s Best Management Consulting Firms

Forbes again names West Monroe to 2023 list of America’s Best Management Consulting Firms

West Monroe is honored to once again be named to Forbes' list of America’s Best Management Consulting Firms. The firm was among 199 firms nationwide that received recommendations. West Monroe received special recognition in the Digital Transformation category.

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"We are thrilled and honored to be recognized on Forbes’ distinguished list of America's Best Management Consulting Firms. This acknowledgement is especially meaningful as it reflects the opinions of our clients and competitors, highlighting the value we bring to companies, their customers, employees and shareholders,” said Gil Mermelstein, Chief Operating Officer and Board Member at West Monroe.

Starting 21 years ago, West Monroe combined multi-disciplinary teams and solutions to drive competitive advantage for our clients. This long-term focus on deep industry, functional and technology ‘advise through build’ capabilities position West Monroe to drive sustainable value creation through digital transformation.


To determine the list, Forbes partners with market research company Statista. The list relied on surveys of partners and executives of management consulting companies, as well as their clients. Participants were asked if they would recommend a firm within 16 different industries (such as automotive, insurance, and health care) and/or recommend the firm’s services in any of 16 functional areas (including leadership, sustainability, and legal and litigation). In total, 199 different firms were given star ratings: five stars for “very frequently recommended,” four stars for “frequently recommended” and three stars for “recommended.”

Over the past three years, West Monroe has made significant investments in digital product solutions in response to unprecedented market demand, including the acquisitions of Verys and Carbon Five in 2021, as well as the acquisition of GoKart Labs in 2019. When combined with several existing practice groups, these acquisitions formed West Monroe’s Product, Experience & Engineering Lab to deliver comprehensive product solutions to Fortune 1000 and mid-market clients.

Founded in 2002 in Chicago, West Monroe has ten offices with 2,000 employees. It has received numerous national and regional accolades for its workplace and people practices. This year, West Monroe has been named one the Best Workplaces for Millennials by Fortune and Great Place to Work, one of the Best Workplaces in Chicago by Fortune and Great Place to Work, a Top Consulting Firm in the United Kingdom by, a Best Place to Work by Built In, and more. The award-winning culture is built on the belief that investing in people and building the next generation of leaders is key to success.

A complete list of companies selected can be found here.

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