Since joining West Monroe in 2013, Elisabeth has had a tangible impact on our strong growth trajectory. Partnering with Executive Leadership, she worked to launch two multi-year strategies that galvanized our organization around a common vision. She has equipped our firm enter new markets and achieve double-digit annual growth and above-industry-average profitability. Elisabeth has also led the acquisition of several new businesses, as well as divestitures.
Her M&A and finance background coupled with a passion for connecting with people creates an approach to strategy that is both data-driven and emotionally intelligent. She understands where the market is headed and West Monroe’s role within it. She motivates our people to challenge the status quo and think critically about the future while staying true to our values and entrepreneurial roots.
She flexed her “intrapreneurial” skills by launching several internal functions, including Strategy, Emerging Business/Innovation, Intelligence, Value Creation, and Corporate Development. Some of her proudest accomplishments are watching team members learn and grow in their roles and accelerate their path to leadership.
Recently, she started our Emerging Business group that supports scaling sustainable new business ventures within the firm.
Previously, she worked in Transaction Services at KPMG. She earned a bachelor’s degree in business and an MBA in finance from Indiana University.
She enjoys traveling and outdoor sports such as hiking, golf, and skiing. She satisfied both of these interests by climbing Mount Kilimanjaro.
As a consultant for Compass Pro Bono, she partners with local business professionals to deliver strategic guidance to nonprofits. She is currently helping a local arts organization identify opportunities for services and programs in existing and new markets.
She is also active in the Executive Club of Chicago – Professional Service and Business Technology Leadership Forum and an Ellevate Squad. She is part of West Monroe’s Mental Health and Wellness Committee and Women’s Leadership Network.