Dean & Company is based in Vienna, VA and was founded in 1993 by former Mercer Management Consulting colleagues. The firm may be small, with less than two hundred professionals, but these “value architects” deliver huge value. Since the beginning of the strategy consultancy, the firm has reported over $20 billion in cumulative impact in added value for clients.
The primary clientele of the firm includes large Fortune 500 corporations, as well as small but opportunity businesses. When it comes to working with larger businesses, the firm focuses on business creation, corporate strategy, growth, M&A, and business redirection. When it comes to working with smaller businesses, they prioritize goals to develop and implement strategies. Within both large and small business, their clients come from a variety of different industries such as life sciences, energy, private equity, new technology, media and entertainment, consumer products, retail management, telecommunications, and financial services,.
The company focuses on consulting strategies in the areas of operational effectiveness, pricing, M&A support, customer bonding, customer targeting, new product introduction and market entry, start-ups, and e-business. The firm prides themselves on solving complex, multi-disciplinary problems with significant bottom-line implications. They customize strategies for each client based on unique needs. They are known for their fact-based analysis approach for better decision making.