Large firms may get all the attention, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t smaller firms quietly and relentlessly making a place for themselves in the consulting landscape. Just the opposite, in fact. By focusing their resources on exploiting a specific niche — whether it is for clients or talent or a consulting philosophy — the following seven “small jewels” are doing a lot of interesting work, providing exciting opportunities to consultants willing to look beyond the big guns, and having a lot of fun in the bargain.
By Joanne Summer
Princeton Consultants: Building a Firm with Superhuman ResourcesPrinceton Consultants, Princeton, NJ Founded: 1981Top Brass: Founder and President Steve SashiharaOffices & People: 2 offices (Princeton and New York); 65 consultants Revenues: About $20 millionSpecialty: Strategy consulting