The Fastest Growing Firms, 2015: CSI Specialty Group


CSI Specialty Group

Rank: #5
Revenue Growth: 639%

CSI Specialty Group is a globally recognized consulting, workforce planning and talent acquisition firm that helps clients create the right processes to drive accelerated growth. As the industry’s “most influential” leader in specialty pharmacy consulting and talent acquisition, CSI Specialty Group successfully delivers consulting solutions and talent resources to help clients cultivate excellence through uniquely linking their business strategy to their people strategy, according to Suzette DiMascio, President and CEO of CSI Specialty Group.

“Our award winning services uniquely provide companies with the insight, industry expertise, and the people who will contribute to your corporate goals and make a real impact on organizational ROI,” DiMascio says. “CSI is on the forefront of pioneering inventive consulting, workforce planning & talent acquisition solutions that are uniquely tailored to meet the needs of specialty pharmacy, home infusion, mail order/PBM, health systems and pharma/biotech clients across the USA and throughout Europe.”

With a jaw-dropping growth rate of 639 percent, CSI Specialty Group lands at No. 5 in Consulting‘s Fastest Growing Firms ranking. To discuss the CSI’s outstanding past performance and its future projections, Consulting caught up DiMascio.

Consulting: What were the main factors that contributed to your exceptional growth rate between the years 2011 and 2014?

DiMascio: Complete Dedication, doing the right things right and being a trusted advisor to our clients. It’s important to us that our services provide an ROI and sustainable growth for clients. Isn’t that what it’s all about? That, along with having the best consulting team in the industry—it’s a privilege to coach them to greatness.

Consulting: How is 2015 shaping up for your firm?

DiMascio: 2015 has been amazing- we have an incredible growth trajectory and have added more key consultants to expand our offerings.

Consulting: How would you describe your firm’s outlook for 2016? Where do you see the most opportunities?

DiMascio: The sky is the limit- the healthcare industry continues to evolve and change, and clients need the guidance of industry experts to navigate the waters. We take pride in being that firm for our clients and I don’t see that changing.

Consulting: What do you see as the biggest challenges for your firm in 2016?

DiMascio: Scaling growth; juggling a work-life balance

Consulting: What does being named one of Consulting’s Fastest Growing Firms mean to your firm, your employees and your clients?

DiMascio: We were so honored I don’t know where to begin. For my team, it’s a testament to their hard work and dedication to our clients, our vision and our industry. To our firm- it further solidifies our footprint in the consulting world, and affirms to potential clients that we have the ‘right stuff’ to help them succeed. For me, as CEO, it shows the world how bright the light is shining at CSI Specialty Group and in turn, continues to hold us accountable to our clients, our employees and ultimately, the patients each and every one of our clients assist.

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