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Private Sector

The Ripples Group was founded in 2000 by consultants from large strategy firms, such as Bain & BCG, with extensive prior experience in serving private sector clients.  Today, The Ripples Group has a vibrant private sector practice, serving Global 1000 companies, private equity firms, innovative start-ups, and internationally-based corporations.

Our private sector work has spanned multiple geographies inclusive of North America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Similarly, our clients operate in numerous industries such as technology, manufacturing, finance, health care, life sciences and pharmaceuticals, and private foundations and nonprofits.


The Ripples Group has worked with private sector clients to solve wide-ranging issues across many engagements. Our expertise in the private sector includes data & advanced analytics, information technology, leadership & management training, marketing, organizational design, performance improvement, and strategic planning, to name a few.


As a boutique consulting firm, we thrive because our clients succeed. Where possible and with our clients' permission, we like to share the results of our work. The testimonials and case studies below offer insight into our services and the types of problems that we enjoy solving.


Contact us to meet our team and discuss how we can assist your organization.

What Our Private Sector Clients Say


"You have been a pillar to me laying a strong foundation, guiding and supporting me along the way on this incredible journey to grow the brand and business exponentially." 

— President & CEO,

Agriculture Equipment Manufacturing Company

Private Sector Case Studies

Building a Specialty Pharma Business

The Ripples Group worked with a Pharmaceutical CEO determined to achieve what may seem totally out of bounds: growing the business tenfold in a few years, building a global supply chain, diversifying the portfolio to serve clients with specialty pharma solutions while building a cult-like culture deeply founded in craftsmanship... 

Becoming a Market Leader

When we first met the North American team, they had a small beachhead in the US market which was quickly fading. Working closely with the management team and the Board, we developed a strategy that within 2 years (ahead of our 3-year plan) profitably grew them to be the #3 player in the market.

Identifying Value in the Pharmaceutical Pipeline

The Ripples Group re-prioritized the drug pipeline for an up and coming Life Sciences Company. Soon afterwards and based upon the drug that Ripples had prioritized as #1, the Company won its first big pharma deal worth $1B.

Strategic Shifts in the High Tech Industry

Ripples has supported a global telecommunications IT leader on a number of initiatives since 2011 (new leadership took over then). In particular, we have led the strategic thinking at the high-tech company, which led to significant strategic shifts and large investments in acquisitions.

A Business Turnaround During the Recession

When the housing crisis hit the US in 2008, the world's largest paint company's US operations suffered a big setback along with the rest of the industry. As the company was relatively sub-scale in the US, losses mounted faster than the competition. The firm engaged Ripples to work on a turnaround strategy and support its execution towards astounding outcomes.

Complete Turnaround of a Boutique Bank

Partnering with a newly appointed, young, energetic CEO, we facilitated a complete turnaround of a stagnant business into a growth engine. A sleepy, tired organization was transformed into a culture of high-performance and continuous improvement. Consistently growing year after year, the organization stays the course towards becoming the best boutique bank.

Bracing for Growth

As a pharmaceutical company vastly increased its hiring, The Ripples Group provided organizational design expertise to establish clear lines of authority and organizational structure.

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