Barry Chester & Company, L.L.C. specializes in helping companies and not-for-profit organizations with business process design, strategic planning, and change implementation.  We can also provide short-term or part-time executive leadership in rapid-growth organizations and companies undergoing mergers or outsourcing.  Since forming our management consulting business in 2000, our engagements have included:

  • Large-scale international multi-location project and program management roles for implementing systems and associated business processes, and for completing an outsourcing agreement separating back office functions and systems from the front office.
  • Numerous process analyses and redesigns, including risk and redundancy assessments.
  • Strategic planning for strong governance and cost control.
  • Organization assessment for a global company’s foreign branch office.
  • Solution selections for technology products.
  • Retreat and meeting facilitation.
  • In-flight project reviews to suggest corrective action.

See our client list and our consulting engagements

Skills we bring to all our projects include:

  • A constant focus on realizing the business outcomes of a project.
  • Attention to detail.
  • The ability to quickly learn the business and culture of an organization.
  • Independence and honesty.
  • The ability to align teams around common goals.

We also teach workshops on business case development and stakeholder management. Our Making the Case for Change workshop was presented to MBA candidates at Cornell University's Johnson Graduate School of Management in 2010 and is available to be taught in-house at your organization.

Our clients have included financial firms around the world, from the largest to the smallest, as well as not-for-profit organizations in Tompkins County.  We are available to work locally, around the world, and remotely.