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List of the Best Chicago Operations Consultants

  • 1
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Oak Brook IL

    Ultra Consultants is an independent research and enterprise solutions consulting firm serving the manufacturing and distribution industries throughout North America. Services include business process improvement, enterprise technology evaluation, selection and implementation. The consulting team is made up of more than 70 professionals and focuses specifically on business process improvement initiatives unique to the manufacturing and distribution sectors. 

    Clients
    New Balance
    Alta Equipment Company
    The Sharper Image
    Kellstrom Aerospace
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Ultra Consultants helped a plumbing distribution company to replace its ERP system. They facilitated and oversaw the vetting, selection, and implementation of the new ERP. The client appreciated how they contribted to the process and gives them credit for the projects ultimate completion. 

    "I don’t think we could’ve completed the project successfully without their expertise and specialists who were equipped with the resources we needed." – Plumbing Distribution Company

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  • 2
    $50,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Carver Peterson Consulting is a consultancy based in Chicago and founded in 2014. With more than two experts, they specialize in business consulting solutions for small and mid-market businesses in the industries of transportation and advertising.

    Clients
    Solid Digital
    Arcalea
    LulaFit
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Carver Peterson Consulting provided sales consulting services for a digital marketing agency. The goal was to gather large amounts of data and create a viable sales process and strategy for the agency. This resulted in the agency’s close rate jumping from 56%  to 80%, among other things.

    “I have spent over a decade building this company. I did not think someone could come in in a span of a few months and be able to make such a significant impact to our organization.” - CEO, Digital Marketing Agency

  • 3
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Deerfield IL

    IT Audit Group LLC is a B2B management consulting firm that focuses on IT compliance and cybersecurity. Founded in 2017 and headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois, their team of approximately 1–2 employees primarily serves midmarket clients. Their scope of services encompasses business consulting, cybersecurity, and IT strategy consulting.

    Clients
    Bold Insight
    Industries
    Notable Project

    IT Audit Group LLC conducted an information security audit for a UX consultancy. They assessed the client's adherence to specific compliance standards. Their work culminated in a comprehensive report detailing the client's compliance status. The client considers their services to be very reasonably priced.

    "The audits are handled in a very constructive manner. We’ve been able to learn a lot and improve, thanks to their work." — Quality Manager, UX Consulting Company

  • 4
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    18 Coffees was founded in 2014 and is located in Chicago. Their team of 41 employees provides business consulting, digital strategy, and marketing strategy services.

    Clients
    Bose
    ShoppingGives
    Guild Row
    Immigrant Legal Resource Center
    Industries
    Notable Project

    18 Coffees has developed and tested an overarching digital strategy for an immigration nonprofit. The campaign targets lawful permanent residents (LPR) to convert them into US citizens. They taught the client valuable information and insights to build upon.

    "We learned valuable information about what worked to target LPRs, including messaging and technology insights, which we built on for a second phase." –Director of Programs, Immigration Nonprofit

  • 5
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Growth Lab is a business agency founded in Prishtina, Kosovo in 2020 with fewer than 50 employees. They specialize in business consulting, content marketing, and accounting solutions for small businesses in the fields of business and financial services.

    Clients
    EGS
    Rub sh.p.k
    TimeJob gmbh
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Growth Lab developed a dashboard and provided financial forecasting for an online retailer. The retailer worked closely with the founders of Growth Lab on a growth strategy. The retailer noticed a significant improvement thanks to Growth Lab’s contributions.

    “It was exactly what we needed.” - Co-Founder, Online Retailer

  • 6
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Sentio Design is a design agency founded in 2019 with fewer than 10 employees. Based in Chicago, they offer UX/UI design and business consulting services for clients that work in the fields of education, financial services, and more.

    Clients
    Participate
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Sentio Design created a product roadmap for an education community platform. The platform had Sentio Design work with their new product leader in constructing the roadmap. The goals of the project were met.

    “She has the fantastic ability to drill down to the root cause through precise questioning, then surfacing back up in a way that’s understandable and actionable.” — CEO, Education Community Platform

  • 7
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chicago IL

    MA team Marketing Agency is a marketing firm based in Chicago with more than two professionals. Since 2016, they have offered social media marketing, web design, and graphic design solutions for clients in the fields of arts, business services, and consumer products.

    Clients
    Brongus
    BIA Group
    Digitel
    Industries
    Notable Project

    MA team Marketing Agency designed a website for a dental company. MA team Marketing Agency also provided relevant marketing assistance to boost the site’s presence. The site was met with positive feedback.

    “Highly effective.” - Owner, Dental Company

  • 8
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Conifer Research is a research and design agency that has been offering market research, UX/UI design, and business consulting services to their enterprise and mid-market clients in the consumer products, health care, and hospitality industries since 2001. Their team of 50 employees is based out of their office in Chicago.

    Clients
    McDonalds
    Sonos
    PepsiCo
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Conifer Research recently worked on research and business planning for a sound company. They provided market research management and looked into an expansion initiative for the client. 

    “Their ability to think outside the box and be nimble stood out. They brainstormed and were involved in the work, which allowed them to find creative ways to get at the answers we wanted.” – Former Creative Director, Sound Company

  • 9
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chicago IL

    INVESMITH is a consultancy with fewer than 10 team members. They offer business consulting, web design, and CRM consulting solutions from their office in Chicago. They work with clients in the industries of arts, business services, and media. INVESMITH was launched in 2019.

    Clients
    Truly Toya Lingerie & Loungewear
    Industries
    Notable Project

    INVESMITH provided web development solutions for a lingerie and loungewear company. The client needed digital assistance, which included web design. INVESMITH’s work resulted in the company gaining more attention online.

    “Stephen is worth the money because he’s on time and patient.” - CEO, Lingerie and Loungewear Company

  • 10
    Undisclosed
    250 - 999 Employees
    Chicago IL
    Launched in 1961, GRAEF is an architectural design company. Their midsize team is located in Chicago, Illinois and Green Bay, Wisconsin and provides architectural design, commercial property management, and business consulting.
  • 11
    $50,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Headquartered in San Francisco, Prophet is a consultancy agency with other offices in Atlanta, Chicago, New York City, Richmond, Va., Berlin, Hong Kong, Shanghai, London, and Zurich. Since 1992, their team of 540 has been specializing in web design, SEO, digital strategy, and more. Prophet works with clients in various industries including consumer products, hospitality, and information technology.

    Clients
    Alight Solutions
    T-Mobile
    Electrolux
    Gatorade
    Industries
    Notable Project

    After years of disappointing performance, a retailer hired Prophet to determine the issue and work on the branding. After researching the retailer's history and client base, the agency created an engaging and impactful store design. The business has begun seeing an increase in traffic. 

     

  • 12
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chicago IL
    Solve for (x), llc, a business consulting company, was launched in 2008. The agency offers business consulting and finance & accounting outsourcing (FAO) and has a small team.
    Industries
  • 13
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Bannockburn IL
    Established in 2012, The Auctus GRoup is a business consulting company. Their midsize team is headquartered in Bannockburn, Illinois and specializes in business consulting.
    Industries
  • 14
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Manhattan IL
    Bold Duck Studio, a business consulting company, was launched in 2018. The small team focuses on business consulting, corporate training, IT strategy consulting, marketing strategy, and more. The company is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio and Manhattan, Illinois.
    Industries
  • 15
    $75,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Small business consulting company JumpSeat, is based in Chicago, Illinois. Launched in 2020, the team provides business consulting, corporate training, branding, marketing strategy, and more.

    Industries
  • 16
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Rolling Meadows IL
    Email marketing company Trendline Interactive is in Austin, Texas; Portland, Oregon; Rolling Meadows, Illinois and Atlanta, Georgia. The midsize team offers email marketing, digital strategy, business consulting, content marketing, and more and was established in 2010.
  • 17
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chicago IL
    In Chicago, Illinois, FineTune is a small corporate training and business consulting company. Their services include corporate training and business consulting.
  • 18
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Michigan City IN
    CLH, CPAs & Consultants is an accounting company. The small Michigan City, Indiana-based agency was established in 1992. Their services include accounting and business consulting.
  • 19
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Hammond IN
    Midwest Accounting Inc, an accounting company, was launched in 1961. They are headquartered in Hammond, Indiana and have a small team. Their services include accounting and business consulting.
  • 20
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chicago IL
    Quantum 9, Inc is a business consulting company located in Chicago, Illinois. Founded in 2012, the small team focuses on business consulting, marketing strategy, and social media marketing.
  • 25
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Chicago IL
    QA Outsource, an IT managed services company, was founded in 2016. The firm offers IT managed services, IT strategy consulting, and business consulting and has a midsize team.
    Industries
  • 27
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Chicago IL
    CTK Chicago Partners is a Chicago, Illinois-based commercial brokerage services company. Founded in 2011, the midsize team focuses on commercial brokerage services, commercial property management, commercial development, business consulting, and more.
  • 28
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Skokie IL
    Website development company Pop Digital Marketing is headquartered in Skokie, Illinois. Founded in 2013, the small team provides web development, business consulting, branding, search engine optimization, and more.
    Industries
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