Skills in demand

Whether it is the Big Four, vendors selling services or niche consulting firms, all seem to be expanding their consulting services teams. Successful consultants must possess a client-facing personality, as well as the skills to articulate technical solutions.

What it takes

Firms are looking for consultants who can mitigate risk while improving their business performance. That means understanding the relationship between risk and the regulatory environments to help clients achieve objectives.


Salaries start in the $70ks, seniors into the $90ks, managers and above can expect six figures. Extensive travel often wis required.

Joyce Brocaglia

In 1986, Joyce Brocaglia created Alta Associates, one of the top 50 executive search firms in the country. In 2002, Joyce founded The Executive Women’s Forum (EWF), a ground-breaking membership organization serving thousands of emerging leaders, as well as the most prominent and influential female executives in their field. In 2022, Alta and the EWF were acquired by the Diversified Search Group, the largest women-led, women-founded executive search firm.

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