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Bob Lamont Joins Clarkston Consulting as New Partner to Strengthen West Coast Region

Clarkston Consulting (Clarkston), a leading professional services firm, today announced the hiring of Bob Lamont as a new partner and leader to further expand the firm’s west coast operations and support the growing needs of life sciences and consumer products clients in the region. In this role, Lamont will be responsible for business development and client delivery, with a specific focus on the west coast region.

“We’ve made a strategic decision to invest in expanding our west coast presence. Bob, along with our new associate partner Kim Kuesel, will be leading these efforts with our team of west coast stewards to ensure our regional clients have the resources they need to enter new markets, innovate, and grow,” said Clarkston CEO Tom Finegan.

Lamont joins Clarkston after 15 years holding various leadership positions with consulting firm North Highland. Lamont brings a wealth of experience to Clarkston and its clients, particularly in the areas of business and growth strategy, mergers and acquisition integration, organizational change management, and transformation.

Clarkston President Paul Garrison shares, “Bob is an incredibly strong talent to add to Clarkston’s leadership team.  For over 15 years, Bob has served some of the world’s most impressive companies as they were navigating large-scale, transformational change in their business. His innovative mindset and commitment to clients will be an invaluable asset for Clarkston Consulting.”

“I have joined Clarkston because of the client-first mindset that is pervasive throughout the firm. That mindset is supported by an entrepreneurial spirit that, at the end of the day, will enable me to better serve our clients on the west coast,” said Lamont.

Lamont continued, “Clarkston has a strong track record of caring about their people and their clients. This purpose, partnered with the flexibility and freedom to innovate and adapt, allows us to offer differentiated services in the market.”

Bob will be based in Southern California. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from University of Oregon – Charles H. Lundquist College of Business.

About Clarkston Consulting

Founded in 1991, Clarkston Consulting provides management, operations and implementation consulting services for life sciences and consumer products companies worldwide. Clarkston has achieved a 17-year average client satisfaction rate of 97% by continuously pushing for success for its clients, its consultants, and its company. Learn more about Clarkston Consulting at