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We’re proud to partner with these organizations and institutions to deliver value for our clients. Explore our portfolio of industry, technology, and academic partners, as well as our adjacent businesses.


Industry Partnerships


A large not-for-profit organization that connects SAP professionals seeking the best answers, advice, and ideas on how to stay ahead of an ever-evolving technology landscape.

Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed)

A trade association that leads the effort to advance medical technology in order to achieve healthier lives and healthier economies around the world.

Achieving women's excellence in supply chain


Achieving Women’s Excellence in Supply Chain Operations, Management & Education (AWESOME) is a ground-breaking leadership organization focused on advancing women’s leadership in supply chain and transforming the future of supply chain leadership.

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Bio Supply Management Alliance (BSMA)

The Bio Supply Management Alliance was born for the need to create a worldwide community of operations and supply chain management leaders and professionals in the biotech, biopharma, and biomedical device industries.

Consumer Goods Technology (CGT)

An essential source of information for CG executives, helping them connect with relevant content, their peers and best-in-class business solutions and strategies to make the right IT decisions.

2017 CHPA member

Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA)

CHPA is the 136-year-old national trade association representing the leading manufacturers and marketers of over-the-counter (OTC) medicines and dietary supplements.

California Life Sciences (CLS)

CLS is California’s most influential and impactful life sciences membership organization. For more than 30 years, CLS has supported companies of all sizes, from early-stage innovators and startups to established industry leaders in the fields of biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and medical technology.

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Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP)

Since 1963, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) has been providing networking, career development, and educational opportunities to the logistics and supply chain management community.


The world’s leading information technology research and advisory company.

Generic Pharmaceutical Association (GPhA)

The nation’s leading trade association for manufacturers and distributors of generic prescription drugs, manufacturers of bulk active pharmaceutical chemicals, and suppliers of other goods and services to the generic industry.

Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA)

Represents the world’s leading food, beverage and CP companies and associated partners. GMA has a primary focus on product safety, science-based public policies and industry initiatives that seek to empower people with the tools and information they need to make informed choices and lead healthier lives.


A global nonprofit organization comprised of individuals and organizations from across the healthcare industry committed to achieving gender parity in leadership positions, facilitating career and business connections, and providing effective practices that enable organizations to realize the full potential of their female talent.

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Life Sciences Pennsylvania (LSPA)

Life Sciences Pennsylvania (formerly Pennsylvania Bio) represents the entire life sciences industry – medical device companies, pharmaceutical companies, investment organizations, research institutions, and myriad service industries that support the life sciences in Pennsylvania. Clarkston Consulting is proud partner with LSPA to provide an annual scholarship program, the Clarkston Scholars Program, to college students in Pennsylvania with an academic focus on life sciences.

Mass Bio

Provides services and support for the Massachusetts biotechnology industry; includes member list, events information, and publications.

Network of Executive Women (NEW)

A nonprofit organization with the mission to advance women, grow business and transform our industry’s workplace through the power of our community. The organization has 10,000 members representing 750 companies in the fast-growing retail and consumer goods and services industry.

National Retail Federation (NRF)

NRF is the world’s largest retail trade association.


Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA)

Represents the country’s leading innovative biopharmaceutical research companies. Their members are devoted to discovering and developing medicines that enable patients to live longer, healthier and more productive lives.

Promotion Optimization Institute (POI)

POI brings together FMCG manufacturers, retailers, solution providers, analysts, academics and other industry leaders. Members share cross-functional best practices for optimizing promotions.

Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals

Society for Maintenance & Reliability Professionals (SMRP)

A nonprofit professional society formed by practitioners to develop and promote excellence in maintenance, reliability and physical asset management while creating leaders in the profession.

Partnership for DSCSA Governance

PDG is a collaborative forum dedicated to developing, advancing, and sustaining an effective and efficient model for interoperable tracing and verification of prescription pharmaceuticals in the U.S.

Adjacent Businesses

Bull City Talent Group

Full-service recruitment process outsourcing and IT staffing focused on enterprise systems and project management. 

Momentum Learning

Momentum provides training for people who are transforming to meet the growing technology needs in the modern workforce.​

Clarkston Executive Alliance (CEA)

CEA is a collection of executive members with an average of 25+ years of industry experience that provide advisory services.

Clarkston Merchant Partners (CMP)

A private investment firm, focused on the development, sponsorship and management of selected private equity investments.


An authorized Value-Added Reseller (VAR) of software solutions and maintenance for high growth and mid-size enterprises.

Academic Partners