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Our Culture

Consulting is a tough business, but you’ll love working at Clarkston. Our culture and people are our biggest strength. In our firm, people find great homes and stay for the long term.

We hire stewards not employees.
We reward collaboration not competition.
We create careers not jobs.


Our Values

  • Brilliant Client Service The genuine interest in serving clients and colleagues to create shared success
  • Diversity A shared responsibility to create and maintain an environment of inclusion and mutual respect
  • Flexibility & Adaptibility Embracing change, being aware of and responsive to changing client and firm needs
  • Business Focus A commitment to improving efficiency and driving business value for our clients
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit Being innovative, consistently looking for new ideas, and taking chances
  • Professionalism Engaging in all dealings with clients and colleagues in a positive and professional manner
  • Differentiated Performance Setting the standard for team performance through actions and results
  • Ethics and Integrity Doing the right thing, making sound judgements, and communicating honestly with clients and colleagues
  • Teamwork The commitment to do your part to assist others and help your team achieve a common goal
  • Initiative Proactively seeking out opportunities to positively impact the individual, firm, and client.


In my almost 15 years with Clarkston, what I’ve noticed the most is the support that I’ve received whenever I’ve needed it. Whether it be a problem I needed help solving or advice on my career, I’ve always had a network of great people to draw from for whatever reason.  Clarkston has been my home away from home.

Cara, Client Services Executive


Like great wine, Clarkston only gets better with time! In my opinion what distinguishes us from others is our culture: friendly, easy going, ‘family like’, anyone in the firm including the leadership is just a phone call away, and ‘we got your back’ culture.

Anand, Senior Manager


Clarkston is a wonderful organization backed by extremely talented individuals. Since day one, the stewards around me have truly felt like family. Clarkston has allowed me to build my career very rapidly and continues to push me to develop both personally and professionally in areas outside of my comfort zone.

David, Manager

Benefits at Clarkston

Vacation & Benefits

Flexible, highly-subsidized insurance options, savings plans, and generous paid leave policies

Career Development

Average investments of 80–120 hours/year in professional development activities

Networks & Communities

Active communities for networking, collaboration, new services development, and knowledge sharing

Rewards & Recognition

Honoring exceptional individuals and projects teams through annual bonuses, anniversary awards, and more

Community Outreach

Investing in the communities where we live and work, both individually and collectively

Coaching & Mentoring

Strong apprenticeship culture in a highly networked environment enabling professional growth

Consulting Candidates

Clarkston differentiates itself through the caliber of its people and our approach to providing best-in-class services. What’s your background?

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