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West Monroe Partners Overview

Chicago, IL
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
Business Services
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
West Monroe Partners' team is made up of an uncommon blend of business savvy consultants and technical experts that work together to achieve sustainable success.

Our business consultants are driven by opportunities to contribute to your ... Read more

Mission: We are a team of business and technical experts consulting in industries undergoing profound change. We help companies solve their most complex challenges so they can adapt, shift gears and thrive.

Company Updates

  • Thanks to our volunteer crew for spending their past Saturday with Habitat for Humanity Chicago to help build a house in the West Pullman neighborhood! #WMPChallengeAccepted

  • Meet Maheshie Cabraal, a Senior Consultant in West Monroe's NYC Mergers & Acquisitions practice and our latest Dare to Be Great Employee! Discover how she uses her #WMPUncommonBlend to go beyond the challenge at hand.

    Maheshie Cabraal's Challenge Accepted Moment - The Blend: A West Monroe Partners Blog

    Each month we highlight a different Dare to be Great employee who embodies the Uncommon Blend or Challenge Accepted attitude that makes West Monroe Partners and everyone that works here so unique! This month, meet Maheshie Cabraal, a Senior Consultant in our Mergers & Acquisitions practice, based in New York City.

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West Monroe Partners – Why Work For Us?

We think West Monroe is the best place to work - but don’t take our word for it! West Monroe has won more than 30 awards praising our business acumen, company culture and growth over the last five years from Consulting Magazine, National Association of Business Resources, Vault, Crain's Chicago Business, Brill Street, Chicago Tribune, Columbus Business First, Puget Sound Business Journal, Seattle Business Magazine and Seattle Business Monthly.


Check out quotes from our employees and watch our videos to learn more about West Monroe and our unique, people-first culture.


"West Monroe, though experienced on many fronts and in many industries, does not come to the marketplace telling clients what we can do to them or for them. Instead, we work with clients to outline their success criteria and collaboratively work with them to achieve the goals have developed."

"During my first project, I was able to travel internationally, work hand-in-hand with the CEO and CFO at my client, and have responsibilities that many other firms don’t offer to their employees at such a young age."




You’ve invested a lot in developing your expertise. Come share it at a firm that’s invested in you. Talent valued here.

In the world of professional services, there are many quality organizations, many possible directions in which you can take your career and many opportunities that await you.

Whether you are just beginning your career or you are looking for new challenges, it is important to look for an organization that will help you grow personally and professionally: develop your knowledge and talent, explore new directions, and make an impact through your work—both at your company and for your clients. 

If you are looking for exceptional professional experience in a unique, people-focused consulting environment, we think you'll like what you find at West Monroe Partners. 

West Monroe, though experienced on many fronts and in many industries, does not come to the marketplace telling clients what we can do to them or for them. Instead, we work with clients to outline their success criteria and collaboratively work with them to achieve the goals have developed.

- Anonymous survey response

West Monroe Partners supports the hiring of Veterans and recognizes their leadership, loyalty, integrity, and commitment to excellence. The values and skills of our Nation’s Veterans align with our values and what we are seeking in future team members.

West Monroe Partners is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. 

We believe in treating each employee and applicant for employment fairly and with dignity. We base our employment decisions on merit, experience, and potential, without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, age, religion, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state, or local law.



When we opened West Monroe Partners, we set out to build a different kind of consulting firm. What made this possible is the set of values we adopted on day one and have practiced every day since.

We put our people first.

We are 100 percent employee owned. 

We don't settle for anything less than the best client service. 

Stewardship is everyone's responsibility. 

Integrity is paramount. 

Practical innovation drives better results. 

We respect diverse experiences and thought. 

Meritocracy provides opportunities. 

We seek the best and brightest. 

We strive for quality before growth. 

We are responsive by remaining nimble. 

We have fun at work. 

We don’t just want to do well; we want to do good. 

We at West Monroe Partners aspire to provide social and environmental leadership—helping those less fortunate, building strong communities, and contributing to sustainable growth that secures our resources for the future.


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    Great culture and mentorships. Higher-level, more experienced members have no problem sitting down with junior staff to discuss career development and advice. The work is engaging and important. Opportunities are diverse enough to serve you well if you move away from consulting in a few years. Good benefits and PTO as well. Places high value on community service and giving back.


    Definitely targets a specific type. Mostly white, middle/upper class from the suburbs who went to Big Ten schools. From what I've seen, the culture varies wildly from one team to another. I personally love my team and my coworkers, but I can see the other more greek life, student body president, type-A consultants around the office (male and female). There are definitely "chosen ones": people who have the right connections to upper management and rise quickly. You'll see these faces over and over on stage at company-wide events and even in marketing material.

    Advice to Management

    Be careful of "hiring for fit". You'll end up with a bunch people who all look and think the same.

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West Monroe Partners photo of: Our newest Office - LA
West Monroe Partners photo of: WMP's Danny Freeman was recognized in the Energy category among the top consultants under the age of 35 by Consulting Magazine!
West Monroe Partners photo of: Last month, our New York team joined SCA to ConSERVE NYC in celebration of Earth Day at Riverbank State Park.
West Monroe Partners photo of: New York WMPers celebrate world autism month by lighting it up blue today to raise awareness and support for people with autism!
West Monroe Partners photo of: It's a full house at our Chicago office! Thank you Sallie Krawcheck and Ellevate Network for the inspirational fire-side-chat around workplace equality.
West Monroe Partners photo of: Celebrating a productive week at Distributech 2017!— with Dan Belmont.
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West Monroe Partners Interviews



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    Senior Consultant Interview

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    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at West Monroe Partners (Minneapolis, MN) in April 2017.


    - Initial phone interview with HR
    - 2nd phone interview with corporate executive to determine cultural fit
    - 3rd in person interview with 5 staff employees in the Healthcare sector, included a case analysis and a standard set of 5 questions regarding examples of overcoming challenges in a previous position

    Interview Questions

    • Do you have any questions for me? This was the most common question asked of me by all 5 individuals that interviewed me for the in person interview. Three of the five individuals did not have a script of questions or guidelines for their portion of the interview process. As a result the interview was more of a conversation rather than a standard interview I'm accustomed to.   Answer Question
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West Monroe Partners Awards & Accolades

  • The Candidate Experience (CandE) Award, Talent Board, 2016
  • Top 100 Vertical Market MSPs, Channel e2e, 2016
  • Top Workplace, Chicago Tribune, 2016
  • Best Firms to Work For, Consulting Magazine, 2016
  • Excellence in Social and Community Investment, Consulting Magazine, 2016
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