With a foundation in integ- rity and transparency for clients and consultants
alike, RedCloud provides manage-ment-consulting services for businesses of all sizes across sectors including health care, technology, retail
& financial services. “We offer strategic planning, project management,
process optimization, IT implementation, sales & marketing and BI services,” says Brett Alston, Managing
Director of RedCloud Consulting.
Alston sat down to discuss his firm’s
Consulting: What were the
main factors that contributed
to your firm’s exceptional
Alston: An integrity-based, straightforward approach. We didn’t reinvent
the wheel; but rather went back to
the time of an approach all based on
quality, reliability, and capabilities. A
willingness to part with old standards:
We built RedCloud over the two decades by applying only the best principles and practices in consulting,
while tossing aside some standard
but contradictory industry practices.
Rock-solid team members that you
trust:. Clarity: RedCloud consultants
always know what they are getting.
And finally, a laser focus on results.
Consulting: How is this year
shaping up for your firm?
Alston: We are finishing 2017
strong, recently being recognized
as the #1 Fastest Growing Private Company in all of Washington State, which given the intense
growth in the Seattle market, we are
particularly proud of. The markets
in the West in which we operate
continue to be some of the hottest
in the nation, so we’re pushing to
stay in front of this surge in 2018.
Consulting: How would you
describe your firm’s outlook
for 2018? Where do you see
the most opportunities?
Alston: Looking ahead, RedCloud
is poised for continued strong revenue and employment growth numbers, adding senior consultants who
understand the marketplace and can
deliver a white glove experience to
clients, standing behind people and
product to the end. Feedback from
the market shows that both consultants and clients appreciate the respect, transparency, and a “pay it
forward” mentality set down by the
two Managing Partners.
Consulting: What would you
say are your firm’s biggest
challenges in 2018?
Alston: As with any rapidly growing firm, we want to ensure that as
we bring more talented members
onto the team, we maintain the high
quality and integrity we demand.
In order to stay true to ourselves
during stages of rapid growth, we
have kicked off many ongoing team
building and education opportuni-
ties including Town Hall, Practice
Area specific meetings, and social
get togethers to continue to build
connections across our team.
Consulting: What does being
named one of Consulting’s
Fastest Growing Firms mean
to your firm, your employees
and your clients?
Alston: Not just realizing rapid
growth, but sustaining that growth is
something we continue to work hard
on and are proud to have achieved
as a team. As a leader I can honestly say that this accomplishment is
100 percent due to the dedication
of our team—they are the core of
the value provided by RedCloud
and this award validates all of their
hard work and time committed to
helping our clients solve their most
pressing business challenges.