M2 Strategy is a strategy and technology consult- ing firm. Its solutions
have been instrumental in shaping industries such as Education,
Science, and Defense. “We are a
certified Woman-Owned Small
Business (WOSB) and have been
honored to collaborate with numerous organizations to successfully implement innovative solutions to address complex challenges,” says Willow Marr, President
of M2 Strategy. Consulting caught
up with Marr to discuss the firm’s
Consulting: What were the
main factors that contributed
to your firm’s exceptional
Marr: M2 Strategy continues to
grow at an exceptional rate because
our top priority is the success of our
clients and employees. Our constant focus of developing a top-tal-ent workforce that brings tangible
solutions to our clients has been
made possible through training programs, collaborative team events,
mentor opportunities and 100 percent company paid benefits. Our
high-standard of service delivery
is the result of dedicated, passionate employees that always provide
innovative solutions to our clients'
most pressing problems.
Consulting: How is this year
shaping up for your firm?
Marr: This year has been another
remarkable year for M2 Strategy.
We have grown our client base, ser-
vice offerings, and are on our way
to surpassing our goals for 2017.
We have obtained several new,
compelling projects that will shape
our industry and our services.
Consulting: How would you
describe your firm’s outlook
for 2018? Where do you see
the most opportunities?
Marr: We anticipate that in 2018
we will see another robust increase
in revenue, our client base, and our
talented workforce. Most of our
opportunities are within the federal government and we see the
potential to grow our higher education services next year as well.
Consulting: What would you
say are your firm’s biggest
challenges in 2018?
Marr: As we rapidly grow we see
our greatest challenge as ensuring
we maintain a culture that allows
our employees easy accessibility
to our leadership and to mentorship
opportunities. We want to always
give our employees access to the
help they need, and have invested
in a creative new program called
“Mentorship Advancement and
Performance (MAP)”. The program
is a robust internal mentorship pro-
gram that has further increased our
employee satisfaction and engage-
ment with leadership. We will also
continue to offer our employees an
industry-leading benefits package,
numerous employee-centric events,
and a culture that nurtures and en-
Consulting: What does being
named one of Consulting’s
Fastest Growing Firms mean
to your firm, your employees
and your clients?
Marr: Our philosophy is that
if you have to come to work, it
should be to do something you are
passionate about and for a company that you enjoy working for. We
are proud to be honored by Consulting Magazine, which recognizes the hard work and dedication
of our employees and the tangible
results that we work tirelessly to
achieve in collaboration with our