Attain is a leading man- agement, technology, andstrategy consulting
firm comprised of innovative
problem solvers, driven by a
values-based culture, who disrupt the status quo to change
the world. The company leverages a holistic, agile, secure,
and customer-centered approach to digital transformation, advancing client missions
across the government, education, healthcare, and nonprofit market landscapes. Greg
Baroni, Chairman and CEO
of Attain, sat down with Consulting to discuss the firm’s
financial performance, overall
outlook and ranking as one
of the profession’s Fastest
Consulting: What were the main
factors that contributed to your firm’s
Baroni: We’ve continued to win
significant contracts and vehicles
serving the federal, education,
healthcare, and nonprofit markets.
I believe that our competitive edge
continues to be our exceptional, collaborative team of consultants and
the innovation that they drive, particularly in the area of digital transformation, bringing solutions that
are powered by extreme automation.
Consulting: How is this year shaping
up for your firm?
Baroni:This year, we marked our
company’s 10th anniversary. Although much has changed since
2009, our commitment to the core
principles upon which Attain was
founded remain the same—
built-to-last, next-generation, and val-ues-driven. And, it is these cornerstones of our business that help us
to continue to grow our portfolio of
clients, contracts, and team members. On the financial front, 2019
is shaping up to be another dou-ble-digit growth year for Attain.
On the people front, through September 2019, we’ve strengthened
our team by more than 220 new
hires, including welcoming Cindy
D’Annunzio, Managing Director,
Federal Health, and Colonel (Ret.)
Mike McKinney, Managing Director, Department of Defense, to the
team. Our people are the driving
force behind Attain’s success, and
are a force multiplier.
Consulting: How would you describe
your firm’s outlook for 2020?
Baroni: The outlook for Attain
is bright and the momentum is
strong. We’re at the leading-edge
of technology, delivering services
such as artificial intelligence (AI),
machine learning (ML), and robotic process automation (RPA).
We also continue to extend our ca-
pabilities through Attain’s ecosys-
tem of strategic alliance partners,
including Salesforce and Red Hat.
Consulting: What would you say are
your firm’s biggest challenges in
Baroni: As we continue to scale
Attain and position the company
for continued growth, our biggest
challenge is the war for talent. At
Attain, we are committed to attracting, developing, and retaining top consulting talent to continue delivering the best transformational services and solutions to
Consulting: What does being named
one of Consulting’s Fastest Growing
Firms mean to your firm, your employees and your clients?
Baroni: We are honored to be recognized as a Fastest Growing Firm
for the fourth year in a row. This
ranking further elevates awareness
in the market that Attain is an elite
consultancy, employer of choice,
and fast-moving firm.
31 REVENUE GROWTH: 92% HQ: MCLEAN, VA FASTEST GROWING