The Barthwell Group, a Certified Woman-Owned, Minority, Small Business Enterprise, is a boutique, multi-dimensional management consulting firm, based in Detroit, with clients throughout the United States. Our diverse and highly-credentialed team assists a range of clients, from small colleges and universities to Fortune 100 companies, achieve better management outcomes through a variety of services.

Since we were founded in 2005, The Barthwell Group has sustained prudent, sound growth. Our consultants meld the firm’s institutional knowledge as well as a wealth of previous experiences to enhance client outcomes. In addition, our Subject Matter Experts, nationally and internationally recognized leaders in their fields, provide advice, guidance, and hands-on assistance to the successful completion of client engagements. Although we are a young company, we have provided top-quality service to a number of prestigious clients. Our client base includes a range of academic, corporate, government, and not-for-profit entities.

We abide by these values to obtain the best outcomes for our clients:

  • We develop customized solutions for every client through a results-driven approach. This approach emphasizes quality in every detail of our work and constant interaction with the client throughout the process.
  • We encourage diversity of thought through the convergence of people from different generations, backgrounds, and areas of expertise coming together to solve problems.
  • We leverage our diverse networks, which extend from Historically Black Colleges and Universities to corporate America to the Military to Silicon Valley, and our team of nationally-recognized subject matter experts to create transformative solutions for our clients.

Our Team

The Barthwell Group’s diverse team has decades of D&I experience. Our Core Team and Subject Matter Experts include specialized D&I experts, focusing on women, veterans, persons with disabilities, racial and ethnic minorities, and the LGBTQ community.

Meet Our Core Team


Our Associates are senior team members who work with us regularly on specific engagements.

Meet Our Associates

Subject Matter Experts

Our Subject Matter Experts are leaders in their fields who advise the firm and provide assistance on engagements as needed.

Meet Our Subject Matter Experts