Internal Consulting Groups: Organization, Structure And Function
June 23, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
More and more companies are developing internal consulting groups by hiring experienced consultants. Lean from an insider how to get one of these organizations going for your company. Learn more.
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450 North Cityfront Drive
John Svelnis, '04
Director of Warehouse and Distribution Solutions
6:00 - 6:30 pm: Informal Networking
6:30 - 7:30 pm : Speaker Presentation
7:30 - 8:00 pm : Q&A
8:00 - 9:00 pm: Cash bar Reception at Midway Club
Ashish Kothari, '02
Many companies have elected to develop internal consulting practices. The internal
consultants provide services to their own firm similar to those provided by
external organizations. There are clear challenges and benefits to these organizational
structures. John Svelnis, '04 of US Foodservice, Inc. will lead the discussion
around this topic from the points of view of the firm as well as the internal
Specific discussion topics will include:
- Internal Consulting Practices
- Firm Perspective
- When does it make sense?
- Benefits and challenges
- How do you start from the ground up?
- Internal Consulting Practices -
- Typical projects
- Comparison in career choice vs. Management Consulting firm
John Svelnis, '04
Director of Warehouse and Distribution Solutions, US Foodservice
John Svelnis is the Director of Warehouse and Distribution Solutions for US Foodservice, Inc. one of the largest foodservice broadline distributors in the United States. At US Foodservice, Inc., John has held various positions, most recently as Director of Consulting Services where he built an internal consulting practice.
Prior to joining US Foodservice, Inc., John held management and technical
positions at the IT Consultancies of Bauhuas Technologies and The Revere Group,
leading projects in the distribution, finance, and telecommunications industries.
He has an MBA from the Chicago GSB. For more information about US Foodservice,
Inc., visit http://www.usfoodservice.com/