Michael Connerty


Michael Connerty, Michael Connerty L.E.K.


Bachelor of Science in Finance, University of Illinois - Urbana
Master of Business Administration, University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Mike Connerty is a Managing Director and Partner in L.E.K. Consulting's Chicago office, where he leads the Strategy Activation practice for the Americas region. He has 20 years of experience and focuses on helping clients execute growth strategies, improve their organizations and achieve their targeted outcomes.

Mike has led numerous engagements across industries and geographical regions focusing on:

  • Commercial Transformation – Marketing, Sales, Products, Services and Customer Experience
  • Organizational Strategy – Design and Change Management
  • M&A – Synergy Assessment and Post-Merger Integration
  • Performance Improvement and Operations

Mike works closely with senior leadership teams to craft the right path to execute their business strategies, define the necessary capabilities to support their plans, build consensus on critical decisions, navigate organizational change and drive implementation programs.  

His experience covers a wide range of industries, including Industrials, Business Services, Life Sciences, Consumer Products and Private Equity.

Prior to earning his master’s degree, Mike worked in private equity and banking where he focused mostly on middle-market buyouts in North America and Europe. Mike earned his M.B.A. from the University of Chicago and holds a B.S. from the University of Illinois, Urbana, where he was awarded a Chick Evans Scholarship.