Robert Rourke


Robert Rourke, Robert Rourke L.E.K.


Bachelor of Arts, Syracuse University
Master of Business Administration, Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University

Robert Rourke is a Managing Director and Partner in the L.E.K. Chicago office. He leads L.E.K.’s Americas Building Products & Materials practice, is the head of L.E.K. Consulting’s Chicago office and a member of L.E.K.’s Americas Regional Management Committee. He advises clients in the industrials, building materials and products, and retail industry sectors.

Robert has more than 25 years of consulting experience and has directed over 300 consulting projects, focused on growth strategy and mergers and acquisitions across a variety of industries. During his time at L.E.K., Robert has worked across a range of industries and most recently served as the Americas practice leader of L.E.K.’s Industrials sector with particular expertise in building products and materials. He also has extensive retail and consumer products experience. Prior to joining L.E.K., Robert was a manager with Accenture. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Finance from Syracuse University and was awarded a Master of Business Administration with Distinction from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management. Robert is also a frequent lecturer at the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University on mergers and acquisitions.