Dawn Bartholomew, a Managing Director and Partner in L.E.K. Consulting’s Chicago office, leads the firm’s Corporate Development efforts. She focuses on identifying and acquiring teams that broaden and complement L.E.K.’s existing client service capabilities, developing and executing inorganic growth plans for new service lines that deepen relationships with clients, and designing internal diligence and integration capabilities.
Previously, Bartholomew was Head of Corporate Development at Spencer Stuart, a global executive search and leadership advisory firm. Prior to that, Dawn was Head of Corporate Development at Huron Consulting Group, Director of Corporate Development at Optum/UnitedHealth Group and worked in financial due diligence at KPMG and Ernst & Young. She holds an MBA from the Booth School of Business, University of Chicago and a BSBA in accounting from John Carroll University.
Undergraduate: BSBA, John Carroll University
Graduate: MBA, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago