BOSTON (Mar. 7, 2024) – L.E.K. Consulting Managing Director and Partner Corey Highfield has been named a Rising Star of the Profession by Consulting magazine. Highfield, a member of the firm’s Industrials practice and a collaborator with the Digital practice, was recognized for Excellence in Client Service.

“Corey Highfield has carved out a niche working in strategy and M&A within the building and construction space, due to his dedication to client service and his depth of industry experience,” said Manny Picciola, L.E.K. Managing Director and Head of the Americas region. “Since 2021, Corey has spearheaded more than 20 high-profile projects at L.E.K. His ability to synthesize complex industry trends into actionable strategies underscores his understanding of the sector as well as his commitment to excellent client service. L.E.K. congratulates Corey on this outstanding and rightfully earned achievement.”

Highfield, based in the Boston office, supports corporate and private equity clients across projects focused on growth strategy, market assessments, M&A and digital strategy. Beyond client projects, he works closely with leadership to influence talent development and diversity initiatives within the firm. Recognized for his mentorship, he earned a 97% Net Promoter Score from colleagues. Highfield’s leadership contributions have also earned him the Industrials Team Building Champion award and the Global People Survey Star award, in addition to leading community building for the Boston office.

“It’s an honor to be named a ‘Rising Star’ by Consulting magazine,” said Highfield. “I’m grateful for my clients and colleagues that helped me achieve this significant milestone.”

Highfield will be honored at a gala awards dinner on Thursday, April 11, 2024, at Swissotel Chicago.

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