"The fruits do not yield their true flavor to the purchaser of them, nor to him who raises them for the market.  There is but one way to obtain it, yet few take that way.  It is a vulgar error to suppose that you have tasted huckleberries who never plucked them."

- Thoreau





Our experience includes having served leaders and directed consulting teams across government, financial services, industry, and not-for-profit organizations:

   Defense Intelligence Agency
   • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  Futures Industry Association (FIA)
   • The World Bank
   • US Institute of Peace
   • Washington DC Metro Transit Authority
   • US Department of Homeland Security
   • US Department of Health and Human Services
   • BankOne
   • Imperial Bank
   • Lincoln National Annuities

Representative Engagements

» Provided change advisory services to director and deputy of US intelligence agency for mission-critical "workforce of the future" initiative. Served as sounding board to think through new organizational constructs and enterprise communications.  Guided interactive  management conferences across directorates to showcase leadership and foster dialogue, feedback, and change.

Structured and led change management strategy for business transformation of large US state government, pioneering agency-wide adoption of ERP among historically autonomous operating units. One of the biggest, most successful implementations of its kind in the world.

» Directed the development and implementation of worldwide change strategy for Order-to-Cash transformation initiative for Fortune 50 high tech firm.  Engaged leaders and stakeholders globally to accept and adopt new process and IT applications across the enterprise.

» Led organizational effectiveness benchmark study for major telecommunications company seeking to double service revenues by growing its non-product offerings.  Blueprinted recommendations to reposition and reorganize the domestic sales force.

» Provided counsel to Chairman of rapidly growing national mortgage banking entity to assess leadership priorities, supporting organizational restructuring to improve critical performance shortfalls.  Helped firm move past entrenched opposition for successful implementation, where previous efforts had stalled.

» Helped banking enterprise assure loan quality and central standards in face of rapid sales expansion and line unit resistance.  Coached Loan Committee Chairman in large scale collaborative problem solving, yielding streamlined policies, improved credit portfolio, and enhanced line-staff working relationships.

   • Hewlett Packard
   • AT&T
   Lucent Technologies
   • SITA
   • General Dynamics
   • Alcoa
   • Booz Allen Hamilton
   • St Louis Children's Hospital 
   • John Paul II Fellowship
   • American Management Association

“I have been privileged to work with Marty Goldberg and to witness his innovative thinking and actions in addressing difficult problems in complex environments as well as his masterful mentoring to people at all levels.  Marty has a special 'gift' to assist others in reaching their fullest potential and the passion to focus on the person and issue at hand, along with the intellect to know when and how to make a difference.  He is uniquely positioned to help you learn how to hear, understand, and follow the direction of your 'Distant Drummer.'"
- The Honorable Ruby Butler DeMesme
Former Assistant Secretary of the Air Force,
 Manpower, Reserve Affairs, Installations & Environment


"Marty Goldberg is a consummate professional, a profound thinker, and a remarkable person. As one of his clients, I experienced first-hand his deep knowledge of organizations and their leaders, his curiosity and incisiveness, and his genuine regard for his clients. Now, as a colleague, I have the privilege of gleaning his wisdom; envisioning his more expansive possibilities for leaders, groups, and organizations; and exploring his innovative and substantive approaches to pursuing these possibilities."

- Nancy Dering Mock
 Former Chief Human Resources Executive,
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania


“Marty Goldberg is a gifted practitioner of both thought leadership and change management.  These are generally elusive and often hollow concepts in the professional consulting space, but with Marty they take on drive, energy and even fun.  He is a human effectiveness multiplier.  His experience, foresight and creative manner make him a change agent, par excellence."

- Michael A. Kirby
CEO CEV Associates and Former Executive CSC
and Deputy Under Secretary of the Army,
Business Transformation