Robert Rourke is President of L.E.K. Consulting's Americas region and is responsible for directing the firm's strategy and operations in the Americas region. He also chairs L.E.K.’s Americas Regional Management Committee and serves on the firm’s Global Leadership Team.
Robert has more than 25 years of consulting experience and has directed over 600 consulting projects focused on growth strategy and M&A across a range of industries. He most recently served as Head of L.E.K.’s Americas Building Products & Materials practice and led the firm’s Americas Industrials sector. He also has extensive retail and consumer products experience.
In 2018, Robert was named one of Consulting magazine’s Top 25 Consultants for Excellence in Leadership — an award that recognizes the most influential consultants making the greatest impact in the industry. He received a BA in finance from Syracuse University and was awarded an MBA 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. Prior to joining L.E.K., Robert was a manager with Accenture.
Education & Certifications
Undergraduate: Bachelor of Arts, Syracuse University
Graduate: Master of Business Administration with Distinction, Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University
- BUILDING PRODUCTS & MATERIALS
- CONSUMER PRODUCTS
- PRIVATE EQUITY
- ADVANCED ANALYTICS & BIG DATA
- MARKETING & SALES
- MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS