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Insight Sourcing Group Ranks for 12th Straight Year on Inc. 5000

Atlanta-based consulting firm continues explosive growth; makes Inc. 5000 for twelfth consecutive year

ATLANTA, Georgia — August 18, 2019 — Insight Sourcing Group, the leading management consulting firm dedicated to helping companies achieve impactful bottom-line results through procurement optimization, has once again earned a spot on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies.

The Atlanta-based firm ranked #3130 on this year’s list, climbing 616 spots from the previous year due to an explosive three year growth rate of 117%. This marks the firm’s twelfth consecutive appearance on the Inc. 5000 (including one year on the Inc. 500), illustrating a continued pattern of strong growth for Insight Sourcing Group.

“Of the tens of thousands of companies that have applied to the Inc. 5000 over the years, only a fraction have made the list more than once,” said James Ledbetter, Editor-in-Chief of Inc. Media. “A mere tenth of a percent of companies have made the list 12 times.”

“It is an incredible honor to rank on the Inc. 5000 for the 12th time,” says Tom Beaty, founder and CEO of Insight Sourcing Group. “Our sustained growth over such a long period of time is a testament to our incredible team, who are constantly innovating and finding new ways to help our clients achieve transformational results.”

For the full 2019 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies, click here.


About Insight Sourcing Group
Insight Sourcing Group is the leading boutique consulting firm in North America focused exclusively on strategic sourcing and procurement-related services. Founded in 2002, the firm works with senior executives and procurement leaders to accelerate strategic sourcing savings, increase spend visibility, provide ongoing category analytics for savings tracking, and implement procurement best practices. Insight Sourcing Group has worked with hundreds of corporate clients of all sizes and over 50 Private Equity firms. To learn more, visit www.insightsourcing.com.

About Inc. Media
Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. Winner of the National Magazine Award for General Excellence in both 2014 and 2012. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 15,000,000 today. For more information, visit www.inc.com.

Insight Sourcing Group a Finalist in 2019 World Procurement Awards

Insight Sourcing Group is shortlisted as finalist for two categories in the 2019 World Procurement Awards

ATLANTA, GeorgiaApril 16, 2019–Insight Sourcing Group, the largest consulting firm focused exclusively on strategic sourcing and procurement-related cost reduction, has been shortlisted as a finalist for Best Procurement Consultancy Project in the 2019 World Procurement Awards. Its spend analytics business unit, SpendHQ, is a finalist in the Best Procurement Technology category.

Hosted by Procurement Leaders (the world’s foremost procurement insight and peer networking company), the World Procurement Awards are the most celebrated and sought-after awards in procurement, recognizing the most impressive procurement projects, people and organisations across the globe.

“It’s an honor for our firm to be shortlisted for two of World Procurement Awards including the Best Procurement Consultancy award, as well as the Best Procurement Technology award for our market-leading spend analytics technology, SpendHQ,” said Jake Wojcik, Senior Vice President. “As procurement team’s embrace digitalization, we’ve become one of the most recognized leaders in bridging procurement consulting and best-of-breed technology to enable leadership to elevate the strategic importance of procurement optimization. We’re thrilled to be acknowledged as a global leader in both of these areas by Procurement Leaders, as it’s our firm’s goal to contribute to our field by helping procurement teams drive measurable business impact and truly earn a seat at the table.”

The winners will be announced at a prestigious awards ceremony on May 16, 2019 at the Intercontinental London, The O2. The ceremony will bring together over 1,000 of procurement’s elite and closes out the inaugural World Procurement Week, following the new Indirect Category Leadership Forum and industry-leading World Procurement Congress.

For the complete list of World Procurement Awards finalists, click here.

About Procurement Leaders
Founded in 2004, Procurement Leaders™ is the world’s most valued professional procurement network. A unique and vital destination that connects, inspires and accelerates our members to become more successful. Powered by a community of over 700 leading global corporations and 27,000 senior procurement, sourcing and supply chain executives, we accelerate our member’s journey to superior performance, providing access to the in-depth insight, practical tools and expert guidance they need to transform procurement into a critical business driver. For more information about Procurement Leaders, visit procurementleaders.com.

Insight Sourcing Group Named Provider to Know for Sixth Year

Atlanta-based consulting firm recognized by research and advisory firm Spend Matters as best-in-class in the procurement and supply chain market for sixth consecutive year.

April 11, 2019ATLANTA, GEORGIA—Insight Sourcing Group, the largest consulting firm focused exclusively on procurement and strategic sourcing, has been named by advisory firm Spend Matters as one of the 50 Procurement Providers to Know for 2019. This award marks the sixth consecutive year Insight Sourcing Group has been recognized as a Provider to Know, appearing on the inaugural list in 2014.

The 50 Providers to Know list from Spend Matters recognizes the best-in-class companies in the procurement and supply chain market; firms that are leading the charge on new procurement technologies and services, setting the industry standard. Vendors listed are independently selected by the analyst team over multiple rounds of debate, focusing on factors such as innovation, market presence, tech competency, and solution delivery. Where applicable, providers go through the rigorous SolutionMap evaluation process.

Insight Sourcing Group is a procurement provider to know in 2019

“In all key solution areas, procurement providers are refining and expanding their capabilities faster than before ,” says Jason Busch, Founder and Managing Director at Spend Matters. “Spend Matters continues to cover this rapid evolution of technology and solutions, and we are excited to honor the providers who set the industry standard as well as innovative newcomers. ”

The full 2019 Providers to Know list can be found here.

About Insight Sourcing Group
Insight Sourcing Group is the leading boutique consulting firm in North America focused exclusively on Strategic Sourcing and procurement-related services. The firm works with senior executives and procurement leaders to accelerate savings through Strategic Sourcing; increase Spend Visibility through it’s proprietary spend analytics tool, SpendHQ; create rapid, quick-hit savings opportunities via its group purchasing division, InsightGPO; and helps clients reduce both their energy costs and demand through its Enterprise Energy Solutions division.

About Spend Matters
Spend Matters is the leading solution intelligence source for procurement and supply chain professionals. Combining deep technology analysis and tailored advisory services with daily news coverage and subscription research, Spend Matters is trusted by CPOs, consultants, investors and solution providers alike as their procurement technology intelligence partner. Spend Matters is owned and managed by Azul Partners, Inc.

Firm Partners with Historic Atlanta Cemetery for 2nd Annual Service Day

Insight Sourcing Group holds second annual firmwide community service event in partnership with historic Oakland Cemetery.

ATLANTA, GEORGIAApril 1, 2019—Insight Sourcing Group’s commitment to giving back to its community continued as the firm held its second company-wide volunteer service day in partnership with Atlanta’s historic Oakland Cemetery, one of the largest cemetery green spaces in the country and located southeast of downtown Atlanta. Oakland is the resting place for several notable Atlantans including Margaret Mitchell (author of Gone with the Wind), Bobby Jones (famous golfer and co-founder of Augusta National), and Selena Sloan Butler (co-founder of the National Parent Teacher Association). Six Georgia governors and 26 Atlanta mayors are also buried at Oakland.

For its second annual service day, all 131 employees convened early in the morning and completed a number of landscaping projects throughout the cemetery’s various “character” areas including the original six acres, Jewish Hill, the African-American Grounds, East Hill, Bell Tower Ridge, and the Greenhouse Valley. Projects included weeding, mulching, planting shrubs and other flowers, irrigating, and general clean-up around gravesites and headstones.

“This was a great opportunity for our entire team to help the community in a historic Atlanta location,” said Brent Eiland, President of Insight Sourcing Group. “Our annual service day is a great reminder that it’s not always about the business, and that it’s incredibly important to give back. I am grateful to have been part of such a fun and impactful event, and I know the rest of our team feels the same way.”

Insight Sourcing Group has an internal advisory committee dedicated to planning and executing volunteer events for the firm.  The firm currently holds one company-wide service event day and four quarterly volunteer events with local nonprofit partners.

About Oakland Cemetery

Oakland Cemetery is one of the largest cemetery green spaces, located in Atlanta, Georgia.  Founded as Atlanta Cemetery in 1850 on six acres of land southeast of the city, it was renamed in 1872 to reflect the large number of oak and magnolia trees growing in the area. By that time, the city had grown and the cemetery had enlarged correspondingly to the current 48 acres.  Since then, Atlanta has continued to expand so that the cemetery is now located in the center of the city. Because of its age and location, the cemetery directly reflects the history and changing culture of the City of Atlanta and the significant events it has seen. Names of Atlanta streets, buildings, parks, subdivisions, and more can be found within the cemetery gates. An estimated 70,000 people are interred at Oakland, and while the last plots were sold in 1884, there are still regular burials today.

About Insight Sourcing Group

Insight Sourcing Group is the leading boutique consulting firm in North America focused exclusively on Strategic Sourcing and procurement-related services. The firm works with senior executives and procurement leaders to accelerate savings through Strategic Sourcing; increase Spend Visibility through it’s proprietary spend analytics tool, SpendHQ; create rapid, quick-hit savings opportunities via its group purchasing division, InsightGPO; and helps clients reduce both their energy costs and demand through its Enterprise Energy Solutions division.

Atlanta Procurement Consultants Named 2019 Pros to Know

Two procurement consultants from Insight Sourcing Group have been recognized for their commitment to excellence and relentless focus on client results.

ATLANTA, GEORGIAFebruary 22, 2019—Insight Sourcing Group, the leading consulting firm focused on helping clients achieve cost savings and expense reduction through procurement optimization, is proud to announce that two of its procurement consultants, George Rhymestine and Lindsay Bryant, have been named 2019 Provider Pros to Know by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine.

George has over 20 years of experience in consulting, procurement transformation, and strategic sourcing. His experience includes category management and procurement reorganizational design with a focus on leveraged/direct sourcing programs and post-acquisition performance improvement.

Lindsay has 16 years of consulting experience across several industries including financial services, retail, healthcare, technology, and higher education as well as private equity. She has led projects in strategic sourcing, spend visibility, process redesign, procurement transformation, and group purchasing program development for her clients.

George Rhymestine
2019 Pro to Know Winner

Lindsay Bryant
2019 Pro to Know Winner

“Our Pros to Know listing showcases the leaders and innovators shaping the profession and making substantial impact on their companies,” says John Yuva, editor for Supply & Demand Chain Executive. “This year’s recipients embody the commitment to transformative supply chain tools and processes, earning these individuals a rightful place in this year’s Pros to Know listing.”

The Pros to Know Awards recognize supply chain executives, and manufacturing and non-manufacturing enterprises, that are leading initiatives to help prepare their companies’ supply chains for the significant challenges of today’s business climate. This year’s list includes the 2019 Provider Pros to Know–individuals from software firms and service providers, consultancies or academia, who helped their supply chain clients, or the supply chain community at large, prepare to meet these challenges–and Practitioner Pros, who do the same within their own companies.

The complete list of 2019 Pros to Know can be found here.

Cynthia Dautrich Joins Insight Sourcing Group’s Advisory Board

Former CPO & Fortune 500 veteran joins Atlanta-based procurement consulting firm’s board of advisors

ATLANTA, GeorgiaOctober 25, 2018 — Insight Sourcing Group announced today that Cynthia Dautrich, a thought leader in the procurement and supply chain spaces, has joined its advisory board of directors.

“We are excited to have Cynthia join our team,” said Tom Beaty, Insight Sourcing Group’s founder and CEO. “The board has been invaluable in our growth and continued success, and we look forward to benefiting from Cynthia’s deep expertise.”

Dautrich is a procurement, supply chain and operations leader with over 30 years of expertise in creating global vision and strategies, building world class procurement teams and driving operational excellence. Early in her career, she held sourcing leadership roles with AOL and Pillsbury, and was the Chief Procurement Officer at both Accenture and GMAC Financial Services. In 2010, she joined consumer products manufacturer Kimberly-Clark as CPO, where she was responsible for $15B+ of both direct and indirect spend. She led the creation of a new global procurement organization that saved the company billions of dollars which funded growth and improved the company’s operating margins.

Most recently, she was CPO at DXC Technology, a Fortune 500 IT services company that was created in 2017 by the merger of Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) and the Enterprise Services business of Hewlett Packard Enterprise. Dautrich joined to lead the integration of the procurement and supply chain functions, where she optimized a $12B spend portfolio to achieve best-in-class relationships, delivered $1B value during the first fiscal year, and streamlined a global organization of 1,000 supply chain team members while integrating two different cultures, teams, processes and systems.

Dautrich graduated from Bucknell University with a BS in Chemical Engineering, and earned an MBA in Strategy and Marketing from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She has been recognized by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine as a Pro to Know and has won numerous procurement industry awards for Best Procurement Team, Best Procurement Leader, and Best Procurement Transformation Project.

About Insight Sourcing Group
Insight Sourcing Group is the leading boutique consulting firm in North America focused exclusively on Strategic Sourcing and procurement-related services. The firm works with senior executives and procurement leaders to accelerate savings through Strategic Sourcing; increase Spend Visibility through it’s proprietary spend analytics tool, SpendHQ; create rapid, quick-hit savings opportunities via its group purchasing division, InsightGPO; and helps clients reduce both their energy costs and demand through its Enterprise Energy Solutions division. Learn more at insightsourcing.com.

Tom Beaty Elected to Army War College Foundation’s Board

Atlanta entrepreneur among five new Trustees elected to join the Foundation’s Board this year

ATLANTA, GeorgiaOctober 2, 2018 — Insight Sourcing Group is proud to announce the election of its founder and CEO, Tom Beaty, to the Army War College Foundation’s Board of Trustees.  Beaty is among five new Trustees elected to join the Foundation’s Board this year.

“It’s a tremendous honor to be able to support the U.S. Army War College in its vital mission by serving with the Army War College Foundation,” said Beaty.

Tom Beaty (back row, fifth from left) pictured with the Army War College Board of Trustees

The Army War College Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides the “margin of excellence” to the academic experience of resident and distance students at the U.S. Army War College.  The Foundation enhances the educational experience of these students through stewardship of many key programs.

The purpose of the U.S. Army War College is to produce graduates who are skilled critical thinkers and complex problem solvers in the global application of strategic land power.  Concurrently, it also acts as a “Think Factory” for commanders and civilian leaders at the strategic level worldwide and engages in discourse and debate on the role of military forces in achieving our national security objectives.  Top performing officers, typically Colonels, from all branches of the U.S. military plus Allies participate in a 10-month educational experience earning a Master’s degree in Strategic Studies.  In 2017, Tom Beaty participated in the National Security Seminar which takes place during the final week of the program.  Beaty and other civilians engaged in discussions with the next generation of senior leaders of the U.S. Armed Forces, providing these leaders with a deeper understanding of perspectives across the American society they serve.

Beaty founded Insight Sourcing Group in 2002 and has grown it into the premiere boutique consulting firm focused exclusively on strategic sourcing and procurement-related cost optimization.  Around the same time, he founded the Witness to War Foundation, a 501(c)(3) oral history preservation non-profit dedicated to capturing and preserving the first-hand accounts of our nation’s combat veterans.  Witness to War has interviewed veterans of nearly every war and conflict dating back to World War II, and houses an impressive collection of nearly 6,000 clips from 2,500 interviews.  Tom has personally conducted hundreds of these interviews himself on digital video and both he and Witness to War have been featured on C-SPAN, CNN, Fox News, the Boston Globe, and other major media outlets.

Beaty is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor’s degree in Military History and an MBA from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University.

About Insight Sourcing Group

Insight Sourcing Group is the leading boutique consulting firm in North America focused exclusively on Strategic Sourcing and procurement-related services. The firm works with senior executives and procurement leaders to accelerate savings through Strategic Sourcing; increase Spend Visibility through it’s proprietary spend analytics tool, SpendHQ; create rapid, quick-hit savings opportunities via its group purchasing division, InsightGPO; and helps clients reduce both their energy costs and demand through its Enterprise Energy Solutions division. Learn more at insightsourcing.com.

About the Army War College Foundation

The Army War College Foundation, Inc. is a publicly supported and IRS designated 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that raises funds and provides other assets to enrich the College’s academic programs, research activities, and overall campus environment. Located at Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania, it aims to enhance the excellence of both faculty and students. Its mission is to assist the Army War College and carry out its critical role in the preparation of outstanding strategic leaders. Learn more at usawc.org.

Atlanta Consulting Firm Named Best Place to Work for 11th Straight Year

Atlanta-based procurement consulting firm named a top workplace for the eleventh consecutive year

ATLANTA, GeorgiaSeptember 10, 2018 – The leading procurement advisory firm, Insight Sourcing Group, continues its legacy of being one of Atlanta’s top workplaces, earning a top spot on the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 2018 list of Best Places to Work.  The list highlights the top 100 companies who have invested as much in their employees’ well-being as they have in their company offerings.  Insight Sourcing Group was named the #2 medium sized employer, marking its eleventh consecutive year on the list.

The Insight Sourcing Group team at the Best Places to Work awards ceremony. The firm was named the #2 Best Place to Work in Atlanta.

“It’s a huge honor to once again be named a top workplace in Atlanta,” said Brent Eiland, President of Insight Sourcing Group. “This is a testament to our incredible team and the culture we’ve built together. Our culture not only reflects what we do, it defines who we are and what our values represent.”

Each year, the Atlanta Business Chronicle teams up with Omaha-based Quantum Workplace to find the metro area’s superior employers. Earlier this spring, Insight Sourcing Group and other metro Atlanta employers were nominated by the Chronicle’s readers, and then Quantum surveyed their workers during June and July to find those organizations where employees are the most engaged. Quantum ranked the top employers in four categories: the top 10 among extra-large employers (500 employees and up), the top 20 among large employers (100 to 499 employees), the top 20 among medium-sized employers (50 to 99 employees), and the top 50 among small employers (10 to 49 employees).

Other distinguished awards for the firm recently include its eleventh straight year on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies; #3 on the AJC’s Top Workplaces list; being named the #1 most innovative consulting firm in the country by Vault.com, and two prestigious SIIA CODiE awards for best data visualization technology and best big data analytics solution for its SaaS-based spend analytics platform, SpendHQ.

To view the full list of Atlanta’s Best Places to Work in 2018, click here.

About Insight Sourcing Group
Insight Sourcing Group is the largest boutique consulting firm in North America focused exclusively on Strategic Sourcing and procurement-related services. The firm has developed a reputation for the collegiality and high caliber of its team, its tremendous focus on client results, its entrepreneurial and innovative approach to the space, and for its ability to consistently deliver strong outcomes. The firm works with senior executives and procurement leaders to accelerate Strategic Sourcing savings, increase Spend Visibility, provide category intelligence, and implement procurement best practices. Insight Sourcing Group has worked with hundreds of corporate clients of all sizes and over 50 Private Equity firms.  Learn more at www.insightsourcing.com.

Insight Sourcing Group Named a Top Boutique Firm for Fifth Straight Year

Atlanta-based procurement consulting firm ranked the #2 Best Boutique Firm by Vault.com

ATLANTA, Georgia — August 27, 2018 — Insight Sourcing Group announces today that it has been ranked the #2 Best Boutique Consulting Firm by Vault.com, its fifth straight year within the top 3.  The Best Boutique Firms sub-ranking is part of Vault’s 2019 Consulting Top 50 listing of the country’s best firms to work for.  Insight Sourcing Group previously ranked #1 in 2015, 2016, and 2018.

Insight Sourcing Group also ranked highly for firms with the greatest work / life balance (#2), overall employee satisfaction (#4), and the best firms for innovation (#4), putting it ahead of some of the largest and most respected consulting firms in the U.S.  And for the first time in its history with Vault, Insight Sourcing Group made the 2019 Best Firms for Diversity list, demonstrating its commitment to creating a work environment that is inclusive for all.

“It is an honor to be recognized as a top consulting firm by Vault once again,” said Brent Eiland, President of Insight Sourcing Group. “We take great pride in our firm, our culture, our team, and the quality of the work we deliver in support of our clients. Our amazing team members continue to make this a special place to work and help us in our ongoing effort to never settle or become satisfied with past accomplishments. We strive for constant improvement in all facets of our business, and our inclusion this year in new areas, like diversity, prove that we are continuing to get better together.”

The Vault Consulting 50 rankings are based on scores from almost 17,000 consulting firm employees surveyed earlier this year, who were asked to rate firms on a scale of 1 to 10 based on a variety of factors that include prestige, firm culture, compensation, work/life balances, the outlook for the firm, and overall satisfaction.

To view the full Vault Consulting Top 50, click here.

About Insight Sourcing Group
Insight Sourcing Group is the largest boutique consulting firm in North America focused exclusively on Strategic Sourcing and procurement-related services. The firm has developed a reputation for the collegiality and high caliber of its team, its tremendous focus on client results, its entrepreneurial and innovative approach to the space, and for its ability to consistently deliver strong outcomes. The firm works with senior executives and procurement leaders to accelerate Strategic Sourcing savings, increase Spend Visibility, provide category intelligence, and implement procurement best practices. Insight Sourcing Group has worked with hundreds of corporate clients of all sizes and over 50 Private Equity firms.  Learn more at www.insightsourcing.com.

About Vault
Vault.com provides in-depth intelligence on what it’s really like to work within an industry, company, or profession—and how to position yourself to launch and build the career you want.  Vault is best known for its influential rankings, ratings, and reviews on thousands of top employers and hundreds of internship programs.  The data used to compile these rankings and reviews are collected and verified through directed surveys of active employees and enrolled students.  Vault also welcomes employees and students unable to participate in directed surveys to submit online reviews on their experiences, salaries, interviews, and more.   Vault’s rankings and ratings are regularly featured and cited by the New York Times, the Wall Street JournalBloomberg BusinessWeekForbesFortuneMoney, and countless other news outlets. Learn more at www.Vault.com.

Insight Sourcing Group Makes Inc. 5000 for Eleventh Straight Year

Atlanta-based consulting firm among elite group to rank 11 times on Inc’s annual list of fastest growing private companies.

ATLANTA, Georgia — August 15, 2018 — In 2017, Insight Sourcing Group joined the Inc. 5000’s “10x Club,” the elite group of companies that have ranked for ten consecutive years.  Today, the Atlanta-based procurement consulting firm announces that it has been recognized as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies for the eleventh year in a row, reaching a milestone that only a small number of Inc. 5000 honorees reach.

“Of the tens of thousands of companies that have applied to the Inc. 5000 over the years, only a fraction have made the list more than once,” said James Ledbetter, Editor-in-Chief of Inc. Media. “A mere half a percent have made the list 11 times.”

Insight Sourcing Group ranked #3,746 on this year’s list, having posted a three-year sales growth of 98% and adding 45 jobs during the same period.  Outside of the firm’s core business of strategic sourcing and procurement consulting, its various business units continue to contribute to the company’s rapid growth: its SaaS-based spend visibility division, SpendHQ, experienced 42% growth in the first half of 2018 and is used by over 250 clients worldwide; its energy consulting division, ISG Enterprise Energy Solutions, has performed over 450 energy cost reduction projects for clients (including several Fortune 200 companies); and InsightGPO has grown to almost 1,000 members that are now leveraging the firm’s indirect group purchasing programs to achieve rapid, quick-hit savings.

“It is a great feeling to make the Inc. 5000 for the 11th year in a row, and I remember the excitement of making the list for the very first time when our firm placed at #226,” says Tom Beaty, CEO and founder of Insight Sourcing Group.  “Eleven years later, our continued success is a tribute to the extraordinary team we have built and the great results we continue to deliver for our clients.”

To view the complete list of 2018 Inc. 5000 winners, click here.


About Insight Sourcing Group
Insight Sourcing Group is the largest boutique consulting firm in North America focused exclusively on Strategic Sourcing and procurement-related services. The firm has developed a reputation for the collegiality and high caliber of its team, its tremendous focus on client results, its entrepreneurial and innovative approach to the space, and for its ability to consistently deliver strong outcomes. The firm works with senior executives and procurement leaders to accelerate Strategic Sourcing savings, increase Spend Visibility, provide category intelligence, and implement procurement best practices. Insight Sourcing Group has worked with hundreds of corporate clients of all sizes and over 50 Private Equity firms.  Learn more at www.insightsourcing.com.

About Inc. Media
Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. Winner of the National Magazine Award for General Excellence in both 2014 and 2012. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 15,000,000 today. For more information, visit www.inc.com.

Local Park Revived by Insight Sourcing Group & Park Pride

Atlanta-based consulting firm holds first company-wide community service event by cleaning up a local park

 

ATLANTA, Georgia — August 6, 2018 — As part of Insight Sourcing Group’s continued commitment to giving back to its community, the firm kicked off its first company-wide volunteer event in partnership with Atlanta-based Park Pride, a nonprofit organization that engages communities in their neighborhood parks through volunteer projects, community gardens, community-led park redesigns and by providing grants for capital park improvements.

“A park without people is just a greenspace,” says John Ahern, Volunteer Manager at Park Pride.  “So by creating a cleaner, safer and more accessible park, more neighbors will feel welcomed and encouraged to come out and play together, further developing pride in the neighborhood and bonds in the community. ”

On Friday, August 3rd, over 100 ISG employees met at Montreal Park (located in nearby Tucker, Georgia) to execute a number of projects intended to make the park cleaner, safer, and more accessible for local families.  Some of the projects included rebuilding picnic tables and benches, mulching trees and entrance areas, and limbing trees and clearing overgrown vegetation to provide better and safer lines of sight into the park.

The Montreal Park project is the most recent example of the passion Insight Sourcing Group employees have for investing their time to make a difference within the community.  Earlier this year, the firm held a canned food drive and volunteered at the Atlanta Community Food Bank where they packed over 17,000 pounds of food for senior citizens.  Last fall, employees spent the afternoon on the Veterans Empowerment Organization‘s campus landscaping and planting flowers for senior residents.

“This was a great reminder that it’s not always about the business, and you have to give back,” said Tom Beaty, founder and CEO of Insight Sourcing Group.  “Our team put an extraordinary amount of effort into the day and we’re excited to see the impact it’s going to have on this neighborhood.”

 


About Insight Sourcing Group

Insight Sourcing Group is the largest boutique consulting firm in North America focused exclusively on Strategic Sourcing and procurement-related services. The firm has developed a reputation for the collegiality and high caliber of its team, its tremendous focus on client results, its entrepreneurial and innovative approach to the space, and for its ability to consistently deliver strong outcomes. The firm works with senior executives and procurement leaders to accelerate Strategic Sourcing savings, increase Spend Visibility, provide category intelligence, and implement procurement best practices. Insight Sourcing Group has worked with hundreds of corporate clients of all sizes and over 50 Private Equity firms.  Learn more at www.insightsourcing.com.

About Park Pride

Founded in 1989, Park Pride is the Atlanta-based nonprofit that engages communities to activate the power of parks. Working with over 110 local Friends of the Park groups, Park Pride provides leadership and services to help communities realize their dreams for neighborhood parks that support healthy people, strong neighborhoods, vibrant business districts, a robust economy and a healthy environment. Park Pride is active in greenspace advocacy and educating both civic leaders and the public about the benefits of parks, and annually hosts the Parks and Greenspace Conference. Learn more about Park Pride at parkpride.org.

Forbes Names ISG a Top Consulting Firm for 3rd Straight Year

Atlanta-based Procurement & Strategic Sourcing Firm Listed as One of America’s Best Management Consulting Firms for 3rd Straight Year

 

ATLANTA, Georgia — April 24, 2018 — For the third straight year, Insight Sourcing Group has been ranked on Forbes’ list of America’s Best Management Consulting Firms for 2018.

Clients ranked Insight Sourcing Group high in several functional areas and industry sectors including:

    • Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals
    • Consumer Goods & Retail
    • IT, Technology, & Telecommunications
    • Operations
    • Other Industrial Goods
    • Supply Chain Management
    • Travel, Transport & Logistics

To create the list, Statista surveyed 7,500 partners and executives of management consultancies, as well as 1,000 senior executives who had worked with such firms over the last four years. Respondents were asked to recommend consultancies across the predetermined sectors and functional areas; self-nominations were not considered. Statista then identified the firms with the highest number of recommendations and organized them into star ratings: five stars for “very frequently recommended,” four stars for “frequently recommended” and three stars for “recommended.” A total of 229 management consulting firms made the final ranking.

To view the complete list of America’s Best Management Consulting Firms for 2018, click here.

About Insight Sourcing Group

Insight Sourcing Group is the largest boutique consulting firm in North America focused exclusively on Strategic Sourcing and procurement-related services. The firm has developed a reputation for the collegiality and high caliber of our team, our tremendous focus on client results, our entrepreneurial and innovative approach to the space, and for our ability to consistently deliver strong outcomes.

Founded in 2002, the firm works with senior executives and procurement leaders to accelerate Strategic Sourcing savings, increase Spend Visibility, provide category intelligence, and implement procurement best practices. Insight Sourcing Group has worked with hundreds of corporate clients of all sizes and over 50 Private Equity firms.

Typical client results include 20% average savings per indirect spend category, 5 – 15% for direct spend categories, 400 – 600% first-year return on investment, and project payback periods measured in months.

Inc. magazine has ranked Insight Sourcing Group among the fastest-growing private companies in America every year since 2008, making it one of the few firms to be listed 9 years in a row as of 2016. Insight Sourcing Group was also recently named the #1 Boutique Consulting Firm To Work For in the US in 2016 by Vault.