Top Marketing Strategy Consulting Firms Ranked

Forbes Recognizes EquiBrand Consulting as one of America’s Best Management Consulting Firms

EquiBrand is named a top consulting firm for each of the past five years, from 2017 through 2021, based on feedback from industry peers and business executives.

MARCH 1, 2021

MORAGA,  CA – EquiBrand Consulting was named to Forbes’ list of America’s Best Management Consulting Firms for 2021, as well as each of the previous five years. Since 2017, the list has recognized the top 1% of consulting companies based on feedback from both industry peers and brand executives.

“EquiBrand is excited to be recognized as a top marketing strategy consulting firm by Forbes. With more than 50,000 consulting companies operating in the U.S., we believe our deep expertise in upstream marketing sets us apart,” said Tim Koelzer, Founder and Managing Partner of EquiBrand.

The ranking of the Best Management Consulting Firms is based on two surveys; a colleague survey (partners and executives from management consultancies) and a client survey among senior executives

“EquiBrand helps our clients grow through upstream marketing. We use our expertise in insight, identity, and innovation services to help our clients define both where to play and how to win,” continued Koelzer.

“We are thrilled to be considered one of the top marketing strategy consulting firms.  We are a boutique firm that doesn’t do a lot of self-promotion.  To be listed among top firms like McKinsey, Boston Consulting Group, and Bain is a testament to the quality of work we do and recognition amongst our peers.”

Forbes partnered with analytics company Statista to calculate the ranking. To view Forbes’ complete list of America’s Best Management Consulting Firms, visit

About EquiBrand

EquiBrand is a management consultancy that helps clients find better ways to grow by focusing on three important areas: insight, identity and innovation. We fuse a fact-based, analytical approach with creativity to build strong businesses and brands.  See EquiBrand Consulting for details.  You can also call Tim Koelzer directly at 925-235-9556 for more information.