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As a ScottMadden consultant, you won’t be flying solo.


All of our consultants are teamed with experienced sponsors, whose knowledge and insight are put to work on your behalf. Sponsors answer questions about the day-to-day operations of the company, provide access to information from the partners’ meetings, and support you when team staffing decisions are made.

Onboarding Ambassadors

As a first-year employee you will be teamed with a top-performing peer resource to help you quickly create relationships at the firm and understand ScottMadden’s culture. Onboarding ambassadors serve as a single point of contact for basic questions regarding your work experience and project onboarding.

Development Plans

A strong development plan designed with the help of a seasoned sponsor gives each new associate a clear path to success. The plan provides step-by-step guidance for achieving your goals and meeting ScottMadden’s performance standards.

Career Ladder

Analyzing problems and communicating solutions are key roles for ScottMadden’s associates. Our team approach ensures a deep well of institutional knowledge that frees associates to draw on their own energy, optimism, and flexibility to achieve maximum potential.
With advancement based on ability, not tenure, talented associates can quickly become senior associates, taking on multiple tasks and additional responsibilities.

Stepping up the ladder to manager means primary oversight of client projects and junior consultants as well as delivery of quality results. Your strong project management and communication skills will be reinforced by our field of ScottMadden experts, who will help you meet your project goals.

As a director, you will join forces with our partners, bringing in new clients and helping shape the company’s future. While working on multiple projects and solving big picture problems, our directors also give back to other members of the staff through mentoring, teaching, and leadership in technical skills. Directors are our go-to team members, embodying the company’s tradition of leadership and success.


ScottMadden provides training opportunities that will get your consulting career moving in the right direction. Associates spend time learning up-to-date details of the energy industry, a focus of ScottMadden’s business development. Senior associates attend a three-day SpeakEasy course on public speaking or presentation skills, while managers complete the American Management Association (AMA) People Management course or the Seven Habits of Highly Effective Managers course. As a director, you will participate in training to improve your sales and marketing skills. As a director, the focus shifts to improving sales and marketing skills.

Welcome to ScottMadden!

Sussex Economic Advisors is now part of ScottMadden. We invite you to learn more about our expanded firm. Please use the Contact Us form to request additional information.