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Our People – Your Success

When you choose a management consulting firm, you are choosing its people. From our CEO to our administrative staff, every member of our team has one goal: the success of our clients.

Smart. Focused. Done Right.® is not just a tagline, it is a litmus test for our people. When we recruit new consultants and staff, we look first for a demonstrated and proven set of values, integrity, and principles. Our clients expect this of us, and we will not compromise on these qualities because we know our reputation is our most important asset.

We measure our success by our clients’ success, and we try to see everything through their eyes. We behave and interact with our clients with integrity, decorum, sensitivity, maturity, and in a manner that conveys our pleasure in serving them.

When these bedrock values are married to industry expertise and business management know-how, it creates a blueprint for helping clients overcome their toughest challenges.

Built on Integrity. Forged by Experience. Fueled by Vision.

At ScottMadden, we believe management consulting is more than just producing a report. We are dedicated to providing an exceptional consulting experience across every facet of the engagement. Driven by the example of our leadership team, every member of ScottMadden is focused on delivering value, listening to the needs of our clients, and rolling up our sleeves to get to work with a sense of humility. We are honored and privileged to work with our clients—not the other way around. Every day, everyone at ScottMadden aims to live our motto: Smart. Focused. Done Right.®


Brad Kitchens - President and CEO

Brad Kitchens

Brad Kitchens is president and CEO of ScottMadden, Inc. With more than 30 years of business and consulting experience, he has worked extensively in the energy sector on strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, operations improvement, reorganizations, and governance. Brad routinely works with energy organizations’ executive teams and boards of directors. He is a frequent speaker to energy leadership and at energy conferences. Prior to ScottMadden, Brad consulted with Deloitte & Touche specializing in its capital markets practice. He also spent several years in the oil and gas industry. He received a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, where he graduated with top honors and was recognized as a Fuqua Scholar.

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