Proven Approach. Demonstrable Impact.

Lean, Hand-Picked Team of Strategists,
Technologists and Entrepreneurs

We are battle-tested grown-ups with a scrappy, start-up attitude. We ask the questions that other consultants don’t think to ask and deliver answers some clients don’t always want to hear. That direct approach is not for everyone. But, our long-term clients come to us for that very reason. They are ambitious, goal-orientated and not interested in kicking the can down the road. Even if the rest of their organization is inherently conservative, they know doing nothing is no longer an option. They trust Liberty to bring the right people to the table.

Our Services

Our Leaders

Experienced and Hands-On

Chad Smith

Founding Partner,
Chief Executive Officer

Matt Hester

Founding Partner,
Chief Operating Officer

Mike Magnifico

Partner,
Chief Technology Officer

Paula Smith

Chief Marketing Officer

John Cacavias

Partner

Daniel Izzo

Partner

Ryan Nesbitt

Partner

Brian Soik

Partner

"In 2008, I founded Liberty Advisor Group with a singular purpose: Partner with client leadership teams to realize their highest ambition."

Chad Smith - Founder & CEO

Solid Consulting Firm Built on Delivering Tangible Results

$1B

In operating income improvements

1000+

M&A and Carveout Projects

2008

Founded

15+

Average years of experience

Our Core Values

Do the right thing for our clients, people and loved ones at all times

Candor

We communicate openly and honestly with each other and our clients even if it isn’t popular at the moment.

Inquiry

We recognize that all situations present an opportunity for growth and this comes through asking and listening.

Integrity & Courage

We operate with high standards of character and are forthright in our actions. We are not afraid of hard work or high standards and we embrace challenges with vigor.

Resolve

We say what we do and we do what we say. We work tirelessly to ensure completion and success of projects and our people cherish their work on actual and measurable outcomes.

Community

We value individual variety when working together toward a common goal.

Entrepreneurship

We strive for innovation and excellence in our pursuit of expanding our clients and our own business.

Awards

Year after year, Liberty is proud to be recognized for our people, culture, and hard work.

Great Place to
Work

Employees at Liberty Advisor Group say it is a great place to work. Learn more about the company culture and benefits of working at Liberty Advisor Group.

Great Place to Work

CIO Applications - Top 10 Business Intelligence Firm

Our data and analytics experts understand how to unleash the power of data and realize the highest value through large-scale data and reporting solutions.

Top 10 BI Firm

Fortune - Best Workplace in Chicago

We are recognized by our employees for offering a dynamic, flexible, and transparent workplace and creating a culture that enables our people to realize their potential.

Best Workplace in Chicago


Fortune - Best Place to Work in Consulting

We are recognized by our employees for trust, the respect with which people are treated, fairness, and camaraderie.

Best Workplace in Consulting


Crains - Best Place to Work Chicago

Liberty has been recognized as a Best Workplace in Chicago. We received overwhelmingly positive reviews from our employees.

Best Place to Work in Chicago


Consulting Magazine - Fastest Growing Consulting Firm

Liberty has been recognized as disrupting the profession through revenue growth by Consulting Magazine.

Fastest Growing Consulting Firm

What’s your ambition? Together, let's drive it forward and make it happen.