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

Brian Soik


Paula Smith

Chief Marketing Officer

Daniel Izzo


Nate Lewis


Janine Shimp

Chief Financial Officer

Scott Albrecht

Chief Technology Officer

Mark Boushka


Tom Comfort


"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


In operating income improvements


M&A and Carveout Projects




Average years of experience

Our Core Values

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


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


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.


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.


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


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


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

Great Place to

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Crains - Best Place to Work Chicago

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

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Consulting Magazine - Fastest Growing Consulting Firm

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

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