Derek Schlonsky

Derek Schlonsky

Derek Schlonsky

Global President

Derek is the Global President of Ricardo Strategic Consulting, and joined Ricardo in June of 2011. Mr. Schlonsky is the Key Client Executive for a Major North American Automotive OEM and is also responsible for the N.A. Private Equity business unit which evaluates potential investments, identifies / implements operational strategies for portfolio companies, and manages the exit process to maximize valuation for clients. Prior to Ricardo Strategic Consulting, Derek was a Strategy and Private Equity Consultant with L.E.K. Consulting, specializing in PE deal diligence (financial / commercial) and strategic direction development for various potential investments/portfolio companies. Prior to L.E.K. Consulting, Derek worked with Accenture Strategy and Deloitte, both as a Strategy Consultant, focusing on the Automotive and Industrial Sectors. Mr. Schlonsky has a BBA from the University of Michigan - Ross School of Business and a MBA from the University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, both with High Distinction.