Strategic Culture Transformation

Energizing and engineering organizations to unleash potential


We don’t change your culture. You do.

We believe workplaces can and should be places where people learn, grow, create, connect, and contribute to meaningful outcomes.


We believe that when people thrive, organizations thrive.


We believe in partnering with our clients to build internal organizational and leadership capacity so that culture change is authentic and sustainable.


We believe in actionable management science, meaning the strategies we develop are grounded in both research and practice.

culture & Strategy Consulting

Combining decades of executive experience with pioneering management science, we partner with clients to design custom solutions for effective and enduring positive culture change.

Change management

We build the leadership and cultural capacity to support positive change initiatives, developing and implementing clear and practical action steps that work.

Leadership Development

We combine award-winning instructional expertise with extensive executive experience to build enduring leadership capabilities for individuals, teams, and organizations.

Why Choose Riverbank

Riverbank joins your team as dedicated partners. To this partnership, we bring more than 100 years of combined executive experience. We then blend this first-hand experience with cutting-edge management science from top business schools around the world, bringing to our clients the best solutions from both theory and practice. 


Our goal is to listen to our clients and intimately understand their businesses, culture and goals. Then, we work together to design custom solutions that are practical, effective and evidence-based.

About Riverbank

Riverbank is a boutique strategic culture transformation consulting firm based in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Our customized approach blends award-winning thought leadership and evidence-based research with decades of executive experience, taking on exciting challenges at the intersection of strategy and culture.

By design, we only work with a small number of clients at any given time. Our clients are as passionate as we are about bringing about lasting and worthwhile change. With our clients, we share an unrelenting commitment to achieving extraordinary business results while enabling people to thrive.

Our People

The people define the organization. The Riverbank team is experienced, skilled, and purpose-driven toward helping business leaders build high-performing cultures where people thrive.

Our unique group of experienced, skilled consultants allows us to assemble trusted teams that can partner with clients to tackle the unique challenges and opportunities inherent in each and every project.

Our team includes:

  •  The authors of Changing Your Company from the Inside Out (Harvard Business Review Press) and Project Management for Experienced Project Managers

  •  A recipient of the “Ideas Worth Teaching Award” from the Aspen Institute’s Business & Society Program

  •  Contributors to numerous print, digital, and television media outlets including Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Fast Company, Inc., Chief Executive, and Talent Management Magazine

Collectively, our consultants span industries including energy, manufacturing, biotech, construction, and technology, drawing on their functional knowledge from their prior roles as CEOs, Presidents, COOs, and CFOs.

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