West Monroe Partners is a multinational management and technology consulting firm headquartered in Chicago, United States. West Monroe provides professional consulting services to businesses across nine industries: Banking & Credit Unions, Capital Markets, Private Equity, Insurance, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Energy & Utilities, Retail, and Manufacturing & Distribution. Key services of West Monroe Partners include help desk, infrastructure management, application management and development and data management/reporting. In a unique model, all employees share equity as part of the firms Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). West Monroe has ten offices in North America, including Chicago (headquarters), Columbus, Seattle, New York City, Los Angeles, Raleigh, Minneapolis, Dallas, San Francisco, and Bentonville. In April 2002 four former Arthur Andersen consultants founded West Monroe Partners at Miller’s Pub in Chicago. That group — which included Dean Fischer (currently Chairman of the Board) and Kevin McCarty (currently CEO) — established West Monroe Partners LLC, with the name deriving from Arthur Andersens address on West Monroe Street in Chicago. Dean Fischer became the company’s first president and CEO.