Veterans in Consulting

How to identify, evaluate, and pursue a career in consulting

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What is the Veterans in Consulting seminar?

Veterans in Consulting is a live, 75-minute online seminar for Active Duty members of the Armed Forces and recently transitioned military veterans to assist in evaluating a career in Management Consulting. The seminar is hosted by Zoom video conference, and will feature a panel of three veterans who transitioned directly from Active Duty to Management Consulting. The seminar is designed to inform attendees of why they may love (or hate) a career in Consulting, understanding the Consulting landscape and career progression, and how best to apply to and prepare for Management Consulting interviews.

Seminar Overview

This seminar will consist of:

  • Pre-Seminar Survey to Submit & Vote on Panel Questions
  • 45-min Live Panel Conversation
  • 30-min Question & Answer Period
  • Copy of Video Seminar
  • Electronic Copy of Veterans in Consulting E-Book


Topics covered include:


  • What Management Consulting Firms should Veterans consider?
  • What are typical entry positions for each Management Consulting Firm?
  • What is the typical roles at each Consulting Firm and how long does it typically take to advance?
  • What careers do Consultants pursue after their time consulting?
  • What is a range of pay one can expect at each progression level?
  • What is the lifestyle component associated with Management Consulting?
  • How to get a Management Consulting interview?
  • How to prepare for a Management Consulting interview?

Panel Presenters:

Blake Lindsay – Blake is a Consultant at McKinsey & Company. He graduated from the US Naval Academy in 2007 and served a Nuclear Surface Warfare Officer for five years. He transitioned directly from Active Duty to McKinsey & Company, and currently lives in Denver, Colorado.

Kristen Sproat Colley – Kristen is a Consultant at the Boston Consulting Group in their Boston office. She started out at the US Naval Academy and earned a MSc from Oxford University in Forced Migration. She served as an officer in the US Marine Corps for eight years, prior to making her transition to BCG. At BCG she has worked on blockchain integration with the global supply chain for a technology company, economic and social strategy implementation for a Middle Eastern government, and foreign business development for a US defense company.

Trevor Miller – Trevor is a Consultant at Bain & Company in their Boston office. He started out at the US Naval Academy, after which he earned his Master of Public Administration at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. He served in the Marine Corps as a Force Reconnaissance Officer for six years, before transitioning to Bain.

Panel Moderator:

Host of Veterans in Consulting

Justin M. Nassiri – Justin is the host of Beyond the Uniform. He started out at the Naval Academy, after which he served for five years as an officer onboard nuclear submarines. He earned his MBA at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, after which he started, a marketing technology company with $3M in funding and over 35 Fortune 500 clients. As host of Beyond the Uniform, he has interviewed over 130 veterans about their civilian career, including the CEO of Pepsi, NFL players, and an Academy Award nominee.


Reserve your spot today!

After you register for the panel, you will receive an email with more information about how to join the video conference on January 17. You’ll also receive a survey that will help me better understand how to best structure this panel to benefit you and your career ambitions.

If at any time you have questions – or if the fee for this course causes any financial difficulty – please contact me anytime.