North Highland Hires John Norkus as Managing Director and Midwest Geography Lead

March 8, 2017 (Atlanta, Ga.) – Management consulting firm North Highland announces that John Norkus joins North Highland as Managing Director and Midwest Geography Lead, which includes the firm’s Chicago, Minneapolis and Saint Louis locations. In this role, Norkus will be responsible for the growth in the Midwest geography, along with leading client engagements and delivering value.

“John has a strong track record in delivering business value, developing high performing teams and leading companies from vision through execution. As we continue to expand our presence in the Midwest region, his reputation as an effective corporate strategist and as a partner to the C-suite will be an asset to North Highland,” said Alex Bombeck, North Highland President. 

Norkus comes to North Highland from Deloitte Consulting, where he was a Principal. With more than 27 years of global business experience, he has a deep background in managing complex transformation projects for clients, successfully building consulting practices, and scaling across multiple geographies.

“In a sense, I’m going back to my roots to help build something in the Midwest, and at our firm, for the future. I chose North Highland because its model is the optimal growth platform for right now,” said Norkus. “This is only possible through a firm that champions collegiality and nurtures an environment designed to create value across the full spectrum of consulting.” 

Norkus received his Bachelor of Science in Aero/Astro Engineering and his MBA from University of Illinois – Urbana/Champaign, IL.