Vault Ranks Cornerstone Research Among World’s 20 Best Consulting Firms


Vault cites the firm’s industry leadership and collegial culture, among other factors, in recognizing Cornerstone Research.

San Francisco—For the third consecutive year, career information provider, Vault, has recognized Cornerstone Research as one of the top 20 firms in the consulting industry on its annual list of the 50 Best Consulting Firms. Vault also ranks the firm among the world’s leaders in ten other categories.

Vault compiles its rankings based on annual surveys conducted with verified employees. Survey respondents highlighted Cornerstone Research’s flexible working arrangements and hours; its stature as an industry leader; a familial and collaborative culture; and abundant peer and supervisory support.

“Investment in our people and culture is fundamental to who we are as an organization,” said Kristin Leary, chief talent officer at Cornerstone Research. “There may be other firms with very smart people and competitive benefits and compensation, but what elevates us is our commitment to innovation and collaboration. We are always looking for ways to enhance our employees’ experience, and our consistent recognition on this list is a testament to that.”

Vault also ranked Cornerstone Research among the top 50 consulting firms in prestige, boutique consulting firms, financial consulting, compensation and benefits, promotion policies, selectivity, overall business outlook, formal training, firm leadership, and innovation.

The Cornerstone Research profile in the 2023 Best Consulting Firm rankings is available at


Elisabeth Gaubinger
Cornerstone Research