September 9, 2021
Employee Spotlight: Matt Haller – Managing Director
Our Employee Spotlight is here to help you better understand our people, culture, and what it’s like to work at Bridgepoint Consulting. We believe we have a great balance of challenging work and collaborative people that enables each of us to enjoy being part of #TeamBridgepoint thoroughly. Today’s featured Employee Spotlight is on Matt Haller, our Managing Director for Bridgepoint Consulting’s Minneapolis office.
Get to know Matt
Matt Haller is a Managing Director, based in Minneapolis, and is primarily responsible for NetSuite ERP services. He has over 34 years of experience across a variety of industries including manufacturing, distribution, consumer products, retail, and service. Matt has been working exclusively with Cloud and SaaS business technologies since 2008 in the disciplines of ERP, SCM, CX, and HCM. Prior to joining Bridgepoint, Matt was a Vice President at Capgemini, first building a global NetSuite practice, then leading go-to-market solutions and capability for the national Oracle practice. He also ran ERP services as a Partner for one of the largest accounting and advisory firms brands in the US. Matt owned his own management consulting firm, held a variety of positions in the industry.
What led you to consulting?
In my consulting career, I have always gravitated towards building and growing service lines, offerings, and practices. I have done this with small, medium, and large consulting organizations. I look forward to the opportunity to bring my collective experience, lessons learned, thoughts and ideas to the table in order to help Bridgepoint achieve its next evolution of growth.
How would you describe the culture at Bridgepoint?
At its core, our culture focuses on empowering the growth of our employees. Whether it is through our approach to vetting client and project opportunities via The Bridgepoint Way, or employee fit as described in The Ideal Team Player, what is most important is the organization’s unwavering commitment to its culture. It is not just lip service.
What attracted you to Bridgepoint and when did you know #teambridgepoint was for you?
I view Bridgepoint as being at a compelling inflection point, ready for the next evolution of growth. I was drawn to the unwavering commitment to company culture and entrepreneurial spirit. Additionally, the middle-market focus and private equity firm relationships fit well with markets I have worked in during my career. I would say the combination of being able to contribute to growth, in fantastic company culture, with a dynamic market focus is what brought me to Bridgepoint.
It started during the interview cycle when culture and fit were emphasized during conversations. Honestly, it took about 6 months of being on board, working with all levels, across practices, and having multiple experiences before I knew for sure.
Talk to us about who you are outside of consulting.
I enjoy spending time outdoors fishing, pheasant hunting, hiking, or just doing yard work. I also own a classic car that I tinker with from time to time.
What advice would you give someone who is considering a career in consulting?
Consulting is not about being the smartest person in the room. Although a consultant must be externally aware and prepared to bring innovative solutions, the art of consulting is more about leading a client to the business objective and creating an approach to achieve the objective. Premiums are paid for delivery execution and results, not for information (which is available instantly to anyone in today’s digital world).
Ready to join #TeamBridgepoint?
If you’re someone who has spent your time in-house throughout your career but are looking to drive more change, looking for new challenges, or are craving more variety, consider a career in consulting with Bridgepoint! We’re always on the lookout for top talent. We encourage you to browse our current openings and become part of #teambridgepoint!
Check out additional employee stories here or find out what makes Bridgepoint a great place to work!
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