Caryn Avante is our founder and Managing Principal. Ms. Avante conducts consulting engagements across a broad range of industries including advanced technology, industrial, retail and consumer products. Caryn has over 20 years of consulting experience working with both large and small companies to achieve organizational effectiveness.   


Prior to founding Avante Consulting Group, Ms. Avante was a partner at NGS Global, a top tier, global talent consulting firm. Prior to NGS Global, Caryn spent 9 years as a managing partner at Edison Consulting Group in Cleveland, Ohio, where she divided her time between organizational consulting and senior level executives searches for Fortune 500 and private equity backed companies.  Prior to joining Edison Consulting Group, Ms. Avante was a Director at Syndeo Consulting, where she helped clients develop and strengthen executive leadership talent through executive coaching and assessment, professional development workshops and talent retention programs. Caryn began her consulting career at the global management consulting firm, A T Kearney.


Caryn holds dual Bachelor's degrees in Communication and Psychology and a Masters degree in Psychology.  

Our Team

Our team is comprised of senior level consultants with significant expertise in organizational development, culture shaping, talent acquisition, executive coaching and group facilitation. All of our consultants have advanced degrees and many have served as university faculty/instructors at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Each one of our consultants has also worked in the real world. Most have prior experience as a senior level executive within the corporate sector, so they know and understand the business and organizational drivers within an organization. Lastly, our team is comprised of people who truly care about guiding organizations towards a more productive and healthy organizational state. Our underlying mission is to foster value and positive growth that can continue to make the world a better place for us all. 

Caryn Avante - Founder & Managing Principal