Fors Marsh Group (FMG) has announced that co-founders Sean Marsh, Brian Griepentrog and Ben Garthwaite have transitioned the role of chief executive officer for the company to Garthwaite, FMG announced on Nov. 6th.
“When I started Fors Marsh Group 17 years ago, I knew the people we hired would be as important as the insights and solutions we delivered,” said Dr. Marsh. “Now, with over 250 employees located in over 15 states, I could not be prouder of the impact we are creating with our 70+ client partners across so many important organizations. Brian and I believe Ben is perfectly positioned to lead Fors Marsh Group to continued success.”
Garthwaite has focused on business growth, diversification and cultivating a purpose-driven culture for the company over the last decade. During this period, FMG’s annual revenue has grown from $5 million to more than $60 million.
In addition, Garthwaite has led FMG’s financial, legal, governance, and information technology divisions, successfully driving growth while building the infrastructure necessary to support dozens of major national-level client accounts.
“I am honored to help guide FMG through this next chapter as we expand our commitment to a higher standard of business practices that create a positive impact on our community, employees, clients, and the environment.” said Garthwaite.
“I am optimistic for the future of our company because of the ‘why’ behind our success to date.” Garthwaite added. With our mission-driven approach, I’m confident that we’ll continue to attract dedicated experts to our team that will expand our potential to create impact for our clients and community.”
About Fors Marsh Group
Fors Marsh Group (FMG) applies science and strategy to create positive behavior change in people and program and policy improvements in large organizations and government. This work is conducted within seven core U.S. markets: health, defense, technology, finance, homeland security, policy, and consumer.
As a certified B Corporation, FMG’s business practices create positive impact beyond our client portfolio, extending into the community through pro bono service to nonprofits aligned with FMG’s corporate values.