Robert McNamara

Robert McNamara


Managing Director - Strategy

Robert McNamara is a partner and leads the strategy and IT solutions practice. At Guidehouse, he works across industry sectors advising senior executives on their business and technology strategies, helping them increase performance, build capabilities, improve service and reduce costs. Recent clients include the USPS, DHS-FEMA and NYPD.

Prior to joining Guidehouse, Robert led the federal strategy practice at Accenture. He has 20 years of consulting experience, working with clients on business, IT, and cybersecurity strategies, organization and operating model development, workforce improvement, enterprise transformation, process improvement, M&A and sustainability with commercial and public sector organizations in North America and Europe. He began his career at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and JP Morgan Chase, serving in various financial and investment banking roles.

Robert has Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Northwestern University and a Master in Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business with concentrations in Strategy, Finance, and International Business. He lives in Northern VA with his wife and two children.