independent Talent
Transform your one person practice into a $1M+ business
MBO is the go-to platform for professionals seeking to start, run and grow a thriving independent consulting practice and directly engage with large enterprise clients.
MBO empowers independent consultants and multi-person consulting practices to successfully start, run, and grow thriving microbusinesses that work with large enterprises.
A partnership across every point of your journey
You may have recently booked a $400K statement of work with a F100 or just handed in your two-week notice. No matter where you currently stand in your journey, MBO has your back. Our platform provides the technological, infrastructural and human support system that can help you maximize what you do best as a consultant while achieving your growth goals - driving scale far beyond what a single person can achieve.
You may have recently booked a $400K SOW with a F100 or just handed in your two-week notice. No matter where you currently stand in your journey, MBO has got your back. Our platform provides the technological, infrastructural and human support system that can help you maximize what you do best as a consultant while achieving your growth goals - driving scale far beyond what a single person can achieve.
  • Start your business

    Configure the optimal business structure for
    your company.
  • Run your business

    Streamline everything. Gives independents the
    resources and scale of a large company.
  • Grow your business

    All things business development. Strengthen
    your brand, build your pipeline, and scale.

A product suite designed to work together

Explore all the ways MBO empowers you to

grow your business

Tap the power of MBO's industry-leading platform and expertise to build your pipeline, minimize non-billable work and maximize your earnings.

A product suite designed to work together

Explore all the ways MBO empowers you to

grow your business

Tap the power of MBO's industry-leading platform and expertise to build your pipeline, minimize non-billable work and maximize your earnings.

Build Your Pipeline

  • Gain instant approved vendor status at F500 clients

  • Search for project opportunities with top companies

  • Network with other like-minded professionals to gain leads to consulting work

  • Share your ideas and win new clients with crowdsourcing challenges

  • Construct and manage specific crowdsourcing challenges on behalf of enterprise clients

Team with others

  • Team with other independents to execute larger, more complicated projects like a virtual consulting firm

  • Recruit other independents with complementary skills and maintain a rolodex of partners for future projects

  • Leverage a brokerage model to seamlessly split payments and receive commissions for talent you place at clients

Market your brand

  • Invitations to exclusive networking opportunities

  • A badge for your Marketplace profile that indicates you are vetted to work with enterprises of a certain caliber

  • Exposure to enterprise stakeholders through targeted communications

Build Your Pipeline

  • Gain instant approved vendor status at F500 clients

  • Search for opportunities with top companies

  • Connect with others with extensive experience and credibility in your domain

  • Share your ideas and win new clients with crowdsourcing challenges

  • Construct and manage specific crowdsourcing challenges on behalf of enterprise clients

Team with others

  • Team with other independents to execute larger, more complicated projects like a virtual consulting firm

  • Recruit other independents with complementary skills and maintain a rolodex of partners for future projects

  • Receive a commission in exchange for helping other independents with new clients and projects

Market your brand

  • Invitations to exclusive networking opportunities

  • A badge for your Marketplace profile that indicates you are vetted to work with enterprises of a certain caliber

  • Exposure to enterprise stakeholders through targeted communications

  • Member-led social and educational events

Get started in two easy steps

Solutions across the MBO platform are designed to work together seamlessly in helping you start, run and grow your business. Take two easy steps to get started with us.
1

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your business

Complete the form below so we can can determine the best solution for your business
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Christine Rindfleisch

"My favorite part about working at MBO is the culture. On the Client Care Team, we are constantly working together with independents to accomplish a goal-every single one of my team members is willing to help out and go the extra mile."

 

Christine Rindfleisch

 

Business Manager

 

Christine Rindfleisch
Matt S

"I am a fierce advocate for MBO's clients and strive to do all I can to give them the best possible experience with us. My best days at MBO are when I hear positive feedback from our customers, knowing we're helping them do the work they love, the way they want."

 

Matt Small

 

Customer Experience Manager

 

Matt S
Amy O'Donnell

"People are our power-they are our competitive edge and are the heart of everything we do. I continue to be amazed at what they can accomplish. When we combine talent with the right coaching and mentoring anything is possible."

 

Amy O'Donnell

 

Chief Talent Officer

 

Amy O'Donnell
Gene Zaino

"At MBO, we create solutions that give enterprises the tools they need to remain competitive while simultaneously empowering independents to be successful."

 

Gene Zaino

 

Founder & Executive Chairman

 

Gene Zaino
Ali O'Brien

"MBO has prepared me with the tools to feel confident in the advice I give the consultants I work with."

 

Ali O'Brien

 

Business Manager

 

Ali O'Brien
Linda Mann

"Independent talent is playing a critical role in every company's human capital strategy. We make the experience for the talent and the manager simple, personal, and effective!"

 

Linda Mann

 

Chief Experience Officer

 

Linda Mann
Miles Everson

"I am privileged and honored to lead a company that is already the definitive market leader in enabling the future of work and improving the well-being of professionals and businesses throughout the world."

 

Miles Everson

 

Chief Executive Officer

Former PwC Global Consulting & Advisory Leader

 

Miles Everson
Tanya Timko

"The environment we work in at MBO is exciting. It's enjoyable to be a part of a team with a leader that promotes learning and growth as well as a team that collaborates every single day to accomplish goals."

 

Tanya Timko

 

Operations Analyst

 

Tanya Timko
Sara C

"I am passionate about being able to connect, coach, and consult with all different types of independent professionals, and be part of the journey so they're set up to work with top clients and achieve all of their entrepreneurial aspirations!"

 

Sara Conde

 

Director of Consultant Services

 

Sara C

We know independents
better than anyone else

  • 1 billion+ processed in annual independent services billings
  • 60+ Fortune 500 enterprise clients
  • 20+ years supporting independent professionals
  • Legislative advocacy and thought leadership
  • State of Independence: the world's longest-running study of the independent workforce

Industry-leading insights

MBO Partners has led the charge to keep the independent economy moving forward for over 25 years. Our array of articles, tools and resources are designed to help you embrace the future of work with insight and conviction.

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