About Us

Rusk O’Brien Gido + Partners is led by principals Ian Rusk, Michael O’Brien, Steve Gido and Russ Ryan. Drawing on the team’s combined experience advising hundreds of architecture, engineering, planning and environmental consulting firms around the world, Rusk O’Brien Gido + Partners provides its clients with unparalleled technical expertise, uncommon insight and unique perspective.

Our Philosophy

We are passionate about what we do and take great pleasure in our clients’ achievements. When you work with Rusk O’Brien Gido + Partners, you will enjoy the personal attention of principals who have a vested interest in your success.

Our Experience & Expertise

The principals of Rusk O’Brien Gido + Partners have worked together as a cohesive team for many years. Whether it’s building a comprehensive and tactical business plan, conducting a technical business valuation, working through a tough merger negotiation, or navigating a tricky ownership transition, we work as a team to provide the best possible solution for our clients.

Over the past 20 years, the principals of Rusk O’Brien Gido + Partners have worked on business planning, valuation, ownership planning, and M&A engagements with approximately 1000 firms in the architecture, engineering, planning, and environmental consulting industries. We’ve worked with firms of fewer than 10 employees and firms with over 10,000 employees, and in locations ranging from the Midwest to the Middle East.