Strengthen your outcomes.

Operating with high level stake holders to solve complex business problems and improve performance.

About Strong Oak


Strong Oak is the elite advisory firm that top leaders and executives call upon when they need strong results and enduring solutions. We advise our clients in the realm of strategy, operations, and organization. Our Unique methodology helps our clients overcome challenges and capitalize on opportunities.

“Giving our clients one-hundred percent and then some.”


The focus of our work is on strengthening the strategy and operations of companies that embrace business growth, and recognize the value of strong leadership and breakthrough relationships. We partner with stakeholders in challenging business positions to solve major issues, improve performance, and strengthen outcomes.

  • Strategy & Operations
  • Restructuring & Turnaround
  • Education & Development
  • Research & Analysis

Our Team

We offer a variety of dynamic, results-driven, outcome-focused services uniquely tailored to the strategic and operational needs of our clients. Our professionals have a wealth of experience and expertise in a variety of fields enabling timely assessments to develop viable solutions with the strongest possible outcomes.

  • Robert Baynes – President & Business Director – LinkedIn
  • Elliot Brass – Director of Special Projects – LinkedIn
  • Christopher Hill PhD – Principal Scientist
  • Mary Vaughn PhD – Principal Statistician
  • Jerry Paulsen – Corporate Communications


We are always looking for talented, problem-solving professionals, with a healthy appetite for taking on challenges.

We don’t just look for people who work well with others.  We look for resourceful, open-minded leaders who perform strong under pressure, are drivers of change, and can advance client objectives under any circumstances.

If you’re trustworthy, ambitious, creative, and enjoy helping others – then we should talk.

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We encourage meaningful involvement in the communities where we choose to live and work.  Our professionals realize it is important to give back, and volunteer their time and talents in ways that leave a positive and lasting impact on people.  Whether inspiring future leaders at a local school, or collaborating on non-profit initiatives, we strive to play our part in making the world a better place.

How Can We Help?

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give us a call at (312) 709-4990.

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