Cherokee Consulting LLC was founded in 1997. Corporate headquarters are in
Our approach is low-key. Our
consultants are experienced and many have backgrounds with Big Five consulting firms. Our
financial applications consultants come from strong accounting backgrounds. Clients range
from small to Fortune 100.
Richard Gristak, CEO, started Cherokee Consulting LLC in 1997 to focus
projects for mid-size companies. Richard has an MBA from the University of Denver, and an A.B. degree from Ohio University. He has been a CFO and CIO for
multiple companies and has been heavily involved in technology and consulting
services for 25 years. Richard is a member of the University of Denver
Computer Science Industrial Advisory Board. He is an alumni of PricewaterhouseCoopers, and has
provided consulting services for major companies such as IBM, QWEST, Bell Atlantic, United
Artists, Lockheed Martin, Level(3), CMGI, MCI, Occidental Petroleum, Builders
First Source, Quovadx, and Puget Sound
Energy as well as many lower profile companies in multiple industries. He focuses on
strategy and the technical and financial integration of systems as well as the
identification and analytics of key performance indicators.
"We strive to bring the right solution to the client at the right price.
Matching business function to technology within the best value range to the client is our
goal. Our marriage of finance with a deep technology background allows us to implement
cost effective solutions, often providing better information and more usable technology to
key decision makers at lower costs than they believe possible." - Richard Gristak
Integrity and trust are the cornerstones
of our business. Our clients can trust us to provide
un-biased alternatives scoped to their needs and