Adam Golden
Managing Partner

“When John and I started Major Oak Consulting, we wanted to assemble a team of talented consultants who could follow their passion – spending all day, every day helping clients achieve their full potential.”


Adam Golden is a Co-Founder and Principal of Major Oak Consulting. Adam has twenty years of leadership experience in line management, consulting and project management across a variety of areas including Finance and Human Resources strategy, outsourcing, business process redesign, shared services and change management.

Adam started his career as an internal auditor at Dun & Bradstreet. As Reengineering Team Leader at Dun & Bradstreet, Adam honed his process redesign and project management skills. Adam’s team received CFO magazine’s prestigious Reach Award for outstanding reengineering achievement for raising service levels while reducing costs more than 70% through finance and accounting process redesign at D&B’s Shared Transaction Services. This role sparked a lifelong passion for process improvement.

Adam later led large finance improvement, shared services strategy and HR projects as a Director – Company Planning & Analysis at Prudential. This passion is evident in his to find a better way to accomplish a goal has been evident not only in his internal and external work with Fortune 500 companies, but in a number of successful entrepreneurial ventures, including Major Oak Consulting.

In 1999, Adam joined CherryRoad Technologies, where he built the company’s Management Consulting practice from the ground up to complement the firm’s ERP and integration capabilities. Over five years, his team delivered strategy, process and change management projects as part of large scale strategic initiatives as well as stand alone strategy projects. Adam’s team also spearheaded the development of new practice areas for the firm.

In 2004, Adam and John Soley founded Major Oak Consulting to bring the highest quality Management Consulting solutions to clients while building a team and culture that matched their core values. This formula has been reinforced by Major Oak’s strong growth and loyalty in its customer base of Fortune 500 and high-growth companies.

Adam has a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from the University of Delaware. He is a member of SHRM and the American Payroll Association, where he Co-Chairs the APA’s Strategic Payroll Leadership Task Force Best Practices Subcommittee.

Adam lives in New Jersey with his wife Jane, daughter Mckenzie and son Kyle. He enjoys traveling, cooking and is an avid sports fan.