The consultants at Bainbridge like to take an outside-in approach to helping clients develop and grow their businesses. With this impartial perspective, the firm provides management consulting, mergers and acquisition advisory, and private equity investing services to clients ranging from domestic start-ups to international FORTUNE 1000 companies. Its principals -- who often serve on clients' boards -- have distinct industry specializations, including automotive, financial services, health care, manufacturing, media, and technology. Bainbridge operates through offices in California, Massachusetts, New York, and Nevada. It was founded in 1975 by author, consultant, and professor Boulton Bainbridge Miller.