Pariveda acquires talent and leadership consultancy Levinson & Co.

22 November 2019 2 min. read

Management and technology consulting firm Pariveda has acquired Levinson & Co., a Jaffrey, New Hampshire–based talent and leadership consultancy.

Founded in 2003 and based in Dallas, Pariveda has grown to 10 offices across the United States, recently opening a location in Toronto, Canada. The employee-owned firm delivers strategic consulting services, as well as custom technology solutions in cloud, data, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, and enterprise resource planning, among other areas.

The acquisition of Levinson & Co. enhances Pariveda’s ability to deliver organizational, talent, and leadership solutions to its clients.

The acquired company was founded in 1968 by Harry Levinson, a Harvard Business school professor and a pioneer in the psychological aspects of workplace management. Since 1991, CEO Gerry Kraines – a Harvard Medical School physician and psychiatrist – has led the company, using his acclaimed systems approach to develop healthy organizations and strong leaders.

Pariveda acquires talent and leadership consultancy Levinson & Co.

A global partnership of consultants and educators with centers and seminars across the Americas, Europe, and Asia-Pacific, Levinson delivers consulting in organization design and development, talent pool development, change management, executive assessment and coaching, and succession planning.

"Our clients face organizational, talent, and leadership challenges as they transform their enterprises. Since its founding in 2003, Pariveda's purpose is to develop individuals towards their highest potentials," said Bruce Ballengee, Pariveda CEO and founder.

"Today's transformations require more than systems design and consultation services; organization, talent, and leadership must be transformed to sustain success. This acquisition will lead to greater co-creation opportunities with our clients, directly benefiting the speed and effectiveness of their transformations."

Kraines commented, “We are delighted to become part of their firm. Pariveda is a premier consulting firm successfully transforming businesses today by co-creating value with their clients through business and technology transformation. And that all necessitate organizational optimization and people developed as leaders to transform those enterprises successfully."