Centric Consulting buys The Mako Group

07 August 2023 Consulting.us 1 min. read

Centric Consulting, a Dayton, OH-based management and technology consulting firm, has acquired The Mako Group, a Carmel, IN-based cyber risk management firm.

Founded in 2010, Mako provides cybersecurity services spanning strategy, governance risk and compliance, audit and assurance, penetration testing, virtual chief informational security officer (vCISO) support, and identity access management.

The firm has 29 employees, according to LinkedIn, and supports mid- to large-sized companies in manufacturing, healthcare, education, financial services, and legal.

Centric’s acquisition of Mako will enable it to deliver comprehensive technology solutions that address critical security and risk mitigation.

Centric Consulting buys The Mako Group

“We’re excited to welcome aboard The Mako Group, which provides cyber risk management services to complement our capabilities and shares our purpose – to provide lasting solutions tailored to client needs by bringing highly credentialed people with industry and domain expertise," said Larry English, who was appointed CEO of Centric Consulting earlier this year

Centric was founded in 1999 and today has 1,400 employees and 14 offices in the US and India. The remote consultancy delivers services in business strategy and operations, experience design, people and change, IT strategy, AI and data, ERP, cloud, and outsourcing, among other areas.

Centric primarily supports insurance, healthcare, financial services, energy, and public sector clients.

“Due to the increased quantity and depth of data breaches, security, risk and compliance is now a governance issue that all companies – large and small, simple and complex – must address,” said David Lefever, The Mako Group founder and CEO. “The team and infrastructure at Centric help solve countless business challenges, allowing our cybersecurity practice to become more efficient and continue to thrive.”