Founded in 2005, Hutchinson Group, LLC is a strategic business-consulting firm founded by the first Undersecretary of Homeland Security, Asa Hutchinson. He set out to build a strong team with experience from the White House to Wall Street to Main Street. HG expertise ranges from D.C. based advisory services in government contracting to corporate and financial sectors including mergers & acquisitions, financial growth and tactical strategies to marketing and corporate messaging and communication strategies worldwide.

The partners of Hutchinson Group, LLC, bring vast experience to the team creating a balanced public and private sector portfolio. Partners are:

Asa Hutchinson, Founding Partner and CEO, is the former Undersecretary of the Department of Homeland Security, former Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration, and former member of Congress from Arkansas.

Betty Anderson Guhman, Partner, is the former Border and Transportation Security Chief of Staff at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Special Advisor to the Drug Enforcement Administration Administrator and Chief of Staff of Arkansas’ Third District Congressional Office.

The combined experience of the Partners and Associates of Hutchinson Group creates a unique blend of expertise from the highest levels of Washington, D.C. to the competitive market segments in public and private corporations worldwide. Specific areas of advisory, strategic and tactical services include:

Business Consulting
Government Contracting
Financial Strategy
Marketing / Advertising
Product Development
Due Diligence Support
Management Consulting

Growth Strategy Assessment
Government Advisory Consulting
Mergers & Acquisition Strategy
Brand Consultation
Security / Disaster Recovery
Public / Private Partnerships
Corporate / Advisory Board service

Government Affairs

With specific understanding in all levels of government, our Partners work with clients to develop and implement strategic and tactical plans, teaming strategies and business development opportunities. In addition, Hutchinson Group Partners serve on many advisory and corporate boards. Specific services in government affairs include:

• US / Foreign Government Advisory services
• Teaming Strategies
• Due Diligence
• Security / Disaster Recovery
• Government Procurement
• Training and Education

Corporate & Financial Strategies

In a global economy, sound financial strategies are critical to achieve competitive advantage and corporate growth opportunities. Hutchinson Group provides decades of proven experience in regulated industries and multiple market sectors including IT, Security and Healthcare IT, Financial Services, Professional Services and Pharmaceuticals. Services include:

• Business Consulting
• Capitalization and recapitalization
• Mergers and Acquisitions
• Corporate Turnarounds and Re-Structuring
• Risk Assessment
• C-level Executive interim posts

Marketing, Branding and Communication Strategies

Communication is primary to every business sector. Internal corporate communication coupled with targeted marketing and advertising development requires a strong strategic discipline. Hutchinson Group delivers proven global marketing expertise services including:

• Marketing Strategy
• Internal / External Communication
• Brand Strategy and Re-Construction
• Product Development
• Global Campaign Strategy