Larkspur is an agile action-oriented consulting firm that works with executives to break through barriers to growth. We are committed to helping our clients find and seize emergent market opportunities and achieve their full potential.
As the firm’s co-founder, Ian works closely with executive teams, entrepreneurs and investors to position their ideas for launch and propel firms forward. He brings 18 years of hands-on management experience, data-informed marketing and strategy work to help clients break through and pursue new paths to growth.
Marianne has a passion for innovating brands, products, services and business models that deliver exceptional value. As co-founder and president at Larkspur, Marianne brings a customer-centered perspective to every engagement and provides innovative answers to critical challenges for both start-ups and Fortune 100 companies alike.
“ Larkspur has an uncanny ability to understand market dynamics and identify white space opportunities for their clients.
– Danny Franklin, Managing Director, BSG
Fresh, pragmatic, results-driven.
Larkspur partners with founders, investors and executives who seek to power up and deliver profound value – to grow, change and challenge the status quo. Larkspur is an agile team of doers and experienced market-makers with a track record of building brands and growing profitable businesses.
We bring a deep passion for collaborative consulting, working side-by-side with clients to find untapped opportunities with the greatest promise. We combine data analytics with people-centered research to get underneath what motivates audiences and unearth powerful opportunities to grow and create enduring value.
The value of our work is proven out in the real world, generating results. That’s why we’re passionate about shared goal setting, great communication and clear measurement and metrics in every engagement. Our client relationships run deep.