Umbach Consulting Group was founded in 2001 by Steven Umbach.  Since then, the Umbach Consulting Group has had the priviledge to work with clients such as, Dell, Bose, Schlumberger, Socrates Health Solutions, UT Medical Branch Galveston / Noninvasix, Cardionics / Mayo Clinic, IP Datatel, Jostra Medical / NovoSci, MicroMed DeBakey, Innovation Focus, Forte Product Solutions, Digital Air Control, Virtuix Omni, Zupt, Consumer Solutions, Mays & Associates, Neotech Products, and GoPro among many others on small NPD programs to long-term, corporate design management programs.

  • In 2019, Umbach Consulting Group, LLC refined its focus and now works exclusively with executives of companies, providing strategic design management consulting services. 
  • Initial engagment requires a retainer fee and initial project scope and definition meeting. 

Steven holds a Master of Science in Management degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a BFA / Industrial Design degree from The Rhode Island School of Design College of Architecture.  He has also served as a part-time faculty with the University of Houston system where he taught design management, human factors, and user-centered design classes and has served on the Board of Directors for the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA).  

To provide clients with the best possible project outcomes, our small staff works with a trusted and proven network of product development affiliates.  We're proud to work with such outstanding talent from these companies among others:

  • Cooper Consulting Services
  • Zewski Inc.
  • Nest Projekt