Welcome to Advent Consulting—a business consulting firm that forms long term partnerships with companies to enhance their mission and purpose by creating product line champions, innovative new products, and effective pricing strategies.


  • We seek collaborative relationships with our clients based on trust, transparency, and a commitment to our mutual long term good.

  • We are committed to excellence in all that we do – creative, accurate, and timely solutions that deliver high impact results for our clients.

  • We demonstrate perseverance through all the expected unknowns that naturally accompany the type of challenging client opportunities we seek.

  • We pursue continual growth and learning, always seeking to expand our knowledge and understanding of the world and the marketplace where we operate, which ultimately benefits our clients by enabling us to provide the optimum solutions to their unique needs.


Eric Adamson, founder of Advent Consulting, has over 20 years of experience leading global marketing teams at companies such as 3M, Capital Safety, BOSCH, SPX, and Hilti.  


A global-minded executive with extensive international work in North and South America, EMEA, and Asia, Eric has successfully managed relationships with multiple European and Asian business partners. He began his corporate career in Finance as a Valuation Specialist in the Mergers and Acquisitions and Business Profitability Group at MBNA Bank (now Bank of America).

A former Captain in the United States Air Force, Eric holds a Masters in Finance (MiF) from the London Business School, an M.B.A. from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and a B.S. in Engineering from the U.S. Air Force Academy.  


Eric is a Six Sigma Greenbelt, holds three registered US patents (7296787, 7891626, and 9239126) and is the President of the London Business School’s Minneapolis/St Paul Alumni Club.

Success & Recognition

Eric Adamson

Founder, Advent Consulting

As a business leader at 3M/Capital Safety and BOSCH/SPX, Eric led teams that won the following industry awards:


  • 2015 ISHN Readers’ Choice, Best New Product: DBI-SALA R550 Rescue and Descent Unit

  • 2014 ISHN Readers’ Choice, Best New Product: DBI-SALA Nano-Lok edge

  • 2014 World of Concrete, Most Innovative Product: DBI-SALA Nano-Lok edge

  • 2014 Telly Award: DBI-SALA Lad-Saf X2 video

  • 2014 Aurora Gold: DBI-SALA R550 Rescue and Descent Unit video

  • 2010 PTEN Heavy Duty New Product Innovation Award: OTC 5280 Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) Cleaner

  • 2010 AAPEX New Product Showcase Award: OTC 5092 Under-Axle Jack

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Lakeville, MN 55044