the atum group
Portland, OR, USA
Main Line: 503.490.1020
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Management Team

Management Team

A management team with hands on consulting experience in service lines it offers – a critical ingredient required to scope projects and lever the "right" consultants.

atum is a boutique management consultancy.  Our model is to hire humble and smart professionals who have a consistent track record of success.  We do not bring on board sub contractors or independent consultants.

The firm peaked at 36 employees in 2017.

The team members listed below can be contacted for external inquiries.


Meet the team:

Kristen Watson

Talent Acquisition and Operations Manager

Kristen joined atum after serving in Senior Talent Acquisition and Human Resources roles at Columbia Sportswear in Portland, OR and Guess, Inc in Los Angeles, CA.  She has also worked at Quest Software (now Dell) and a couple of professional services firms.  She has over ten years of deep expertise in Talent Acquisition, Human Resources and Operations. She is fully vetted in full-cycle Talent Acquisition and additionally has experience in career counseling and coaching. 

Kristen has volunteered at food banks, is a volunteer/interpreter at a hearing and speech center and volunteers for various organizations through the Junior League of Portland. She also serves on the diversity council at Lake Oswego High School. 

Kristen earned her BA from California State University in Long Beach, CA.

Jus Singh

Managing Director

Our founder, chief executive, and Managing Director has over two decades of experience in management consulting, project consulting, and professional services. He has previously worked at Deloitte, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Accenture, BearingPoint, a successful start-up company (sold to Microsoft and Symantec) and a large publicly traded professional services firm that was formerly part of Deloitte. His span of experience ranges from start-ups to fortune 100 companies and he has hands on experience delivering all the service lines offered by atum. Jus has been a practitioner of management consultancy, interim management, and ancillary services in the areas of Finance & Accounting, Operations, Business Strategy, Compliance, Human Resources and Information Technology.

Jus is (or was) on the Business Advisory Boards of Willamette University (AGSM), Oregon State Department of Education, an elected City of Portland executive’s office, and small businesses. He was also a Charter Member of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TIE.) Jus is the Portland Business Journal’s Forty under 40 award winner.

Jus earned his undergraduate degree in Economics (Honors) from the Delhi University, did course work towards MA in Political Science, earned an MBA from Willamette University, and undertook executive education at Harvard Business School. He was nominated for the National Deans List and was an Atkinson Merit Scholar.