One of the oldest management consulting firms in the US, George S. May International offers its services to mostly small and midsized clients in industries such as construction, health care, manufacturing, and retail. Conducting business as The May Company, it has served more than 500,000 clients in some 3,000 industry classifications. The company aims to help clients increase productivity and profits; its areas of expertise include customer relations, human capital management, productivity training, quality management, and strategic planning. George S. May founded the family-owned firm in 1925. Kerry Jacobs, the granddaughter of the founder, leads the company's strategy as president.