Our partners are key to delivering best-of-breed solutions to our clients.

A small direct marketing services organization with a unique and proprietary product sought to craft an exclusive agreement with the world’s largest advertising services holding company – typically an impossible pursuit. We led this effort on behalf of our client, securing a three-year exclusive contract.







BlendedBusiness orchestrates end-to-end integrated solutions in conjunction with key, proven and trusted partners. And here they are:

1701 Media

An image and brand identity team focused on enhancing your business starting with your web presence and creating continuity throughout all of your communications and materials. 1701 Media utilizes a design system that helps you sell through focusing not on what you have to sell but on what and how people want to buy. 1701 Media is the perfect partner for your business develops a full range of marketing elements such as branding, logo, websites, collateral materials, event communications, and advertisements.

Biz Brains, LLC. - Inellectual Catalyst for Growing Businesses


We advise, coach and actively assist business leaders in our proprietary and proven methods so that the savings and sales we create together are sustainable incremental profit streams for your company.

DecisionPoint Media Insights

DecisionPoint produces custom consumer research for companies that are producing digital media networks which are typically seen on plasma or LCD screens and deployed in retail stores and other out-of-home venues. Our research provides our clients with key insights to help them evaluate how effectively their digital media networks meet the needs of their customers.

DecisionPoint also produces B2B research for technology vendors and other service providers who support out-of-home digital media networks.

Frontenac Company

Frontenac Company is a private equity firm based in Chicago and founded in 1971. We have over $1 billion under active management and are currently making investments from our ninth fund, which had its first closing in fall 2006.

Through our CEO1ST investment approach, we work with proven executives to acquire and grow successful middle-market companies, primarily in services businesses. Frontenac has invested in more than 150 such companies since our founding.

We have extensive experience in meeting the needs of selling shareholders, typically owner-operators, as they address complex business transition issues of liquidity, executive team enhancement, and growth. Our firm has a history of 200+ business transitions involving such owner-operated businesses.

Our firm is led by seven Managing Directors, with a total team of 14 professionals.

Mindspan Systems

Mindspan Systems is an IT consulting firm catalyzing the growth and success of businesses across United States. We provide world class solutions and consulting services in the areas of business processes definition, system specification, software applications design and development.

MP Displays

MP Displays is a leading company supporting retail marketing programs with innovative merchandising, premium and display design and manufacture.

Performance Data Strategies

Performance Data Strategies

Performance Data Strategies provides specialized data related consulting services. PDS can successfully tackle challenging projects in business performance management, business intelligence, enterprise data integration and data warehousing.

Performance Direct

Performance Direct, Inc. is a full-service, data driven relationship marketing agency. We specialize in providing clients with communication strategies and relationship marketing programs grounded firmly in data management best practices.


Podo delivers a Retail Marketing Network providing In-Store Guided Buying services to retailers. As the leading provider of consumer-focused and fully integrated multimedia services, we combine sales, merchandising, and marketing that maximizes gross margin dollars.


For 60 years, retail marketers have trusted Pointsmith, a leader in retail marketing services, to create and implement integrated in-store promotions that generate better results. We partner with our clients to strategize, design, produce and flawlessly execute programs, constantly analyzing and improving them to ensure success. Through our ongoing investments in the best people, technologies, equipment and facilities, we always strive to keep ourselves – and our clients – ahead of the competition.

Retail Media Consulting

Retail Media Consulting brings together years of traditional and interactive marketing, brand planning and retail store strategy, creating an unsurpassed understanding of the retail marketing balance and up-to-the-minute consumer insights. We're in a unique position to act as a bridge between the services you offer and the Marketing at Retail opportunity.

Rhombus Services

Rhombus Services (Rhombus) has over 2,500 skilled technicians nationwide in its network that covers all of North America. With extensive experience in field project process management Rhombus provides manufacturers and retailers with a reliable and trustworthy partner in implementing:

-- National Rollout Installations
-- Field Service
-- Preventative Maintenance

Rhombus utilizes Six Sigma processes to give our customers the most efficient and highest quality of skilled technical labor available. We know how frustrating it can be working with multiple vendors, agents and sub-contractors. So, for visibility and accountability, Rhombus provides one point of contact (available 24 hours a day) and delivers reliable reporting.

We provide these services either through full-time or part-time on-site staffing or on an on-demand basis. Our services are tailored to individual customer requirements and include system analysis, needs assessment and system design.

Schultz Consulting

Schultz Consulting Group is an Atlanta, GA-based firm specializing in strategic implementation support.  We apply best practices from the disciplines of communications, training, and group dynamics to build frameworks for continuous learning and change leadership at every level of client organizations. Our approach and expertise cultivates leaders who can build acceptance, reduce internal resistance and get to the business of realizing benefits faster.


SignUp4 is the leader in providing
meetings technology solutions since its inception in 1999. Their Strategic Meetings Management suite is designed to streamline event management, spend management, travel management, workflow, data distribution, and
reporting for travel and event professionals.


SmartReply's Voice and Mobile Messaging solutions have created breakthrough-marketing results for leading retailers throughout the United States and Canada. As the only Voice and Mobile Messaging Company dedicated to meeting the unique marketing challenges and objectives of retail executives, SmartReply's clients now have the proven ability to increase store traffic, lower marketing cost and strengthen brand affinity. Because of this, SmartReply is the provider of choice for more than eighty (80) major regional and national retailers.

Whitaker & Company, Inc.

Whitaker & Company, Inc. is a consulting and project management firm that specializes in helping companies develop, execute and implement business growth strategies designed to achieve growth.

To survive and thrive in today's business climate, companies must constantly develop strategic opportunities and translate them into plans that will differentiate them from their competitors.

Most importantly, these strategies must be operationalized and executed flawlessly.

We are consultants because we have expertise in many industries and disciplines and can help companies think their way through big challenges and opportunities.

We are project managers because we have executed large and complex strategic initiatives for both Fortune 500 companies and small, growing companies.

Expertise and Execution -- that's what makes us different.  Our mission is to help growing companies Operationalize Strategy.

-- Marketing Operations

-- Merger Integration

-- Customer Experience "Pain Points" Assessment & Root Cause Identification

-- Brand Positioning & Brand Activation

-- Multi-Cultural Marketing