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Dan Rowe, President at Treanor Architects:

"Rich is a great down-to-earth communicator that we engage for strategic marketing issues and select key hires. He is attentive, and a consummate professional. He has a personable way of gathering information and holding us to task to be accountable to ourselves to achieve our goals. He is a true partner in our success.

Peter Howe, President and CEO at Fay Spofford & Thorndike:

"Rich performed a confidential acquisition search for us. I found Rich to be extremely well organized, professional and methodical in his work. His unique ability to gain instant trust during cold calls and extract detailed information is a rare talent. I found Rich to be very conscientious, passionate, and dedicated to excellence in the performance of his scope. I plan on using Rich in the future for in-house marketing and business development training."

Lawrence Smith, President, CEO & Chairman at Haley & Aldrich:

"Rich has done a great job helping us to understand what our clients value and how we can improve our service through the third-party interviews he conducts for us. Clients will tell Rich things they won't tell us, and we find that invaluable."

Stuart Cain, President at Alden Research Laboratory Inc:

"Rich has been instrumental in the growth and development of our organization. His insight and guidance continues to be an invaluable resource in addressing current challenges as well as developing our strategies for the future."

Sylvia Wheeler, Principal at Neighborhood Design:

"Rich is a stellar professional who consistently provides meticulous service, offering honed marketing and recruitment/outplacement capabilities that are attuned to the needs of his clients and the pulse of the marketplace. His insightful perspectives create new possibilities for organizations ready to take action. He earns the respect of a broad spectrum of project participants for his business savvy and contributions to reaching clients' stated and unstated goals."

John H Hansen III, Principal at The Jones Payne Group:

"Rich provided business development planning and consulting services to The Jones Payne Group Inc. His process was thorough, efficient, and informative. We benefited greatly from his extensive knowledge of the challenges that 21st century A&E firms face. Through our collaboration with Rich we have laid the ground work to achieve our diversification and growth goals."

David Spillane, President at Goody Clancy:

"We engaged Rich to conduct a broad assessment of our marketing and business development practices and help us to identify and enact strategic changes. Rich's support, insight and tenacity have all been important ingredients in enabling us to accomplish important changes in a short period of time. He has assisted us in several areas including strategy development, staff mentoring and training, and with executive search. His work has been invaluable to us and we continue to seek his advice and counsel on key issues."

Charles Head, CEO at Sanborn, Head & Associates, Inc.:

"Our firm retained Rich to assist with development of a strategic marketing program. Rich's approach was very thorough and professional, with a bit of a direct, 'no-nonsense' approach that was effective for our senior leadership. From Rich's work, we developed and have launched a program that has successfully increased our ability to grow our firm."

Michael Radner, ASLA, Principal at Radner Design Associates, Inc.:

"Richard was tremendously valuable to our company in helping us to envision our business development goals, and then to implement our strategies. His guidance is insightful and he is a terrific motivator."

Sally Anne Giedrys, Professional Certified Coach / Strategist / Content Developer at Artisan Communications:

"Rich knows marketing, and he knows the A/E industry. Not only does he actively partner with — and challenge — his clients to achieve results, he's a genuinely nice guy. That's a great (and rare) combination in the consulting world, and it's why I never hesitate to work together."

Barbara Irwin, President and Owner, HR Advisors Group, LLC:

"Richard is a trained business development and marketing expert servicing the A/E/C industry. He is personable, detailed and is always looking at the big picture. He helps you look at all possibilities with a perseverance and drive for success. I have recommended him to clients knowing that he will always have their best interest as the number the one priority!"

Peter Fabris, Freelance Writer, Editor, and Content Developer:

"Rich has a wealth of experience and expertise in the A/E industry. I've been a subcontractor for him with multiple clients and have seen him get impressive marketing results. I've seen him in action at strategic marketing planning meetings and have come away impressed. He is skilled at focusing meeting participants on the task at hand and has a wry sense of humor that keeps such activities enjoyable. His clients appreciate his dedication and follow up on projects."

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