Consultants

Relentless learners committed to inspiring and empowering everyone they come in contact with: that is the bottom line of the Collaboration team. Each member of our group has a unique background which gives them the ability to listen, learn and educate our clients to help them succeed in business.

Each member of Collaboration is driven to soak up as much experience and knowledge as possible. The team was carefully cultivated to include a variety of strengths. What they all share is a passion for growing businesses and leaders, which in turn empowers and fortifies communities.

Michael Gunther

Michael Gunther

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Founder, Senior Consultant, Business Development

Spirited Captain, Believer in Limitless Possibilities, Inspiration to All
“My natural talent may be more on the process side, but my people skills help me enjoy what I do. Seeing potential in people motivates me to help them find the missing pieces.”

Erin Hoffman

Erin Hoffman

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Consultant, Financial Manager, Operations Manager

Number Cruncher, “Aha” Moment Reveler, Exceptional Trainer “Helping others succeed has always energized me. It makes me feel like I’m wearing a jetpack. At Collaboration, it seems more like a rocket. It’s that exciting.”

Rick Berard

Rick Berard

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Consultant

Strategic Thinker, Culture Creator, Team Architect “My strengths lie in my ability to determine how to help a company going through rapid growth manage itself without losing the culture that boosted it to where it is today. The bedrock of every sustainable company is its ability to create a culture that reflects its goals.”

Maggie Torres

Maggie Torres

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Consultant, Project Manager, Office Manager, HR

Dedicated to Details, Laser Focused, Empowerment Supporter, Office Glue “Great teams are rare. It’s such a pleasure to be a part of one at Collaboration. Every single day we get to experience the direct impact we make on the community and on the lives of business owners. That is my daily motivation”.

Kristin Mehiel

Kristin Mehiel

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Business Development & Marketing Consultant

High Octane Relationship Builder, Lead Generation Master, Fearless Motivator “Creating sustainable marketing and lead generation strategies is the most thrilling part of my day. I enjoy making sure that the entire marketing ecosystem is represented in a series of diverse tactics to engage potential and current clients with the resources they need to thrive.”

Sales and Marketing Coordinator

Data Driven, Analytics Focused, Sales Scientist “I enjoy the challenge of creating strategies with integrated marketing tools to deliver a consistent message across all channels. Strategic planning and execution are strengthened with science; every company needs metrics to understand their performance and strive for growth.”

Let’s Talk

Something’s not right with your business. You know it, your team feels it and maybe it’s trickling down to your clients too. Whatever issues you’re facing, let our friendly, smart, intuitive team give you the tools you need to elevate your business. Give us a call, send an email, or meet us out for coffee or a cocktail. Let’s collaborate to create a successful business!

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