BlueLion prides itself on finding the best resources and partners for many of our client’s needs. We work with some of the best companies in New England. We recognize that there is often not a “one size fits all” for any service, so we search for the best, and build relationships with those companies to be able to recommend the best fit for our clients and their personalities, company culture, and needs.
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Insurance BrokersPayroll ProvidersCPAs, Accountants, and BookkeepersBusiness ConsultantsMerchant ServicesWebsites, Creative Media, and Content CreationRetirement and TPA ServicesChambers and Networking Connections
Advanced Benefits Design
Advanced Benefits Design is an Insurance Brokerage Agency located in Hillsborough, NH. With over 50 years of insurance experience, we work closely with Sonia Pearsall and her team. Sonia is able to assist businesses with key man insurance, buy/sell funding, executive benefits, business continuity planning, and exit strategies. Additionally, they can support businesses with traditional employer-sponsored health plans, our brokers can also offer HRAs, HSAs, QSEHRAs, and Freedom Plans.
Baylis Insurance Agency
Baylis Insurance Agency is a family run insurance agency dedicated to helping you make well-informed decisions about protecting your family and lifestyle. With the know-how and products for all your needs, they give you peace of mind.
Complete Payroll Solutions
Complete Payroll Solutions is a New England based company. Complete utilizes a nationally known platform KRONOS and iSolve. Founded in 2003, Complete is the largest privately-held payroll company. Complete offers payroll benefit on-line open enrollment, HRIS, and time and attendance. Complete also focuses on a dedicated management team to service your payroll needs. No waiting on hold for a “representative,” you have access to your contact who gets to know you and your companies needs.
Paylocity is a payroll provider offering payroll and HRIS solutions to any size company in any location. Founded in 1997, Pyalocity is a large payroll provider servicing all 50 states with over 4,000 employees. We work with several local providers/contacts who help make this large business experience customized and feel small and intimate to you and your business.
Founded in 2003, Trivantus is a leader in payroll services, employee benefits and human resource administration. Owned by the Gatsas family, Trivantus is no stranger to success. Michael Gatsas co-founded Staffing Network, a Professional Employer Organization which grew to be one of the largest employers in New England. Trivantus has a reputation for providing leading personalized service and has been voted Best Payroll Service Company by New Hampshire Business Review for many consecutive years. When you call Trivantus you receive the personalized attention you deserve.
CPAs, Accountants, and Bookkeepers
Melissa Laverty is a founding partner of Account Ability (Tax Services of Londonderry). Her one, uncompromised goal was to build a fun-loving company providing small businesses, property owners, and individuals with personal attention while maximizing their wealth and minimizing their tax exposure. Melissa has the ability to communicate complex information in a clear concise way. Melissa is an Enrolled Agent, QuickBooks Advanced Pro Advisor, Member of Northern New England Society of Enrolled Agents, and National Association of Enrolled Agents.
Jaime Lyn Soares is a life-long resident of Massachusetts and the owner of JLS Accounting INC. based out of Bridgewater, MA. With over 20 years of professional experience, Jaime has developed deep expertise in accounting, specifically in the areas of real estate, construction, and general accounting. At one time, she even combined her passion for accounting and her love of people to stretch into the talent acquisition space, recruiting for accounting professionals. Jaime is recognized by QuickBooks as a ProAdvisor Elite and leads QuickBooks trainings on a monthly basis.
Merrimack Tax Associates is owned and operated by Paul Belfiore, EA. As an Enrolled Agent, Paul is recognized as a “tax expert”. He is a federally licensed tax practitioner with unlimited right to represent taxpayers before the IRS. Paul has extensive experience handling everything from the simplest tax returns for individuals and businesses to those that are undergoing complicated IRS audits. This experience makes Paul a true asset to work with as you navigate the labyrinth of taxes and general accounting. Merrimack Tax Associates also has a talented staff that works closely with Paul to provide their clients with top-notch tax preparation and planning, consulting services, general accounting and bookkeeping, and payroll.
Raef is an attorney, and entrepreneur coach, and speaker who has the core belief that although we learn “life isn’t fair” – there is something we can usually do to change our circumstances. Raef guides and coaches’ entrepreneurs to jump over the mental or physical hurdles in their way, and I teach and educate on practical business “know-how” and methods to improve both one’s business and life. Raef has Juris Doctorate in Law from the University of New Hampshire School of Law. He has a Bachelor of Arts in English and a Masters of Science in Education from SUNY Geneseo and is permanently licensed to teach Secondary Education in New York and Texas. He is also adjunct faculty at the UNH Paul College School of Business.
Small Business Coaching with a Focus on Communication. At Brooks Coaching, Bonnie Brooks Roberts helps clients improve their communication and social skills while tackling real-world business issues together. Brooks’ clients know that clear communication is a direct path to happy customers, a positive work environment, and a healthy bottom line.
Beyond is BlueLion’s “go-to” when it comes to payment processing. They offer a seamless transaction, fair pricing, and transparent statements. They can keep your business secure while opening up options for “places” you can take payments. From Point of Sale (POS) stations to business capital funding, Beyond takes pride in what they do. Beyond also “Gives Back” – providing college scholarships and mentoring to students who have faced economic hardship and other adversities through nonprofit Give Back, the beneficiary of Beyond. They have provided over 1,500 Scholarships through the Give Back fund.
Minuteman Press of Londonderry
Minuteman Press locations are full-service design, print and marketing centers serving the entire business community from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies. Their customers are wide-ranging and include local organizations, government groups, non-profits, professional sports teams, businesses, entrepreneurs, consumers, and more. At Minuteman Press, they can produce anything you can put a name, image, or logo on!
Websites, Creative Media, and Content Creation
Do Something Different Media
Do Something Different Media is a unique media business owned and operated by married couple Rhi & Pete McHugh. Located in Manchester they offer media consulting, video production, photography, website design, and so much more. Rhi & Pete began the company in 2008 graduating from college having studied communication and education. Their goal is to help businesses communicate more effectively in the digital space.
You have an amazing product or service that can help people but need help spreading the word. Chabot Creative will capture your brand’s voice and help you boost awareness, engagement, and sales through proven content strategies. Chabot Creative’s mission is to help passionate business owners gain confidence with clear, authentic messaging that resonates with their dream clients and gets results.
Loft Light Media
Loft Light Media is a creative team that partners with businesses to help them tell their story in an authentic and compelling way. Using the power of story, they translate the brilliance of what you do into a short, attention grabbing video that leaves a lasting impression. We provide comprehensive video production services including concept development, script writing, on-site filming, interviewing, drone operation, and editing and graphics.
Retirement and TPA Services
HRC Total Solutions, LLC
HRC Total Solutions, LLC was founded in 2001 with the sole purpose of becoming a company’s “Single Source Solution” to Third Party Administration, HR, Payroll, and Benefit Consulting/Design. Their success as a regional player has driven HRCTS nationally as a recognized leader in the services they provide. Their goal is to simplify administration through technology, while offering the most cost effective solution without compromising customer service.
SetAway is dedicated to providing both advisors and plan sponsors with the tools and resources to offer the best retirement plan services for you and your employees, so they have the opportunity to enjoy their sunset years in financial comfort. Bringing decades of experience, the SetAway team is ready to provide you with valuable retirement plan design and administration, as well as offering ongoing evaluation to maintain compliance with the latest regulations. They’ll also provide the resources you need to make the most informed decisions for your team.
Chambers and Networking Connections
Founded in 1985, BNI® is a global, proven business networking organization. Our members are business professionals who help each other grow their businesses through their commitment to our principal core value, Givers Gain ®.
Derry Chamber of Commerce
The Greater Derry Londonderry Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to promoting regional economic growth, advancing business-friendly public policies, and serving our members through outstanding programs, benefits, and services.
Hooksett Chamber of Commerce
The Hooksett Chamber is comprised of people who believe we can do far more together than one person or business can accomplish alone. Membership not only puts you in touch with potential clients and customers, it also creates opportunities for increased community involvement.
Manchester Chamber of Commerce
The GMC supports business growth, professional development and networking opportunities that drive the economic health and vitality of the region.
New England B2B Networking
New England B2B Networking provides established business executives with the most efficient and relevant networking experience for B2B companies for better relationship development and maximum referrals.
New Hampshire Home Builders Association
The New Hampshire Home Builders Association (NHHBA) is a trade association for professional home builders, remodelers, and others who work in the residential construction industry across NH. We are proud to be the largest home building association north of Boston, providing valuable services for our over 400 members (and growing) representing over 36,000 people working in the residential construction trades.
Portsmouth Chamber of Commerce
Our mission is to lead the greater Portsmouth business community as convener of people, businesses, and organizations, through communication, education, support, advocacy, and cooperative opportunities.
Trayce Gregoire Photography
Trayce Gregoire is a portrait photographer located in Southern New Hampshire. Whether you are looking for a few professional images to kickstart your business or you are ready to take your business to the next level, she guarantees a personalized and customized photography experience, tailored to you, in a fun and relaxed environment.
Thrive Outdoors, LLC
Their mission is simple: They will use the readily available tools around us, and within us, to help people become more positive-minded, optimistic, and less stressed. They believe that there is a healing quality to testing yourself in a natural setting and that these skills, coupled with the confidence one gains while acquiring them, can be life changing. They will also use volunteerism, charitable donations, and free programs to never stop working towards stronger community, better connections, and a more service oriented society – one small adventure at a time.
Bar Harbor Bank & Trust
Bar Harbor Bank & Trust thinks differently about banking. Since their founding in 1887, their focus has been on establishing relationships with their customers. They get to know customers and their financial goals and work with them to provide solutions that best work for them. They believe that good things happen when we work together.