About Us

Synergistic Business Consortium provides management and technical assistance to help businesses expand or better control and manage their cost structure. The group assists with accelerating the profitable growth of middle market organizations through the delivery of tailored business services.

We bring together a cohesive group of organizations who provide effective business solutions. Rather than enlisting independent companies, SBC members maintain a high degree of professional integrity and ensure that all members deliver services in a timely and cost-effective manner.

BIOS

Larry Fennell  Josh Greenblatt  Jeffrey Hanna  Jack Hogue  Stefanie Hogue  Melanie Matter  Martin St, John  Jim Wilhelm

Larry Fennell

Larry has over 25 years of professional consulting experience in business and technology. His experience spans business process analysis, information technology management, process and project management, IT strategy development, systems analysis, training development/delivery, and ERP system implementation:

  • Business Process Analysis – Managed and performed many business and systems improvement efforts focused on mid-market organizations. Mapped as-is and to-be processes (Sales, Purchasing, Inventory, Manufacturing, Accounting,and IT). Presented and implemented improvement opportunities that included people, process,and technology requirements to meet those needs.
  • Consulting Experience – Director, Big 4, consulting experience in the SMB business and information technology areas.
  • Education & Training – Successful course delivery, primarily in the information systems and business software areas. Demonstrated ability to relate technical concepts to non-technical individuals.
  • ERP Systems – Determined business strategy, assisted/managed software selection projects, and implemented ERP software solutions. Significant experience with Oracle ERP software implementations managing user, functional, and technical personnel.
  • Information Technology Management – Director of information systems in the manufacturing and services industries. Responsible for implementing project management guidelines, human resource management, and operational assessments.
  • Project Management – Hands-on functional and technical project management experience in a variety of industries such as manufacturing, distribution, health care, not-for-profit,and high-tech organizations. Skilled in the utilization of project management software tools.
  • Systems Analysis & Development – Leadership positions in a systems and programming environment for distribution and manufacturing systems.

Josh Greenblatt

Josh Greenblatt, along with his father, Lee Greenblatt, had the "Vision" to start the company in 2001. Josh began his career in the printing industry, before making the leap into launching a full service creative marketing group. Josh's passion for the business brings insights and motivation to the Vision team, while he works to ensure that client projects stay on time, and on budget. Over the years, Josh has helped establish Vision's reputation as a company that builds solid, partnering relationships with its customers, with a vision for outstanding creative, unwavering commitment, ongoing dedication, and personal integrity. Josh is a graduate of Indiana University of PA (IUP). He and his wife, Mandy, have four sons - Alec 7, Isaac 5, Jonas 1, and Jaden 1. Josh is an avid sports enthusiast, enjoys playing baseball in the summer, and spending time with his family.

Jeffrey Hanna, CPRS®

Jeff is a Chartered Retirement Plan Specialist (CRPS®) with a decade of industry experience. Currently Jeff heads the retirement plans division of Signature Financial Planning assisting clients with all aspects of retirement plan design, implementation, administration, and monitoring. Prior to joining Signature, Jeff worked for The Standard as a Retirement Sales Specialist covering the New England and Mid-Atlantic territories, and before that as a Relationship/Business Development Manager with Federated Retirement Plan Services managing several hundred institutional clients across the U.S.

Jack Hogue

Jack is an Information Technology professional with extensive experience in design, implementation,and proactive maintenance of IT infrastructure for businesses. His pfocus is on integrating innovative technologies to solve problems for clients. Jack’sintuitive troubleshooting skills and expertise have enabled companies to provide top level customer service at reasonable rates. He sin network design, system design, physical and virtual server and workstation configuration, digital media creation,and optimization.

Stefanie Hogue

Stefanie is an entrepreneur who is passionate about people and who loves to solve puzzles. She focuses on helping associates, friends,and family to enjoy life by supporting them in their passions and establishing a means to exercise their giftedness. As a member of the SBC team, she helps to uncover the actual problem; working with the rest of the SBC team members, she helps to establish solid solutions and see them through to final implementation.

Melanie Matter

Martin St. John

Jim Wilhelm

Jim Wilhelm has been with Vision for the past three years, but has been associated with CEO, Lee Greenblatt, for over 20 years. He holds the dual titles of Creative Director and Director of New Business Development, as a measure of his multiple talents. Jim is a graduate of the Art Institute of Pittsburgh, and brings a high level of unique and varied perspectives to any creative assignment. Jim consistently "wows" his clients with outstanding creative work, from his artistic background, coupled with his extensive experience in the business world. He loves "being in the field" and finding creative solutions to business challenges, resulting in outstanding marketing materials for Vision clients. Jim developed into a marketing specialist, from his roots and knowledge of the printing industry. Jim's brings a high level of enthusiasm, energy, and his engaging personality to any assignment. Jim is married with two children and spends some of his free time creating artistic designs by hand.





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