While technology is forever changing our values are not.

HOW WE SEE IT

We believe that behind all innovations are teams of wildly creative, unruly, passionate people. Whether a budding entrepreneur or a corporate technology champion, we’re committed to helping our clients win customers and build viable companies.

WHO WE WORK WITH MATTERS

Creating and maintaining meaningful, long-lasting relationships is at the core of everything we do. We call on our trusted partners to assemble interdisciplinary teams focused on exceeding expectations. Our collaborative approach has led to some of the biggest wins for our clients.

FIGHTING THE GOOD FIGHT

As entrepreneurs ourselves, we have a unique understanding and appreciation for what’s required to turn ideas into high-performing companies. We focus on the most critical challenges companies face and design a customized plan of attack.

OUR SECRET HANDSHAKE

3rd and Hecla was built on a foundation of trust and mutual respect. We do what’s right for our clients, partners and communities while strongly encouraging our clients and partners to do the same.

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get familiar with our leadership.

RYAN ANTHONY - San Francisco, California

Consultant and participant in several Silicon Valley companies spanning consumer, government, retail, technology, media and insurance market verticals. Ryan was formerly Director of Global Sales for V.I.O. Inc. and previously, Founder/CEO of an IT company acquired by Compudyne Inc.

RICHARD ANDERSON - Marquette, Michigan

Consultant on strategy and business development for commercial, impact enterprises, technology commercialization and community change innovations. Richard was formerly President and CEO of V.I.O. Inc., and Founder/CEO of Northern Initiatives, a Development Finance Community Development Corporation. Richard is a partner and founding board member of the Innovation Network for Communities.

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check out our focus.

RAPID SCALING

New venture partner to accelerate full production and market launch of technology enterprises, by brokering relationships across a global network of partners to help implement a business and market strategy.

TECH-FOCUSED BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Business development partner for connected device solutions and accessories for commercial and industrial applications.

NEXT GENERATION LIVE-STREAMING VIDEO SOLUTIONS

Video and IT solutions with industry who are seeking to develop and adopt the next generation of tools and practices.

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get familiar with our clients.

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meet some of our partners.

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CREATIVE & WEB DESIGN

Elegant Seagulls - A team of world-class talent located in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, Elegant Seagulls delivers stunning creative backed by the utmost attention given to providing an exceptional user experience.

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PR & BRAND COMMUNICATIONS

Purple Orange - An industry leader in brand communications, Purple Orange brings a unique blend of best practices, modern mediums, creative thinking, and research. This array of expertise has enabled some of the largest names in the outdoor and active lifestyle industry to execute successful brand campaigns including Arc’teryx Equipment, Atomic Skis, Jack Links Beef Jerky, and Rollerblade USA.

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IT & MOBILE DEVELOPMENT

906 Technologies – An IT, Software and Solutions company developing systems for some of the largest companies on the planet. Notable customers include Credit Suisse, Keybank, Aetna, Cognizant, and Phizzle. Cognizant Preferred Vendor.

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ENGINEERING

Intelligent Product Solutions - A fully integrated team of seasoned and passionate experts driven by an unrelenting dedication to excellence in product development. They believe that solid design, thoughtfully and carefully executed, is superior design.

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HIRING SCIENCE

Stang Decision Systems – SDS works with their clients to build custom, validated hiring systems that fit their needs exactly. Whether the goal is to improve safe productivity, decrease turnover, or ensure compliance, SDS helps companies systematically make the right decisions.

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DISTRIBUTION

Channel-Connect – A sales, marketing, and supply chain services company, Channel-Connect provides the only comprehensive services hub for technology and consumer electronics manufacturers. This hub allows clients to select and engage with outsourced service partners who will best help them drive revenue and profitability.

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