Our partners complement our work at Black Ice.  We are oftentimes asked… do you have an HR or software developer partner, or can you refer us to someone who can take corporate headshots or produce a corporate video.  The answer is YES.  We surround ourselves with the best of breed business and marketing partners.  Because of our past relationships with these companies, we can refer them to you with complete confidence.

Finance Literacy

Focus on Finance Literacy

Many employees still lack knowledge regarding retirement planning. Focus on Finance Literacy was founded with the mission to eradicate financial illiteracy through educational programs focused on their customers’ future financial health. Through education and a funnel of new information, they have helped numerous organizations and their employees to pave the way towards financial health and security. You can get started with a free Lunch & Learn or employee customized workshop on a related financial literacy topic. See their website and contact them today.

Custom Software Developer


fivestar* is a custom software development firm providing solutions to a range of companies nationwide for nearly 25 years. Customer sectors include financial services, higher education, manufacturing, and retail. And, practice areas include custom software workforce development, RPA, and complex workflow improvements.


Black Bottle Security

Black Bottle Security is educating its customers so that they clearly understand the risk of not being cyber secure and is taking swift action to prevent incidents and reduce breach impact for its customers. You can get started with them through a Network Security Assessment. It’s free to find your security risks and recommendations on how to remediate them. They are a partner and a vendor of Catalyst Connection. If you are a manufacturer wondering if you can attest to NIST Compliance, don’t second guess. Contact Black Bottle Security.

Human Resources


Compass is a boutique agency that drives organizational performance with proven human resource and business strategies. Our team of elite business professionals hosts significant experience in a variety of industries and roles, including human resources, legal, education, retail, marketing, and design. Compass’ services encompass all aspects of the employee life cycle and we deliver solutions on both a project basis and through Compass HR OnCall, our outsourced human resources offering.

Video Production

Make Roots

With a few awards for video marketing excellence under our belt, look to Make Roots for creative direction, storyboarding, scriptwriting, interviews, editing and everything in between. Tell your story. Reach your audience. We’re excellent collaborators, and we’ll even let you yell through one of those movie megaphones if you ask nicely.