The Society of Professional Consultants

Helping Solo Professionals Develop and Grow Their Businesses and Effectively Serve Their Clients

The Society of Professional Consultants (SPC) offers networking, mentoring, and education for consultants, solo professionals, and entrepreneurs. We sponsor monthly lunch and dinner meetings for Boston-area business owners, and provide nationwide support and mentoring for both new and seasoned consultants.

Dinner Meeting on Monday, August 5th

Summer Barbecue Dinner Meeting – Extraordinary Entrepreneurs – What Makes Them Different?

What are the characteristics that define a successful business owner? Come to our summer barbecue and panel discussion to hear highly successful entrepreneurs share their mindsets and perspectives. We’ll ask them how they view opportunity and adversity, and they’ll explain how they developed the business acumen that has allowed them to soar.

Panelists include:

Tom Biggins, founder and president of Atlantis Technology. Concord, MA-based Atlantis provides software development and AI services to scale engineering teams and generate actionable insights. Atlantis has supported technology development for over 500 clients since 2001. Recently, the firm has applied its software and AI expertise to enable remote monitoring and decision support for health care applications, time-series predictions for crypto currencies, genetic-based production of wellness supplements, and proprietary data harvesting for automated trading implementations.

Eric Coolbaughfounder of Advantage Funding, a commercial transportation leasing company he started in 1997. In 2006, he sold the majority stake of his company to a multi-billion dollar overseas conglomerate and sold the remaining stake in Advantage Funding in 2015. Eric is considered an industry expert in commercial coach and transportation finance, lease, and valuation.

Our moderator is Carl Harvey, founder of Success & Self-Esteem, a business development company that helps professional service providers develop the selling skills and psychological competencies required to succeed at sales.

The meeting price is $45 for members and first-time attendees. All others are $65. 


Upcoming SPC Events

Affiliate Membership with the Association for Consulting Expertise (ACE)

The SPC now offers a special affiliate membership for members of ACE (a Maine-based consulting organization). SPC members may also join ACE at the special membership price.

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Upcoming Partner / Member Events

Boston ENET Summer Boston Harbor Networking Cruise.  July 18, 2019. 6:45 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Rowes Wharf, Boston, MA. 

ACE Meeting - Maine Beer Company: How a Higher Purpose Has Resulted in Success. July 19, 2019 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Portland Country Club, 11 Foreside Rd, Falmouth, ME.

SWEP-MA - Annual Summer Networking & Sipping Event will be on Tuesday July 23, 2019. 5:30-7:30 pm at Lookout Farm, 89 South Pleasant Street, Natick! SWEP will provide food; cider and beer will be available for purchase. Please email to register.

WEST’s Annual Networking Night is on Wednesday, July 24, 2019. It's a great opportunity to meet and mingle with like-minded STEM professionals and the women in the WEST community. 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, 300 Third Street, Bella A, Cambridge, MA 02142.

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When you first join the SPC, you can take advantage of a special offer: mentoring sessions with a seasoned consultant.
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