RampUp Consulting provides expert management consulting and outsourced back-office services that include accounting, finance, information technology, human resources and facilities management. We help small businesses solve problems and capture opportunities to achieve the next level of growth, success and value. With our broad and deep small-business experience, RampUp Consulting is uniquely positioned to help operations run more smoothly, cut costs, increase efficiency, improve productivity, gain agility and secure a return on investment, by solving both the strategic and the everyday challenges of running a small enterprise.
Experience: RampUp Consulting brings to its clients decades of small-business experience across every discipline in the back office. This extensive experience is what gives RampUp’s founder, Howard Merlin, a keen and intuitive understanding of the issues that small and growing companies face. Howard knows the world of small business, with its accelerated timelines and constrained budgets yet increasingly high demands for results. Howard has delivered these results for companies in diverse industries over many years and can apply his experience to help your business achieve its goals. Howard offers special expertise in start-ups, high-tech firms and new product ventures.
Versatility: RampUp Consulting is a versatile, comprehensive source for small-business support—offering not just expert advice but a broad range of back-office services, too. Founder Howard Merlin offers you the benefit of his strong track record in leading teams within and across every back-office function to address key business issues, implement complex interdisciplinary projects and start up new functions. With this breadth and depth of experience, RampUp Consulting offers you the advantage of a cohesive view of interdepartmental small-business operations and their attendant challenges and opportunities. From capital budgeting to staffing support and business process reengineering, RampUp Consulting can deliver solutions for a single back-office area, apply a holistic view to your entire operation, or work with you somewhere in between based on your business needs.
Problem-Solving Skills: RampUp Consulting applies sharp analytical skills to quickly grasp business challenges and opportunities and solve problems. Throughout his career, founder Howard Merlin has demonstrated a superior ability to view business through the eyes of key stakeholders and to analyze and solve business problems of any nature across multiple functions and industries. The small-business world is filled with uncertainty. RampUp Consulting can help you navigate through the gray areas to identify, understand and analyze business issues, make decisions based on facts and implement solutions that help your business achieve the next level of growth, value and success.