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July 10, 2014

BrainSell Acquires Northbrook Consulting’s Act! Practice

Boston-based BrainSell has acquired the Act! CRM and related services division from Northbrook Consulting Group, Inc. of Glencoe, Illinois.

Topsfield, MA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014

BrainSell (, a leading business software solutions provider, is pleased to announce their acquisition of Northbrook Consulting Group’s Act! CRM division. This is BrainSell’s third company acquisition of 2014. With the addition of Northbrook Consulting Group, BrainSell continues to develop its presence in Chicago while also maintaining locations in Minnesota, Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Massachusetts, Kentucky, Virginia, Georgia, Illinois, Florida, Colorado, Minnesota and Utah.

Northbrook Consulting Group’s clients will benefit from BrainSell's diverse and seasoned knowledge base. BrainSell’s clients will benefit from Northbrook Consulting Group’s years of experience as a Sage ERP and Act! CRM reseller.

Northbrook Consulting Group’s President, Donald L. Joseph, sees strong benefits for his clients from the acquisition.

“We are excited to join the BrainSell team,” said Donald L. Joseph, President of Northbrook Consulting Group. “It assures that present and future clients will always have access to the high-quality services and products they have come to expect from Northbrook Consulting Group.”

While Joseph is not fully stepping away from the business, the acquisition comes on the heels of his wishes to spend time traveling and conducting other future endeavors. He and his team plan to continue to be there for any client needs.

Act! CRM provides best-selling CRM software for individuals, small businesses and sales teams to make intelligent sales decisions. BrainSell has a bench of Act! Certified Consultants ready to help current Act! users with training, implantation and customization services.

As part of their suite of services, BrainSell provides additional services apart from CRM consulting and implementation. BrainSell is a full-service ERP consultant and has relationships with Sage 100, Sage 300 and Sage 500 ERP in addition to Quickbooks. BrainSell also has a thriving marketing automation division. BrainSell consults and implements modern day automation software and has partnered with Net-Results, Salesfusion, HubSpot and Pardot.

BrainSell is also certified in a plethora of CRM products including:

  •     SugarCRM
  •     Sage CRM
  •     SalesLogix
  •     Wicked Simple CRM

"In a continued effort to acquire companies with bright individuals and long standing integrity, we are pleased to expand our presence in the Chicago market,” said Jim Ward, president and CEO of BrainSell. “We’re also excited to offer clients business services in areas like accounting and ERP, marketing automation and inbound marketing services, and CRM services across the board.”

About BrainSell

BrainSell is a business solutions company that is dedicated to helping businesses grow, create a delighted customer base and achieve grand success. BrainSell provides comprehensive ERP, CRM, and marketing automation solutions and services, including training, implementation and software development. Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Topsfield, Massachusetts, BrainSell continues to grow in product knowledge and offerings.

Contact Information
Sonja Fridell
BrainSell Technologies
978.887.3870 x206 Direct
[email protected]