ACT 1 PARTNERS

When you can't afford to get it wrong.

Act 1 Partners is a modern consultancy that works with executive teams to elevate their company’s brand and transform their business.

We’ve learned firsthand that companies succeed by creating a superior customer experience and telling a powerful corporate narrative. And we seek the same path to success for our clients. By transforming data and creativity into customer-centric programs, persuasive storytelling, and innovative solutions, we help companies reach their full potential. Especially when the stakes are high and they can’t afford to get it wrong.

We partner with experienced professionals whose expertise is matched to our clients’ specific needs. This model provides our clients world-class talent – when they need it most.

The following is a sample of when we partner best with executive teams:
We offer specialized services in the following categories:
  • M&A Integrations
  • Boost Sales Productivity
  • Improve Customer Satisfaction
  • Increase Market Share
  • Raise Brand and Company Awareness
  • Leadership Changes
  • Product Launches
  • Go-to-Market Strategy and Plans
  • Brand Immersive Experiences and Events
  • Business Strategy and Planning
  • Branding & Marketing
  • Creative Services
  • Integrated Awareness Programs
  • Digital Content
  • Market Research
  • Product Marketing
  • Event Planning
  • Event Management
The following is a sample of when we partner best with executive teams:
  • M&A Integrations
  • Declining Sales
  • Decreased Customer Satisfaction
  • Loss of Market Share
  • Lack of Brand and Company Awareness
  • Leadership Change
  • Product Launches
  • Go-to-Market Strategy and Plans
  • Brand Immersive Experiences and Events
We offer specialized services in the following categories:
  • Business Strategy and Planning
  • Branding & Marketing
  • Creative Services
  • Integrated Awareness Programs
  • Digital Content
  • Market Research
  • Product Marketing
  • Event Planning
  • Event Management
JOHN NEE
Founder, Principal & President
For over 20 years, John has led corporate marketing, product management, and business development teams for innovative, high-growth companies. He started Act 1 Partners to help organizations and teams realize their full potential.

John has a proven track record of generating record revenue growth and profitability by creating company awareness and brand loyalty. Through his collaborative style and data-driven decision making, he helps businesses meet the needs of the marketplace, deliver a persuasive corporate narrative, and align their sales and marketing teams.

He has a Bachelor of Science degree from Pepperdine University and a MBA from Portland State University.

TARA HENDRICKSON
General Manager & Event Director
Previously, as a corporate event and marketing manager, Tara had a schedule of managing over 60 events a year. Her attention to detail and diligent project management have produced flawless events of all sizes.

Tara’s experience in both marketing and sales operations, where she oversaw sales enablement programs and awareness campaigns, helps to ensure that an event is aligned with the company’s business strategy, drives company value and produces maximum ROI.

She has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Oregon and a MBA in marketing from Portland State University. Tara is also a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) by the Events Industry Council.

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