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Industry Affiliations

ClearEdge is proud to be an active member and partner with leading industry associations dedicated to providing insight, information and research that enables us to better serve our clients.

ARA Chicago

ARA is committed to Attract, Retain, and Advance women in technology by cultivating and nurturing relationships via mentorship and events/programs, thereby building strong female leaders to support and influence the IT community. ARA was co-founded by Leslie Vickrey, Founder & CEO of ClearEdge Marketing, Jane Hamner, VP of Business Development at Harvey Nash and Megan McCann, Founder & President of McCann Partners based on the success of the Chicago Executive Women’s Networking Group, which the three women founded more than eight years ago.

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TechServe Alliance

TechServe Alliance (formerly NACCB) is a collaboration of IT services, clients, consultants and suppliers dedicated to advancing excellence and ethics within the IT services industry. Through its many proprietary products and services that are built upon the collective knowledge, buying power, and action of hundreds of IT services and thousands of world-class clients, TechServe Alliance enhances efficiency and supports its companies in identifying premier IT consulting opportunities.

Not only is ClearEdge an associate member, we also provide marketing services to TechServe Alliance, including support for their national conference and tradeshow.

Menemsha Group

Menemsha Group is a sales training and consulting organization, working exclusively with IT staffing and consulting firms. They provide powerful IT staffing sales playbooks, sales training workshops and personalized coaching. Menemsha Group helps clients acquire new accounts, strategically expand existing accounts, ramp up new hire employees, shorten the sales cycle, improve sales closure rates and increases gross profit margins.


Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) is the premier advisory service about the contingent workforce. Known for its independent and objective insights, the company’s proprietary research, award winning content, data, support tools, publications, and executive conferences provide a competitive edge to decision-makers who supply and buy temporary staffing. In addition to temporary staffing, SIA also covers these related staffing service sectors: third-party placement, outplacement, and staff leasing (PEOs). As a Corporate Member, ClearEdge relies on SIA’s expertise, knowledge, and data on the contingent workforce to grow, manage, and provide strategy for our clients.


Inavero designs and manages satisfaction surveys for a global list of clients in more than 15 countries. Their proprietary technology platform gathers and reports satisfaction information from clients and employees of B2B firms through online surveys. Inavero’s team analyzes satisfaction feedback from more than 500,000 B2B firm clients and employees each year. They have launched a series of “Best Of” award programs for specific B2B industries, including Best of Staffing and Best of Accounting. These programs recognize firms that provide a very high level of service to their clients and employees.

ClearEdge is proud to partner with Inavero ― leveraging their state-of-the-art survey tool which allows clients to gain access to insights instantaneously.