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The Calabrese Group is an Innovative Consulting Firm in the Medical Device and Orthopedic Industry

Company Profile

The Calabrese Group was formed in 2000 to provide executive management and leadership to startup, incubational, entrepreneurial and small growth oriented companies to build profitable and sustainable organizations.

Clients include:
Services include:
  • Strategic Development
  • Business Planning including Offering Memorandum, Financial Modeling and Investor Presentation Development
  • Capital Placement Assistance through our Network of Investors
  • Operational Turnarounds and Business Process Improvement
  • Business Development and Contract Negotiation
  • Strategic Marketing Program Development
  • Marketing Campaign Execution, including Positioning, Messaging, Focus Groups and Agency Relationships
  • Merger, Acquisition and Integration Expertise
  • Philanthropic and Charitable Contributions

Management Team

Salvatore Calabrese, President

Salvatore CalabreseSalvatore Calabrese graduated from Temple University in 1988 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology. He has received a degree in Small Business Management from the Wharton Small Business Development Center in 1994.

Prior to starting the Calabrese Group in 2000, Salvatore began his career in the medical device industry in 1981 with his employment at the Philadelphia Cervical Collar Company. From assembly line worker to President in 1990 and the Company's successful acquisition in 2005, Salvatore mastered all aspects of daily operations and business planning ensuring the organization's profitability and innovation.

Salvatore has consulted on numerous products, processes and projects over the past 35 years and will continue to advise small growth oriented companies to realize their potential.

Carolyn Calabrese-Palavage, Vice-President

Carolyn Calabrese-PalavageCarolyn Calabrese-Palavage graduated from Temple University in 1984 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications. She has received a degree in Small Business Management from the Wharton Small Business Development Center in 1994.

Prior to starting the Calabrese Group in 2000, Carolyn was employed by several marketing companies until her employment at the Philadelphia Cervical Collar Company in 1991. From marketing representative to human resource and marketing director; Carolyn has acquired the knowledge and experience to successfully execute any organization's managerial and marketing request.

Carolyn has consulted on numerous managerial and marking projects over the past 35 years and will continue to advise small growth oriented companies to realize their potential.

Mission

Provide most reliable and highest quality of network services, consulting services, business resources, and information to our clients.

Offer excellent service, unconditional customer satisfaction, uncompromising business ethics, unparalleled expertise, and optimum efficiency for all projects and services.

Our Vision

Respond to the need for small business owners and real estate investors for outsourced business services that allows them to focus on their core competencies. By tapping into our own entrepreneurial nature and diversified experiences, we can resolve the myriad of issues that confront small to medium-sized businesses and investors. Through our training, consultation, and outsource solutions; business owners will find a solution to help their business thrive.

Awards

2000 Family Business of the Year Winner2000 Family Business of the Year Winner - from a pool of over 1000 nominees as the Regional Winner and was nationally recognized in the Small Business Category. Recognizing family businesses that have combined innovative business concepts with strong family leadership, the award is presented by The Wharton Family - Controlled Corporation Program, sponsored in part by Arthur Anderson, PNC Bank and the Philadelphia Business Journal.

2000 US Chamber of Commerce Blue Chip Award Recipient2000 US Chamber of Commerce Blue Chip Award Recipient - The Award recognizes small businesses that have overcome challenges, seized opportunities, creatively utilized resources and achieved success. Our accomplishment was announced in Fortune Small Business Magazine, as well as being featured in a book chronicling the personal and professional sagas of State winners. The award is presented by the Mass Mutual Financial Group and the United States Chamber of Commerce.

News

Date Article Publication
1/19/2016 "DeRoyal appoints Sofia Orthopaedics as Independent Manufacturer’s Representative for orthopedics line of products" DeRoyal, Powell, Tennessee
10/27/2014 "Two years later, many shore businesses moving past Sandy" Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
6/16/2006 "Spine Stability - Anthony Calabrese (1928-1990) & Salvatore Calabrese" Ossur, H.F., Reykjavik, Iceland
4/8/2005 "Molded to perfection" Gloucester County Times, Woodbury, New Jersey
6/18/2002 "Listen to the customer" Newark Star-Ledger, Newark, New Jersey
8/20/2001 "Business moving to industrial park" Gloucester County Times, Woodbury, New Jersey
11/1/2000 "No bones about it" Insights and Inspirations, Entrepreneur Magazine
7/30/2000 "Philadelphia Cervical Collar Co. finds profits in comfort" Courier Post, Cherry Hill, New Jersey
7/4/2000 "Local family business receives award from Wharton" Gloucester County Times, Woodbury, New Jersey
6/9/2000 "Takes a strong backbone to run this firm" Philadelphia Business Journal, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
The Calabrese Group   PO Box 707   Folcroft, PA 19032   610.522.0777   610.522.0707 Fax   info@calabresegroup.com
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