Business Development Solutions that Grow Your Firm


Intuitive technology. Strategic guidance.

Our cutting-edge technology products and advisory services will elevate your business development outcomes.

Our technology platforms have won LMA Your Honor Awards in both the US and Canada. Our results have been written about in media outlets globally. And our world-class faculty of consultants consistently facilitate new insights for our clients.


Practice Boomers


Practice Boomers is an award-winning business development e-learning software program that provides a robust video curriculum, actionable takeaways and meaningful performance metrics. Give your professionals the tools they need to build a booming book of business.

Practice Pipeline


Practice Pipeline is a simple pipeline management tool for busy professionals who find CRM to be cumbersome. It combines a user-friendly dashboard with productivity metrics so that you can pursue new business without getting overwhelmed or stuck.

Practice Viewer

Practice Viewer dashboard screenshot

Practice Viewer is an elegant dashboard that centralizes all your KPIs in one place so you can make better business decisions, simply.
Practice Viewer integrates with all of your platforms to present your data in one beautiful, customizable dashboard.

Practice Driver


Practice Driver is a business planning platform that coordinates efforts, from the firm-wide strategic plan down to the individual lawyer. It simplifies the process of creating a plan and enables the firm to oversee progress, capabilities, and performance.


We provide a wide range of advisory services, from attorney coaching to firm retreat facilitation. Click on the images below to learn more about each program.
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Read the biographies of our distinguished faculty.
David Ackert, MA
David Ackert, M.A., is the President of Ackert and a mentor to high-achieving professionals in the legal, corporate, finance, and accounting sectors. David has advised thousands of lawyers, CEOs and professional-services executives on overcoming business development and marketing challenges. He has developed and implemented business development programs for firms across the globe.
Kathleen Flynn
Kathleen Flynn
Senior Advisor
Kathleen Flynn has specialized expertise in building and managing the business development and marketing programs of major professional service firms, and for thirty years she has helped professionals achieve success in their business development efforts. Prior to her position as Senior Advisor with Ackert, Kathleen served as Chief Marketing and Business Developer officer for Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner.
Lindsay Hamilton, MBA
Lindsay Hamilton, MBA brings 20 years of experience in law firm and professional services strategy, business development, marketing and communications. Prior to her affiliation with Ackert, Lindsay spent several years as CMO at AmLaw Global 100 firms.
Melissa Hoff
Melissa Hoff brings nearly 20 years of in-house and consulting experience to her role as Senior Advisor at Ackert. Prior to her work with us, Melissa was a partner at the Zeughauser Group, a consultancy that specializes in marketing and business management for AmLaw 100 firms.
Carmelo Millimaci
Carmelo Millimaci is an associate certified coach with 20 years of business development and marketing experience. He has been on the Ackert team for several years and has worked with clients across North America. He previously served as a senior leader at Norton Rose Fulbright, a global law firm, where he held roles in both business development and marketing.
Rebecca Nassi, JD, MA
Rebecca Nassi, JD, MA, is a Senior Advisor on our faculty and facilitates at both the associate and partner levels. Because her background includes the practice of law, the entrepreneurship of two companies, and a Masters in psychology, she brings a unique perspective to the nuances of legal business development. Prior to her coaching work, Rebecca practiced law in the private sector, most recently as a Partner at Libertas Law Group.
Robina Royer, JD
Robina Royer, JD, has more than 20 years of experience guiding attorneys and senior executives at professional service firms in developing and executing their business development goals and raising their profiles. She excels in coaching professionals to develop actionable business development plans that deliver results.
Kim Stuart
Kim Stuart has nearly 20 years of experience in constructing and advancing successful business development initiatives and critical marketing strategies for law firms and other professional services firms. Kim facilitates business development programs at all levels. She is a frequent speaker, facilitator and author on business development topics. Her work has appeared in Above the Law, ALM, Attorney at Law Magazine, and various other publications.


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