Principal Partner - Business Architect
Francis M. Pierre
Francis has a proven track-record in his result-oriented leadership and execution. He brings a unique set of skills to his position as a Principal of the firm. In this capacity, he provides guidance and oversight for the Blueprint Group. With over 12 years of combined experience in forming strategic partnerships, real estate development and commercial financing he has been intimately involved in the development of numerous real estate projects and start up small businesses. In addition to providing leadership and oversight for all operating sectors of the Blueprint Group, Mr. Pierre directs the overall operation for the company. He continues to play a key role in facilitating successful business and real estate investment/development projects for both the company and other investment portfolios nationwide.
Prior to co-founding BPG, he developed his sales skills as a Sales Manager at Cayan one of the nation's largest independent merchant processing firms and his investment management knowledge at State Street Bank & Trust managing a portfolio of AARP mutual funds by himself.
Managing Partner - Business Architect
Jeffrey L. Deraville
Jeff brings a comprehensive understanding of all the elements necessary to start a successful company from his experience as an owner, partner, and advisor of several startup projects. He has hands-on experience in implementing new technology, softwares, and hardware to various businesses in different sectors.
Today, as Managing Partner of the Blueprint Group, Jeff advises many of the companies in need of technology solutions going through the business development process. Jeff’s strengths revolve around commercialization strategies, product positioning, and go-to-market strategies.
Prior, Jeff was General Manager & Board member, at Camies Bakery & Restaurant and led in a complete restaurant turnaround stabilizing the day to day operations of the company while implementing all new policies and procedures for management and staff. These changes led to management accountability, cost control systems, sales-building initiatives and debt restructuring strategies.