The Blueprint Group, Inc a Massachusetts corporation was formed in 2008 as a real estate development firm focused on green real estate projects in the New England area. Since its founding in 2008, the Blueprint Group has forged several strategic partnerships with innovative companies and entrepreneurs that led the company to branch out into commercial lending for the real estate and small business communities. Today, the firm works with a multitude of businesses in different areas including but not limited to real estate, financing, professional services, food & beverage, fashion/entertainment, technology, e-commerce, non-profit, and marketing nationwide.
We seek viable new projects to develop that are backed by entrepreneurs with the passion to build a valuable business or real estate project. We bring extensive experience and professionalism to every project and look to grow with our clients, customizing our support to the particular needs and concerns of each project.
OUR tEAM: bIZ aRCHITECTS (bUSINESS ARCHITECTS)
Our team is comprised of a select group of business professionals known as BizArchitects which stands for Business Architect. A BizArchitect is a practitioner of business architecture, a discipline concerned with developing and maintaining business capabilities of the enterprise in line with the corporate strategy as well as contributing to the business strategy and plans.
This also includes the design of capability models and related architectural solutions of business tasks, capital solutions, mapping capability functionality to the internal and external resources, developing business transformation plans jointly with senior business management, handling business solutions to the delivery and operational business functions of the company, developing and maintaining architectural governance and controls over implementation. For each step of the business transformation plan, business architects contribute to the development of a blueprint of the enterprise in order to promote a common understanding of the organization and alignment of strategic objectives with tactical demands
Our firm was founded by Francis Pierre and Jeff Deraville in 2008 as a real estate investment company and have grown it into a full-scale business development company. Today the company has expanded and developed to service 100s of entrepreneurs and investors nationwide developing real estate and funding small businesses.
We are based in Boston, MA and our team come from all over the world.
Managing director – BUSINESS ARCHITECT
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
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.