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we believe in a unique and customized experience for each and every client.

What our clients say

Guiding non-profit organizations through the wilderness of online advertising

Miles Anthony Smith, Rawhide Boys Ranch

Each organization is unique and one-size-fits-all approaches will never help your organization reach its full potential.  Northern Summits delivers custom solutions, tailored to you: your mission, your audience, your one-of-a-kind challenges.


Northern Summits will lead your 501(c)(3) organization through the grant application process from start to finish.  Once approved, we keep your organization in compliance with all requirements of the grant.


‚ÄčThe team at Northern Summits has a 100% success rate in achieving online advertising grants for nearly two dozen clients.


With your advertising grant in hand, Northern Summits will lead the team through the planning, implementation and evaluation processes of a successful online advertising campaign.

Joel Burns, Managing Director


With more than two decades of experience in the IT industry, Joel lives and breathes data.  


After receiving a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from The Catholic University of America in 1994, Joel was recruited by Accenture where he worked for eight years with telecom clients before moving with his family to New Hampshire.


Arriving in the Granite State, Joel was hired as a Project Manager by the Elliot Health System where he led their first ever deployment of electronic medical records for visiting nursing staff.  


Joel has spent the last six years as an AdWords consultant to a variety of non-profit organizations and is currently responsible for more than $4 million in annual AdWords spending.