Current NIC Alliance Partners
Alliance Partners are key contributors to the work of member organizations and our professionals. These organizations have committed to providing excellent service and support to NIC member organizations. The NIC strives to build relationships with partners who understand the work of fraternities and how they can best serve your needs. “Distinguished” level partners support both the NIC and the Foundation for Fraternal Excellence.
DISTINGUISHED TITANIUM ALLIANCE PARTNERS
EVERFI, Inc. is the leading provider of enterprise technology powering prevention education, data analytics, and research for 1,500 higher education institutions. Serving more than 5 million learners annually, EVERFI helps its college and university partners create safer, healthier, and more inclusive campus communities. Through online prevention education and compliance training, policy and program guidance, professional development, data insights and performance benchmarking, EVERFI delivers solutions that make colleges and universities great places to live, learn, and work. For more information on EVERFI please visit us at everfi.com/colleges-universities/.
OMEGAFI/PENNINGTON & CO.
At the intersection of FinTech and Fraternity, OmegaFi and Pennington & Company provide financial, fundraising, recruitment and communication services and software for fraternities and sororities. Our innovative tools, expertise and customer-centered approach help fraternal chapters, house corporations, headquarters, foundations and campus Greek councils optimize operational efficiency and increase revenue. Together, we manage nearly 10-million-member records, collect $500 million in dues, rent, fees and contributions every year; and have raised $700 million in donations – all in support of the Greek life mission.
Plaid is an organizational training and development firm that helps people and teams be better versions of themselves. We offer a broad range of services including online course design, curriculum evaluation & design, strategic planning, executive search & selection, team building, program facilitation, and culture change programs.
DISTINGUISHED DIAMOND ALLIANCE PARTNERS
BILLHIGHWAY | GREEKBILL
In 2018, Billhighway and greekbill joined forces in order to provide more options to fraternities and sororities. We are unified in our mission of simplifying finances and developing innovative solutions to support the fraternal industry and our clients’ vision for the future.
ChapterSpot provides CRM and member-management tools in the Fraternal Market. ChapterSpot’s tools leverage the power of the Salesforce platform. Our strategy is to identify the best technology available and build solutions on top of that technology to make the tools work as if they were built specifically for the needs of fraternal organizations and fraternal foundations.
FRATERNAL LAW PARTNERS
Fraternal Law Partners, a division of Manley Burke, LPA, was founded in 2012 to serve the legal needs of fraternities, sororities, student life organizations and their related charitable foundations. Fraternal Law Partners provides legal counsel on business matters – real estate and housing, corporate governance, employment issues, tax, grant-making, and fundraising and stewardship support – as well as risk management and hazing counsel, crisis and incident management, litigation and other liability issues.
GREEK HOUSE CHEFS
Greek House Chefs is the elite option in custom food service for Fraternities and Sororities across the country. We’ll provide your chapter with made-from-scratch meals, custom menus, complimentary special event services and most importantly, we’ll bring your Chapter home for dinner again.
DIAMOND ALLIANCE PARTNERS
ALPHA FRATERNITY MANAGEMENT
Alpha Fraternity Management is setting the standard for fraternity and sorority management. Specializing in housing and operations, we’ve been partnering with chapters and national organizations across the United States to fund repairs and capital improvements, create positive chapter cultures, create stronger membership and boards, develop repeatable operations, and ensure a sustainable foundation for over 25 years.
Whether you need assistance with developing actionable budgets and financial reports, member communications, paying invoices, facility management (or finding a house), or real estate/construction services, the Alpha family of companies — which includes Alpha Real Estate + Financing, Alpha Accounting + Financial Mgmt, and Alpha Design+Build — allows us to provide a comprehensive suite of services. We can develop, implement and staff a complete program or provide services to fill a single need — often more cost-effectively and with less management effort than it would take to perform these services yourself!
APPLY : YOU
Apply : you℠ exists to help college students and graduates win the jobs they deserve in today’s ultra-competitive job market. Working with fraternities and sororities, they run practical workshops that apply Madison Avenue branding and storytelling techniques to help students market their way to their first job in any career, beginning with winning strategies for getting the best experience in the summers leading up to graduation. The Apply : you approach improves the odds by teaching them the skills they need to use interviews as opportunities to pitch an engaging personal brand story rather than answering unpredictable questions.
At College Fresh, we’ve built our company the way we create our menus, from scratch and using a time-tested recipe…great, fresh food and the best client service relationships in the collegiate food industry. College Fresh strives to enhance the member experience by providing exceptional meal plans and unmatched responsiveness to our clients’ needs.
CSL partners with local house corporations and international facility management organizations to ensure chapter houses run safely, smoothly, and cost-effectively. CSL partners have come to expect a level of expertise, support, and commitment from the CSL team that enables organization staff and volunteers to spend more time investing in students and less time managing the physical structure. With a “meet you where you are” approach, CSL takes great pride in fulfilling strategic, short-term and day-to-day housing obligations with tenacity, passion and confidentiality. Ultimately, CSL’s goal is to be a valued partner in support of a residential experience that fosters a sense of community, continuity, and connection – an experience that is uniquely accessible within the halls of all chapter facilities. CSL is grateful for the opportunity to support the fraternity/sorority experience, the lessons available through it, and a long and successful partnership with interfraternal staff and volunteers.
Your badge says you belong, our name says it will last for endure for generations.
The Greek Division of Herff Jones serves as Official Jeweler to many organizations in the Greek letter community. Corporately headquartered in Indianapolis, with our jewelry manufacturing located in RI, our talented artisans produce the finest fraternal pins, badges, rings, and accessory jewelry for our customers, in addition to offering other quality recognition products such as custom awards and plaques, medallions, honor cords and stoles, and fine paper products including membership certificates and charters. We provide proactive, highly personal and experienced service that meets or exceeds customer expectations.
At Holmes Murphy, we speak your language and also offer the essential insurance products to fit the unique needs of each client and respective organization.
Holmes Murphy understands while our clients may be members of the same Greek marketplace, each individual organization has unique insurance and risk management needs that require customized solutions – rather than a one size fits all approach. Holmes Murphy Fraternal Practice prides itself on providing creative and proactive client-oriented strategies and being your long-time advocate and partner.
Get in touch with us today for an easy translation of all things risk management! We’re proud to partner with the NIC – fraternal organizations are our sole focus.
FAVOR & COMPANY
Favor & Company understands the challenges that today’s Fraternal organizations are up against because our staff has been in your shoes. We know that navigating today’s risk landscape requires more than just an insurer. Favor & Company prides itself on being able to offer our clients the best possible product, a uniquely stable insurance marketplace due to our proprietary relationships, and our superior customer service. We believe our clients are more than just clients, they are part of the Favor & Company family. It is our job to put you in the best possible situation for your organization to be successful. Through our company experience and advice, first in class educational programing, and guidance throughout the litigation process, we stand ready to serve our clients.
PHIRED UP | TECHNIPHI
Who We Are
Every fraternity or sorority could use help finding more members, finding better members, managing their recruitment process, and engaging & retaining their members once they’ve joined.
Hi, we’re Phired Up. We’ve been helping fraternities and sororities likes yours recruit new members and improve their organizations since 2002. We do it in 3 ways:
We provide Educational Training to teach you how to recruit better and retain more high-quality members.
We provide Strategic Consulting to give you both a long-term plan for recruitment success and a coach to help you along the way.
And—with our sister company, TechniPhi—we provide Technology Solutions like ChapterBuilder™ & CampusDirector™ to help you keep your recruitment process managed and organized.
As a company of fraternity and sorority members ourselves, we’re passionate about fraternity and sorority and know the unique ways to help fraternal organizations. Poke around our website to learn more about how we can help you and your organization, and see why over 300 campuses and 75 fraternal headquarters have already partnered with us to help them grow.
RISE helps fraternity/sorority leaders do their best work. We provide training, consulting, and curriculum to help students, volunteers, and professionals build their capacity and unravel the most complex problems. Our partners gain the expertise of our staff members, who combine research, evidence, and best practice from a variety of fields to find new and better ways to advance fraternity and sorority communities.
PLATINUM ALLIANCE PARTNERS
GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company), the second-largest auto insurer in the U.S., was founded in 1936 and insures more than 28 million vehicles.
To make changes, report claims, print insurance cards and purchase additional products, policyholders can log into their car insurance policy, connect via GEICO Mobile, phone or by visiting a GEICO local agent.
Homeowners, renters, condo, flood, identity theft and life coverages are written through non-affiliated insurance companies and are secured through the GEICO Insurance Agency, Inc. Commercial auto and personal umbrella coverages are also available.
Visit www.geico.com for a quote or to learn more.
GOLD ALLIANCE PARTNERS
Boardable is powerful nonprofit board software that centralizes all communication between you and your board — whether you’re in meetings or between them. Our intuitive tools empower you to work more efficiently with your board and committee members. Find the best meeting times, securely store all of your documents, archive discussion threads, and much more — all in one convenient place.
MATCH ME PARTNERS
Match Me Partners is a nationwide Real Estate Agent Referral Firm building charitable partnerships through an innovative fundraising model. Match Me Partners works with charities by referring their supporters to top performing real estate agents whenever and wherever real estate service is required. Once a transaction is complete, Match Me Partners makes a $250-$1000 donation back to the charity that sent the client. By employing our referral income model, charities avail themselves of a cost-free, high quality, year-round source of donations. Our referral income model is a custom fit for the alumni population of NIC member fraternities. By providing this as another fundraising option, NIC member fraternities give their alumni the opportunity to set into motion a donation to their sponsored charity simply by engaging Match Me Partners for their real estate needs.
SILVER ALLIANCE PARTNERS
Affinity strives to solve organizational challenges through proven licensing, marketing, and design solutions with a focus on engaging members for life. We handle the trademark protection and licensing for more than 130 fraternal organizations and associations, and we are proud to provide a singular and streamlined voice to the licensing movement by bringing together the similar needs and interests of our clients’ nearly 10 million members.
ATL AIRPORT DISTRICT
The ATL Airport District is home to the Georgia International Convention Center (GICC), the second largest convention center in the state. It is one of the most convenient destinations for meetings and trade shows in the country. Connected to the Atlanta Airport via free SkyTrain and complimentary airport shuttles, the District can save you over 80% in transportation costs. It has more than 8,000 leading brand hotel rooms that include full-service Marriott, Hilton, Westin & Renaissance properties. Let the ATL Airport District CVB present hotel/convention center options today!
HistoryIT is a transformative technology and services company.
We provide clients with a brand new approach to making historical collections more accessible, meaningful and even profitable. A national company with headquarters in Portland, Maine, HistoryIT is owned and managed by professional historians, archivists, and technologists.
We bring industry-leading expertise to preserve historical collections of all types and sizes and to make them searchable in meaningful ways. Working with cultural institutions, universities, corporations, professional associations, sports teams, and others, HistoryIT leverages cutting- edge technologies, proprietary methodologies, and the subject matter expertise and commitment of its team to create appealing, effective digital portals for historical resources.
LIMBERLOST CONSULTING INC.
I consult with national boards, volunteers, staff members, chapters, communities, advisors and alumni/ae corporations. I specialize in chapter membership reviews, investigations and assessment of chapters. I can jumpstart strategic plans and help with board versus staff responsibilities, board of directors education, onboarding and evaluation. Often retained to lead leadership consultant and staff training with case studies. Other areas of practice: risk management assessment for national organizations, and governance structure/bylaws review. “Executive Director in a box” = I can handle the difficult, challenging and “need it yesterday” projects for you.
Our focus is to support fraternities, associations, and chapter-based organizations in using technology to enhance the learning experience, providing value and real engagement with your members, chapter officers, and alumni. Deliver a connected and personalized experience for learners in a powerful, flexible platform for education and certification programs. With a single point of support from our in-house integration experts, TopClass LMS easily integrates with a wide variety of systems to provide efficient administration and a unified learning experience. We believe in truly understanding your challenges and partnering with you to ensure the success of your education programs. Learn more at www.wbtsystems.com
BRONZE ALLIANCE PARTNERS
ASSOCIATED LUXURY HOTELS INTERNATIONAL
Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI) serves as the global sales and marketing extension to a carefully curated portfolio of more than 300 independent hotels and resorts, cruise lines and destination management companies.
Top-notch rooms and meeting spaces that exceed their expense – this is the value proposition of the Centric Collection. Comprised of upscale hotels & resorts with dining, experiences and meeting space that fits the bill, the Centric Collection is ALHI’s newest portfolio of carefully curated member hotels with the aim to assure your meeting needs are always met by ALHI.
“Five-star food service starts with five-star people.
The Campus Cooks team is a group of passionate and professional Chefs trained in fraternity and sorority life who love preparing delicious and healthy meals everyday. As a by-Greek-for-Greek company, we’ve tailored our meal service around personalization, flexibility, and chapter-inspired menus to help houses and its members live their best Greek life across the country.
Our services go far beyond providing daily meals and talented chefs. Tailgating. Socials. Rush. We’ve got it covered. Big or small, we’ll help make sure every event is unforgettable. Whether it’s homecoming, gearing up for recruitment or hosting a game night, our professional team works with chapters to make sure every event shines.
CAMPUS CULINARY SOLUTIONS
Campus Culinary Solutions, LLC is made up of a team of talented Chefs who provide outstanding food service to Fraternities, Sororities, dining halls and facilities.
Campus Culinary Solutions, LLC was started by food service professionals recognizing the need for a more flexible, tailor fitted and individually unique food service provider to Fraternities and Sororities, dining halls and facilities. With decades of combined food service knowledge the Campus Culinary Solutions team has a complete understanding of what it takes to bring a quality experience and food service to Fraternities and Sororities, dining halls and facilities.
Campus Culinary Solutions has unparalleled service and attention to detail. Campus Culinary Solutions will provide you with professional solutions to your food service needs.
COMPUTER SYSTEM INNOVATIONS
Computer System Innovations (CSI) is a dynamic, team-oriented technology consulting company committed to providing value-added solutions and services to Fraternal Organizations and Non-Profit associations. CSI provides a range of services to help improve your organizational performance including iMIS Engagement Management Software (EMS) solutions, Business Process Optimization, IT Planning, Website Development, Data Migration, Analytics & Reporting, Technical Support, and Training.
CrowdChange helps Greek life organizations enhance their chapter, alumni, and Foundation fundraising and events. It does this by providing customized, feature-rich websites for organizations that act as a hub for their fundraising, providing valuable data and automated reporting that helps save time and improve oversight.
ELEMENT CONSULTING GROUP
Element Consulting Group is a professional services firm that helps Greek organizations manage financial and service excellence. We work directly with the chapters to maximize their revenue and minimize their costs. We do this on a shared risk model so you pay nothing unless we deliver.
Evolvez is a Brand Ambassador agency that creates, manages and scales programs to target the Gen Z market. We work with the likes of The Economist, Dollar Shave Club and Cengage. Our mission is to provide jobs for students that build marketing and sales leaders of the future.
FRATERNAL COMPOSITE SERVICE, INC.
Fraternal Composite Service, Inc. ® a company spanning three generations of family ownership and operation and has served Greek communities across the nation since 1954.
We have combined the best that digital photography has to offer with our tradition of handcrafting composites we create what we firmly believe are the most artistic and long lasting composites available today.
-Great Chefs, Expert Oversight, and Dedicated Customer Service.- Gill Grilling provides kitchen management and made-to-order meal service to chapters nationwide. Our professional team is easy to work with, and committed to your happiness. Taking pride in quality, hard work, and responsiveness—since 2002.
Since 1999, GreekYearbook has provided Sorority and Fraternity Composite, Bid Day, and Convention photography for over 600 universities nationwide. GreekYearbook is committed to capturing your chapter’s traditions and experiences. As Greek life alumni, we know how to provide a flawless experience and capture the important moments.
Request a quote on our website to learn more. New customers receive special discounted pricing!
- Preferred Scheduling: you pick the date and time, we make it happen.
- Professional Photographers: our experienced photographers take thousands of gorgeous sorority and fraternity photos per year.
- myGYB Account Management: we provide an account management system where you can easily view Bid Day photos, Composite proofs, invoices, and make payments online.
- Price Beat Guarantee: no hidden fees and price beat options available.
Krittenbrink Architecture provides commercial architectural design services to the Greek housing community for renovation and new construction projects.
Greek life doesn’t just take place on campus. These days, a lot of what happens takes place online – whether you intend for it to or not. And so what your members do online can have lasting consequences for them and your chapter. That’s why it is so important to educate them on how to be smart and stay safe in the digital world. That’s exactly what Neptune Navigate for Greek Life does.
PRINTING PLUS, INC.
Printing Plus is an award-winning specialty printing business that has served the Greek community and fraternal orders since 1982. We continue to be the industry leader for providing custom-designed printed items that exceed quality expectations. From personalized Greek membership certificates to commemorative installation charters to custom framing, lapel pins and more. We have everything your organization needs to help support your members and chapters. And we treat each of our customers with unparalleled care and customer service. Please let us know how we can help your organization stand out.
Rally Cry creates action packed esports programs to engage students. From campus intramurals to national leagues, we design and operate custom gaming programs, combining our tournament platform with social networks, all branded exclusively for our clients. Our team delivers high quality experiences for gamers of all ages and skill levels. We also offer a variety of consulting, design, marketing, and other services through our team’s veteran industry experience and wide network of service providers.
SHELLE DESIGN INC.
Through Shelle’s tenure of 33+ years in serving the fraternal community and providing creative support to all sides of the house, so to speak, we’ve developed an expert understanding of your operational and communication challenges, and are ready to help you navigate and advance your membership communications and fundraising initiatives.
Recognized as the Fraternity Communication Association’s Outstanding Partner in 2020, Shelle advocates for the fraternity/sorority experience by helping you tell your stories, poignantly and purposefully. And we do this through projects like:
• editorial/membership magazine,
• campaign branding and collateral,
• brand/essence communications,
• case for support/donor presentations
• impact reports/stewardship materials
• annual fund appeals
• event marketing,
• and marketing & communications strategies.
3RD MILLENNIUM CLASSROOMS
UPPER CRUST FOOD SERVICE
Proudly serving Fraternities, Upper Crust Food Service is known for freshness, quality, variety, and excellent customer service. Upper Crust Food Service began with a vision to solve a problem that many Fraternity houses face. That problem is a lack of consistency and professionalism in the kitchen. With a focus on great food and personal service, we’ve remained true to our roots. Today, the chefs of Upper Crust Food Service prepare tens of thousands of meals weekly for students across the country.
Vantine is the nation’s founder of Greek Composite photography, capturing tradition since 1937. We exclusively provide a second professional to assure a stress free Composite Day experience, at no extra charge. As a third generation photography company, Vantine understand the importance of history, tradition and family.