We make building your business easy
A blueprint is a guide, carefully drawn and precisely measured, that ensures the accurate construction of a building, a boat or a foundation. A blueprint is also critical when building a business. It’s a detailed compilation of all of a business elements, people and processes needed for a company vision to be realized. Miss a piece, forget a detail, and the final product fails.
BluePrint Strategy delivers creative and effective advice, founded on practical business experience, strong financial knowledge and the ability to listen to your goals, to see your vision. Yes, we provide financial plans, but we aren’t your CPA. And yes, we help you structure your operation, but we aren’t your COO; you are always in control of your company. We are your ongoing strategist and accountability partner. We stand by your side and provide guidance as you navigate through the next stage of your business. We help your company grow. In the end, a better blueprint makes a better business.
Your partner in all things business, meet Brittany Lorenzi
About Brittany Lorenzi
Founder, BluePrint Strategy
Brittany is passionate about helping entrepreneurs grow their companies. In being raised by two entrepreneurs with a love for real estate, Brittany saw firsthand the hard work required to grow a thriving company, but she also saw the rewards. She also saw the fulfillment found in creating ideas from a blank canvas, in building blueprints of successful companies.
Brittany is now building her third company--her first was founded in college--and BluePrint Strategy allows her to express her love for the creative side of numbers while developing strategies that break big ideas into manageable pieces and step-by-step processes. Her success is based on seventeen years of experience in the real estate industry and a background in finance, operations, management and redevelopment. Brittany is results-oriented, a team player whose depth of professional experience allows her to create solutions that consider the impacts on all areas of the organization.
Built three successful companies
Created one of Nashville’s Top 3 Commercial Real Estate Firms
Strategically grew company to 75 employees
Increased revenues to nearly $8MM
Achieved an average 10% ROI for shareholders
Received the State of Indiana Collegiate Entrepreneur Award
Community & Education
100+ Women Who Care, Middle TN: Board Member
100+ Teens Who Care, Middle TN: Board Member
American Heart Association: WTC Foundation Golf Tournament
Best Buddies Tennessee: Gala Committee
Joe C. Davis Outdoor Center: Camp Widjiwagan
Bachelor of Arts Degree, Hanover College
An extension of your team, meet the BluePrint Strategy staff.
Chief Relationship Officer
Shari has over twenty-five years’ experience in accounting and management. She began her career as a healthcare auditor at Ernst & Young before entering the corporate healthcare world. At Quorum Health group she worked in Corporate Accounting where she did accounting for hospital acquisitions and SEC reporting. At LifePoint Health, Shari was part of the startup team and played an integral role in the development of the accounting department, overseeing both corporate accounting and financial reporting. A native Tennessean, she attended Tennessee Tech University earning her Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Accounting. After starting her family, Shari did consulting work for multiple clients for a number of years before joining LBMC Business Process Solutions, LLC where she focused on using emerging technology to streamline financial processes for businesses. Shari is a motivated speaker that enjoys sharing her passions for learning and professional development. She is a graduate of the Dale Carnegie Course and a member of the Brentwood Early Risers Toastmasters Club. In her spare time she loves to hike, attend workout classes, read, spend time with her husband and three children.
Nonprofit Operations Manager
Brooke joins the BluePrint team with twenty years' experience in nonprofit management. While working a part-time job with the YMCA during college, Brooke found her love for nonprofit work. She spent her career serving the YMCA in various capacities over the years, from managing departments and development to finally managing third party and corporate relationships. She has a passion for helping organizations grow and reach their full potential of service. She is excited to join the BluePrint team and work alongside volunteers and leaders to help nonprofit organizations reach their goals. She and her husband have two children that keep their weekends full of sports and activities. In her spare time she loves to be outside, attend a workout class, or dabble in interior design.
Teri Calmus has over ten years of experience in accounting, tax preparation, and bookkeeping. Teri graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 2002 with a Bachelor degree in Business Administration, majoring in Accounting. While at the University of Oklahoma she was also a part of the women’s soccer team where she earned a place on the Academic All-Big12 Honor Roll for 4 consecutive years. After graduating, Teri moved to Nashville where she took a job at a large CPA firm. After starting her family, and leaving the CPA firm, she took her experience to many clients where she has been able to help them with their small business accounting and tax preparation needs. Teri is dedicated, hardworking and enjoys spending time with her husband and five children.
Marketing & Operations Administrator
With over fifteen years of experience within the Hospitality & Events Industry, Aja joins BluePrint Strategy as the Marketing & Operations Administrator. Aja's experience has taken her from event planning, finance & non-profit to her most recent role as a marketing consultant. Aja is the owner and lead consultant for Notably Gray, a digital marketing company that specializes in social media strategies. Aja will help assist small companies in building personalized branding strategies and streamlining best social media practices.
Katie Van Winkle
Operations & Project Manager
Katie is a problem-solver and mission-driven partner for achieving results. In the role of Operations and Project Manager at BluePrint Strategy, she brings more than 15 years of experience in communications and program management to support the goals of BluePrint Strategy and its valued clients. Throughout her career in the roles of advertising/PR account executive, marketing research advisor, non-profit start-up administrative director, and education accreditation consultant, Katie developed the ability to refine details and to cultivate relationships that advance organizations’ goals in a meaningful way. Her family relocated from Indianapolis, IN, to middle Tennessee when she was a teenager, and Katie went on to earn a BBA degree in Marketing from Middle Tennessee State University and an MBA from Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University with a concentration in Human & Organizational Performance. Katie’s favorite activities are cheering on her three children in sporting activities and volunteering in their schools, along with her hobbies of reading, gardening, and cooking.