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We didn’t invent consulting; we just made it personal.

At True North, we believe that technology empowers us to connect, engage and personalize. Our mission is to use our team of experts to position technology in a way that ensures success for our clients.

True North Consulting Group can build a roadmap to your organization's future, with assessment and planning services for cybersecurity, comprehensive technology, security risk & vulnerability security, instructional technology, staffing, funding, governance and bond programming.

True North makes sure your project meets your goals. We can help you complete your project from start to finish with services to aid in schematic design, design development, construction documents, RFPs, competitive sealed proposals, vendor presentations, vendor negotiations, contract development and contract execution.

True North helps keep your project on track with service offerings covering submittal reviews, project & contractor management, on-site inspections, field reports, vendor payment applications management and project close-out review.

True North validates outcomes to ensure your vision was delivered. We provide services in technology, audio-visual and security commissioning, as well as wireless pre & post installation site surveys, configuration review, configuration testing and validation for industry best practices.

Assessments and Planning

Design and Specifications

Contract Administration

Commissioning and Optimization

Assessment

True North Consulting Group provides assessment services for all areas of technology, from structured cabling and networking to data center and physical security.

Design

Our talented staff delivers validated designs for your technology initiatives, whether you are a building a new facility, or developing a BYOD or cloud strategy.

Bid

We develop the specifications for your RFP, handle vendor negotiations and provide recommendations as a part of your team.

Build

True North Consulting Group provides project management for the life of the project and project validation to ensure that you get what you paid for.

Our Projects

What Our Clients Say

Our Clients

I can't say enough about the quality of service provided by True North. They bring experts who are organized, communicate well, and have the ability to help design and develop excellent drawings and specifications. They are essential to my success and have been for the past 17 years. I highly Recommend True North to any educational client needing professional technology consulting services. To put it simply, they are one of the best.

Jim Hysaw

Chief Technology Officer

Prosper ISD

We have been extremely satisfied not only with the services received from True North, but with the professionalism and superior manner in which they have conducted all of their relations with us. I would highly recommend True North to anyone in the need of emergency preparedness services. The entire company is comprised of highly knowledgeable people that are an honor to work with.

Mr. Theo Bakomihalis

Safety, Security, & Training Superintendent

Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority

It is my pleasure to recommend to you True North Consulting. Due to my many duties as Executive Director for Teaching, Learning, and Technology, I relied on Mr. Chojnowski and his team to interface with vendors and construction managers to ensure that the best interest of the district and the students we served was the primary consideration in implementation of this comprehensive bond project.

Darrell G. Brown

Executive Director for Teaching, Learning, and Technology

Southlake Carroll ISD

As a school administrator for multiple school districts, I've bought plenty of equipment over the years. I appreciated the fact that True North Consulting Group is truly an independent consultant that doesn' t sell hardware and software. Their focus was to help us understand where we are today and what will be required to help us achieve our goals.

Lane Ledbetter, Ed.D.

Superintendent of Schools

Midlothian ISD

Alamo Colleges continues to use True North for projects across all our campuses. There are many options when it comes to selecting technology partners. What I have found in True North goes beyond quality work; they are a trusted partner. I recommend any organization wanting a talented and principled strategic technology partner to consider True North Consulting Group.

Dr. Thomas Cleary

Vice Chancellor for Planning, Performance and Information Systems

Alamo Colleges

Their collaborative approach and detailed communication has been a major component in helping us bring so many projects in on-time and within budget. The projects have ranged from new campuses to major renovations across all areas of technology, including structured cabling, AV/multimedia, safety and security, and network electronics.

Chris Woehl

Executive Director for Technology & Information Systems Services

Lake Travis ISD

As Chief Technology Officer, my job is to make sure that we are leveraging our investments in technology to maximize the educational experience and increase operational efficiencies. I hold True North Consulting Group in high regards and strongly encourage you to consider adding them to your team for any bond planning, new construction, or technology initiatives as they will work with you to understand your goals and help you reduce both hard and soft cost.

Ernie Stripling

Chief Technology Officer

Denton Isd

True North added expertise and resources to the district and became an extension of our team, creating the technical requirements, vendor requirements, developing the request for proposal documents, managing the bidding process, evaluating the many responses we received, and assisting us with the E-Rate process and program integrity assurance reviews.

Jeff Roller

Chief Technology Officer

Amarillo ISD

As a result of True North's efforts, the District has had a reenergized focus around technology investments, directions, and strategies from the Board of Trustees and Superintendent down to the teachers and students. In fact, we have already taken steps to change some of the tools and platforms that we had historically used. This translates to a more efficient use of our limited funds and time and ultimately a better learning environment.

David Long

Director of Technology

Palestine ISD

The True North project manager helps make sure the entire project team (True North, Aledo ISD and The Architect) work closely together and communicate all the way through the process. We very much appreciate the level of expertise True North has on staff and the depth of knowledge team members have in all the technology systems being deployed.

Derek Citty

Superintendent of Schools

Aledo ISD

True North learned our standards by meeting with our staff, walking existing facilities, documenting systems and collecting data. True North advised us on current industry trends and best practices, then helped us select solutions that fit our current needs. True North also assisted with project management and performed several field reports as well as a final inspection with the contractor to ensure we received the high quality work and products as included in the proposal and contract. We highly recommend TrueNorth for your security or technology projects.

Brent Clayton

Project Manager

St. Edward’s University

True North's commitment to Ballinger ISD has had a huge impact on our district by leading us forward and helping us give our students the learning experiences they deserve. The services provided to us by True North were a welcome change from the norm, the compulsion to continue to buy more technology for the sake of having newer or more.

Jeff Butts

Superintendent of Schools

Ballinger ISD

The members of the True North team have excellent communication skills. We meet weekly in face­‐to­‐face meetings to receive updates and discuss current and future plans. They are never more than an email or a phone call away when a question needs answering or a problem needs solving. They are a perfect channel between the contractor and the district. We are able to do our jobs and I am confident they are taking care of the contractor dealings.

Angela Matthews

Chief Technology Officer

Manor ISD

I would highly encourage you to consider True North for safety & security consulting services for your district and I look forward to a continuing relationship with them on their current and future projects with Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD.

David Finley, AIA, ALEP

Chief Operations Officer

Carrollton-Farmer’s Branch ISD

In our first meeting, True North stated that their goal was to make the process of incorporating technology into the design and construction process easier, smoother and more efficient for our team, and for the design team. I can confidently say that we have accomplished this.

Kevin Fornof

Associate Superintendent for Facilities and Construction

Pasadena ISD

The involvement of Ricki Fisher, Vice President Architectural/Construction Services for True North, in the construction of the new Data Center made the process easy. His attention to detail and quality, as well as his knowledge of best practices in both structure and technology, created an environment of trust and professional responsibility. He delivered an amazing facility that will serve the District for many years.

Kathy Leopold

Director of Technology

Dripping Springs ISD

Killeen ISD has nearly 6,000 staff and a student enrollment of approximately 42,000. As the size of many Fortune 500 companies, it is imperative to have industry experts that you can count on. I highly recommend True North Consulting Group. When it comes to education, school finance, technology, and classroom technologies - they get it.

Brad Ricks

Director of Technology Services

Killeen ISD