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Our Story

RPC Associates, originally established in 1986 and later re-established in 2006, is a full-service consulting agency dedicated to providing our clients with the very best in quality services.  We are located in the historic "Antique District" of Putnam in the "Quiet Corner" of Connecticut.  RPC Associates was founded by Ronald P. Coderre, a proven business leader with over 35 years of professional experience.

Since our original establishment we have worked with many businesses and organizations throughout New England including YMCA, Pro Health Physicians, Habitat for Humanity, Arc Quinebaug Valley, Theater of Northeastern Connecticut, Putnam (CT) Police Department, Wheelabrator Inc., Pomfret Public Library, Winnapaug Country Club, Roseland Park & Golf Course Trustees, Johnson Memorial Hospital and Westerly Hospital.  Through our highly interpersonal approach to consulting, we have established ourselves as a company with a proven track record of successfully meeting the needs of our clients. 

Our objective is to assist organizations and individuals in achieving their ultimate goals.  This is accomplished for our clients through strengthened brand recognition, enhanced community positioning, leadership training, organizational structuring, resume building and career counseling.

At RPC Associates we are dedicated to the success of our clientele.  We serve only organizations and individuals whose mission and beliefs are compatible with ours.  We work with clients whose projects and objectives are compelling and who share our enthusiasm for success.

RPC Associates Founder Ronald P. Coderre

Ronald P. Coderre, President

Ron Coderre is a proven business leader and consultant with more than 35 years of experience in business development, career counseling, feasibility analysis, marketing, philanthropy and public relations. 

Ron served as Vice President for Philanthropy and Corporate Communications at Day Kimball Hospital in Putnam, CT for more than 25 years.  During his tenure he was responsible for coordinating and managing Annual Giving, Planned Giving and Capital Campaign programs.  He also developed a community-wide phone-a-thon, and organized and planned all special events and social functions for the hospital.  In addition he directed, wrote, and designed the hospital's annual report, quarterly newsletter, fundraising brochures, special publications and print and radio marketing copy. 

Through his efforts Ron raised in excess of $1 million annually for Day Kimball Hospital.  Included in this total was the implementation and coordination of a successful $3.5 million Capital Campaign, all while continuing to raise additional funds through Annual Giving, Planned Giving and special events.  His intense community relations program positioned Day Kimball Hospital as an established business leader and resource in Northeastern Connecticut.     

Since re-establishing his consulting firm, some of Ron's work has included successfully leading a $2.5 million campaign for the YMCA of Greater Hartford; a $300,000 Capital Campaign for Arc Quinebaug Valley; and established Annual Campaigns for Habitat for Humanity Northeast Connecticut and the Theater of Northeastern Connecticut at The Bradley Playhouse.  In addition, he has designed and written the bi-annual newsletter for the Putnam (CT) Police Department, as well as coordinating their public relations efforts.  He has also worked with Pro Health Physicians and Wheelabrator Putnam in assisting in developing their business networks.   Ron has created a professional corporate training seminar entitled "Becoming a Value Added Employee."

Ron is a 1969 graduate of Assumption College in Worcester, MA, where he received a BA in Political Science.  He also received his MA and CAGS in Rehabilitation Counseling at Assumption in 1972.  After college he worked in various capacities for the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health Services.  He is also very proud of the fact that he began his professional career as a teacher in Connecticut.

Ron resides in Putnam, CT with his wife Donna.  He has three adult sons, Michael, David and Christopher and an adult stepson, Charlie.  For the last 35 years he has enjoyed writing a weekly sports column called "Ramblings, Points and Comments (RPC)" which has been published in the Norwich Bulletin and currently in the Putnam Town Crier.  Ron is actively involved in the Putnam Rotary Club, Northeastern Connecticut Chamber of Commerce, Putnam Business Association and Assumption College.

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