Trusted BNI Referral Partnes

At Evan’s Auto Care we’ve built our business with the help of our loyal customers through referrals.  Every week I sit down with 30+ professionals from around Blue Ash to help each other do the same thing.  On this page you’ll find out more about each of the members of the BNI Tri-County Business Group I’m involved with.  I’d like to introduce you to them.  If you need their help, please contact me for an introduction.


John Ballantyne

Custom Home Builder

The Leland Group

Phone 513-646-1797

Duane Plapp Referral Marketing Coach

Duane Plapp Sr.

Sales Coach

Referral Institute of Cincinnati

Dave Sperry Speedpro Imagine

David Sperry

Printing Services

SpeedPro Imaging

513 771-4776

Large Format Graphics and Graphic Design.  This includes products like vehicle wraps, commercial fleet graphics, full color banners, tradeshow displays and graphics, custom cut decals, posters, prototyping and much more.  We are large format graphics experts with customers that include, Kroger, Champion Windows, Widmer’s Cleaners, Calloway Cleaning & Restoration, John Morrell, Tri-Weh Cleaning and Restoration, Sunny Delight, Thomas & Galbraith Heating and Cooling along with numerous Ad Agencies and Marketing Firms.  We would welcome the opportunity to discuss your project with you.

Ken Saunders - Tri-County BNI

Ken Saunders Internet E-Business Consultant -

SEO Services

Search Engine Experts, LLC

Ph: 513.379.3800 x11

Search Engine Experts is Cincinnati’s leading provider of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Pay-Per-Click (PPC) services. Led by Kenneth E. Saunders, a nationally recognized SEO expert, Search Engine Experts offers the region’s only certified search engine marketing specialists. Search Engine Experts provides all sizes of businesses the opportunity to dramatically increase their rankings and visibility on the world’s most important search engines – providing unmatched awareness and increased revenues. Through clear strategy and technical ability, Saunders’ team of optimization specialists stands as the answer to the often daunting tasks surrounding true website optimization and effective PPC campaigns. For more information, visit

Kevin Murray - Tri-County BNI

Kevin Murray

Commercial Bank Services

5/3 Bank

Work Experience:

Kevin has been with our Business Banking Division at Fifth Third Bank since November 2010.  In his current position, Kevin is a Relationship Manager responsible for handling the overall commercial banking needs of privately held companies with less than $20 million in annual revenue.  Previously, Kevin worked as a Senior Private Banker at Fifth Third Bank from 2005 through 2010.  Kevin joined Fifth Third Bank in 1990 and spent his first 15 years with the company working in financial center management in the Greater Cincinnati area.


Kevin is a 1990 graduate of Miami University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance.  Kevin attended Miami University on an Evans Scholarship and he remains active in the fundraising for that scholarship program.


Kevin was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio.  Kevin and his wife, Laurie, live in Union Township and have two daughters, Claire and Kate.  He is active in his church, Immaculate Heart of Mary in Anderson Township.

Larry Bresko - Tri-County BNI

Larry Bresko Photography > Photography-Portrait Magic Moments Photography & Video

Magic Moments Photography & Video

“Digitally capturing and preserving your Magical Moments”


Larry is the photographer/owner of Magic Moments Photography & Video. He’s has a passion for  photography. With a unique eye for the proper lighting, angle or shot, Larry is able to take a picture and make it a memory.   He uses professional Nikon digital cameras and lenses.  Post processing of a digital image is critical and he is proficient with and  uses the latest software technologies available on the market to get client’s  photographs that will become a families heirlooms.

Maxine Richardson Picture

Kwik-Kopy  Printing  Blue Ash
Maxine Richardson

Award winning, Full service, light commercial, business printer, offering offset printing, 4-color process, high speed copying, digital color, bindery, typesetting, and custom graphic design.
28 years in Blue Ash. Let us be your printer of choice.

Paul Weibel - Tri-County BNI

Paul L. Weibel, Sales Manager, Homewood Suites by Hilton

600 Chamber Drive, Milford, OH 45150

Direct: (513) 248-5462

Fax: (513) 248-4313

Homewood Suites by Hilton® is an upscale all-suite brand of residential-style hotels targeting travelers who are on the road for a few nights or longer. Every Homewood Suites by Hilton hotel is designed to make guests feel closer to home, providing them with all the comforts, convenience and privacy of home for the price of a traditional hotel room. Homewood Suites hotels feature amenities such as spacious studio, one-bedroom suites and two queen bed suites with fully equipped kitchens and complimentary in-suite high-speed Internet access at all locations. Guests also enjoy a daily complimentary Suite Start® hot breakfast and a Welcome Home® reception featuring a complimentary light meal and beverages Monday-Thursday evenings. The brand was designed for guests who travel on field assignments, relocate to a new community and attend seminars, conventions or corporate training programs. Leisure travelers on vacation or attending family events also have plenty of room to entertain or relax in each spacious suite.

Robert Brown - Tri-County BNI

Robert Brown Attorney -

General Practice

Rendigs, Fry, Kiely & Dennis, L.L.P.

Phone: 513.381.9200

Rendigs Fry Kiely & Dennis is a general practice law firm which has served the Greater Cincinnati area’s legal needs since 1946. Devoted to creating value for its clients, RFKD has a strong emphasis in working with closely held businesses in addressing their every day needs in areas such as employment and work force issues, transactions, real estate and general corporate issue.


Sarah Back

Security Products & Commercial Hardware

Queensgate Hardware & Security, Inc.

Phone: 513-929-0062

Queensgate Hardware & Security sells and supports the following:

  • Card Access Systems (Installation and Support)
  • Doors, Frames & Hardware
  • Special Security Hardware
  • Touchless Door Activator Systems
  • Keying

More Information coming, but the following are other professionals from the area in my Referral Power Team.

Steven Goldman

Certified Public Accountant

Paulin & Goldman CPA’s


Styliane Gase

McKinney Business/Commercial Insurance

HTT Agency, Inc.


Tracey Nickell

Credit Card, Merchant Services

Omega Processing Solutions


Yvonne Hill

Candy Gift Baskets

Cincinnati Candy Creations


Benjamin Passty


University of Cincinnati


Carmela Townsend

Residential Mortgages

Guardian Savings Bank


Mike Albers

Computer Services

Rippe & Kingston


Noah Berkheimer

Employment Agency

PCS Technical Services, Inc.


Larry Pockras

Gun Sales & Training

True Patriot Firearms


Matt Bliemeister

Flooring & Blinds

Cincinnati Floor & Window Coverings


Gerald Ludewig

Handyman Jerry Ludewig

Remodeler & Handyman


Gloria Cook

Residential Real Estate

Sibcy Cline Real Estate


Kim Brown

Minor League Baseball Team

Corporate Events Florence Freedom


Jerry Taylor

Financial Advisor/Consultant

Integrated Financial Systems