About Impact Networking
Established in 1999 by Frank Cucco, CEO, Nate Robinson, Document Solutions Account Executive/Partner and Dan Meyer, President, Impact Networking has grown from a Waukegan, IL-based copier dealer into an integrated business technology company extending across the Midwest and West Coast. Over the past 20 years, Impact has achieved numerous milestones, having recently exceeded the $100 million revenue goal, employing over 700 experts and supporting over 14,000 clients. While our business model has evolved, we maintain the same goal of providing companies with the competitive advantages necessary for them to thrive in an increasingly digital world. We do so with a custom set of solutions and technology, backed by a team of industry experts who work to tailor goals based on each client’s budget, goals and go-to-market strategies.
From assessments to implementation, our team collaborates to effectively utilize new, affordable technology and services that cater to businesses developing their digital transformation roadmap. We partner with the IT industry’s top vendors and employ strategic advisors, tech and creative experts and service technicians to deliver the best customer experiences within our lines of IT, cybersecurity, process optimization, marketing and print services.
Impact Networking is Founded
Frank Cucco, Dan Meyer and Nate Robinson open the company’s first location in Waukegan, IL and sign its first deal with Faith and Deliverance Church.
The First Year in Sales
Impact opens its first equipment showroom in Waukegan and generates $2.3 million in revenue.
Opening in the Loop
Impact opens its first Chicago office at 55 West Monroe. This 6,000 square foot space hosted a range of technology and networking services.
Early Partnership Success
Impact demonstrates its commitment to vendor partnerships, receiving the Kyocera Elite Dealer Award for sales performance for the first time (only one of two Illinois dealers to do so).
Impact is one of the first companies in the industry to use computerized databases for service calls, track customer history with OMD software and introduce the customer evaluation.
Setting Sales Records
Two of Impact’s sales reps set records, bringing in $1 million in revenue each, leading to the start of the Million Dollar Club.
$10 Million Milestone
In just six years, Impact reaches its sales goal of $10 million in revenue.
Bringing Tech to the Forefront
In an early move towards becoming a more solutions and technology-based company, Impact establishes the Professional Services department.
Impact acquires Kubichek Office Products, bringing in two new locations, $7 million in revenue and 40 new employees.
A Year of Growth
Impact opens the Warehouse and Distribution Center in Lake Forest, IL, signs a corporate sponsorship with the Chicago Blackhawks, expands to Indiana and has a total of 100 employees.
Celebrating Employee Loyalty
Having remained opened for 10 years, Impact rewards its first group of 10-year employees with Rolex watches, a tradition that’s still part of the company.
Success in Tough Times
Despite the economic recession, Impact continues to build, hiring 15 new employees and seeing its most profitable year since the company’s founding.
More Record-Breaking Sales
The Impact Sales team continues to strive for impressive deals, with a new individual sales rep record of $2 million in revenue.
An Upgraded Sales Force
To address growing business need, Impact establishes its Managed Print Services sales team and provides all of its entry-level reps with company cars.
Another Sales Milestone
In just under 15 years, Impact Networking reaches $30 million in revenue.
New Avenues of Business
Impact establishes the Managed IT department, and extends the role of recruiting and talent development with its first university partnership with Northern Illinois University
Success with Tech
Beating its projected goals, Impact reaches the $50 million revenue mark, and signs its first Managed IT deal.
Impact completes development of the new corporate office in Lake Forest, IL, acquires Illinois Paper & Copier Company and celebrates its first sales rep to reach $3 million in revenue.
Impact opens its first locations in Los Angeles, California, and increases its Midwestern presence with a 10-year naming rights deal to the stadium used by the minor league baseball team, the Chicago Dogs.
Impact launches the ES99 branding and marketing agency, hosts their first Impact Optimize business and technology summit and reaches $100 million in revenue.
20 Years of Impact
Impact marks its 20th anniversary!
Find out more about the chief officers and partners navigating Impact’s success.
We are proud to be a part of the communities we serve year-round.
Impact's First Customer | 20th Anniversary
This video follows the Impact team to Faith and Deliverance Church in Chicago, the site of our very first deal. Watch as employees from both organizations reflect on their growth and a partnership that’s still strong after 20 years.
Over 10 Years of Christmas Cheer
Our team takes their annual visit to Pickard Elementary School for the Letters to Santa program.
10 Years of Christmas Cheer
Our team takes their annual visit to Pickard Elementary School for the 10th year of the Letters to Santa program.
Our Talent Acquisition team travels the country to engage with students about opportunities with Impact in sales, IT marketing and more.
Celebrating Earth Day with Green Initiatives
Our partnership with Print Releaf has helped replant over 300,000 trees around the world.
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