Symantec's #1 Platinum Partner, Creative Breakthroughs, Inc., Acquires I.T. Staffing Company

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Creative Breakthroughs, Inc., Symantec’s number one Platinum Business Partner in the Midwest Region, acquired the Grand Rapids, Michigan professional IT staffing company Technical Business Partners today.

Creative Breakthroughs, Inc. (CBI), a metro-Detroit cutting edge computer security services company, announced today the acquisition of the Grand Rapids, Michigan-based Technical Business Partners (TBP). The acquisition gives CBI additional expertise and value-added services to offer their clients.

Steve Barone, CBI President says, “CBI now has the ability to provide full-blown IT staffing, which compliments our already outstanding reputation for providing our clients with value-added services.”

TBP President, Brook Walsh, joins CBI as Executive Vice President, and will be the driving force behind their Regulatory Compliance, and Risk Management and Assessment services. Barone adds, “We are thrilled to have Brook onboard. He has an impeccable reputation and brings with him a diverse portfolio that includes clients in the financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, retail and transportation industries.”

Mr. Walsh is a nationally recognized leader in information security. He is a Founding Associate and Advisory Board member of the West Michigan Chapter of ‘Infragard’—a joint coalition between the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the public sector. He is one of a select few North American Security Inspectors for the Certified Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHIT), a group charged with creating security certification criteria for healthcare information technology products.

Walsh says, “I’ve been watching CBI grow for a long time and I couldn’t be happier about joining forces with them. Doing so enhances our capability to provide our customers with more comprehensive information security and compliance strategies.”

The acquisition ultimately allows CBI to provide a more comprehensive and much higher level of service to their clients.

Recognized by their peers and best known for being a Top 500 VAR and Symantec’s number one Premium Partner in the Midwest Region; Creative Breakthroughs, Inc. is a multi-faceted information-technology security services company. CBI has offices in Shelby Township and Grand Rapids, Michigan. For more information please call toll-free (800) 747-8585 or visit us online at


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