Des Moines, Iowa - RM Klein Consulting announced today it is merging its operations with Charrette Venture Group (CVG). Rena Klein, FAIA has built the consulting firm’s brand over the past 20 years, serving small and mid-sized architecture and design firms. She authored the book, “The Architect’s Guide to Small Firm Management” published in 2010, and has been an advisor to Charrette Venture Group for the past several years. “Rena brings a depth of experience that will substantially strengthen our ability to serve growing design firms,” said Todd L. Reding, president and CEO of Charrette Venture Group. The group was formed in 2014 to address the common challenge among design firms to develop into thriving businesses. The group manages investments in firms throughout the United States, and has recently begun to offer individual consulting services as well. “Strengthening my partnership with Charrette Venture Group will allow me to have a greater impact on the advancement of design professionals and their firms,” Klein said. “I am thrilled to be a part of this talented team, and contribute to the Group’s success,” she said. Consulting services will become a part of CVG’s offerings and the RM Klein Consulting brand will become a division of CVG. “We see enormous opportunity to positively impact firms wanting to grow,” Reding said. “Our unique investment offering is strengthened with this merger, which also allows us to support design firm owners with management coaching and customized engagements,” he said. For more information on Charrette Venture Group, visit the website at www.charrettevg.com, or contact Todd Reding at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 515-207-2422.