Agency Growth Program

Get More Review Opportunities To Your Door

Four decades! 1,500+ agency reviews. Seven-year average client-agency tenure. $15M+ in agency fees opportunities for two consecutive years. 500+ agencies invited to pitch accounts each year. 250+ agency meet & greets per year. You could say we’ve got the search process down to a science here at AAR Partners. Now we want to bring more review opportunities to your door. How? By inviting you to join our exclusive agency program where we will work together to raise your agency’s awareness, increase search opportunities and help you bring home more potential wins. Our recommended Growth Program, presents a unique opportunity for your agency to connect with agency search consultant, Lisa Colantuono, where you will have the chance to discuss your agency’s business capabilities, industry insights and new business opportunities, in addition to occasional counsel throughout the year on quick queries.  

Basic Program


Complete the limited agency registration to get your basic agency information into AAR Partner’s database.

Growth Program

Feasible annual fees with value offsetting the low-cost! Contact for details.

Customized consultation with AAR Partners’ President, including feedback and new business insights.

  • Sarah Owens
    “Just a quick note to say I’ve started to poke around the AAR Growth Program Archive Center and the information in there is FANTASTIC! It really is a tremendous offering and at such a great price. I just wish we had signed up sooner. :)”
    Sarah Owens, Business Development Director | Cutwater
  • Tom Barzizza
    “Lisa took the time to give me a call regarding the details of the scoring. My team greatly appreciated learning more about the decision process and areas that we might improve. This process was extremely tight. The RFI was very detailed and clear. And the communications between AM and AAR were prompt and polite. Fine work on AAR’s end.”
    Tom Barzizza, President | Archer Malmo Retail
  • Michael A. Olguin
    “We have worked with many search consultants and found AAR to be one of the best. Lisa is communicative, transparent, efficient and effective. As an agency, your hope is that any search consultant is going to help facilitate the process, be objective and ensure the client is using a pragmatic approach to selecting their agency partner. I believe AAR does just that.”
    Michael A. Olguin, CEO | Havas Formula
  • Donovan Roche
    “Lisa conducted such a thorough, well-run review. It was a true pleasure working with AAR Partners.”
    Donovan Roche, VP of Growth | Havas Formula
  • Sean Halter
    “If your a CMO for a brand needing a consultant – Lisa Colantuono is one of the best.”
    Sean Halter, Partner | Connectivity Holdings
  • Nancy Aresu
    “Working with Lisa is seamless. She is present at all meetings and truly understands what both clients and agencies need for a fair and thoughtful pitch. She is honest and accessible from start to finish.”
    Nancy Aresu, EVP, General Manager | Cramer-Krasselt
  • Chris Perkins
    “Instead of just listening to respond, Lisa Colantuono listens to help. She is wise and generously invests time with both the client and prospective agency teams carefully listening to help, which results in great, long-lasting and highly productive client-agency relationships.”
    Chris Perkins, Managing Director | Bernstein Rein
  • Suresh Raj
    “It’s such a pleasure collaborating with Lisa at AAR Partners. In every new business opportunity we’ve worked on together, she has been an incredible steward of clients ambitions and needs whilst at the same time, being a champion of the agencies. The AAR process is detailed, rigorous and highly collaborative – putting agencies through their paces in a structured way, which only helps ensure that we put our best foot forward at all times. Lisa’s clear guidance at each interaction is invaluable, ensuring we are always ‘at our best.”
    Suresh Raj, Global Business Development | Zeno Group
  • Dawn Terrazas
    “Lisa is an incredible consultant. She is immersed in her client’s needs and therefore always executes a flawless New Business search process. She provides excellent direction and feedback to her agency partners. She is best-in-class in her field.”
    Dawn Terrazas, Executive Group Managing Director | Avrett Gree Ginsberg
  • Jessica Schmidt
    “Lisa provided us with great insights and feedback. It was wonderful to pick the brain of the person that clients look to when searching for their next agency partner. Her perspective on agency complacency and staffing in strategy rung true and we have already been able to incorporate some of your suggestions into our key service project.”
    Jessica Schmidt, President | BPD Advertising
  • Jill Draper
    “Lisa has her finger on the pulse of what marketers need in today’s data-driven digital economy. Merkle considers Lisa to be a valuable strategic advisor and she has been instrumental in helping us get our story told to clients who are seeking a better performance marketing agency.”
    Jill Draper, VP, Business Development | Merkle
  • Tom Barzizza
    “I’ve been in this business for over two decades and never saw such value for the annual fee. I think you’re missing a zero!”
    Shalom Shapurkar, CFO, North America | Spark44
  • Tom Barzizza
    “Lisa – this is a keeper. Your smAArt Insights are so wise. The hour we spent together was amazing and we have advanced our capabilities. We’ll probably send you an updated deck in a couple weeks after we’ve beaten it up some more.”
    Michelle Edelman, President | Peter Mayer

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Agency Program Basic Growth
Feasible annual fees with value off-setting the low cost! Contact for details!
Limited agency info entered into AAR’s database (may be updated annually)
CONSULTATION : Meeting time, constructive conversation and feedback
Up to two, 1-hour capabilities presentations per year to update Lisa in person (conference call or at AAR’s office)
Receive basic feedback and critique on your capabilities presentation
Limited discussion on the state of the industry and/or new business insights
Occasional counsel on quick queries
MARKETING : Marketing our member agencies to 2500+ marketers (basically, we have “reversed the search”)
Be included in the “short cut to the short list” when Lisa provides quick agency referrals to clients managing internal reviews
Touch basis with Lisa and learn what clients may be “on the hunt” for a new agency
Be included in “The AAR Review” digital agency reference guide distributed to 2,500+ marketers highlighting member agencies and their expertise. Average CTR is 40%!
ENDORSEMENT : Spotlighting your agency to ~1K marketers who want to learn from your expertise.
Participate in writing a “smAARt Article” (thought leadership piece) which AAR will distribute to marketers and spotlight your agency. Average open rate is 22%!
CONTINUING EDUCATION : Sharing decades of insights, IP, tips and tools throughout the year to help expand your knowledge and new biz
Receive member-only emails containing new business tips, insights, quick stories, lessons learned from two decades of past reviews and current reviews.
Receive quarterly “Lesson Session” links and learn from other experts in the field offering 20-minute (pre-recorded video) business lessons that you can watch at your own leisure (i.e.: Grow your agency while protecting your IP).
Receive “smAARt leads” emails highlighting opportunities and/or confirmation about brands considering conversations with new agencies.

Ready To Get In Front of More Brands?

Is your agency ready to prospect smarter and learn from Lisa? Then don’t delay and complete the form below to contact Lisa and discuss the details of your AAR Premium Agency Membership.