Forge Business Solutions

Forge is a veteran-owned professional consulting firm headquartered in Morgantown, WV – with a focus on community and government relations, strategic planning, human capital development, veteran programs, and professional development.


Forge Business Solutions, LLC, is a consulting and professional strategy company headquartered in Morgantown, WV. Forge focuses on strategic planning and execution designed to help organizations and businesses find success, growth, and partnership. With particular expertise in education, healthcare, and government services, Forge uses its knowledge and experience to improve enterprises of all sizes and sectors. Whether you need a high-level strategic plan or a round of management training, Forge exists to serve your organization.

Services Provided

Accelerators and Incubators

  • Accelerator
  • Incubator

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Demographic and Census Data
  • Diversification
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Forming a Business
  • Identification and Research of Foreign Markets
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Valuation
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Purchasing or Selling an Existing Business
  • Buying or Selling a Franchise

Economic and Site Development

  • Economic Development
  • Economic Forecast
  • Lease Review
  • Revitalization
  • Site Location Assistance
  • Tax Credits

Events and Community Building

  • Pitch Events

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Venture Capital Providers
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Loan Providers
  • Government Funding
  • Insurance Requirements
  • Debt Funding Preparation
  • Angel Investment Providers
  • Equity Funding Preparation

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Policies and Templates
  • Workforce Training
  • Workforce Incentives
  • Recruiting
  • Retention
  • Leadership/Professional Development
  • Insurance
  • Industry
  • Hiring and Firing
  • Employee Development
  • Apprenticeship

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Student Training
  • Youth Entrepreneurship Education

Libraries and Research

  • Business Research Resources
  • Company Data/Prospect Lists
  • Demographic/Census Data
  • Industry Data

Management Issues

  • Human Resources
  • Leadership/Professional Development
  • Recruiting Assistance

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Technology Transfer
  • Quality Improvement (Supply Chain, Six Sigma)
  • Commercialization

Marketing and Sales

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Market Research
  • Market Plan Development and Training
  • Advertising/Brochure Design
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Demographics/Census Data
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Award Recognition


  • Formal Mentoring Programs
  • One-on-One Counseling
  • Peer Mentoring

Networking and Associations

  • Small Business/General
  • Industry Specific
  • Home Based
  • Demographically Based
  • Geographically Based

Nonprofit and Social Enterprise

  • Board Development
  • Entrepreneurship Services
  • Human Resources
  • Strategic Planning

Operations and Logistics

  • Quality Improvement (Supply Chain, Six Sigma)

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • City Business Issues
  • Small Business Policy
  • State Business Issues

Regulatory Compliance

  • Registration, Licenses and Permits
  • Certification
  • Government Requirements

Selling to the Government and Large Corporations

  • Bid Matching and Preparation
  • HUBZone Certification
  • Obtaining Certification
  • Obtaining Corporate Contracts
  • Obtaining Government Contracts
  • Registration Assistance
  • Subcontracting Opportunities

Starting a Business

  • Startup Business Counseling
  • Site Location
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Forming a Business
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Business Research Resources

Technical Assistance

  • Commercialization
  • Technology Transfer


  • Business Management Training
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Human Resources Training
  • Marketing Plan Training
  • Social Media
Primary Contact
Frank Vitale
522 Ashebrooke Square
Morgantown, WV 26508