Local First Alliance is a coalition of local, independent business owners who are committed to reinvesting in our Upper Valley economy. And what’s better than shopping locally? Spending your business dollars at another local business!

Whether you are tech geek, or an advanced web designer, Systems Plus Computers in Lebanon, NH has got your business covered with the latest computers, equipment, and gadgets to keep your office running smoothly and operations at their best. Owner, Jake Blum is a founding member of Local First Alliance, serves as a volunteer firefighter/EMT for the city of Norwich, VT, and contributes to over 100 area non-profits and charities.  Fulling their commitment to be an environmentally responsible business, Systems Plus established a local compute-recycling program that allows customers to safely recycle their old computer equipment removing more than 50 tons per year of toxic electronic materials from the Upper Valley waste systems. 

Perhaps you just need to give your business a little boost. Do you need a stronger online presence? Maybe you need to overhaul your advertising? Don’t go it alone. Let Local First Alliance member, Nomad Communications, be your go to place for marketing strategy. A dog loving office located in Norwich, VT, they are a group of artists, designers, and self-described “digital-savants”. Continually working with area businesses and organizations, Nomad donates countless hours in discounted graphic design to forward the mission of Vital Communities. If you need a real pro in the office, we highly recommend Abby Clark who creates beautiful designs to promote our fundraising efforts throughout the year.

For more businesses who can help you with your business, please check out our searchable online directory. 

Interested in joining? We would love to have you.