Exceed Marketing Solutions

Marketing the TTI

Exceed Marking Solutions is “low-cost high-performance internet-based marketing strategy, implementation and expert management for one flat fee.” They are “Filling up schools and programs and keeping them full!”

Business Background

Exceed Marketing Solutions, LLC was founded by David Bolthouse. Exceed currently has offices in Colorado Springs (and presumably at 516 Owens Mill Rd in Stockton, Missouri) and is now led by Karl Schaller.

Affiliated Businesses

Elevation Growth Partners – “As a faith-based nonprofit leader, reaching and serving more people is your calling. But where will you find more donors and more fundraising income for a growing vision? Since 2001, we’ve served more than 400 ministries and helped them raise hundreds of millions of dollars. We provide robust fundraising ideas, fundraising plans, fundraising campaigns, fundraising events, and fundraising strategy. Our primary objective is to train and equip faith-based nonprofit leaders to build healthy and well-resourced organizations.”

Elevation Growth Partners is connected to Exceed because of it’s affiliation with Karl Schaller, the current CEO of Exceed Marketing Solutions

Best Choice Network – “We are a complimentary service to help parents of troubled teenagers find the right therapeutic program for their child. Parents connect with us through the many directories that we operate for the boarding school industry. If a teen needs help from a therapeutic school, we can provide the appropriate options and information.”

David Bolthouse, founder of Exceed Marketing Solutions, is the CEO of Best Choice Network.

Association of Christian Therapeutic Schools and Services – “The Association of Christian Therapeutic Schools and Services (ACTSAS)
was founded in January, 2012 at a gathering of therapeutic schools in
Seale, Alabama at the Teen Challenge International Conference Center. The purpose of the association is to provide standards and verification of those standards for member organizations as a means of providing assurance to future residents or users of those services. Other purposes of the association include providing a structure for
cooperatively dealing with issues that can adversely affect member
organizations, as well as a platform for training, idea sharing and
encouragement to member organizations.”

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David Bolthouse, founder of Exceed Marketing Solutions, is an Executive Director of ACTSAS.

The Envoy Group – “Since 2006, we have assisted families in their search for an appropriate therapeutic boarding schoolresidential treatment center, or short-term wilderness therapy program for their struggling or at-risk teen. We have helped thousands of families over the years at no charge to families for our services whatsoever. We have visited and assessed over 100 programs across the country, have met the owners and staff, and receive regular feedback from parents who have placed their children. We’ve also been in your shoes, and we work every day to bring hope to parents who don’t know where to turn or who to trust in one of the most stressful situations any parent, grandparent, or guardian can experience”

David Bolthouse, founder of Exceed Marketing Solutions, was the founder of the Envoy Group. It is now run by Garret Bolthouse, David’s son.

Client Testimonials

The name EXCEED is perfect for this organization. They have always EXCEEDED my expectations when it comes to our marketing needs. They helped us design a new website and continue to manage it with excellence. Their guidance was invaluable. We are thrilled with the results and feedback we receive from the website. Our search engine rankings maintain in the top spots in many critical areas. I have found EXCEED to be the best use of marketing funds that I have ever approved. Bottom line…they get results.

Darren Reynolds, Executive Director Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch

I can honestly say that we would not still have our doors open if it were not for Exceed. You have helped us refine our website into a tool that families all over the United States can truly inform and educate themselves on regarding the nature of our program. When we came to you, our presence on Google was pathetic and now our inquiries have shot through the roof.

Robert Shyroc, Director of Development – Stonegate Rehab Center

Exceed’s work and our resulting calls are astounding. Thank you!

David Bosley, Director – Master’s Ranch Christian Academy

The Exceed Marketing Team

Karl Schaller – President/CEO, Chief Marketing and Brand Strategist

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Matthew Harbert – Senior Web Developer/Programmer

David Bolthouse – Founder/Chief Strategy Officer

Barbro Bolthouse – Co-Founder/Accounting

Tim Gunsolley – Chief Fundraising Strategist

Jenny Bergeron – Account Manager

Carol Wilde – Account Manager

Clients & Projects

According to Senior Dev Matthew Harbert’s personal website, Exceed has had over 89 clients at once.

centralfloridamensrehab.com – Affiliated with Teen Challenge Southeast Region


americanrehabcenters.com – Directory site for low-cost addiction and substance abuse treatment alternatives.

Militaryschoolforboys.org – Directory site for military schools and academies

bestboyshomes.com – Directory site for programs for troubled and at-risk teenage boys

bestchristianrehabs.org – Directory Site of affordable addiction treatment alternatives

Bestboardingschools.us – Boarding school directory

Boardingschoolcalifornia.com – Directory site for boarding schools in California

Christianboardingschools.org – Directory site for Christian-based boarding schools

Clearview Horizon – Residential Treatment Center for Girls

Columbus Girls Academy – Year-round Christian Boarding School

Freedom Academy

FutureMen – Christian Boarding School for Boys

Gateway Academy – Military-Like Boarding School for Boys Who are Struggling

House of Hope – Christ-centered, residential homes for healing and restoring troubled teens to families

Jubilee Academy – Now Heartland Academy?

Lakeside Retreat Center – Christian retreat and event center

MilitarySchoolUSA.com – Directory Site for military schools and academies

New Hope Boys Home – Teen Challenge for boys

New Horizons Boys Ranch

Parent Help – Directory site for therapeutic boarding schools.

Prayer Mountain Academy – Teen Challenge Program

Promise Village – closed

Providence Pass – Residential Program for teen girls

Re-Creation Retreat – An all-girl dual diagnosis treatment facility

Red Hawk Academy – Therapeutic boarding school for struggling girls

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Safe Harbor Academy – Maritime-based boarding school for troubled girls

Teen Help Finder

There are a few more on the portfolio page, just working through them, to be continued….

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