About 2017-12-12T17:06:40+00:00


Experience That Counts.
Results That Matter.

Integrated marketing communications experience combined with client-side experience defines Houston based Convergent1 as a business-to-business marketing agency grounded in practical marketing disciplines. We specialize in helping companies realize their potential through creation, development and implementation of powerful marketing strategies that provide companies with competitive advantage, unique positioning and ultimately increased market share. As a division of Convergent1, Convergent1 is uniquely focused on the brand and business development of the B – B (Business to Business) market segment of companies.

Among the services we provide are marketing strategy, advertising (all media), public relations, digital and print media. We excel in integrated marketing solutions for businesses. We create, develop, and execute customized programs based on a predetermined strategy. These programs produce greater visibility, higher revenues, and increased market share.

For a mid-size oil & gas services company, we developed a focused marketing program that propelled expansion within its industry and paid for itself in immediate sales.

For a small local engineering company, we created a strategic marketing platform that increased brand awareness and attracted global business.

For a large holding company, we consolidated its positioning and brand identity to interest a prospective buyer.

We are veteran marketing strategists and an award-winning creative team. Our full-line of marketing services include large-scale development of campaign-driven marketing programs, to project-scale work such as brochures, advertising, direct marketing, corporate identity, websites or public relations and social media activities. Our team has proven track records and the marketing expertise needed to provide top-quality marketing, advertising and public relations programs as well as other services. Whether you need graphic design, digital media production, a direct mail program, copywriting and editing, media planning and placement or broadcast production, Convergent1 should be your agency of choice.

Our senior-level and client-side marketing expertise distinguishes our agency and guarantees that we understand your side of the business. We’ve been there.

Ben Scardello
President & CEO

Ben is the Founder and CEO of Scardello and Associates LLC, the parent company for various marketing and business development brands and SaaS applications. As the lead member of the visionary team of creative and marketing specialists, he shares the common goal of everyone at the company – to consistently create marketing solutions that help businesses grow.

With a career that spans years of experience in building and leading business development campaigns, his knowledge is broad and comprehensive. His professional associations and career appointments include leadership roles with Fortune 500 public companies, IPO initiatives and reverse merger undertakings, privately held small-to-medium sized businesses, startup ventures, emerging new business concepts, software development, and web-based business applications. His favorite quote is “I never met a project I didn’t like”.

Jason L. Hamliton, Sr.
Vice President & COO

Jason joined the company in January 2015 and quickly rose to the rank of Vice President, Creative Director and COO. Jason is a brand and marketing strategist, with a globally driven “growth mindset” and a passion for education and embedding best practices within the DNA of Business enterprises. He stands at the forefront of the fastest moving technology industry trend: internet presence management. In January 2017, Jason became the newest member of the ownership team and shares the long term vision of the company, “Develop Impactful Websites and Online Marketing that Helps Businesses Grow”.

Scott DeLoach
Chief Information Officer

Scott joined Convergent1 in August of 2011 as our Chief Information Officer. Scott oversees all of our software as a service (SAS) development, all of the Copia derivative. With a Masters in Computer Science from the Illinois Institute of Technology, he brings a knowledge base that continues to exceed our customers’ expectations when it comes to rapidly turning around technical projects.

Greg Orlean
LLC Member & Advisor

Greg became an investor and “Member” of the LLC company in 2014. As a Member and advisor to the company, Greg’s invaluable experience and insights help the company plan its growth. Greg started his professional career in 1999 as a registered representative with Securities America specializing in financial & insurance services and group benefits for business owners and companies in the surrounding Houston market.


Our Christian values are the foundation for the integrity and honesty that characterize our business practices.

To glorify God by conducting our personal and our business lives in a manner consistent with His teachings.

To bring honor to Jesus Christ our Lord through service to our customers. We recognize our accountability to God for our integrity and strive to keep His will the mainstay of all our business transactions.

To deal honestly and fairly with our customers, partners and associates. And, through quality workmanship, serve our customers as we would like to be served. Honestly. Openly. Fairly.

To share the love that Jesus has for us with others in our day-to-day lives, to positively impact the community in which we live, and to give God all the glory!