Cost Reduction Consultants in Hamilton, Ontario

Neil Hostein
P.O. Box 24021
Hamilton, Ontario N1E 6V7
P: 519-341-9486
F: 519-756-8173


Hamilton – 905-547-1380
Guelph – 519-341-9486
Brantford – 519-805-4456
Kitchener/Waterloo – 519-594-0062
Toronto – 416-479-0869



Schooley Mitchell can help:

You save MONEY without sacrificing service

Our model is risk-free, and our only compensation is a share of the savings we identify for you – money you are already spending with vendors. We realize these savings by implementing cost-effective solutions and cost-recovery measures for you.

You save TIME without increasing your payroll

We augment the efforts of your existing staff without adding payroll costs. There are no other fees for our service except for a share of the recovered money.

You benefit from our KNOWLEDGE and experience

As the largest independent cost reduction consulting company in North America, we have extensive research and analysis capabilities. Our growing network of cost reduction professionals, and our specialized analysis tools and databases, means our expertise is second-to-none.

You gain a sense of SECURITY through our objectivity

We are completely objective in assessing your current and future business needs, with no ties to any service provider. You can be confident you are getting the best advice to help you make the right decisions.

Numbers speak: We have produced over $540 million in documented savings for more than 27,000 clients across North America.

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Beatties Basics
"We had looked at our Merchant Fees costs prior to Schooley Mitchell's involvement. While we believed we were in a good position, we decided that their process was straightforward and that we only had something to gain. The results have been as good or better than we expected. The process was painless."
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Boekestyn Greenhouses Ltd.
"We were able to make an educated decision based on information you provided and translated for us. Our expertise is in growing and selling floral product not phone systems. Our phone system is vital in enabling us to do what we do and this was a very important decision. I was impressed how you were able to break it down into what was important and show us where the value truly was."
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Bick Advisors
"Thank you and your team for the extensive time and effort that you have spent in analyzing our telecommunication expenses and systems. Your ability to deal with telecom issues on our behalf while we were in the middle of a transition to another firm was much appreciated. You were able to reduce our expenses dramatically and the process was painless."
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Heart & Stroke Foundation
"Schooley Mitchell offers experienced and very cost-effective telecommunications analysis and provide an excellent outlet if your company does not have the telecommunications expertise in-house. Their costing model means that if they do not secure the savings, they do not bill. Our experience with Schooley Mitchell has been first-rate."
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Children's Aid Society of Hamilton
"The expertise and experience your company has to offer, provided us with significant cost savings for our telecom services. From the analysis of our existing telecom services, request for proposal, proposed service plan and negotiation of services with service providers, you always had our best interests in mind."
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Pride Seeds
"As a result of Schooley Mitchell's expertise Pride Seeds now enjoy: The knowledge that we are not paying any of our telecom vendors too much money; A consolidation of our telecom vendors; Identification and correction of billing / account errors; A one point of contact for any telecom related issues; On-going consulting and management expertise."
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Heritage Education Funds
"As a Vice President, Information Technology, I have many responsibilities and it is hard to find time to deal with details of our telecom contracts, contacts with suppliers, monthly monitoring and changes. You and your team have proven to be a tremendous help in performing these services for us as well as saving us substantial amount of money by switching our services to different providers or renegotiating new contracts with existing service providers."
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Aecon Group
"Schooley-Mitchell's ability to work seamlessly offsite supporting our internal departments throughout our engagement is one of their greatest assets. On a number of occasions, I have personally worked with Neil and his analysts to audit and resolve large quantities of account transactions from various telecommunications vendors to ensure consistent monthly savings."
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Westbrook Floral Ltd.
"Thanks for all the great work that you have done and continue to do for the Westbrook Group of Companies. From the initial discovery of our phone services you have both been very professional. Your commitment and service to your customers is exceptional. I would certainly highly recommend your services to anyone."
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Brant Community Healthcare System
"Schooley Mitchell has also made some significant improvements to our cellular billings and they continue to do monthly reviews and manage our plans and services directly with the carrier. Net result - we are savings almost 24% annually. We are also able to call upon them anytime for advice in any aspect of our telecom related operations and have done so on several occasions. "
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Bi-pro Marketing Limited
"Since using their services, significant savings have been achieved for the various components of our voice and data communications budget and Schooley Mitchell has helped negotiate new service agreements and the purchase of new equipment with suppliers. We feel that the service levels have also improved with their involvement in the process."
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Torham Packaging
"Torham Packaging does not have a communication department so in dealing with Schooley Mitchell; it feels as if we do. You have been there for us each and every time with answers to our questions. Your experience in the field of communications has been a great asset to Torham."
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Ontario University Athletics
"Ontario University Athletics is grateful for the professionalism and the attention to our needs during our move. The cost savings were a definite bonus as we did not expect such a large savings. In addition, the time savings was invaluable. We could not have dedicated the time to select and migrate to the new phone system as effectively or efficiently."
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Armtec Limited
"I would like to take this opportunity to thank you and your team for the extensive time and effort that you have spent in analyzing our telecommunication expenses and obtaining reductions on our behalf. Schooley Mitchell has provided excellent customer service with all of our telecommunication needs over the last couple of years."
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Community Care Access Centre (CCAC)
"The work has encompassed, a review of current telecom services, development of a proposed services model, and negotiation of the preferred services model with telecom providers. Your professional knowledgeable approach in the analysis of complex telecom provider information has allowed Brant Community Care Access Centre to achieve improved telecom service consistency and significant cost savings."
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Walker Industries
"The professionalism and support in dealing with not only myself but the rest of my support team was second to none. The process was painless and your attention to detail was much appreciated and made the justification of your services very worth while."
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Mackinnon Transport Inc.
"You and your staff have given us a lot of expert insight into the phone system setup in our new office, internet access for our drivers and additional issues that have sprung up since we began working with you. You and John have been easily accessible and provided great customer service since the beginning."
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Puresource Inc.
"You are to be commended on your personal approach, and your constant willingness to "go the extra mile" in service. I have felt very comfortable with the relationship we continue to build, and am pleased with the level of savings you have successfully brought to our company."
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Toronto Airport Christian Fellowship
"We have been very impressed with your consistent professionalism and genuine care and concern for us as an organization. We have been especially impressed with how you willingly go above and beyond what is expected to help us as a client. It is a rare thing to experience in this day and age and is greatly appreciated. Also, your tenacity, when dealing with vendors, to negotiate the best possible contracts that meet our needs and budgetary requirements has been tremendously beneficial for us. Your efforts have saved us thousands of dollars!"
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Guelph Chamber of Commerce
"The Chamber's experience with this company has been extremely positive. The process took very little time from our perspective and the information from the evaluation revealed an area where there was an opportunity for some savings. Neil Hostein offers both knowledge and service to his clients. There is no doubt that the Chamber will go through this process again in time to determine if we are still getting the best value for our dollar. Schooley Mitchell is, in my opinion, an excellent and professional organization to deal with."
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McMaster Family Practice
"A major project which Trudy and I were involved with was the move of our unit from the hospital into the community in May 2002. We depended on Trudy to provide us with a business plan for the new communication system, with costs and features information for Mitel and comparable systems. She knew our business intimately and was able to give us valuable advice and suggestions. Trudy poured over the floor plans (and revisions) many times so the required jacks for both the hospital and our own network systems were properly placed and working."
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Call Centre Training Program
"During our initial meeting you emphasized how often a company, regardless of size, may have overlooked potential savings and efficiencies in their telecommunications system. As it turned out, we were one of those companies, but through your expertise and recommendations we were not only able to improve our telecommunications system, but realized further cost savings as well."
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Grober Animal Nutrition
"I would like to take this opportunity to thank you and John for the excellent services you have provided Grober. Both of you have impressed me with your professional, yet personable and patient approach to the evaluation of our telecommunication needs. Needless to say, our telecommunication service charges, especially our cell phone charges, have been reduced significantly."
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Quatic Industries Inc.
"Your professional approach to the process has been greatly appreciated and it has been a pleasure working with you and your team at Schooley Mitchell. I have been extremely pleased with the entire process; from the initial meeting to the analysis and recommendations and finally the implementation, everything has proceeded quickly and efficiently."
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Raidea Business Consulting Inc.
"The Schooley Mitchell route is one that I would recommend for any small, medium or large company. Your organization was able to optimize everything in a short period of time with no worries. We are now saving money on a monthly basis and have someone to monitor our communications bills, even when we aren't looking. It is one thing off of our plate that allows us to concentrate on our core business even more."
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Spaenaur Inc.
"I would like to take this opportunity to thank you and John for the extensive time that you have spent in analyzing our telecommunication expenses and obtaining reductions on our behalf. Your monthly diligence in making sure the savings actually show up on our invoices is much appreciated. You told us what you could do for us...and you went ahead and did it. I consider that to be the foundation of a good working relationship."
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Carlisle Medical Centre
"In my opinion, any business in the province, or country, with rare exception, would realize a reduction in their telecommunication costs by engaging Schooley Mitchell Consultants to review their telecommunication services. I promote this innovative company and would be happy to discuss the service they provided with anyone."
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Meet the Team

Phil Mosert
Hamilton, Ontario
P: 905-547-1380 ext. 272
M: 905-667-4762
F: 866-827-9617

Scott Kinsinger
Cambridge, Ontario
P: 519-594-0005

Dale Sinstead
Guelph, Ontario
P: 905-334-1771

Vaughan Minor
Hamilton, Ontario
P: 519-341-9486
M: 226-268-3553
F: 519-756-8173

Anne Caissie
Guelph, Ontario
P: 519-805-4456 ext. 233

Lori Oldfield
Hamilton, Ontario
P: 519-805-4456 ext. 243
F: 519-756-8173

John Lake
Guelph, Ontario