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We help architects and interior designers increase their profitability, build the business of their dreams and achieve their ideal life/work balance with plenty of room for a life they love. Whether you're a solopreneur or have a team, let's get you and your business back in balance and kick the stress and overwhelm to the curb. Grab your favorite drink and let's chat about the best ways to get your house in order. 

Fractional COO / Integrator Services, Systems Development, Operations Education, and Resources for Architecture and Design Firms. 

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We're all about balance and proportions. So much in fact - that we named our company after the concept of the Golden Ratio. We believe a great business is designed by balancing the personal and professional, and the work and the woo. We've made it our business to identify the optimum proportions of each system and operation in your business in order to optimize it, and you, for the greatest success possible. Ratio Solutions Group LLC provides project and operations consulting in addition to full business management, business strategy and development to architecture and design firms - online and to businesses local to Athens, Georgia.

Good businesses don't become great businesses by accident. 

Tired of the overwhelm? Need to focus your time on growing your business? Want time for yourself, family, friends, hobbies? 

Life's too short for business not to be fun, sustainable and lucrative. 

Let's get you get back to being the rain making, business growing, visionary you're meant to be with strategic operations, streamlined systems, and a dash of RATIO magic.


You need someone on your side who understands both your industry and efficient business operations.

Serving architects, interior designers, engineers and contractors

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We see you - you're a rockstar in your industry, attracting dream clients, doing work that fulfills you, and showing the next generation how it's done - but you're a little too tired, a little too overwhelmed, and you know that greater peace, happiness, and profit awaits - and we are here to ensure you get it. We're the peanut butter to your jam, the mac to your cheese, and the implementors to your vision. 

We help architecture and design firms show up for themselves and the people they serve. 

MEET Catherine


Enneagram 1, operations nerd who swears coffee really does help me do all the things. 

Starting at $3,500, the investment scales with the complexity and size of the operations being audited.

Our Operations Audit is an exhaustive analysis of your business's heartbeat – it's operational systems and processes. We delve into the mechanics of your day-to-day operations, dissecting workflows, examining tools and technologies in use, and scrutinizing the efficiency of current practices. The audit culminates in: a detailed report, follow up call, and 2 weeks of Slack support, to ensure you have actionable insights, clear recommendations for optimization, and the support when you need it. 

Operations Audit 

Streamline Your Success with
Precision-Driven Operational Insights

MOST CLIENTS INVEST BETWEEN $5,000 to $7,500 PER MONTH. This service starts with a custom proposal and quote and requires an operations audit before work begins. 

Our Fractional COO service includes comprehensive business management, strategy and support for AEC firms. This is an exclusive, high level, high touch service designed to help firms level up in a smart, sustainable way. You'll receive ongoing support from us as we focus on strategic planning, process refinement, metric tracking and team management.  If you want to free up more of your time to focus on your passions, your clients, and your unique vision, then this service is a perfect fit for you.


Our signature service

Investment varies due to the service. All Operations intensives include 2 weeks of slack support after project completion. 

Our Operations Intensives are highly focused, time-bound or deliverable bound operations support designed to help firm owners quickly improve their business processes and operations. Processes a mess?  Asana setup in a day? Need a customized set of templates? These options are your go to's for fast impact options in a limited time frame rather than ongoing support. 

Operations Intensives

quick operational wins

1:1 coaching services are coming soon! Click the button below to be added to the waitlist and be the first to know when this service launches!

At Ratio Solutions Group, we understand that the heart of a successful business lies in the well-being of its leader. That's why our coaching service is uniquely designed to nurture both your professional and personal growth.

We delve deep into a blend of life and business coaching methodologies. This dual focus ensures that while your business thrives, you don't just keep up, but you lead a fulfilling life. Our sessions are infused with empathy, understanding, and actionable insights, tailored to your unique journey.


1:1 Coaching

A client favorite! Download our Asana CEU Dashboard to track your continuing education, license dates, wishlist courses and webinars, and in progress courses. No more mad scramble at license renewal time!  

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Trying to find the best resources and tools for your firm? Download The Ratio Guidebook, full of our must have business tools for women-led design firms. 

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Interior Designer


“Catherine is the absolute definition of Southern generosity and kindness. She truly cares about designers and helping us customize the BOD process to the tone of voice and values of our business. She has such great verbiage for working through disagreements or misunderstandings with trades. And so generous in sharing resources and examples to guide you through a tough situation. She put me at ease knowing exactly how to deal with a prickly situation with a tradesperson and the best way to handle it in the future. You can tell she has a ton of experience and knows how processes should work together. She was born to be a business coach and you get that sense within 5 minutes of talking with her. Her kindness and warm heart really shine through. You can tell why she has a successful design firm because she practices what she preaches and does it in a kind, caring and honest way.” 

"Catherine is the absolute definition of Southern generosity and kindness."

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Interior Designer


Working with Catherine at Ratio Solutions Group has been a game changer for my business! I would highly recommend her services if you are trying to grow your business. Her insight, experience and hard work have been an invaluable asset to the team. 

"Working with Catherine at Ratio Solutions Group has been a game changer for my business!" 

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Software developer WITH "ZENA"


"Catherine demonstrated an uncanny ability to anticipate potential issues and scenarios that we had not considered, enabling us to proactively address them before release. Her proactive approach and creative problem-solving skills were instrumental in refining our user experience and ensuring a smooth and seamless product launch."

"Her proactive approach and creative problem-solving skills were instrumental."

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we're challenging the status quo

Don't Do Business Like Everyone Else.

Make today the day that you took the first step to boosting your efficiency and your profit margins - without sacrificing your sanity. Running an AEC firm doesn't have to be "we've always done it this way".
It can be fun and easy, attracting your dream clients and projects, while ensuring at the end of the day - work doesn't follow you home. 

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