Impact Consulting Enterprises and Blue Ocean Global Technology Announce Culturally Competent Partnership

Cheryl McCants and Sameer Somal team to help clients manage reputation challenges

Newark, NJ, July 12, 2022 – Impact Consulting Enterprises (Impact), a Black woman-owned, New Jersey-based strategic communication, marketing, and public relations agency, and Blue Ocean Global Technology (Ocean), an Asian-American, New York City-based technology & consulting company specializing in online reputation management, today announced their collaboration to offer comprehensive solutions for reputation management and culturally competent communication for organizations and high-profile individuals in need of improving and maintaining their reputations.

Impact and Ocean will help clients defend, protect, and improve their brand reputations, especially in cases where they experience Internet defamation or need to clear their names. Impact and Ocean’s combined services include creation of culturally relevant content e.g., videos, blogs, whitepapers, speeches, podcasts, along with a comprehensive audit of websites, social channels, and other vehicles.

“We work with clients to tell stories that inspire smiles, trust, and confidence. With that end in mind, an organization’s communication with its audience must take cultural awareness and competency nuances into consideration,” said Cheryl McCants, Impact Consulting Enterprises founder and CEO. “We live in a multicultural society and culturally competent communication is critical to the success of any business enterprise, corporation, nonprofit, or government agency.”

“Reputations are everything. Building a positive and representative digital presence is only the first step in reputation management,” said Sameer Somal, Blue Ocean Global Technology CEO & Co-Founder. “Together with Cheryl’s team at Impact we will be able to support clients by optimizing reputations through a lens of diversity and cultural competence.”

When not addressing groups of business owners, communication leaders or entrepreneurs, McCants and Somal will offer a series of webinars and digital programming activities designed to help decision makers understand brand value proposition and marketplace significance in our ever changing digital – always on – landscape.

About Impact Consulting Enterprises

Impact Consulting Enterprises, found on the web at, is an award-winning Black woman-owned strategic communication, marketing, public relations, advertising, and website design and development firm founded in 1989 by business strategist and communication professional, Cheryl McCants. Foundations, corporations, nonprofits, small businesses, and government agencies who seek to engage with audiences, launch brands, and disrupt industries partner with Impact to tell their untold stories to diverse audiences including women, millennials, genZers, baby boomers, and Latino, Asian, and African Americans. Impact, A+ rated by the Better Business Bureau, is HUBZone, WBE, DBE, WOSB, SBE, and MBE certified. 

About Blue Ocean Global Technology

Blue Ocean Global Technology, found on the web at, is a team of global professionals committed to building stellar online reputations and leveraging technology to achieve optimal results. When an individual or organization faces crisis, legal, or PR issues that reach the internet, Blue Ocean specializes in mitigating the impact of the defamatory content and repairing the negative reputation. Blue Ocean serves both clients directly and an exclusive group of PR, Law, Digital Marketing, and Management Consulting agency partners. 


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