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Client Spotlight Interview: Zero9Holsters

Jul 3, 2023 11:29:51 AM Kathy Dise Small Business, Bookkeeping, small business bookkeeping

Zero9Holsters, Zero9Solutions

Zero9 Solutions is a Cleveland, Ohio-based company comprised of current members of the Law Enforcement community partnered with leaders in the business community to bring you solutions for your training, equipment selection, and gear production needs.  For over ten years, Zero9 Solutions has been creating solutions that work for the LE, Military, and responsibly armed civilian/CCW markets.


Tell Me More About Your Business.

When Ryan and Jeff embarked on their career paths as police officers, they were given several gadgets and equipment necessary to protect and serve. This sparked an idea to create practical, efficient gear that is durable and reliable for all officers. By collaborating with law enforcement, Zero9 Holsters was able to create duty gear items such as flashlights, body cams, radios, and magazine cases and pouches among other items that can be configured to fit on various components of uniforms.

What is your biggest challenge?

In the beginning stages of creating Zero9 Holsters, Ryan emphasized the challenges of learning how to start and maintain a business. As police officers, Ryan and Jeff used their expertise in equipment to jumpstart the process of designing, manufacturing, and selling their products. Currently, their biggest challenge is developing and hiring staff to support their ever-growing business.

What Lead you to BudgetEase?

Referred by a CPA, Ryan contacted BudgetEase because of the need to outsource accounting and bookkeeping to a reliable, devoted team.

Why Do You Find Having Someone Else Do Your Bookkeeping Helpful?

With the professionals at BudgetEase handling the responsibilities of bookkeeping, Ryan, and Jeff are able to focus on promoting public safety by providing police officers with long-lasting duty gear to keep equipment protected.


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Kathy Dise

Written by Kathy Dise

Kathy has over 30 years experience helping small businesses succeed. As a commercial lender, commercialization expert and now as a QuickBooks diamond level advisor, Kathy understands the challenges small business owners face. Her experience helps business owners quickly accomplish their financial goals. As the owner of BudgetEase, Kathy works with clients to develop a plan to efficiently process 1,000s of small transactions so owners can make informed decisions. She lives in Shaker Heights, OH with her husband Ralph and enjoys golf, curling and walking in Cleveland’s fabulous Metro Parks.