Preferred Business Relationships

Preferred Business Relationships Mean Value for Lutheran Services in America Members

Lutheran Services in America has established relationships with these businesses and organizations for the benefit of all of Lutheran Services in America’s members. You are encouraged to click on the web links below to learn more about the products and services they offer. General questions or comments may be directed to the Bola Sodeinde, Business Operations Manager, 202-499-5848. Click on the logos below for the general websites. Click here for Purdue Global benefits. Write or call the contacts below for Lutheran Services in America-specific savings.




As a Lutheran Services in America member, another cost reduction tool available to you is Lutheran Services in America’s Group Life & Disability offering through Lincoln Financial Group. This program offers guaranteed savings for groups of 10 - 500 enrolled employees. Organizations should expect to save $45 per employee per year under this offering. Quotes for this offering are provided free of charge by CBIZ to Lutheran Services in America members. Supporting this program by receiving a quote is yet another way to support Lutheran Services in America and your fellow Lutheran Services in America members. Please contact Zack Pace at CBIZ to learn more.

Contact: Zack Pace
Senior Vice President
CBIZ, Inc.
9755 Patuxent Woods Drive, 2nd Floor
Columbia, MD 21046



Provider of technology solutions:
Areas of focus include notebooks, desktops, printers, servers and storage, unified communications, security, wireless, power and cooling, networking, software licensing and mobility solutions.

Contact: Paul Arnpriester
National Business Development Manager

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Council on Accreditation (COA)

If you’re considering accreditation for your organization or would like to learn more about the process and benefits of accreditation, please note that Lutheran Services in America is a sponsoring agency of COA, and members of LSA are eligible for a 25% discount from COA, as a benefit of membership.

COA provides a formal evaluation of your organization against best practice standards. They conduct an in-depth review of your organization, including an onsite visit and a dedicated team of experts to assist you every step of the way. The long-term process is thorough, and designed to provide you with a deeper understanding of your organization and optimizing performance.

Nearly 30 Lutheran Services in America members are currently accredited or in the process of becoming accredited with COA. If you’re considering accreditation, you can learn more by visiting or contact:

Contact: Zoë Hutchinson
Associate Director of Client Relations
Council on Accreditation (COA)
45 Broadway, 29th Floor
New York, NY 10006
(212) 797-3000, ext. 242


Dell, Inc.

Employees of organizations that belong to the Lutheran Services in America network are invited to enjoy perks and savings on the latest Dell products and select electronics and accessories, as a benefit to your affiliation with Lutheran Services in America! Your friends and family are also welcome to take advantage of these discounts.

Simply go to: and click on link “shop now”. Click here for more information about the program. 

Program Benefits:

  • Best Price Guarantee on consumer PCs from Dell
  • Up to 30% off desktops and laptops
  • Discounts on thousands of electronics and accessories
  • Exclusive Monthly Offers

You can also enroll in the Dell Advantage Loyalty program at no cost to receive an additional 5% eGift Card and free 2nd business day shipping on all future personal purchases.  Enroll at:

You can also speak to a sales representative by calling 1-888-243-9964 and referencing Dell Member ID: GS135421282

Deffet Group

Deffet Group, Inc.

Executive Search:
Experienced throughout the aging services continuum with single and multi-site providers.

Contact: G. Daniel Deffet

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Discovery Services / Mosaic

Major Vehicle Discounts:
Discovery Services provides value to Lutheran Services in America non-profit organizations by facilitating group purchasing opportunities when ordering factory direct vehicles.

Contact: Mike McDonald
888-896-SAVE (7283)

 Diversified Search

The Diversified Search Companies

Executive Search
Senior level management recruitment with expertise in a wide range of industries. 

Contact: Cynthia Barth


Micro Distributing is a leading provider of drug and alcohol testing solutions for workplace, addiction/treatment, government, and clinical settings. We specialize in rapid, on-site drug and alcohol testing devices and laboratory services. 

We deliver a complete solution to our clients.

  • Comprehensive Products and Services
  • 24/7 Technical Support with a Live Person
  • Nationwide Access to Products and Services
  • Well Trained and Experienced Staff
  • Online Ordering, Training, and Test Results
  • Assistance to Ensure Regulatory Compliance
  • Cutting Edge Technology
  • Competitive Pricing
  • One-Source Solution

Contact: Brent Worley

Premier Processing Systems

Premier Processing Systems

PPS is a leading provider of payment processing services in the U.S. and maintains an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau due to their top of the line customer service. PPS represents the largest provider of debit card and credit card acceptance in the U.S. dedicated exclusively to the small-to-medium merchant market. PPS provides a wide range of payment processing solutions, from point-of-sale credit card processing to e-commerce solutions. These services include the electronic acceptance of credit cards, debit cards, gift and loyalty cards, checks, and even cash advances!

Contact: Michelle Carr
Phone: 636-207-9000
Please reference that you are an LSA member"Lutheran Services in America in Partnership with PPS"
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Purdue Global

Purdue University Global is a public, nonprofit school designed to provide America’s working adults with online access to an affordable, world-class education. Lutheran Services in America is partnering with Purdue Global to offer employees of our member organizations and their immediate family members a 20 percent tuition reduction for undergraduate programs and 14 percent tuition reduction for graduate programs.*

Contact one of Purdue Global’s Admissions Advisors:

Danesha Coulson, Graduate programs admissions
954-958-6092 |

Joseph Essaye, Undergraduate programs admissions
954-489-6621 |

Jeff Smith, Military employees
407-208-3598 |

*Eligible family members include spouses, domestic partners, parents, siblings, and children.

Unemployment Services Trust

Unemployment Services Trust

Services for nonprofits related to unemployment matters: UST Members are usually eligible to save 50% off their unemployment taxes their first year of participation in the Trust. A typical member continues to save approximately 30%. Our friends at UST put together a 60-second video to show how other nonprofits have lowered the cost of HR:

Contact: Cheryl Jones