The Assistant partners with small businesses and organizations to provide information technology and digital services tailored to their needs.

We have recently changed our name from THE ASSISTANT to RJLP CONSULTING LLC. There has been no change in management and we will be providing the same fine service on which we have built our reputation. Please visit us at

About Us

Business Heroes

The Assistant specializes in working with small businesses, the lifeblood of the local community and the US economy. We work hand-in-hand with local businesses to foster community involvement and help maintain a healthy environment.

We value the neighborhoods where we work and live, and look for opportunities to help serve and support those areas. It’s as important to us as supporting our local business partners.

Why Choose Us

Are you a sole proprietor who needs to concentrate on your business while keeping your business digitally connected?

Do you want a website to promote your business on the web and just want someone to do it for you?

If yes, then you need The Assistant. Rita Locke Pettine is the sole proprietor of The Assistant and provides custom web, mobile and digital solutions to organizations and small businesses.

Rita has over 20 years of experience designing, developing, deploying and administrating web, mobile and digital solutions and will focus on ensuring that your technology adheres to national standards so you can spend more time addressing the needs of your customers and stakeholders.

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Market Sectors we Serve

A few areas we excel at servicing



Non Profit

Our Standards

Responsive Layout

Page layout will automatically adjust to a users screen size.

Clean Minimalist Design

We remove the bloat and create only sleek and easy to use interfaces.

Tons of Animated Elements

We use animation to enhance a design, not define it.