Testimonials

Getting people to work together toward a common goal – and keeping them focused – is a challenge for any business or organization. Stephen Madarasz has a particular talent for identifying an objective, finding common ground among the stakeholders to gain their trust and participation, and then working relentlessly to maintain focus and produce results.

Howard Carr

President, The Howard Group

Stephen Madarasz is an experienced and talented communications and marketing professional. He offers meaningful insights on key messaging, effectively reaching an audience and motivating people to take action. Through his life’s work, Stephen has demonstrated his personal commitment to organizations and causes that are focused on building strong communities.

Denise Sheehan

Executive Vice President, Capitol Hill Management Services

Stephen Madarasz truly understands the important role of organizations like the Red Cross in helping countless people and has contributed to our growth and transformation in so many ways. By generously sharing his time and advice, he has helped shape our communication efforts to better tell our story.

Stephen works hard to get the job done but still manages to have a good laugh along the way.

Gary Striar

CEO, American Red Cross of Eastern NY

Stephen Madarasz is highly respected by CEOs, senior executives, board members, and community leaders as a communications and marketing professional with unparalleled insights into why some companies are successful and others are not. With 35 years of “hands on” knowledge, experience, and keen insight, Stephen has a proven track record for closing the gap between results promised and results delivered that people in business need today …more than ever.

Marcia White

former President & CEO, Saratoga Performing Arts Center

I have worked with Stephen Madarasz for nearly 20 years. He brings a keen eye, a strategic approach and a wealth of experience and integrity to whatever project he is working on. These are profoundly valuable qualities to have on your side in our (not-so) brave new world of instant communications, where shooting-from-the-hip and rookie mistakes can cause tremendous harm to an organization’s reputation.

Chris Policano

Director of Strategic Initiatives, District Council 37, AFSCME, AFL-CIO

For nearly 20 years, Stephen Madarasz has shared his knowledge and real world experience with students at the University at Albany. As a solid and reliable instructor in both face-to-face and online settings, he offers dynamic insight and engages students to think critically about communication issues they will confront in their professional life,

Teresa Harrison

Professor & Collins Fellow, University at Albany