TESTIMONIALS: HERE'S WHAT PEOPLE SAY BEHIND MY BACK.
"Gary makes the abstract 'stract'."
VP Progress Bank
"A balm to our frazzled short-staffed marketing team, Gary jumped right in on day one. He generated ideas and wrote marketing copy that was clever and of high quality. He drafted a creative brief...and created media schedules to organize our approach. he is a fast thinker, extremely creative and his attitiude is consistently upbeat and positive. ...the Swiss Army Knife of marketing."
Dir. of PR and Marketing Communications
"We have worked with Gary for several years and it has been a wonderful experience given his vast marketing background. He is well-versed in traditional and non-traditional media."
"Gary is a true professional who is amazingly creative and good at thinking outside of the box. Working with Gary is a pleasure."
Owner, Graphique Design
"Gary takes great pride in creating and delivering strong marketing campaigns. It was always a pleasure to work with Gary.
VP Human Resources, DNB First
"Gary is responsive and very client centric. He is in tune with market trends. ..is a team player and worked very hard to keep marketing aligned with strategic objectives."
SVP, First Financial Bank
"I have constantly been impressed with Gary's work ethic, ability to multi-task and his attention to detail...to various issues that arise during the normal course of any business as proved invaluable time and time again."
Axiom For Men
"Gary is a marketing genius who creates order from chaos. He is able to take what someone says, extract the missing pieces that someone is thinking, and create a complete marketing strategy and implementation. And all in the time that most people are still trying to figure out the problem."
Hyde Park Search Strategies
"Few other people in the marketing industry can match Gary Zenker's combination of skills, knowledge, compassion, innovation, creativity, versatility and drive...a truly remarkable thought leader, professional writer, (and) savvy marketer. It's not hyperbole to say that Gary can do it all."
President, Knockout Marketing
"Gary is a remarkably effective leader and strategist. He builds consensus but isn't afraid to lead, even when it might mean having an uncomfortable conversation. Gary is thoughtful, thorough, creative, enthusiastic, gets the job done and is a real team-builder."
Writer, Speaker, Director of Story-A-Day.org
"Gary completely kicks ass. I went to him in a pinch with an urgent marketing project...and he nailed it brilliantly. His level of expertise and skill made the project an easy hand-off. He knew what questions to ask to get to the heart of what my company needed, and turned the work around even more quickly than I requested. He has excellent writing and marketing skills."
Marketing Director, Gecko Group
"Gary's enthusiasm, can-do attitude and attention to detail were critical to the projects' success.."
Marketing Director, Gecko Group
"...honest and genuine...committed to see the people he works with do better."
Development Director, Handi-Crafters, Inc.
"You have a good sense of the bigger picture and don't just focus on the nuts and bolts of program execution. You are honest and fair and keep people motivated for the right reasons."
Gary not only has a great imagination, but he LISTENS, which is invaluable (and all too rare) in a marketer."
SVP, Trust Officer, First Financilal Bank
"Great results. Personable. Expert. If you want someone to help you develop your own (marketing) plan that doesn't just come out of a box, Gary is your man."
Director, Chester County Community Dental
"I asked Gary to update my website but he went far beyond that. He learned about my business and my customers...and made great suggestions on how to incorporate additional elements into the site and my own efforts to better target my audience."
Debi Mohl Mills
Defend Her Sports
"Gary is a gifted wordsmith who makes marketing and branding look and feel easy. Gary is one of the best marketing people I have ever met and is not only incredibly easy to work with, but extremely knowledgable in his many areas of expertise ."
Lynn M. Williams
Around the Clock Executive Helper
"Gary is a creative, collaborative marketing professional who has the rare ability to keep an eye on both the forest and the trees."
Director of Development
ChesPenn Health Services
"Gary is a great strategic thinker. His tactical ideas are not only creative but also aligned to the objectives that drive sales. He has a great knack for making recommendations in an encouraging manner and then sees them through execution.."
Author of Just Add Magic
Speaker and Consultant
"I've had the pleasure to work with Gary on a number of marketing proposals, white papers and collateral pieces, with great success. Pleasure to work with...and a highly enthusiastic professional."
"Creative, determined, successful and fun. I learned a great deal from you and your thoughts are right on with my values."
VP Sales, DNB First
"I would highly recommend Gary as an effective marketing professional who brings not only bold ideas to the table but also an enthusiam and energy level that is truly impressive."
Special Projects Manager
Rouse Chamberlin Ltd.
"You are the real deal; you understand the strategic importance of marketing and how to execute an effective and successful strategy."
COO, Atlantic Credit Union
"...Enthusiasm, high energy and an expert in marketing. It was refreshing to work with someone who made proactive efforts in marketing and support the sales team's efforts and goals. Gary is always teaching while working..."
Sales Leader, Rouse Chamberlin Ltd
"Our introductory meeting spontaneously became a seven hour strategy session. Gary worked collaboratively inserting his expertise without forcing his viewpoints."
"Gary did a great job creating our marketing plan. ...highly recommend Gary to business or entrepreneurs who want either strategic planning or marketing implementation expertise."
Aston Industries PTY, Australia
"Gary is an incredible thinker, problem solver and LISTENER. He...goes above and beyond one's expectations to ensure that all problems have been solved."
Director of Alumni Relations
The Tatnall School
"Gary is a knowledgable, personable and approachable person... He speaks in plain language, (is) easy to understand and has good ideas that solve problems that are realistic to implement."
Managing Director, Link to Learning Ltd
"Leadership, espertise, passion, dedication -- that's how I would summarize Gary's essence as a professional and as acolleague."
Sr. Director, Marketing Strategy
"He has a billiant mind. Multifaceted individual and seriously interesting. Fun...Gary is also seriously fun."
Managing Partner, The Williams Group
"...Outstanding skills: Leadership... Innovation...Process Improvement...Focus."
Disaster Recovery Manager
March & McLennan
"I witnessed him take initiative, conduct observations and consultations, and make approropriate and strategic recommendations to the firm leadership. Not only did he take a role with little (to no) guidance, but he made it into something beyond its intention. He bought humor, depth and insight to a rather flat team."
Kayla McCause, CPSM
Marketing Director, EwingCole