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Testimonials

...and comments from our clients
 
“Greg really helped put B.E.G. Controls on the map this year at LightFair! We had just a TON of positive press due to Greg's editorial connections. Letting Greg handle our media outreach is one of the best decisions I've made.”

- Michael “MJ” Johnson, Vice President, Sales & Operations
- B.E.G. Controls

 
“Greg has been a real pleasure to work with. He has a deep understanding of PR and great connections. He asks the right questions, listens to the answers, and often comes back with fresh ideas. He closes the loop with excellent follow-through. We are glad to have Greg in our corner.”

- Penny Sitler CDT, LEED AP, Marketing Manager
- Draper, Inc.

 
“Greg has contributed to ABBLighting by utilizing his knowledge and experience in media relations and editorial services to help us expand our customer base and reach farther than we thought possible at this early stage. I’ve been involved with the lighting industry for 30 years and Greg has lined up more in quality and quantity this past year than in my first 29 years combined. All of that has turned into unprecedented exposure that would have otherwise cost tens of thousands of dollars. Thanks to Greg, ABBLighting has recently been featured in a multitude of online and print-based articles. Along with lining up a plethora of media interviews at this year’s industry trade show (Lightfair), he has helped ABBLighting Marketing implement a mass-mail database and debut a newsletter to help us keep in contact with our customers. His help and research have been essential to our development and he has always generated great content for us.”

- Greg Murphy, President
- ABBLighting

 
“Utopia Communications considers Greg an integral part of our in-house team. His expertise in public relations, crisis communications, writing and media relations is second to none. We routinely introduce him as part of our team to a variety of clients and rely on his expertise on a routine basis. We enjoy working with him and plan to keep doing so as long as he lets us!”

- Ann Willets; CEO
- Utopia Communications

 
“Greg did a great job developing a new look for our collateral material. He has a great stable of support pros that came through for us when we had a very short timeline.”

- Phil Fram, Vice President, Sales & Marketing
- Quadlogic Controls, Inc.

 
“Greg is an experienced communications professional with a wide range of skills. His vast relationships with the trade media and his proactive approach on behalf of Panasonic Lighting Controls have provided several benefits to our business in a short time. Greg has been instrumental assisting our advertising selection, arranging several key media interviews at trade shows, guiding our media kit design and assuring placement of product releases.”

- Victor Flynn; Director
- Panasonic Lighting Controls

 
“I highly recommend Greg Schmalz as a leader in the Public Relations field. I can point to numerous articles and interviews that have put real revenue on the board at Sunoptics through the personal efforts of Greg Schmalz and Schmalz Communications. If you want to gain brand awareness in your industry and drive your company's story, I highly recommend you reach out to Greg!”

- Grant Grable; Vice President
- Sunoptics, an Acuity Brands company

 
"I met Greg only two weeks before our largest trade show. I asked if he could be effective with such a short lead-time and, boy, did he deliver. We had press materials and a dozen editor interviews at the show, which led to many publications. With adequate time and support, Greg has only enhanced upon these results. Greg is conscientious and a pleasure to work with!"

- Jim O’Callaghan; President
- EnOcean N.A., Inc.

 
“Greg is our 'go-to' freelance consultant. We know he'll deliver the best thinking and the big results. He's done it time and again for clients large and small and across all sectors. I cannot say enough good things about Greg's abilities, professionalism and, of course, results.”

- Steve Cody, Managing Partner & Co-Founder
- Peppercomm, Inc.

 
“Greg handles PR for our agency’s clients. He does a tremendous job with the press and with our clients. Greg meets impossible deadlines, time and again. What’s really amazing is he does it without complaining or causing problems for my clients. In fact, he always gives more than expected. He will suggest enhancements or caution us concerning potential problems. He really cares and it’s obvious to my staff and to my clients. Don’t know what we would do without him.”

- Audrey Taub; President
- A&A Marketing, Inc.

 
"Greg Schmalz and his staff have a passion for the work they do on behalf of our clients and gives attention to detail. They exude professionalism in everything they do. They have been a pleasure to work with, extremely responsive and have given Precision Sports Entertainment clients quality, tactical PR.”

- Armand Milanesi; President & CEO
- Precision Sports Entertainment

 
“I've worked with Greg in a number of capacities and over a period of years. Unfailingly responsive with high-quality work and fun to work with.”

- Kevin Heslin; Editor
- Mission Critical, BNP Media