We deliver strategic advisory services and hands-on guidance to businesses seeking to grow with distinction. We believe that your key decisions should be emblematic of the commitment you have made to your vision and your values as leaders and as an organization. We work in a collaborative business model, assembling teams as needed and drawing on top talent and subject matter expertise to deliver results.

Andrew Tarsy, Principal & Founder


Emblem Strategic was founded by Andy Tarsy, who draws on years of experience as an executive and advisor to leaders in business, government and the not-for-profit sector.


He is the lead public affairs advisor to WeWork in New England where the company continues to outperform most other regions in its global footprint. Engagements with market leaders like The Grossman Companies, Inc., Brookline Bank, Massachusetts Business Roundtable and the Davis Companies are also examples of the kind of leaders looking to Andy for counsel and collaboration today.


Before starting Emblem Strategic, Co-Founder and President of the Alliance for Business Leadership, working closely with the CEOs of Akamai, C-Space, Panera Bread, ZipCar, Eduventures and hundreds of other companies on sharpening their impact and accelerating their growth by aligning strategy and core values.


Andy’s executive experience leading organizations to align their values and strategy also includes serving as President of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, Executive Director of the Anti-Defamation League of New England, and . Andy also served as Senior Vice President of Strategy and Business Development with Everseat, Inc., a Baltimore based Healthcare IT company, .


Earlier in his career, Andy was a trial attorney in the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice and in private practice. He received the NAACP’s Kivie Kaplan Humanitarian Award and the JFS Metrowest’s Max Michelson Humanitarian Award. Andy has been appointed to multiple roles in public service by both Democratic and Republican Governors of Massachusetts. Today he serves on the Board of Trustees of the Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology and as a Strategic Advisor to Boston’s Business Equity Initiative.

It’s time to put impact at the center of your growth plan!