WHO WE ARE

We deliver strategic advisory services and hands-on guidance to businesses and organizations 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. A collaborative business model allows us to assemble teams as needed and draw 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, The Institute for Human Centered Design, Xtalic, Inc. and the Davis Companies are also examples of the kinds 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, Vertex, C-Space, Panera Bread, ZipCar, Eduventures and hundreds of other companies on sharpening their impact 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 and as Executive Director of the Anti-Defamation League of New England. Andy also served as Senior Vice President of Strategy and Business Development with Everseat, a Baltimore based Healthcare IT company recently acquired by Relatient.

 

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, and was a strategic advisor to the Chief Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court in The Hague where he served as a Visiting Professional. Today he serves on the Board of Trustees of the Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology where he Chairs the Industry Partnerships Committee, as a Strategic Advisor to the Foundation for Business Equity and as Chair of the Racial Justice Initiative at Temple Israel of Boston.

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