Recommendations.

ENVISION HEALTHCARE (Emcare, AMR, Evolution Health)

Jim McMillin | National Director of Provider Recruitment at EmCare

(Jim and I were peers at Envision/EmCare)

"I have had the privilege of working with Steve for the past two years on multiple national projects. He is a branding, digital and functional marketing expert who knows how to teach and coach. He has transformed and optimized our multiple websites and social media presence. In my opinion, his greatest strength is his ability to assess, manage and maximize the skill set of his employees. He is a true professional and a pleasure to work with."

Ron Cunningham | National Director of Public Relations at Envision Healthcare

(Ron originally reported to me at EmCare and then was a peer at Envision)

"I've had the pleasure of working with Steve for almost five years and I have yet to meet anyone who understands the ins and outs of healthcare marketing better. Steve is a results-driven exec who has helped our company drive growth and achieve its business objectives. He also understands how to manage and motivate his staff and is recognized for his leadership and team building expertise. Finally, Steve is a trusted adviser to his clients and a creative thinker who sees the big picture. He makes it a pleasure to come to work every day."

Marty Heath | Director of Marketing - EmCare

(Marty reported to me)

"I've worked directly under Steve's leadership for a year and a half. In that time, I have been deeply impressed by the breadth of Steve's capabilities as a leader and as a marketing professional. Steve's commitment to the success of his team is genuine, and he created a strong culture of achievement and mutual respect in the group. Working for Steve has been a highlight of my career, and I am grateful for the opportunity."

John Peyton | Divisional Client Administrator at EmCare

(John was a peer)

“Steve is a brilliant marketing strategist with a proven understanding of the healthcare industry. His wealth of knowledge includes expertise in brand management and architecture, advertising, direct marketing, social media and trade show marketing, among others. Steve is a forward-thinking leader who has been immensely helpful to me in my professional development. He is kind and fair, clearly communicating expectations and constantly inspiring others to do their very best work. Simply put, Steve is one of the best people I have ever worked with.”

Tom Peck | Vice President, Public Relations at HSC Marketing

(Tom is a vendor with whom I have worked for many years)

“I have been a client of Steve's for many years. He is the consummate professional marketer. His deep knowledge of the healthcare industry combined with his keen insight and strategic focus are a unique combination that differentiates Steve's capabilities to deliver results. He has a wealth of knowledge that has enabled him to build marketing departments from the ground up. His dedication to continual learning keeps him on the leading edge of emerging marketing tactics. I highly recommend Steve because he is one of the best marketing professionals with whom I have had the privilege of working.”

Hardy Doyle | Marketing/Creative Consultant

(Hardy was my boss at Adsociates and has since been a mentor, vendor and friend for many years)

“Steve Schaumburg is a proven winner as a senior healthcare marketing executive with over 25 years of successful experience. You will be fortunate to add his strategic, creative, collaborative personality and experience to your organization. I recognized Steve's potential 25+ years ago when I hired him as a young account executive at my advertising agency, Adsociates Inc.. Steve has a rare depth and breadth of successful experience in traditional, digital and social media. He has high standards and he is a highly ethical executive who makes good things happen. I recommend Steve to you with full confidence that he will exceed your expectations and the goals you set for him.”

Kim Mills | Marketing Manager at EmCare

(Kim reported to me)

“A true professional in conduct, purpose and performance, Steve drives results while ensuring exceptional quality. He is an effective leader and visionary with outstanding skills in marketing and business strategy. He has an impressive gift for delivering messages, both written and verbal. Most importantly, he is a wonderful mentor and friend. Steve's insights, experience and talents can help elevate a company, brand or person.”

Kristi Abrahamson | Director of Marketing and Public Relations at ONE Management Services Company

(Kristi reported to me)

“I would highly recommend Steve Schaumburg. I have known Steve for 5 years; he served as my boss for two of those years. Steve has extensive knowledge in all aspects of marketing. He is a highly motivated person, focused on strategy and producing creative that hits the mark. Steve has impressive creative skills along with the ability to collaborate well with personnel at all levels of the organization. He is genuinely a great person and any organization would be lucky to have him.”

Jared Kirby | Digital Marketing Manager at Envision Healthcare

(Jared reported to me)

“Steve is an admirable leader who has an impressive acumen in healthcare marketing and across many other business functions. He is a naturally motivating leader who instills excitement and inspires others. His leadership talents and management style effectively challenges the team to consistently produce high-quality work and maintain a unanimous sense of pride and accomplishment. Steve’s innovative thinking has helped the business identify, acquire and employ leading technologies to realize higher revenues and greater profitability. His intuition and experience with customer relationship management (CRM) tools and marketing automation technology has helped team members across multiple departments avoid costly mistakes. Steve is one of the most admired leaders I’ve had the privilege to work for.”

Jennifer Whitus | Marketing Communications Manager at Envision Healthcare

(Jennifer reported to me)

“Steve was my direct supervisor for three years, and he's a wonderful mentor and leader. He's a real believer in teamwork, values input and opinions from those reporting to him, yet sets clear goals for the department and guides his staff towards them. His criticism is constructive and helpful, and even when he was sending me back to the drawing board he made me feel enthusiastic about the improvements sure to come. He is smart and driven yet respectful and kind - a pleasure to work for!”

Meghna Patel | Marketing Manager at UT Southwestern Medical Center

(Meghna reported to me)

“Steve is one of the leading healthcare executives I have had the pleasure working with. He has the ability to utilize all marketing and communication strategies to best execute on making a company successful. During my tenure and working with him at EmCare, I learned an invaluable amount in both the marketing and communication fields inside the healthcare vertical. I highly recommend Steve to lead an organization.” 

Joanna Oliver | Manager of Business Travel and Conference Planning at EmCare, Inc.

(Joanna was a peer)

“I had the privilege of partnering with Steve on numerous projects. He is a highly-accomplished professional with a superb work ethic. He is results-oriented and ensures delivery of high-quality work, often with very short lead times. He is highly respected by his team and his peers. Any company would be enriched by having his expertise and skills.”

AMN HEALTHCARE (Merritt Hawkins, StaffCare, MedTravelers)

Eric Casazza | CEO at FMT Consultants, LLC

(Eric was one of my internal customers)

“Steve supported me doing all of the marketing for MedTravelers – the allied division of AMN Healthcare – in addition to his other responsibilities. Steve was always very well prepared, did excellent quality work and was forward thinking in his ideas. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Steve for a marketing leadership position in any organization.”

John Moberly | Vice President at Consilium Staffing, LLC

(John was one of my internal customers)

“When Steve was the Director of Marketing & Brand Strategy for AMN Healthcare, he produced MedTravelers' advertising and marketing campaigns. Steve was integral to increasing our brand awareness and presence within our industry. Our annual marketing plans were multi-faceted and Steve consistently delivered the expected results. Steve will be a highly valued asset to any organization he joins.”

Don Cowan | Partner at Ark Sciences Inc.

(Don was a peer when he was Corporate Director of Public Relations at AMN)

“Steve's attention to detail and his strategic thinking combine to get the job done right … consistently. He creates detailed plans and works them to completion, adjusting as needed to ensure the best outcomes. Steve is a solid leader and contributor.”

Stacey Rogers | Managing Partner at Nothing Bundt Cakes

(Stacey reported to me)

“Steve is an amazing marketing professional who I had the great honor of working with for far too short a time. I am amazed by his attention to detail and his ability to think and act strategically to help build a successful business. Steve's ability to manage the many relationships from leaders to recruitment to corporate marketing created an alliance between all parts of the business which resulted in furthering the awareness and trust of our brand in the healthcare staffing market.”

David Wilson | Marketing Management at Digital Expertise

(Dave was a peer when he was Director of Digital Marketing at AMN)

“Steve has a wealth of marketing knowledge and experience, especially in the healthcare industry. That said, he was consistently looking to take advantage of new technologies to drive better results for his customers. Furthermore, the depth and detail of Steve's marketing plans was remarkable.”

Laurie Reiss | Communications Consultant

(Laurie was a peer when she was Director of Advertising at AMN)

“Steve is an incredibly dedicated and talented professional who does what it takes to get the job done. Strategic and focused, Steve was always able to assess the situation and come up with creative and effective solutions that contributed substantially to the growth of his division. He is remarkably calm under pressure and his leadership style supports communication and teamwork. I would recommend Steve for any marketing management position without hesitation.”

Philip Massano | Search Marketing Program Manager at The MathWorks

(Phil was a peer when he was Search Marketing Manager at AMN)

“I had the pleasure of working with Steve while I was at AMN Healthcare. He is a very detail-oriented and knowledgeable marketing professional who has a great sense of brand strategy. Whether it was prioritizing projects or managing deadlines, Steve was always prepared and extremely thorough.”

PARKSIDE PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL & CLINIC

Rita Carbuhn | Director of Nursing/Performance Improvement at Parkside Inc.

(Rita was a peer)

“I found Steve to be competent and knowledgeable about marketing and business development issues. He was dependable, conscientious and hard working. Steve always produced superior products for us here at Parkside. Working with him was delightful as he was honest, straightforward and always had a smile on his face. I appreciated his high ethical standards and his desire to exceed his customers' needs and expectations. I feel Steve was a definite asset to Parkside and I would recommend him highly for any other organization.”

Nita Gould | Senior Systems Analyst at Magellan Midstream Partners

(Nita was a peer when she was IT Director at Parkside)

“Steve is a seasoned, polished, top-notch marketing professional. At Parkside, he earned genuine respect from his peers. His vast skill set and industry knowledge was more than evident. Steve is creative and resourceful, has a great sense of humor, a refreshing attitud, and is very personable.”

THE BERYL COMPANIES

Denise Henderson | Principal at Equanimity Healthcare Consulting

(Denise was a peer when she was SVP Operations at Beryl)

“Working with Steve at Beryl was always a pleasure. I found him to be professional, collaborative and extremely bright. Steve makes it his business to know what he's talking about. He has great ideas and methodically sees that they are executed perfectly. Steve would be an asset to any company looking for a very strong marketing executive.”

Linda Cota-Robles | Healthcare Communications Consultant at Stericycle Communication Solutions

(Linda was a peer when she was VP of Business Development at Beryl)

“Steve managed the marketing and planning activities for this $30M company with tremendous creativity and dedication. He was a great team member and managed deadlines efficiently and effectively. I miss working with him and would jump at an opportunity to have him as a coworker at any time.”

KPMG, LLP

Jonathan Pullano | Marketing Manager at Weaver

(Jonathan and I were peers when he was the Southwest Region Director of Tax Marketing at KPMG)

“Steve is the ultimate marketing professional – experienced, creative, driven, results-oriented and adaptable to any business environment. We were marketing colleagues at KPMG with Steve handling the Audit side and me handling the Tax side and it was always a pleasure working and collaborating with him.”

SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY

Bradley Phillips | Vice President of Marketing Communications at Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce

(Brad and I were peers at SMU and he reported to me at Fastsigns)

"Steve is an outstanding marketing communications expert who knows how to assess opportunities, define the strategy and align resources to execute flawlessly. At FastSigns he led us in a high growth phase to develop programs for lead generation, brand awareness and franchisee marketing tools, including media cooperatives and national campaigns. He collaborates well with others and is a leader that can champion strategic initiatives to get results. Steve is also process oriented and that helped us establish a job tracking system that improved productivity of our in-house marketing and advertising services team. I recommend him very highly to any organization that places a priority on strategic marketing."

BAYLOR/RICHARDSON MEDICAL CENTER

Karen Mullowney | Owner Principal at Mullowney and Associates

(Karen and I were peers at Baylor/Richardson Medical Center)

"Steve is extremely knowledgeable, inquisitive and involved in his profession. He is committed to the organization he represents, working to enhance the marketing and public relations of the business as it evolves to remain viable and exceed goals. He is a team player, a mentor and a life-long learner."