Testimonials

“Roca has always had a powerful story to tell and, when we realized it was finally time to tell it, we turned to Melwood Global to help. Since working with David Guarino and his team, we have had a great many successes in the media - particularly in finding, developing and telling our story to the right audiences.”

Molly Baldwin
Founder and Executive Director of Roca

“John Boit and Jon Tapper were invaluable to all of us in the group. They helped us handle this high-profile crisis by making sure we knew what to say to the media, and what not to say to them.”

Michael Kleinman
CARE

“Melwood Global provided WSI and our employees with first-rate media training. They know the media, they know how to teach and they know how to get the best out of everyone in the class.”

Henry Wilkins
President, World Security Initiatives

“Through their media expertise, Melwood Global offers a strong knack for managing tough crisis communications. Their personalized approach and accessibility give the impression that you are their #1 client. They clearly are knowledgeable in strategic communications and experts in providing effective communications training for executive and physician leadership.”

Mary Lourdes Burke
Chief Communications Officer of HealthAlliance Hospital

"When I or my clients need an advocate in the court of public opinion, my first call is to David Guarino and Melwood Global. Combining media savvy with strategic vision and tactical strengths, they provide timely advice and counsel and are excellent partners in action."

Scott Harshbarger
Senior counsel at Proskauer, former Massachusetts Attorney General & former national president of Common Cause

“The Massachusetts Association of Health Plans and its members are, year-after-year, engaged in robust and important public policy debates and having the right team working with us at the State House, in the media and in the community is critical to getting our message out and achieving the best results for our plans and their members. From its work in media and messaging to government relations and overall strategy, Melwood Global is a trusted and invaluable partner for MAHP in all our efforts.”

Lora Pellegrini
President and CEO of the Massachusetts Association of Health Plans (MAHP)

“David Guarino is a very savvy, insightful advisor on communication strategy in all respects. He has guided us through several sensitive political and business challenges resulting in very positive outcomes for our organization. Dave has also given us entry to media and press outlets, providing our organization with excellent visibility and stature in our industry. I rely on Dave greatly and view him as a key member of my organizational team."

Cynthia A. Arcate
President and CEO of PowerOptions

“Melwood Global is the best. I truly enjoy working with the Melwood team year-after-year. I can’t say how much we appreciate all they do for us.”

Ayda Sanver
Executive Director, CSAAC Foundation