Greg Salsburg has been ostracized by society since birth and became a disappointment to his family and all those who came in contact shortly thereafter. His freakish nature, early adoption of donning loud footwear and love for all things “Seuss’ian” made him a pariah on the playground.
Years were spent in exile, with only rumors of his whereabouts. Villagers in remote areas delight of stories about how Salsburg once muttered, “Just Do It,” while in Portland, while others point to time in the late 80’s spent in a Buddhist temple when he broke his vow of silence to postulate “it’s time to overcharge the masses for burnt coffee with confusing names, served by condescending individuals.” Authorities hired to track him have regaled in his impressive turnaround and integration back into civilization
Prior to founding STiR-communications in 2004 as an initial tax loophole, Salsburg was hailed as a “PR Wunderkind” by The New York Daily News in 1996. Further proving you can fool all of the people all of the time, his business insights and skills were also noticed by Crain’s New York in 1998 who called him “A sagacious marketer with keen tactical instincts.” TIMEOUT said of his work, “Creative, forward-thinking and exciting.” Salsburg was named a business “Up & Comer 2006” by South Florida Business Journal and recently was named South Florida CEO’s “Power Player” in Florida. All of which has made his grandmother very proud and her bridge partners envious.
Yes, there were many other stops along the way, which turned this boy into a man. Like his duties as a news anchor for New York City’s all-news station WINS from 1991-1993, the largest news radio station in the country, where he secured interviews with several high-profile political figures including former Secretary of Defense and former Vice President Dick Cheney, former New Jersey Governor’s Jim Florio and Christine Todd Whitman and some weird owner of a local car dealership. His reporting during this period earned the station an Associated Press Award for excellence in journalism for an interview Salsburg conducted with the nation’s second lady, Marilyn Quayle. Salsburg never received anything as congratulations.
Next stop, Hollywood baby! Salsburg joined the newly formed Planet Hollywood where he held senior marketing, promotion, and public relations positions, from 1993-1995, and eventually rose to worldwide Director of Promotions/Marketing.
Salsburg’s unique political, business, entertainment, and sports connections and uncanny good looks were put to maximum use working closely with film studios, agents, record companies, and celebrities. Yes, stories of his ability to “suck up” to the entertainment elite are legendary. While there, he oversaw promotions for such Shakespearian thespians as Sylvester Stallone, Demi Moore, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Luke Perry, Charlie Sheen, Whoopie Goldberg, Jim Belushi, Jean-Claude Van Dame, Danny Glover and many other talents.
Capitalizing on his entrepreneurial nature (translation “sick of working 100 hours a week and being paid only $30k”), Salsburg left to establish his own marketing and promotions company. His client list included The World Wrestling Federation, Elle McPherson, Claudia Schiffer, Lawrence Taylor, Muhammad Ali, The New York Yankees, Mezzaluna restaurant, and Fashion World Corp.
Seven months later, Fashion World acquired the firm. Salsburg joined Boston Ventures, which is parent company to the renowned Motown Cafe and Six Flags Theme Parks, serving as Vice President of Marketing Sales and Communications until 2000. Although being the holder of the lowest IQ in the company, Salsburg established the Cafe’s sales department and added $6 million to the company’s bottom line. In addition to controlling the flagship New York City location, he spearheaded the company’s expansion into Las Vegas and Orlando, Fla. Both openings received worldwide media attention
There was some successful time spent at The Barish Group (KB-Ventures), as well as a failed internet company (like you’ve never had some misses) prior to landing in South Florida to tackle new lofty goals: kicking the ass of all the unimaginative sycophants piously hiding behind their marketing jargon gleaned earlier in the day from their local bookstore
Salsburg has successfully lead STiR-communications to one of the “Top Public Relations Firms” (South Florida Business Journal) and also serves as the President and Managing Partner of Edutainment Media Group, a leader in EdTech within the early educations sectors. He is most proud of his philanthropic efforts and sits on the Board of Directors for Make-A-Wish.
Typhanie brings a level of sophistication to STiR-communications we’ve lacked, not to mention repelled for years. She is strategic, tactful and deftly astute in properly shaping clients’ initiatives. A degree in communications? Check. A Master’s degree in business management? Check. Additional major in Sociology, yep. That one we’re not thrilled at, as she has said our office could become a psychiatrists annuity.
In addition to being a published writer, she has developed and implemented marketing/PR strategies for clients in industries such as healthcare, banking, automotive, consumer electronics, real estate, construction, food, travel, online, and nonprofit.We all have at least vice that can make you do anything. Who knew it's not always cold hard cash? For Typhanie, it's Jamaican food! Generally, anything that's spicy, fattening, or extra cheesy... She’s Jamaican us crazy. Don't worry; we stocked up on Lipitor.
She was the Director, Outreach Operations at NYC, hospital Columbia University, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology as well Associate Administrator and Executive Director, Women’s Center for Health and Social Issues St. Luke’s- Roosevelt Hospital Center.
If that wasn't impressive enough she left her successful career as a prima-ballerina; after studying at the La Scala Theatre Ballet School – and, upon completing stints with the Royal Ballet in London and the American Ballet Theatre, she then decided to give up her fame and many awards for something far more rewarding. “Why?”, You ask because she became enamored with numbers (0, 1, 2, 3 +/-)! Which is a relief since she handles our money (and subsequently yours).
Possessing pictures of our entire team in highly compromising positions, Jamie has job security for as long as he desires. Good news, his nefarious ways are only equaled with his remarkable skill and unwavering desire to maximize our clients exposure and drive their bottom line efforts. Just don’t look directly into his eyes. It’s like the sun.
However, you can rest easy knowing that they are all on the road to redemption. Most importantly, their integration back into society is based solely on how well they perform for you.