Community Advocate, Consultant, Business Owner & Relentless Optimist
We all need to be able to communicate the importance, niche and opportunity of what we have to offer. Black Marble Consulting is theexpert in writing business plans and other strategic documents for both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations grow, develop and increase profitability. Over the last eight years, Black Marble Consulting, LLC, has helped its dozens of clients raise money, organically grow their business and create new revenue streams. Further, our current focus has been in helping small businesses become more efficient in their operations and marketing resulting in additional profits and margin. Seth was named one of Philadelphia Business Journal's Top 40 under 40 in May 2006. A long term activist and fundraiser, Seth was part of Blue Ball in Philadelphia and was a founding board member of the Sapphire Fund and is currently on their board of advisers. Since 2007, he joined the board of directors for the Seal Beach Chamber of Commerce focusing on public & government relations and has been VP, President, Past President and current chairman of government & public relations. He is past chairman of the Legislative Action Committee of West Orange County, served on the highly contentious DWP Advisory Board from 2007 - 2013 and is a current board member for Run Seal Beach. He was grand marshal of the 2012 Christmas Parade and Businessman of the Year for 2012.
Having won multiple business plan competitions and written dozens of plans, Seth creates winning documents from single owner businesses to small & midsize firms.
Before starting his own ventures, Seth distinguished himself as acting regional marketing director for Sodexo, USA's Mid Atlantic region, where he managed $200 million in account volume.
He has been actively involved in non-profits, particularly in the areas of alcohol/drug abuse, LGBT fundraising and Chambers of Commerce from 1990 to the present. Areas of passion include reading, visual arts, physical fitness, cooking, wine and world travel.