Steve Meizlish is a Serial Entrepreneur, Owner, Leader, and Executive with 30+ years of notable, “hands-on” growth and management track-record across an incredibly diverse set of industries.
Throughout Steve’s role as “change agent” to his many clients, teams, and companies, he is known as the “Grow or Die” Mentor who get results and changes lives — from a 360-degree perspective.
As the founder of both MeizCorp and NOW Advisers, Steve is a highly sought out Executive Coach, Mentor, Consultant, and Speaker targeting Privately-Owned Firms. His focus is on business development and the psychology of decision-making.
Steve’s 1-on-1 customized results and ROI are priority-oriented, focusing from the inside out. Steve’s tenacious at building improved business opportunities and transforming existing models, creating out-of-the-box innovations, securing customer loyalty, and forging strong relationships with external business partners.
Keep in mind, we target only a limited and mutually select few who are committed to growth. Sound Like You? If so, Steve is a believer that the only thing constant is CHANGE and BEING IN THE NOW!
MeizCorp Services, Inc. & NOW Advisers, A Vision of MeizCorp Services, Inc.| Baltimore, MD, United States | 1996 – Present | President & Sr. Consultant Hands-On Professional Services Growth (Sales & Marketing) Consulting & Executive Coaching Firm.
Focused Strategies & Tactics — Running proactive “Sales Machine” Teams:
Implementing Solution Selling Strategies • Team Building & Coaching (one-on-one, group, and C-Level) • Full Marketing Plans & Implementation • Internet (Web Development) & Related Digital Tools (Blogs, SEO, etc.) • All Soft Marketing Applications, PR & Advertising Initiatives • Engineered M&A and Strategic Alliance Partnership Alliances; Management Consulting, Multi-Million Dollar Negotiations, High Impact Sales Presentations, Organizational Leadership, Key Client Retention and Out-Of-The Box Growth Strategies (M&A, Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances).
Experience and extensive track-record proving that ability transcends industry.
The Travel Connection, Inc. (TTC) | Baltimore, MD, United States | Aug 1982 – Aug 1995 | Co-Founder, Chief Operating Officer (COO) & V.P. Sales & Marketing: Co-founded and grew one of the top rated travel management firms in the nation., and ultimately engineered a timely “cash-out” exit strategy. Increased national sales effort from start-up to Multi-Million Dollars in Annual Revenues. Vaulted the firm to become one of the top ranked travel management/tourism firms in the nation., with a strong focus on technology and innovation.
Directly managed – hands on — operations and business development associates in multiple states, while developing leading Corporate, Government, Group, Convention, Incentive, Wholesale and Leisure Travel Divisions. Implemented sales, business development and marketing team management, recruiting, training, and marketing initiatives – firm wide — nationwide. Orchestrated and negotiated a successful private sale of the firm, at the firm’s height. • After the sale, all assets were transferred to Meizlish Connection, Inc, an investment firm, which is an ongoing concern.
Notable Accomplishments & Academic Honors: Volunteer passionately on various Non-Profit Boards & Sub-Committees, with emphasis on Fund-Raising & Planned Giving, Event Planning & Operations. • Boards, Professional Associations & Guest Speaking Engagements: Association for Corporate Growth (ACG); American Marketing Association (AMA); American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA), Business Networks International (BNI); Achievement Counts (MD Business Roundtable); BT Facilities & Operations Committee; Independent Travel Technology Association (ITTA), Johns Hopkins University & Towson University Classroom & Enrichment Lectures; Jewish Center for Business Development (JCBD); Hebrew Free Loans of Maryland (HFLA), Board Member and Officer; Greater Baltimore Technology Council (GBTC); OMRG Chamber of Commerce; National Association of Law & CPA Marketers; Sales & Marketing Executives International (SME). Academic & Leadership Honor Societies: Omicron Delta Kappa (Leadership and Scholarship), Gold Key National Honor Society; Pi Gamma Mu (Social Science Honor Society), Pi Sigma Alpha (Political Science); Psi Chi (Psychology).Other-Than-Corporate Experience: Judicial Clerkship for Federal District Court of Md., Judge, James R. Miller, Jr. (1983-84).
Education: The University of Baltimore School of Law, Baltimore, MD, Aug 1982 – Jun 1985, Juris Doctorate (JD) | Rider University – Undergraduate, Lawrenceville, NJ, United States Bachelor of Arts (BA), Graduated with Honors, Aug 1978 – Jun 1982.