Martha A. Madden - Biography

Martha A. Madden is president of mMadden Associates, LLC (offices in Washington, D.C. and
New Orleans, Louisiana) and is an executive consultant expert in governmental affairs, environmental management, health, education and economic development. Accruing over 30 years of technical, management, and executive experience with both public and private companies. It also packs her portfolio with accolades for finance, human resources, legal, operations, and information systems activities. Madden’s commitment to establishing a dynamic, entrepreneurial business environment, has led to her appointment as Corporate Vice Presidents for a number of private corporations specializing in research, science, regulatory and major policy activities. Madden’s leadership has become hallmarks of her tenure at Tetra Tech and other multi-billion dollar companies.

Governmental Affairs is an area of Ms. Madden’s expertise that covers the inside to top officials in local, state, and national govern-ments ---as a Legislative Assistant in Washington, D.C.; an Environmental lobbyist; Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality; Coordinator of the Louisiana’s Office of Permits; and with the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste. She served on the Louisiana Governor’s Energy Commission before working as the Special Assistant to the Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management at the U.S. Department of Energy in Washington, D.C. Rounding out her federal government experience, Martha was appointed to serve on the Chemical Transportation Advisory Board with the U.S. Coast Guard appointed by the Secretary of the U.S. D.O.T. For ten years she was an appointed volunteer (Security Clearance) to the National Defense Executive Reservists (FEMA), Washington, D.C. Dedication and hard work transferred into the form of appointments to two National Task Forces: (1) Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Terrorism Task Force and (2) Cyber Threats of the Future Task Force.

As Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality, Ms. Madden used a visionary management approach to address a stakeholder need. That creativity was responsible for the Department’s winning the 1987 State Conservation Award from the Louisiana Wildlife Federation for assisting in developing three volumes of an Environmental Educational Series.

Described as focused, dedicated, and financially successful has infused any organization with her own brand of energetic discipline and spirit over the years. Louisiana has just inducted her into the Hall of Fame at the Louisiana Center for Women and Government at Nicholls State University.

A few of Martha's other recent honors include a Certification of Appreciation for Meritorious Service from the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy; the Outstanding Employee Award - U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste; Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, D.C., the "Pioneer Award" from the U.S. EPA for her work with the Small Business Assistance Program.

Martha has a BS and MA from Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas and advanced graduate studies at Stanford University in California. She has traveled in 70 countries, over 5 million miles around the world and lectured and/or attended United Nations Conferences, London Business School and Taiwan University.
Offices in Washington, D.C. and New Orleans, LA
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