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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.