“I highly recommend Gerry as not only as a demonstrated expert in the field of public relations, but as a remarkable mentor and resource. Gerry has freely offered his assistance and counsel with regard to my career, and his thoughtful and creative advice, direction and encouragement have been invaluable. I feel fortunate to have met Gerry and to have received the benefit of his incomparable experience and generosity. I am pleased to have the opportunity to acknowledge him as an example of an exceptional mentor and teacher.”July 8, 2008
Lauren Becker, Director of Government Affairs, California Association of Public Hospitals was with another company when working with Gerard at Redphlag LLC
“I have been recruiting for 10 Years and have interviewed thousands of candidates and Gerard Corbett is a Standout amongst all of the people that I have spoken with. He has a stellar track record as an Impactfull Leader and I would strongly recommend him for any position.”May 29, 2009
Rick Delin, Executive Director, Lloyd Staffing was with another company when working with Gerard at Redphlag LLC
Hitachi America, Ltd. - Vice President and GM
“Gerry is a detailed oriented strategist.”March 19, 2009
Toni Martin, Senior Marketing Specialist, Hitachi Power Systems worked with Gerard at Hitachi America, Ltd.
“I worked with Gerry for many years during my tenure as Marketing Communications Manager. Gerry is one of those rare breeds of professionals that don't mind getting their hands dirty in order to get the job done. He was a great help to me, his expertise in the communications field is immense. I know that he can be a definite asset.”March 13, 2009
Joe Ragonese, Marketing Communications Manager, Hitachi Canada Ltd worked with Gerard at Hitachi America, Ltd.
“Gerard is a unlimited fountain source of information of marketing and networking. Whatever marketing information I need, he could get me one. Also he has prominent talent of creativity. Our company was greatly benefited by his creativity in Web creation, Presentation, and Business Development. It is honor and great pleasure of mine that I can work together with Gerry.”February 13, 2009
Shaw Funami, Director, Multimedia Products, Hitachi America, Ltd. worked with Gerard at Hitachi America, Ltd.
“Gerry is one of the most inspiring marketer's I have ever worked with. It was this inspiration that resulted in his provocative campaign brief to explain "Why Hitachi?" to spearhead the repositioning of Hitachi's corporate brand in North America to business decision makers. The resulting highly successful Hitachi True Stories campaign was in large part due to his tenacity and verve in driving internal support for the campaign over a three year period. From the start Gerry lead a highly creative approach to the campaign fundamentals insisting on a digital platform that led to the web being the strategic hub of the campaign. His relentless collaboration with Hitachi busnesses resulted in 5 true story documentary films being developed in less than 3 months. Gerry was never satisfied and it was his constant desire to always improve the campaign that garnered the positive shifts in Hitachi's brand consideration during the campaign and its Effie finalist and One Show accolades. Gerry is not only inspiring to work with but a marketer who really can see around corners and is able to get the best strategic and creative thinking done while making it seem like a conversation among friends.”December 8, 2008
Andrew Scott, SVP Group Account Director, McCann Worldgroup, San Francisco was a consultant or contractor to Gerard at Hitachi America, Ltd.
“I worked with Gerry when he was General Manager of the Hitachi Web Strategy Center. He proved a very capable leader in getting the varied diverse interests of the very diverse Hitachi Group to pull together to strengthen the Hitachi brand on the web. He also pulled together a very novel brand training program on the web to help bridge the brand learning gap for Hitachi employees.”August 19, 2008
Steve Burke, Sr Principal Enterprise Solution Architect/Sr Manager - Global Web Programs, Hitachi GST worked with Gerard at Hitachi America, Ltd.
“I've had the pleasure of working with Gerry for many years. He has been a great support and invaluable source of information. His dedication and job loyalty has been an inspiration to me. I'd work with him anytime, anywhere. Thanks Gerry.”August 15, 2008
Laura McKevitt, Sr. Operations Manager, Hitachi Cable America, Inc. worked with Gerard at Hitachi America, Ltd.
“A heads up guy who see's both the forest and the trees.” July 30, 2008
Stuart Kirk, Vice President, IT, Hitachi Metals America Ltd worked with Gerard at Hitachi America, Ltd.
“Mr. Corbett is a great and proven leader, visionary, and mentor. I learned so much while working with Gerry and alongside Chrislyn Brandt (Marketing Manager, Hitachi). When he would present a new idea or direction, you'd hear people say "I wish I had thought of that." He has been an ongoing inspiration, and I have great respect for him. He would be a great leader for any corporation.”June 4, 2008
LeRoy Lemke, Senior Graphic Designer, Hitachi worked indirectly for Gerard at Hitachi America, Ltd.
“Gerry and I have collaborated on a number of projects over the years and Gerry is a true partner; he takes the time to explain the brand strategy and campaign goals. Furthermore, he is resourceful, a very creative and independent thinker who understands media and has the ability to take a brand message and distribute it through new and innovative channels in a relevant and engaging way resulting in the execution of forward thinking, successful advertising campaigns. I look forward to working with Gerry again in the future.”March 3, 2008
Dale Durrett, director, western region sales, the wall street journal digital network was a consultant or contractor to Gerard at Hitachi America, Ltd.
“Gerry was one of best branding and PR expert I have ever seen with global insight and execution capabilities. He has developed the foriegn brands as one of powerhouse in US with great vision and endless efforts. Gerry has also dedicated so much his energy in professional networks such as PRSA for community sharing and cooperation. I strongly recommend Gerry as your friend and consultant.”January 12, 2008
David Cong, Founder, CEO, MeetExpo was a consultant or contractor to Gerard at Hitachi America, Ltd.
“I have personally worked with Gerry for about 12 years in many capacities and on many projects. Gerry always approached any project in a very professional manner listening to all sides and maintaining objectivity. When it was time to make a decision Gerry was never afraid to make a decision and defend it. Gerry developed, managed and distributed a News clipping service internal to Hitachi that proved to be worth its weight in gold on more than one occasion. I would gladly recommend Gerry both personally as a friend and professionally as a collegue.”January 11, 2008
Tom Heiser, Sr. Vice President, Hitachi Electronic Devices USA worked directly with Gerard at Hitachi America, Ltd.
"Gerry is the rare brand steward capable of creating a compelling vision that not only unites a global company but also captivates new and current customers alike. There's an art involved in what Gerry makes look deceptively effortless."December 9, 2007
Debbie Curley, Senior Vice President, Weber Shandwick Worldwide was a consultant or contractor to Gerard at Hitachi America, Ltd.
“Gerry is a savvy marketing person whose immense expertise in the marketing communication field has given me a lot of suggestions on my business and helped it to succeed. His dedication to this work (as the top marcom executive for Hitachi Americal, Ltd.) is also beyond description. The # of projects under his supervision just blows one's mind away.”November 30, 2007
Dr. Wilson So, Director & General Manager, Hitachi America, Ltd. XBRL Business Unit worked indirectly for Gerard at Hitachi America, Ltd.