Our commitment of a 3- to 4-day turnaround time to have three mission statement drafts to you*
A Phone or Skype Consultation to review your organizational goals, product/services, values, strategy,
responsibilities and results
The Mission Statement Toolkit e-Book (a $28 value),
which contains 68 pages of valuable information including
examples, useful phrases and real life mission statement scenarios
Three Mission Statement Drafts from a Professional Writer experienced in leading and writing mission
statements for many different organizations
This will allow you to:
Engage an experienced mission statement writer to help guide your vision
Present an exclusive, customized-to-your-business mission statement to your stakeholders
Obtain an authentic, industry specific slant to your mission statement
Avoid going down avenues which could cause frustration and even dissension among your team
Experience a straight-forward, time saving and productive process
* Excluding weekends and holidays, within the hours of 8:30am - 4:30pm, Eastern Time. Subject to client
availability to provide necessary information to one of our writing team members within 1 business day
Meet our Writing Team
Steve Wyrostek, MBA, BA
Specializes in Business Mission Statements
Steve Wyrostek specializes in creating powerful mission statements for small to medium sized businesses.
Steve spent many years in management positions with Fortune and Global Fortune 500 corporations, and brings
a wealth of professional knowledge to his writing. With a diverse range of professional experience, Steve
brings an invaluable hands-on writing style to each mission statement he writes.
Prior to becoming a professional business writer, Steve created or helped create departmental mission,
vision, and strategic statements around operations and client services. This included HR, marketing, IT,
field operations, and shared services. Since becoming a professional business writer, Steve has written or
contributed to mission statements for nonprofit organizations and small to medium businesses. His unique
writing skills and valuable business experience at the corporate and small business levels make him a
valuable mission statement idea generator and writer for any type of organization.
Specializes in Non-Profit and Governmental Mission Statements
Ken Goldstein brings over 20 years of nonprofit leadership experience to each mission
statement that he writes. Ken’s background working in nonprofit and local government agencies, in both
leadership positions and in facilitating strategic planning process, makes him an expert in Mission Statement
review and revision. Ken brings his experiences teaching nonprofit management workshops an leading board
trainings to each of his clients.
Ken has served half-a-dozen organizations as an Interim Executive Director, managing nonprofits through
transitions, mergers, and turn-arounds. Ken has also facilitated strategic planning processes, which
typically include Mission Statement review and revision. He has taught fundraising and nonprofit management
workshops, led board trainings, raised over $4 million in private foundation grants, and performed other
contract consulting work. He has published a book on Fund Development Planning, and writes the popular
Nonprofit Consultant Blog. Clients have included Grail Family Services, Life Lab Science Program, Glenview
Alliance, AMORC, and Mountain Community Resources.
Specializes in Non-Profit, Small business, and Educational Mission Statements
Judy Tatum is an independent nonprofit consultant who has worked with nonprofits and small businesses to
create effective mission statements. She has also worked as a grant writer and development coordinator,
and believes a mission statement is an important way to distill your goals and visions into an articulate
message. Ms. Tatum’s diversity of experience allows her to engage with each client in a creative and
A long-time writer and researcher who also teaches grant writing workshops, Judy’s client list
includes many nonprofits as well as small businesses and educational organizations. As a development
consultant and grant writer, she has worked in both the private and nonprofit sectors and has written
many successful grants at both the national and state levels. She has formal grantsmanship and nonprofit
In addition to grant writing workshops, Ms. Tatum also conducts classes for artists, Creating Your
Personal Mission Statement. She has worked with organizations including: Nine Muses Art, Deus Expression
Theatre, Opera A La Cart, American Museum of Beat Art, Paradigm Productions, and Yoga2Go. In addition
to the many arts related organizations listed, she has also written statements for social service
groups, churches, animal welfare, and technology industries.
Previous to her work in development and nonprofit consulting, Judy developed new products and
technologies for Hi-Q Products, Inc. Her passion is working with nonprofits and believes "Only a life
lived in the service to others is worth living." - Albert Einstein
Specializes in Start-ups and Retail Business
Jennifer Kirila is a skilled writer who brings more than a decade of business experience to each mission
statement she writes. With a solid grasp of business strategy, statistics, and finance, Jennifer brings a
cutting-edge creativity to start-up companies and nonprofits as well as established businesses. Her
extensive knowledge of business policy and organizational behavior allows Jennifer to bring a fresh and
unique perspective to each of her clients, especially start-ups and retail businesses.
Jennifer is adept at understanding business strategy and organizational behavior and has an extensive
background in writing for business, which has deepened this understanding. Jennifer also has in-depth
knowledge of statistics and finance. She has written mission statements for a variety of companies,
including individuals and departments within the University of Cincinnati and Luxottica Retail,
and nonprofits including Nollibox, Inc. and Food for Thought Community Garden. Jennifer holds a degree
in psychology from the University of Cincinnati, from which she graduated Summa Cum Laude, and possesses
CITI certification for research.
Specializes in Start-up and Multinational Organizations
Paula Newton is a business writer with extensive experience writing for multinational companies. Her
experience with BskyB and other international corporations lend a wealth of knowledge to each mission
statement she writes. With an MBA from the University of Hull, and many years as a writer and management
consultant, Paula’s background allows her to connect with a diverse range of clients, particularly
multinational organizations and start-ups looking for cutting-edge mission statements.
Paula has played a defining role in shaping organizational strategy, including vision, mission and KPIs.
She served as Editor-in-Chief for up and coming travel guidebook company Viva Travel Guides for more
than five years, and in Operations Management at BSkyB in the UK for six years. Paula has also served
on the Board of Directors for the South American Explorers Club in Quito, Ecuador. She has an MBA with
distinction from the University of Hull. Organizations and teams for which she has developed mission
statements include Viva Travel Guides, BSkyB Pre-Live Operations Department and Jason Yi’s Tae Kwon Do
College, among many others.
Specializes in University and Mulitnational Organizations
Julie Angulo is a professional proposal and grant writer with years of knowledge creating mission
statements in both the non-profit and for profit sectors. Julie is trilingual and triliterate, speaking
and reading English, Spanish, and French and brings her strong international background and exceptional
communication style to each mission statement she writes. Her diverse skill set and background enables
Julie to create dynamic and compelling writing to clients of all types and sizes.
With a broad range of international clients, Julie has a solid understanding of business operations
which spans the fields of healthcare, finance, education, and IT. Following her graduate work in
business management, Julie initiated her career in project management and consulting. She then lived
in Europe for 7 years, working as an editorial coordinator and grants administrator. Upon her return
to the U.S., she pursued a teaching career which led her back to grants management at a private
university. An effective communicator, Julie excels as a team player and collaborator. In addition,
she is inquisitive by nature and always aims to better understand each organization’s work culture.
Her combined skills set provides an added value to any project she undertakes.
Wendy Kurtz, APR, CPRC
Specializes in Small business, Public Relations, Marketing and Media Organizations
Wendy Kurtz is an accredited public relations professional and certified public relations counselor who
brings a passion for promoting individuals, businesses, and organizations to each mission statement she
writes. As an active leader in her industry, Wendy brings a wealth of hands-on experience and knowledge of
local commerce and business to her clients. Wendy’s multimedia experience and commitment to helping
executives, authors, and professional speakers build businesses makes her uniquely qualified to market
her clients with passion and professionalism.
Named by the Orlando Business Journal as one of Central Florida’s most influential people, Wendy has
spent her career effectively promoting individuals, businesses and organizations in a variety of
An active leader in her industry and community, Wendy has been involved in the creation or revision of
numerous mission statements, including the Apopka Chamber of Commerce where she is Chairman, and as a
board member for Orlando, Inc. (formerly the Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce), where she helped
develop the messaging framework for its parent organization, the Central Florida Partnership and also
served as Chairman of the Small Business Chamber; and Founding Co-chair of the Central Florida Small
Wendy is a past president of the Public Relations Society of America’s Sunshine District and the Florida
Public Relations Association’s Capital chapter.
Wendy holds her Bachelor of Science and Master’s degrees in Business Administration. She is an
accredited public relations professional and a certified public relations counselor.
Specializes in Team, Military, Federal, and Corporate Mission Statements
Jim Dietz is an experienced corporate executive and project manager who has written mission statements
for countless projects. Jim spent many years working with the United States government and the U.S. Navy,
and brings an incredible diversity and commitment to detail to each of his clients. Jim’s knowledge of
major corporations and commitment to building sustainable business processes allows him to bring a unique
insight into all of his work.
In his career, Jim has managed small teams for large corporations, and large teams for small
companies. In every instance, he has been successful in both completing his projects on time and at or
under cost. That success comes primarily from being a dedicated project manager. That includes writing
mission, task and objective statements for every project and guiding his team down the path that creates.
As with all projects, they take unexpected twists and turns but Jim builds his projects in a continuous
process improvement environment so that the feedback is immediate allowing effective action to be taken
whether it be modification of the mission statement or just a tweak on a critical process. He has done
this kind of work across major corporations such as CACI Inc, a large commercial and Department of
Defense contractor and MITRE Corporation, a non-profit federally funded research and development company.
Jim honed his experience working on government projects where mission and objective statements are
literally a way of life, and where mission is everything and all that happens derives from the assigned