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2014 Press Releases

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Jackalyne Pfannenstiel, Former Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Energy, Installations, and Environment, Joins Marstel-Day Advisory Council

March 17, 2014

Jackalyne Pfannenstiel, former Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Energy, Installations, and Environment, has joined the Marstel-Day Council of Advisors at the invitation of the company’s president and founder, Rebecca R. Rubin.

UMW chooses entrepreneurs as commencement speakers

March 05, 2014

The University of Mary Washington announced its commencement speakers Wednesday, choosing two entrepreneurs to address graduates.

Kenneth Lopez, the founder and CEO of A2L Consulting and a member of the UMW Board of Visitors, and Rebecca R. Rubin, founder, president and CEO of the environmental consulting firm Marstel-Day, LLC, will deliver commencement addresses.

Marstel-Day Named a Virginia Sustainability Partner

February 19, 2014

Marstel-Day, LLC has been named a Sustainability Partner by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). The Virginia Environmental Excellence Program (VEEP) was established by law in 2005 to encourage superior environmental performance at site-specific facilities within Virginia. In 2012, DEQ launched the Sustainability Partners track, which encourages organizations across Virginia to make environmental sustainability part of their culture through leadership, innovation, and continual improvement. As of 2014, there are 11 Sustainability Partners across the state, only two of which -Marstel Day and one other firm-- are businesses.

Article on DMV.ceoblognation.com Featuring Marstel-Day President and CEO Rebecca R. Rubin

February 04, 2014

Every entrepreneur has a mission for his or her business. This mission is often what drives every single aspect of the entrepreneur's business including marketing initiatives, hiring employees and developing partnerships. Marstel-Day, LLC is no different and for Founder, President and CEO Rebecca R. Rubin, this holds true.

Marstel-Day, LLC Advances to Finalist Stage in Prestigious Environmental Awards Program

February 04, 2014

Acterra has announced that Marstel-Day, LLC has advanced to the Finalist Stage in the 2014 Business Environmental Awards. Marstel-Day, LLC has been selected from a highly competitive field of applicants in the category of Acterra Award for Sustainability for its all-around achievements in sustainable business practices.

Marstel-Day Wins Environmental Business Journal Gold Medal for Business Growth

January 22, 2014

Marstel-Day receives gold medal for "Business Growth" for achieving nearly 40% growth in revenue during 2013, opening three new offices, adding multiple new clients. Revenue totaled $17 million in 2013, reflecting 97% growth from $8.6 million in 2010 revenue.

Marstel-Day Receives Environmental Business Journal Award for "New Practice Area"

January 22, 2014

Marstel-Day receives Environmental Business Journal award for "New Practice Area" for its initiation of a practice supporting the Air Force in developing policy for and implementing a newly established legislative authority. This new authority allows government services to develop partnerships between installations and surrounding communities.


2013 Press Releases

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A Party with a Purpose

December 16, 2013

NWRA Board member, Rebecca Rubin, the President and CEO of Marstel-Day, hosted "A Party with a Purpose" on, December 11, at the Old Silk Mill in Fredericksburg, Virginia. The Party with a Purpose certainly had a purpose – promoting conservation and sustainability.

Mass Bird Deaths to be Chronicled in Upcoming Film, Midway

December 10, 2013

Rebecca R. Rubin interviews artist and film-maker, Chris Jordan, about the horrific loss of Laysan Albatrosses.

Three local businesses honored at Goodwill awards

November 14, 2013

Three Fredericksburg-area businesses were honored Wednesday at the local Chamber of Commerce's annual Goodwill Awards event.

Business Notes - Fredericksburg, Va

November 07, 2013

Fredericksburg-based environmental consulting firm Marstel-Day LLC recently won two contracts totaling $13 million for work supporting the U.S. Air Force and other federal agencies.

Marstel-Day Wins Mobile District Contract

November 01, 2013

MARSTEL-DAY LLC, Fredericksburg, Va., was awarded a maximum $10,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract for architect and engineering services for the Mobile District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to provide environmental, planning and encroachment management support to the U.S. Air Force, Office of the Civil Engineer Headquarters.

Info-sharing idea wins local contest

October 31, 2013

A locally based business that will allow people to share contact information with others at the same event using a subscription-based text messaging service won the inaugural Made in FredVA competition Wednesday night. Muster Me, a business idea that Libby O'Malley presented Wednesday, took home the $10,000 grand prize at the contest, which was patterned after ABC's popular "Shark Tank" television show.

CLEAR aims to minimize environmental disasters

October 24, 2013

The Fredericksburg area can better prepare for economic growth, creating "green" jobs and mitigating natural disasters.

Those are a few of the objectives in a new regional planning effort spearheaded by the University of Mary Washington and a group of area businesses and community partners.

The Climate, Environment and Readiness-CLEAR-plan would create a framework to discuss and help resolve climate change-imposed risks on families, cultural sites, the economy, natural resources and green spaces.

Marstel-Day's Large Forum Facilitation Capabilities

September 23, 2013

Celebrated conservation consulting firm Marstel-Day, LLC, has significantly expanded its offering of large group facilitation support - an innovative line of business the firm first undertook in resolving stakeholder conflict over dredging and dredge materials disposal in the San Francisco estuary and has refined in support of the Air Force and Navy, with exciting application for other organizations in the private, public and non-profit sectors.

Service Providers Can Now Obtain Sustainability Certification

September 19, 2013

Service provider companies can now obtain sustainability certification, which was previously only available to product manufacturers. Certification to NSF Protocol P391, North America's first protocol to define sustainable services, helps companies meet state and federal procurement guidelines for sustainable services as well as demonstrate their commitment to environmental, labor and social responsibility practices.

Time to Protect Our Winters - Marstel-Day's Rebecca R. Rubin Interviews World Renowned Snowboarder, Jeremy Jones

September 18, 2013

Our winter playgrounds are under siege - a loss of snowpack as a result of milder and shorter winters are conspiring to end generations of snow-dependent recreation across the globe, says extreme snowboarder, Jeremy Jones. In a newly- posted Vital Voices of the Environment interview with Marstel-Day President and CEO, Rebecca R. Rubin, Jones explains how shrinking glaciers and reduced snow are yet another casualty of climate change, and that without action the future is grim not just for recreationalists, but for businesses and downstream water users.

Marstel-Day Hosts Senator Mark Warner for Small Business Panel

September 05, 2013

The new Fredericksburg headquarters for environmental consulting firm Marstel-Day, LLC provided the venue for a panel of small business advocates and Virginia Senator Mark Warner (D) to discuss small business incentive programs in Virginia and the Fredericksburg area in particular. The panel was sponsored by the Fredericksburg Economic Development Authority (EDA) and hosted by Marstel-Day.

Marstel-Day Recognized Among Nation's Top 100 Fastest-Growing Environmental Firms

August 28, 2013

For the fifth consecutive year, ZweigWhite names Marstel-Day to its Hot Firm List of fastest-growing US architecture, engineering, and environmental consulting firms.

5 Years and Counting! Marstel-Day Again Named to Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Companies and Environmental Services Firms

August 26, 2013

Demonstrating extraordinary growth for the fifth consecutive year, Marstel-Day, LLC, was named to INC Magazine's annual list of the nation's fastest-growing companies overall and fastest growing environmental services firms in particular.

Marstel-Day Wins Alliance for Workplace EcoLeadership Award for Second Year in a Row

May 30, 2013

Fredericksburg VA-based environmental consulting firm Marstel-Day was one of only thirty companies awarded the 2013 Alliance for Workplace Excellence (AWE) EcoLeadership Award for its commitment to creating and maintaining a sustainable workplace.

A growing number of companies help others handle water risks

May 26, 2013

"The opportunity is huge," says Rebecca Rubin, the founder, president and CEO of Marstel-Day. The risks facing businesses in managing water have created opportunities for a growing number of Virginia companies. Since Marstel-Day began operations in Fredericksburg in 2002, the environmental consulting firm has opened offices in California, Texas, Colorado and Mississippi, from which more than 100 employees help corporate clients minimize the consequences of (and contributions to) climate change.

Marstel-Day Will Relocate the Company's Principal Office in Fredericksburg, VA to a New Marstel-day "Campus" Across Town.

May 07, 2013

Marstel-Day President and CEO Rebecca R. Rubin stated that Marstel-Day will relocate the company's Principal Office in Fredericksburg, VA to a new Marstel-Day "campus" across town, consisting of two buildings immediately adjacent to the Fredericksburg train station.

Marstel-Day President and CEO Rebecca R. Rubin Serves on White House Panel, Discusses Role of Small Businesses as Climate Leaders

May 01, 2013

Marstel-Day President and CEO Rebecca R. Rubin today served on a panel at the White House entitled "Climate Change: Discussion with Small Business Leaders." This is the second time this month that Rubin has participated in a White House event. Earlier in the month, she was recognized as a White House "Champion of Change" for climate resilience.

Drought or flood? Buffeted by weather extremes, Virginia tries to balance its water supply.

April 26, 2013

In the last two months of 2012, the commonwealth got 56 percent of its expected rainfall, yet the average Virginian took little note of the crisis at home. "We can still turn on the tap and water flows, so we think everything's okay," explains Rebecca Rubin, founder, president and CEO of Marstel-Day, a Fredericksburg-based environmental consulting firm specializing in water risk management.

Marstel-Day moving to new city home

April 29, 2013

Marstel-Day LLC in June plans to move its principal office to a pair of nearby buildings at the intersection of Wolfe and Prince Edward streets.

"50 Feet of Sea Level Rise Already Baked-In" - Vital Voices' Rebecca R. Rubin Interviews High Tide on Main Street Author and Oceanographer, John Englander

April 22, 2013

Dispelling any doubts about the existence of global warming and likelihood of dramatically-rising seas, oceanographer and author, John Englander, describes to Rebecca R. Rubin, host of Vital Voices of the Environment, why 50 feet of sea level rise is already a certainty, and how current models exclude wild-card events that could mean 6 feet of sea level rise in as little as 30 - 40 years.

Marstel-Day, LLC Celebrates its 12th Earth Day, Partnering with Community and Wildlife Refuge in Rappahanock Region

April 22, 2013

In keeping with its long-standing tradition and policy of company-wide Earth Day participation, on Friday, April 19th, Marstel-Day, LLC celebrated its 12th Earth Day campaign with over one hundred empl oyees giving back to their communities and the environment across the nation.

Marstel-Day Supports Arroyo Viejo Community Garden

April 22, 2013

Marstel-Day's Oakland California Office joined the City of Oakland's Office of Parks and Recreation in an Earth Day volunteer event to help repair and revitalize the Arroyo Viejo Community Garden, located in East Oakland, an underserved part of the City.

Marstel-Day Receives Environmental Honors, Joins Other Businesses in Signing Climate Declaration

April 18, 2013

Marstel-Day recently received two environmental honors, and continued its run-up to Earth Day 2013 by joining the ranks of other US businesses that have signed a climate declaration urging the US government to take action to curb climate change.

Marstel-Day Wins 2013 Federal Planning Division Award for "Outstanding Federal Planning Program"

April 16, 2013

The Federal Planning Division (FPD) of the American Planning Association has presented Marstel-Day, LLC with the 2012 "Outstanding Federal Planning Program Award" for the company's support of the U.S. Air Force Encroachment Management Program.

White House to honor Rebecca Rubin

April 09, 2013

The founder and chief executive of a Fredericksburg-based environmental consulting firm will be honored at the White House on Thursday for being a "champion of change.""

Life at Work: At Marstel-Day, employees take Earth Day seriously

March 24, 2013

Every year on Earth Day, you won't find the employees of Marstel-Day at their offices. Instead, the staff joins together to spend the day out in the community, working on a volunteer project that is connected to the environmental consultancy's goals of conservation and sustainability. Chief executive Rebecca Rubin has sought to make this event an integral part of the Fredericksburg-based firm's workplace culture. In fact, when she moves to bring a new hire aboard, she includes a clause in the offer letter that states that participation in Earth Day service is mandatory.

Environmental Management Company Marstel-Day Becomes Nation's First to Earn Certification to NSF International Sustainable Service Provider Program

February 14, 2013

NSF Sustainability, a division of global independent public health organization NSF International, has certified environmental management company Marstel-Day to North America's first sustainability assessment protocol for services and service providers - officially named NSF P391: General Sustainability Assessment Criteria for Services and Service Providers.

Marstel-Day Becomes Nation's First Company to Achieve Third-Party Certification Under the NSF Sustainable Service Provider Protocol

February 11, 2013

In January, Marstel-Day, LLC became the nation's first company to receive certification by the National Standards Foundation, International (NSFI) to P391, the General Sustainability Assessment Criteria for Services and Service Providers.

New law may give women-owned small businesses a boost

January 14, 2013

A new law finally removes the caps, which were $4 million for goods and services contracts and $6.5 million on manufacturing contracts.

Marstel-Day, LLC Wins Three 2012 Environmental Business Journal Awards

January 17, 2013

Marstel-Day, LLC is pleased to announce that it was chosen to receive three Environmental Business Journal (EBJ) awards for 2012: one for business achievement for a small firm, one for social contributions, and one for project merit.

Jennifer Graham Named Partner at Marstel-Day, LLC

January 10, 2013

Marstel-Day, LLC announced today that Jennifer Graham has been named a Partner in the firm.

Region's environment to be discussed in D.C.

January 07, 2013

A plan to help sustain the Fredericksburg area's environment will be discussed during a symposium next week in Washington.


2012 Press Releases

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Marstel-Day, in a Joint Venture Effort with LRS Federal, is Awarded a Veterans Administration IDIQ Contract.

November 28, 2012

Rebecca R. Rubin, President and CEO of Marstel-Day, an award winning environmental consulting firm, announced that Marstel-Day and its "joint venture" partner, LRS Federal, have been awarded an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract by the Veterans Administration.

Marstel-Day Named Alexandria Chamber of Commerce's 2012 Eco-Friendly Business of the Year

November 16, 2012

On the evening of Tuesday November 13th 2012, the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce recognized Marstel-Day, LLC as its choice for Eco-Friendly Business of the Year.

Evan Hirsche, President of Wild Eyed Creative Services, Joins Marstel-Day Advisory Council

November 14, 2012

Evan Hirsche, President of Wild Eyed Creative Services, LLC (WECS), a consultancy focused on implementing creative public engagement strategies in support of public lands, has joined the Marstel-Day Council of Advisors at the invitation of the company's president and founder, Rebecca R. Rubin.

Marstel-Day Named to Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Companies for Fourth Consecutive Year

August 22, 2012

For the fourth consecutive year, INC Magazine has named Marstel-Day, LLC to the Magazine's annual list of the nation's fastest-growing companies and fastest growing environmental services firms.

Marstel-Day, LLC Awarded the HUBZone "Corporate Citizen of the Year" Award by the HUBZone Contractors National Council

August 22, 2012

Marstel-Day, LLC today announced that it has been awarded the HUBZone "Corporate Citizen of the Year" award by the HUBZone Contractors National Council. The Council's award recognizes a HUBZone-certified company that has "...made significant contributions to improve the economic, educational, and/or social quality of its community."

ZweigWhite Recognizes Marstel-Day as One of Nation's Fastest-Growing Environmental Firms, For the Fourth Consecutive Year

August 22, 2012

For the fourth year in a row, the business management services firm, ZweigWhite, has named Marstel-Day to its Hot Firm List of fastest-growing US architecture, engineering, and environmental consulting firms.

Marstel-Day Marks Tenth Anniversary with the Release of Its Inaugural Climate Change Adaptation Plan and Corporate Social Responsibility Report

July 18, 2012

As part of its tenth year anniversary celebration, Marstel-Day has issued its inaugural Climate Change Adaptation Plan and, separately,an inaugural Corporate Social Responsibility Report.

Young Entrepreneurs Visit Female-Owned Federal Contractor In Fredericksburg

July 06, 2012

The SheEO Academy recently took a field trip to Marstel-Day, LLC. Marstel Day is an environmental consulting company headquartered in Fredericksburg, VA with offices also in Alexandria, VA;Oakland, CA; and Stennis Space Center, MS.

NWRA's Board of Directors welcomes new members; elects new Chair

June 20, 2012

The National Wildlife Refuge Association is pleased to welcome Janice Mondavi of St. Helena, California, Rebecca Rubin of Fredericksburg, Virginia, James F. McClelland III of Washington, District of Columbia, and Kathy Woodward of Chatham, New Jersey to the NWRA Board of Directors, and to announce the election of Stuart Watson as the new Chair.

Marstel-Day Environmental Consulting Receives "AWE" Eco-Leadership Award

June 26, 2012

Marstel-Day Environmental Consulting was awarded in June, 2012 an Ecoleadership Award by The Alliance for Workplace Excellence (AWE). The award recognizes companies for their role as a visionary employer paving the way for an environmentally sustainable workplace. Marstel-Day was one of only 28 companies to receive recognition as an EcoLeader.

Diane Durden recognized by Marine Corps Division of Public Affairs

June 01, 2012

Diane Durden, a communications specialist supporting the G-5 office at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., was recognized for professional excellence in print journalism as part of the 2011 USMC Combat Correspondents and Division of Public Affairs Merit Award program.

Marstel-Day Wins the Fredericksburg Regional Technology Council (FredTech) "Innovator of the Year" Award

May 30, 2012

Marstel-Day wins the Fredericksburg Regional Technology Council (FredTech) "Innovator of the Year" Award for integrating Geographical Information Systems (GIS) into the decision-making process.

Marstel-Day wins $10 million Air Force contract

May 11, 2012

Marstel-Day LLC has received a $10 million firm-fixed-price contract to provide environmental services for the U.S. Air Force through April 2016.

Marstel-Day Receives Ecoleadership Award

May 09, 2012

Marstel-Day, LLC has been awarded the 2012 EcoLeadership Award by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence (AWE) in recognition of its role as a visionary employer paving the way for an environmentally sustainable workplace.

Marstel-Day Joins the American Sustainable Business Council

April 27, 2012

The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) is pleased to announce that Fredericksburg, Virginia based Marstel-Day has joined the American Sustainable Business Council.

Marstel-Day Amps Up Earth Day Campaign, Celebrates 10th Anniversary

April 21, 2012

In celebration of its tenth anniversary, Marstel-Day, LLC amped up its Earth Day Campaign, with nearly 90 of its employees fanning out to help green the cities where the company is located - Oakland, CA and Fredericksburg and Alexandria, VA. The company's remote employees in Mississippi, North Carolina, and Ohio also participated in local events from those locations.

Will Travis, Retired SF Bay Conservation and Development Commission Executive Director, Joins Marstel-Day Advisory Council

April 17, 2012

Will Travis, Retired SF Bay Conservation and Development Commission Executive Director, Joins Marstel-Day Advisory Council.

E. Gray Payne, MAJGEN, USMC (Ret) joins Marstel-Day's Advisory Council

April 12, 2012

Rebecca R. Rubin, CEO and Managing Partner of Marstel-Day, LLC, an environmental and conservation consulting firm based in Fredericksburg, Virginia, today announced the addition of USMC Retired Major General E. Gray Payne to her firm's Advisory Council. In making the announcement, Rubin said, "Major General Payne's insight into Marine Corps issues, operations and the potential for further greening of the military will be invaluable to us."

Partnership effort between Marstel-Day and the Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce sparks Fredericksburg to become the 12th city in Virginia to sign the Mayor's Climate Protection Agreement

April 10, 2012

Mayor Tom Tomzak signs the U.S. Mayors Climate Protection Agreement making Fredericksburg the 12th city in the state to do so. The agreement urges the federal and state governments to enact polices and programs to meet or beat the target of reducing global warming pollution levels to 7 percent below 1990 levels by 2012.

Marstel-Day, LLC Recognized by DiversityBusiness.com as One of the Top 100 Diversity Owned Businesses and Top 100 Privately-Held Businesses in Virginia

March 13, 2012

Marstel-Day, LLC, an environmental consulting firm founded in Virginia in 2002, has been recognized by DiversityBusiness.com as one of the Top 100 Diversity Owned Businesses in Virginia, and as one of the Top 100 Privately-held Businesses in VA.

Marstel-Day Wins $20M Award from Norfolk District, Army Corps of Engineers

February 28, 2012

Rebecca R. Rubin, President and CEO of MARSTEL-DAY, LLC, an environmental and conservation consulting firm based in Fredericksburg, Virginia, announced today that Marstel-Day has been awarded a $20M Single Award Task Order Contract (SATOC) to provide environmental support to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District over a five year period.

Rebecca R. Rubin Named Entrepreneur of the Year for 2011 by Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce

February 07, 2012

The Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce named Rebecca R. Rubin as recipient of its 2011 "Entrepreneur of the Year" award.

Marstel-Day, LLC Takes "2012 Washington Smartceo/Clifton Gunderson Future 50 Award" for Emerging Growth

January 27, 2012

Marstel-Day Environmental Consulting, LLC has been recognized with SmartCEO Magazine's "Future 50" award. The award is given to 50 companies for their significant revenue and employee growth over the last three years.

Marstel-Day, LLC Wins 2011 Environmental Business Journal Awards

January 25, 2012

Marstel-Day, LLC is pleased to announce that it was chosen to receive two Environmental Business Journal awards for 2011. EBJ honored 50 companies in 12 award categories in 2011.


2011 Press Releases

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Dr. Mamie A. Parker Joins Marstel-Day's Advisory Council

September 23, 2011

Dr. Mamie A. Parker, former US Fish and Wildlife Service Assistant Director of Fisheries and Habitat Conservation and former Northeast Regional Director has joined the Marstel-Day Advisory Council.

ZweigWhite Recognizes Marstel-Day as One of Nation's Fastest-Growing Environmental Firms, Again!

September 06, 2011

For the third year in a row, the business management services firm, ZweigWhite, has named Marstel-Day to its Hot Firm List of fastest-growing US architecture, engineering, and environmental consulting firms.

Marstel-Day Opens Gulf of Mexico Office

September 06, 2011

Located at the John C. Stennis Space Center, the new office is intended to help Marstel-Day expand its trademark environmental consulting services by focusing on ecology, ecosystem services, and ecosystem markets within the Southeastern and Gulf Coast regions of the U.S.

Marstel-Day Named to Inc. 5000 List of Top Companies for 3rd Straight Year

September 02, 2011

For the third year in a row, Inc. Magazine has named innovative environmental services and conservation firm Marstel-Day to its list of the nation's 5,000 fastest-growing, private US companies overall, and also to its list of top environmental service companies by revenue.

Marstel-Day Wins Spotlight Award for Bringing Positive Attention to Fredericksburg Region

June 15, 2011

Marstel-Day wins the Fredericksburg Regional Technology Council (FredTech) "Spotlight Award" for bringing significant positive attention to the Fredericksburg region.

Rebecca R. Rubin Named as One of the "Top 25 People to Watch" by Virginia Business Magazine

March 08, 2011

Rebecca R. Rubin, President and Managing Partner of MARSTEL-DAY, LLC, an environmental and conservation consulting firm based in Fredericksburg, Virginia, has been named by the writers of Virginia Business Magazine as one of the "Top 25 People to Watch" among emerging generation of Virginia business leaders.

Virginia-Based Environmental Firm Marstel-Day, LLC Announced Today that Mr. Peter Hoar has Joined Marstel-Day as its Ecosystem Services Program Manager

January 25, 2011

Mr. Hoar will be coordinating development and implementation of ecosystem services components into current and future Marstel-Day land use, conservation planning, and other ecological and climate-related projects. He will also undertake development efforts for the companys ecosystem services and conservation business lines with resource management and regulatory agencies, non-profit organizations, universities and others.

Marstel-Day Receives Two Achievement Awards from Environmental Business Journal Continues Seven Year String of Awards

January 20, 2011

Rebecca R. Rubin, founder and President of the Fredericksburg-based environmental and conservation consulting firm, Marstel-Day, LLC (marstel-day.com) announced today that the Environmental Business Journal (EBJ) has awarded the firm two separate business achievement awards in its 2010 awards: one for business achievement for a small firm and a second award for project merit. The announcement of these awards by the Environmental Business Journal extends a trend for Marstel-Day of receiving EBJ awards in every year since 2004.

Marstel-Day awarded the Bronze Medal for Business Achievement (small firms) for revenue growth to $8.1 million in 2010

January 21, 2011

The Environmental Business Journal Honors Marstel-Day with a 2009 Silver Medal for Business Achievement (small firms) and an additional award for "New Practice Area."


2010 Press Releases

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Marstel-Day Receives Chairmans Award in Tayloe Murphy Resilience Award Competition from the University of Virginias Darden School of Business

September 03, 2010

Rebecca R. Rubin, founder and President of the Fredericksburg-based environmental and conservation consulting firm Marstel-Day, LLC, announced today that it has received the Chairmans Award from the Tayloe Murphy Center at the University of Virginias Darden School of Business.

Marstel-Day Once Again Named One of Inc. Magazines 5,000 Fastest-Growing, Private U.S. Companies

August 26, 2010

Rebecca R. Rubin, President and Managing Partner of Marstel-Day, LLC, an environmental and conservation consulting company firm based in Fredericksburg, Va., today announced that her company had been named one of Inc. Magazines 5,000 fastest-growing, private U.S. companies for the second year in a row.

Marstel-Day Selected as Virginia Business Finalist for the Tayloe Murphy Resilience Awards Competition Sponsored by the University of Virginias Darden School of Business

August 05, 2010

Rebecca R. Rubin, President of the Fredericksburg-based environmental and conservation consulting firm Marstel-Day, LLC, announced today that the Company was notified that it was one of 12 Virginia business firms overall, and one of only four in the Service sector, selected as finalists for the Tayloe Murphy Resilience Award established and sponsored by the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia.

Marstel-Day Wins SeaPort-E IDIQ Contract

July 21, 2010

MARSTEL-DAY, LLC, an environmental and conservation consulting firm based in Fredericksburg, Virginia, today announced that it has been awarded an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract that will provide competitive awards for service requirements solicited by Naval Sea Systems Command, Naval Air Systems Command, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, Naval Supply Systems Command, Military Sealift Command, Naval Facilities Command, Strategic Systems Programs, Office of Naval Research, and the Marine Corps.

Former Bureau of Land Management Deputy Director for Operations, Henri Bisson, Joins Marstel-Day Advisory Council

June 23, 2010

Rebecca R. Rubin, President and Managing Partner of Marstel-Day, LLC, an environmental and conservation consulting firm based in Fredericksburg, Virginia, today announced that former Bureau of Land Management Deputy Director Henri Bisson, a distinguished Bureau employee with over 34 years of public service, has joined her firms Advisory Council.

Marstel-Day Furthers Its Conservation And Environmental Protection Mission By Purchasing Carbon Offset Credits

June 22, 2010

Rebecca R. Rubin, president of Marstel-Day, LLC, announced today that the environmental consulting and planning firm she founded 8 years ago is offsetting its negative impact on the environment through the purchase of carbon offset credits from carbonfund.org to compensate for the estimated carbon dioxide emissions at its three separate office locations.

Former Air Force Academy Superintendent Joins Marstel-Day Advisory Council: Lieutenant General Regni Instituted the Academys Energy Sustainability Program

June 15, 2010

Rebecca R. Rubin, President and Managing Partner of Marstel-Day, LLC, an environmental and conservation consulting firm based in Fredericksburg, Virginia, today announced that retired Air Force Lieutenant General John F. Regni, pioneering superintendent who instituted the Air Force Academys energy sustainability program, has joined her firms Advisory Council.

Lynn Scarlett Calls for Cooperative Conservation on "Vital Voices of the Environment"

May 01, 2010

Environmental and conservation consulting firm Marstel-Day announced that it would celebrate Arbor Day (April 30th) with the posting to its Vital Voices of the Environment Website Series of an interview with Lynn Scarlett, the former Deputy Secretary and Chief Operating Officer of the U.S. Department of the Interior from 2005-2009.

Congresswoman Lee Interview Launches 2010 Season of Award-winning "Vital Voices of the Environment" Series on Earth Day

April 22, 2010

Virginia-based environmental consulting firm Marstel-Day LLC today - on the 40th anniversary of Earth Day - launched its 2010 "Vital Voices of the Environment" series by posting an interview with US Representative Barbara Lee (D-9th CA District).

Marstel-Day, LLC Wins the 2009 American Planning Association, Federal Planning Division Award for an Outstanding Collaborative Planning Project

April 21, 2010

Marstel-Day, LLC was announced as the winner of the 2009 American Planning Association, Federal Planning Division Award for an "Outstanding Collaborative Planning Project." For two years, Marstel-Day, LLC has worked closely with Marine Corps Installations - East (MCI-East) at Camp Lejeune, NC, to develop a comprehensive land use planning strategy for a 25-county Eastern North Carolina (ENC) region that protects military training, maintains the viability of traditional "working lands" (i.e., farming and forestry), preserves water quality and protects natural habitat.

Marstel-Day, LLC Issues Nationwide Appeal to Businesses for Earth Day

April 01, 2010

VA-based environmental consulting firm, Marstel-Day, LLC announced today that it will again this year release its employees throughout the country on Earth Day 2010 (Thursday, April 22) from their consulting workload, to contribute to Earth Day projects as an essential part of its company mission: conservation of natural resources. Marstel-Day President, Rebecca R. Rubin says that she has also appealed to the NY Times to exercise its journalistic leadership and to activate minds everywhere to engage on issues of climate adaptation.

Hon. Lynn Scarlett Joins Marstel-Day, LLC Advisory Council

January 26, 2010

Hon. Lynn Scarlett Joins Marstel-Day, LLC Advisory Council. Marstel-Day, LLC is a woman-owned firm specializing in conservation and land use consulting. Ms. Scarlett will be advising the firm on issues pertaining to climate change, ecosystem services, and landscape-scale conservation.

Marstel-Day Wins the 2009 Environmental Business Journal Business Achievement Award Consulting And Environmental Firms, New Practice Areas

January 21, 2010

The Environmental Business Journal honors Marstel-Day, LLC (Fredericksburg, VA; www.marstel-day.com) and IHS Janes, a unit of IHS Inc. with the 2009 EBJ Business Achievement award "Consulting And Environmental Firms, New Practice Areas", for forming a strategic partnership and launching a new, joint-practice area that directly supports policymakers, planners, and operators who have to address the challenges posed by severe environmental, energy, and climate dynamics.

Marstel-Day wins the 2009 Environmental Business Journal Business Achievement Award "Silver Medal For Business Achievement Among Small Firms"

January 21, 2010

The Environmental Business Journal honors Marstel-Day, LLC (Fredericksburg, VA; www.marstel-day.com) with the 2009 EBJ Business Achievement award "Silver Medal For Business Achievement Among Small Firms" for continuing its sustained record of strong growth through 2009.


2009 Press Releases

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Marstel-Day, LLC Receives 2009 Best of Business Award

November 26, 2009

Marstel-Day, LLC has been selected for the 2009 Best of Business Award in the Environmental consultant category by the Small Business Commerce Association (SBCA).

Marstel-Day Wins Hotfirm Award; Garners Other Honors, Awards in 2009

August 18, 2009

Marstel-Day, LLC named to the national, Zweig Letter "Hotfirm" List, which recognizes the 200 fastest-growing architecture, engineering, and environmental consulting firms in the U.S. on the basis of percentage growth and dollar growth. Marstel-Day has also received prestigious awards from a variety of other organizations in 2009, in recognition of its business achievements over the past several years.

Janes Strategic Advisory Services and Marstel-Day, LLC Enter Strategic Alliance

May 28, 2009

Janes Strategic Advisory Services, a component of leading global information provider IHS Janes and defense environmental consultancy Marstel-Day, LLC, today announced the launch of their strategic alliance to monitor and provide timely assessments on global environmental conditions that affect international security and stability.

Marstel-Day, LLC Named to Fantastic 50 by Virginia Chamber of Commerce

May 08, 2009

Marstel-Day, LLC today acknowledged its pleasure in being named one of Virginias "Fantastic 50" companies, those honored by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce for being among the 50 fastest growing companies in the Commonwealth over the past four years.

Juli A. MacDonald-Wimbush Joins Marstel-Day, LLC

May 06, 2009

Environmental and international security consulting firm Marstel-Day, LLC today announced the significant enhancement of its international program capabilities this week with the addition of Ms. Juli MacDonald-Wimbush as a new Partner in the firm. Juli has extensive international experience, and has led international research teams working in Eurasia, South Asia and the Asia-Pacific region.

Marstel-day, LLC Launches Vital Voices of the Environment

March 13, 2009

Marstel-Day, LLC announces the launch of a new audio program on its Website titled, "Vital Voices of the Environment." This innovative series features interviews conducted by company President and CEO Rebecca R. Rubin with a variety of critical environmental thinkers and planners of our time, each of whom offers a perspective on a key issue for the environmental future of our planet.


2008 Press Releases

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National Award for Private Sector Leader of the Year

August 18, 2008

Rebecca Rubin Receives National Award for Private Sector Leader of the Year

Marstel-Day honored with the 2008 Project Merit Award in Environmental Media for Vital Voices of the Environment

January 01, 2008

The Environmental Business Journal Honors Marstel-Day with the 2008 Project Merit Award in Environmental Media for Vital Voices of the Environment The following text is from the Environmental Business Journal's "Environmental Industry Summit 2009".

Marstel-Day honored with the Business Achievement Gold Medal

January 01, 2008

The Environmental Business Journal Honors Marstel-Day with the a 2007 Business Achievement Gold Medal The following text is from the Environmental Business Journal's "Environmental Industry Summit 2008"

Marstel-Day wins EBJ Project Merit Award for Sustainability and Resource Protection

January 01, 2008

Marstel-Day Directions The Environmental Business Journal Honors Marstel-Day with the a 2007 Business Achievement Project Merit Award The following text is from the Environmental Business Journal's "Environmental Industry Summit 2008"

Lee Halterman and Jeanette Lostracco of Marstel-Day were part of a team recognized for their excellent work on the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility Environmental Impact Statement

January 01, 2008

Lee Halterman and Jeanette Lostracco of Marstel-Day were part of a team recognized for their excellent work on the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility Environmental Impact Statement