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Our Team

Marc Dorfman, MBA



Marc founded Pitch & Present Communications when he arrived in New York City to pursue a career in Corporate Training and Executive Coaching. Through his affiliations with Columbia University and New York University, Marc had the opportunity to coach Fortune 500 CEOs, Nobel Prize winners, and senior members of the United States government.


Marc brings a unique style and perspective to the world of business communications. In his prior career as a film producer, he helped screenwriters craft stories that grab attention and stir emotions. In his current role, he helps individuals and organizations craft messages that get noticed and get results. 

Marc has coached individuals and teams from more than 100 leading businesses, professional organizations, and public institutions including:


American Express


Apple Computer

Astra Zeneca


Bank of America


Blank Rome LLP

Booz Allen Hamilton

Bristol-Myers Squibb

Capital One

Center for Disease Control

Chase Bank

Chelsea Piers Sports Complex


Cisco Systems



Cox Enterprises

Deloitte Consulting

Delta Airlines


Energy Future Holdings

Energy Systems Group


Federal Home Loan Bank

Federal Reserve Bank

Ford Motor Company

Georgia Power

Gresham Smith & Partners

Hachette Book Group

Home Depot



Jabil Manufacturing

Jack Welch Management Institute

JE Dunn Construction

Johnson & Johnson

Kiewit Construction


Lockheed Martin

McKinsey & Company


Newell Brands

New York Bar Association

Oncology Solutions



Piedmont Hospital

PriceWaterhouse Coopers

Pulte Construction Group

Ryder Transportation


SunTrust Bank

United Parcel Service

Wells Fargo

World Bank

Marc earned an MBA in Marketing from Columbia University and a BA in Behavioral Psychology from the State University of New York at Buffalo, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Summa Cum Laude. He is also a hang-glider pilot, scuba diver, and sailing instructor.


James Evangelista, JD

Advisor, Litigation Law

James Evangelista has over nineteen years of diverse, hands-on, complex financial fraud, commercial and class action litigation experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants in federal and state courts around the United States.


James is admitted to the United States Court of Appeals for the First, Second, Eighth, Ninth and Eleventh Circuits; the United States District Courts for the Northern District of Georgia, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the District of New Jersey; and the State Bars of Georgia, New York, New Jersey, Colorado and the District of Columbia. James earned his BA and JD from Rutgers University in New Jersey.


Patrick Waters, JD

Advisor, Corporate Law

Patrick Waters is a Managing Director at Himmelsbach Holdings, a specialty polymer technology company focused on patented clean fuel solutions.  Prior to that, he was Deputy General Counsel at Novatel Wireless, a Nasdaq listed wireless data modem provider.  Mr. Waters was previously a Corporate Associate at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe and at Riordan & McKinzie (now part of Morgan Lewis).  Prior to that, he was a Case Manager at Cravath, Swaine & Moore. 


Patrick holds a BA from Columbia University, an MAR from Yale University, and a JD from Northwestern University, where he was Research Assistant to Prof. David Ruder, a former Chairman of the SEC under President George H.W. Bush.

The art of communication is the language of leadership.

- James Humes