Meet The Miracle Assistant Team
Business Management and Operations
Stacey Normandy, Founder and CEO, brings 20 years of corporate management experience to Miracle Assistant. Stacey has served as the Executive Assistant for some of the most influential senior executives and companies in the entertainment industry. Throughout her career, senior executives have relied on Stacey’s organizational skills, knowledge of business process and superlative people skills. By founding Miracle Assistant, Stacey has leveraged her broad corporate experience. She has formed a team that has been trained in the fine art of executive and office management. Besides being an Executive herself, Stacey knows firsthand what an Executive needs from an Assistant as she spent years as an Executive Assistant herself. As Executive Assistant to the Executive Vice President of Sony Pictures Entertainment, Theatrical Post Production Department, Stacey assisted her key executive in all post-production activities for Columbia, TriStar and other independent production companies’ theatrical releases.
At The Walt Disney Company, Stacey served as Administrative Assistant to the Executive Vice President, Strategic Planning and Development. In this capacity, she managed much of the day-to-day operations in the fast-paced department that handled all acquisitions, licensing deals and business development for the company.
At New World Entertainment, a theatrical and television distribution company, Stacey served as Executive Assistant to the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the company. In 1989, the company was successfully sold to Ron Perlman of Revlon Corporation. Part of the company culture that Stacey has established is the need for all employees to understand the company culture of the client. Judgment, discretion and personal courtesy are as important as organizational and administrative competence. All employees have been trained to appreciate that when the client chooses to work with Miracle Assistant, the Company assumes the responsibility of personally representing the client in the most professional manner, at all times. Stacey has expanded Miracle Assistant’s capabilities to include a wide variety of day-to-day services for small and large corporations. Services include Accounts Payables, Accounts Receivables, Invoicing, Receiving Payments, Deposits, Bank Reconciliation, Payroll and Workers Compensation. Her mantra for the Company is, “Let’s do what we do best so our clients can focus on what they do best.” Message From CEO
Fun Facts About Stacey
Random facts about Stacey
- One of the only native Los Angelino’s left.
- I have one beautiful son, James.
- I have an incredible husband, Kevin.
- I am an entertainer and love to cook for family and friends whom we have over all the time.
- I am very involved with my son’s school and extra-curricular activities.
- My happy place in Maui.
- I love the theater.
- My favorite color is purple.
- I love animals and contribute both monetarily and my time to several animal foundations.
- I have 3 dogs and 3 cats.
- I love flowers but two of my favorites are Hydrangeas and Ranunculus.
- I love to burn candles, incense and anything to get my sense of smell going.
- I am an Entrepreneur through and through!
- I am incredibly generous, kind hearted and try to follow on a daily basis what I learned in kindergarten!
- My pet peeve is selfish people.
Evan Leonard has been providing quality work to Miracle Assistant and its clients for a number of years. He has helped implement various network upgrades at Miracle Assistant and aided many of our clients in getting their systems running in the most efficient and up-to-date manner. With much experience in server, desktop and laptop configuration, Evan is always happy and more than qualified to assist with any computer issues, big or small. www.leonarddesigns.com
Tim Tortora is currently CEO of Andrews, Sumitt & Allen, a financial management company specializing in Outsource CFO services for the entertainment industry. Prior to founding ASA, Tim was CFO of Benji Returns Distribution, a film production and distribution company that independently produced and distributed Benji Off the Leash in 900 theatres domestically generating more than $4.2MM in box office revenue. Prior to that, Tim was in charge of worldwide production for ASA Management’s production services partner Milk & Honey Pictures, headquartered in Los Angeles and Prague with offices and affiliates in Mexico, Italy, Canada, South Africa, England, Spain, Russia and Italy. Recently, Tim was Executive In Charge Of Production for Oprah Winfrey’s film production arm – Harpo Films. As head of production, he was in charge of all aspects of production from deal execution through delivery with an emphasis on financial/logistical execution and hi-definition delivery on such films as Tuesdays With Morrie (Jack Lemmon, Hank Azaria), Amy & Isabelle (Elisabeth Shue), The Wedding (Halle Berry) & Before Women Had Wings (Ellen Barkin). Prior to running production at Harpo, Tim was a production accountant for such projects as “Home Improvement,” “Ellen,” “The Fan” and “Metro.” During his tenure as a member of the production accounting team he was in charge of tracking, estimating and managing $1 – $65 million production budgets for Walt Disney, TriStar Pictures, NBC, ABC and CBS. Also, he has extensive experience as a Media Supervisor assigned to the Sony Pictures marketing team. During his tenure at McCann-Erickson on the Sony business, Tim was in charge of domestic theatrical strategic planning for such media campaigns as “Terminator II: Judgment Day,” “The Doors,” “Total Recall,” “Bugsy” and “Basic Instinct.” Tim started his career as a recording engineer at a post production facility producing feature and record projects.
Miracle Assistant Extended Team
Marketing Strategy and Execution
Bill Stern is a serial entrepreneur whose business credits include ‘The Natural Dentist’ oral care brand. His current business, Rx for Small Business, works with business owners to get the most from their resources throughout their business. Bill has a well rounded business background and specializes in marketing and finance. Bill provides web design and content development, SEO, social media marketing and general marketing strategy. “I was an early adapter of internet marketing and used it to build my business,” says Bill, “Now with Rx for Small Business I apply what I’ve learned and help business owners with advice and execution on marketing campaigns, finance, sales virtually whatever issues their businesses face.” Bill is east coast based splitting time between New Jersey and Upstate New York.