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Usually Tom Madden talks about PR clients in his role as the self-dubbed "Spin Man."
More recently, though, people might want the spin on his president leaving abruptly.
After all, it's not every day that the $156,000-a-year president of a growing and successful company leaves. Especially after seven years of employment and helping the firm more than double its net fee income from $675,000 in 1998 to $1.5 million in 1999.
But on June 30, Margie Adelman left her job as president of TransMedia Group, Palm Beach County's largest public relations firm, according to the Business Journal's 2000 ranking, and the second fastest-growing PR firm among the top 100 in the U.S., according to O'Dwyer's, a New York rating organization.
This week Adelman and agency owner Thomas J. Madden, whose autobiography is titled "Adventures of a Spin Man," explained why.
"She was going through a bitter divorce and taking a lot of time off from work and spending a lot of time in court," Madden said.
Adelman, who has opened her own public relations firm, faces an August court date on a battery charge that involves her husband.
Madden said he told Adelman to …