Professional with diverse experience, education and skills to support corporate
objectives through communications, development and increasing organizational visibility. Mr. Blomquist created the position of Director-Public Relations for me in an informational interview.
We have been colleagues and friends since 1996.
01/2012 to Current
01/2002 to 01/2007
DirectorJacobus Wealth Management, Inc – Milwaukee, WI
Corporate Communications The largest multi-family office in Wisconsin, 25 families.
01/1996 to 01/2002
DirectorAssociates for Health Care AHC – Brookfield, WI
Public Relations The largest Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) in Wisconsin.
American Red Cross in Southeastern Wisconsin.
01/1986 to 01/1996
Production of all written communications for the President & CEO and marketing staff Communications to corporate clients, media relations, client services; support to business development Support to fundraising and volunteer development and retention Paid and unpaid media development and placement, supervision of graphic design staff, design, production and traffic Media strategies and placements (including paid media) for Wisconsin markets Marketing and public relations planning, strategy, tactics and implementation Management of internal communications to support employee recruitment and retention Special events planning and execution, including the Annual Meeting, Annual Client Receptions, Media Open House events United Performing Arts Fund (UPAF) and United Way of Greater Milwaukee corporate campaign coordinator Designed and supervised web sites Presentations to community groups, clients and prospects.
Marquette University -
Master of Social Work: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee - Milwaukee, WI
Master of Arts: CounselingCalifornia State University - East Bay Hayward, CA Counseling
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology and Sociology EnglishUniversity of Wisconsin-Eau Claire - Eau Claire, WI Psychology and Sociology English
Jacobus, CFA, Chairman, Jacobus Wealth Management, Inc.
414) 475-6565 Mr.
Jacobus is a valued mentor: I reported to him for five years.
Mark Sabljak, Publisher, The Business Journal 414) 278-7788 ~ email@example.com I have worked professionally with Mr.
Sabljak since 1995.
WUWM FM 89.7 Milwaukee Public Radio, National Public Radio affiliate Board of Directors, 1997-2002 March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation-Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter Board of Directors, 1997-2000 AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin, (served by the Milwaukee AIDS Project) Board of Directors, 1992-1996 Human Rights television program, Moderator and Producer WTMJ-TV Channel 4 Human Relations Television Council program, 1989-1995 Greater Milwaukee Foundation Women's Fund, Communications Committee, 1992-1994 Milwaukee Ballet Nutcracker Ball, Public Relations Chairperson, 1994 Better Business Bureau of Wisconsin, Volunteer Arbitrator, 1988-1994 Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC), Marketing Management Advisory Committee, 1987-1993 Chair, 1988-1990 Public Relations Society of America, National Bronze Anvil Judge, 1992-1994 MEMBERSHIPS American Mensa, Ltd., Membership Number 1025276, 1976-present TEMPO 1987-present Board of Directors: 1993-1996 Committees: Membership, Mentor (Chair, two years), Seminar, Roster, Member Outreach TEMPO International 1994-2005 Board of Directors, 1995-1997 Public Relations Society of America, 1987-2006
Arts, business development, Corporate Communications, Client, clients, Special events, fundraising, graphic design, marketing, media relations, office, Presentations, Public Relations, recruitment, strategy, supervision, web sites, written communications
HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATIONS Recipient of eight national communications awards, please see Awards Exceeded unpaid media placements assignments by 200% at AHC: 1 per week was assigned, over the last three years in the position, the yearly average was 4 per week USA Today Letter to the Editor for President and CEO published in October, 1998 and in five additional local and state newspapers on the national economic benefits of the managed care model Communications Consultant for the Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies Secretariat Geneva, Switzerland, Staff-on-Loan from the American Red Cross, 1990 Tiffany Award for Employee Excellence, 1991: national award for extraordinary corporate commitment and outstanding professional performance The Family Wealth Alliance, Wheaton, IL Managing Director 2012-present Consultant to communications, client communications, management of two e-publications, The Alliance Report and The Security Council Mensa of Wisconsin Foundation Vice President, Volunteer Position 2007-present Support to donor services, communications, grant management: Mensa member, 1976-present
VOLUNTEER SERVICE Elmbrook Humane Society, Adoption Counselor, 2010-2012 Three Meadows Neighborhood Association Board Member, 2009-2012 Blood Center of Wisconsin, 1987-2011 Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts Gala, Marketing and Decorations Committees, 2007 Wisconsin Humane Society, Foster Parent, 2002-2004 Waukesha Area Chamber of Commerce, Non-Dues Task Force, 1997-2002
AWARDS International Association of Business Communicators Pacesetter Award of Merit, 1993 National American Red Cross Communications Award: First Place Newsletters, 1992 Public Relations Society of America: Award of Merit: Special Publics-Internal, Print, 1992 Women In Communications, National Clarion Award: First Place, Special Print Communications, 1992 National American Red Cross Communications Award: First Place, Special Publications, 1991 International Astrid Award, First Place, Design Communications, 1991 Public Relations Society of America: Award of Merit, Special External Public Program, Audio Visual, 1991 United Way of America Communications Award, First Place, Audio Visual, 1991 Public Relations Society of America: Award of Excellence, Special Publics Project, 1990 Women In Communications, National Clarion Award, First Place, Newsletter, 1989 Public Relations Society of America: Award of Excellence: Special Publics Project, 1990 National American Red Cross Communications Award: First Place, Newsletter, 1989 Women In Communications, National Clarion Award: First Place, Newsletter, 1989 Bold indicates national awards
Governor Walker is a colleague and friend. I hired him as the Marketing Specialist for the American Red Cross.
He reported to me for three years.