Jeffrey Remsik has more than 30 years of professional >experience in public relations, marketing and public affairs in both the public and private sectors, specializing in healthcare, financial services and real estate development. As the firm’s president, he is actively involved in client services, as well as marketing and managing the firm.
Jeffrey previously served as the vice-president of public and governmental affairs for one of the largest independent public relations firms in the Midwest. He also was the chief lobbyist for the state’s third largest bank holding company.
In the public sector, Jeffrey was the chief of staff to the Assembly Speaker and press secretary and chief of staff for two Majority Leaders in the Assembly. Prior to his work in the State Legislature, he served as assistant and deputy press secretary for two Wisconsin governors. He also worked as a newspaper reporter and columnist for The Milwaukee Journal, The Daily Reporter, and The Madison Press Connection, and as a correspondent for several national newspapers.
Jeffrey is a past president of the Milwaukee Rotary Club and a trustee emeritus of the Public Policy Forum. An Indiana native, Remsik is a 1976 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication, where he studied as a Harry J. Grant Scholar.
Away from work, Jeffrey enjoys spending time with Arlene his wife and adult children Alex, Clay, and Lauren, especially their annual trips to Mexico and some mountain for downhill skiing.
Margaret works with the media on a daily basis, pitching stories and opportunities for several Bottom Line clients. She helps clients get in front of local print and broadcast media and industry trade publications to tell their interesting stories. She also assists in the execution of branding, media and government relations campaigns.
Margaret’s previous experience includes public relations, event planning, fundraising and law firm marketing. While raising her two now college-aged daughters, she was actively involved with home and school and chaired the annual parish/school fundraising gala. She served on the Wauwatosa School District marketing committee and the Wauwatosa West Scholarship Foundation fundraising committee.
She holds a B.A. in public relations from Mount Mary University. She is a self-proclaimed #birdnerd and strives to be the first to text “rabbit, rabbit” to her co-workers on the first of every month. She lives in Wauwatosa with her husband and their two daughters.
Ron is an established communicator, strategist, and leader with a solid history of effectively working with all levels of management (C-suite to front-line employees), building consensus and managing challenging assignments to promote and elevate organization reputation. He has broad and diverse experience developing and executing public relations strategies and media management in non-profit and for-profit orgnizations.
For 15 years, he worked as the Director of Public Relations/Director of Donor Relations at Aurora Health Care, where he was responsible for corporate communications and a philanthropy role focused on three areas collectively raising $5 million+. He has managed clients and client teams for several public relations agencies, and is our “go-to” person to successfully complete projects.
A.J. is a PR Assistant with Bottom Line. He holds a degree in Theatre Arts and Public Relations from Marquette University. A.J. supports work being done for a number of clients, ranging from media pitching and research to writing articles for a variety of different newsletters and publications. His arts background allows him to approach projects from creative angles and provide innovative, forward-thinking solutions.
A.J. also serves as the Artistic Associate for Summit Players Theatre, a non-profit theatre organization producing a yearly tour of free Shakespeare workshops and performances in the Wisconsin State Parks, and the Artistic Administrator of Milwaukee-based performance group Theatre Nervosa. He has performed variously with a number of Milwaukee theatre companies.