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.
Nicole brings 10 years of public relations and marketing experience to Bottom Line. She is responsible for the overall client and account management of the firm, and executes planning and strategy of integrated marketing communications for a variety of clients.
She loves a good challenge, thrives on building strong relationships, and enjoys diving into the nuances of client industries. From strategic business planning to media relations to social campaigns, collateral and crisis, Nicole develops compelling stories that achieve client objectives.
Since she just can’t get enough of PR, Nicole also teaches PR Writing and Advanced PR Writing at Marquette University.
Prior to joining Bottom Line, Nicole worked in the marketing and public relations departments of both Summerfest and the Wisconsin State Fair, where she organized statewide press tours, and directed promotional events, crisis management and media relations. She also was part of the graphic design team in Marquette University’s Office of Public Affairs and served as director of public relations for Backlot Imaging, a digital effects company in Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward.
Nicole graduated from Marquette University with degrees in public relations and history, and a minor in marketing. She’s a member of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and received her MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
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.
Katie started her career in public relations with us as a PR Assistant, and she has since moved up to a PR Specialist and Social Media Manager role. She is responsible for executing public relations projects and social media strategy for various clients, writing press releases, internal newsletters and other client content, managing lists and supporting her fellow staff members.
During her undergrad, Katie held several positions in the marketing field, including Content Marketing Manager with a start-up company called EatStreet, and summer internships with ESPN Milwaukee and Capture Marketing. Katie also expanded her leadership skills through executive roles in college student organizations, including Executive Vice President for Students in Advertising and Vice President of Public Relations for the American Marketing Association.
Katie earned a B.B.A. in marketing and a minor in mass communication from the University of Iowa. Outside of work, she enjoys traveling to new places, kayaking, horse-back riding, hiking with her dog, Cooper, going to concerts, and watching football and baseball games.