Chapter Officers

Katy Glodosky — Director at Large

Katy Glodosky

Katie is the public relations manager for Kane Communications Group, a Milwaukee-based strategic communications firm. She is proud to serve as the director at large for the PRSA Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter, overseeing the community outreach committee. Katy brings a mix of public and media relations, community engagement, corporate communications and leadership counsel, and writing experience to the team. Katy builds beneficial relationships with audiences, key stakeholders and the media to meet business goals. From growing brands through facing a crisis, Katy protects and manages reputations, working with internal staff; advocates; and local, national and industry media to share stories. Katy’s expertise includes public relations strategy development for personal brands, nonprofits, government and social service agencies, and health care systems. She can be reached at katy@kanecommgroup.com.

Christine Dunbeck — Ethics Officer

Katharine Foley — Membership Chair

Katharine Foley

Katharine Foley is the membership chairperson for the PRSA Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter. Katharine is a PR Counselor at Bader Rutter. Her responsibilities include supporting the firm’s client teams by drafting and editing communications material, managing media relations efforts and providing strategic counsel. Prior to Bader Rutter, she worked at Mueller Communications, a local PR agency and Uplifted, a digital marketing agency in Buenos Aires, Argentina. You can reach Katharine kfoley@bader-rutter.com

Ryan Amundson — Secretary

Ryan Amundson

Ryan Amundson is serving at secretary for the PRSA Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter. Ryan has worked in public relations at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino since 2006, managing the department since September of 2016. In his role, Ryan oversees the  property’s media relations, public affairs and social responsibility efforts. Prior to that, he was a reporter and editor with The Freeman newspaper in Waukesha. Ryan holds a BA in print journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. You can reach him at RAmundson@PaysBig.com

Holly Haseley, APR — Director at Large

Holly Haseley, APR

Holly Haseley, APR is currently serving as a director at large for the PRSA of Southeastern Wisconsin chapter. She is the Senior Account Supervisor for Laughlin Constable. With over 30 years of PR experience, she bring a broad range of expertise to her health care, retail, and property development clients.  She holds a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Wisconsin and previously served as the Executive Director of Communications for a large health care company for 17 years.  Holly can be reached at 414-270-7148 or hhaseley@laughlin.com.

Jeff Dardis — Treasurer

Jeff Dardis

Jeff Dardis serves as the treasurer for the PRSA Southeastern Wisconsin chapter. He is a public relations supervisor for EPIC Creative, a full-service advertising and production agency based in West Bend, Wis. In this role he works closely with executive, account and creative teams to develop strategic public relations plans for agency clients that are integrated with the clients’ overall marketing plans. Jeff has a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communications from UW-Milwaukee. You can reach Jeff at 262-338-3700 x289 or jdardis@epiccreative.com.

Patrick McSweeney, Fellow, APR — President

Patrick McSweeney, Fellow, APR

Patrick McSweeney, Fellow, APR,  serves as president of the PRSA Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter. He has been involved in PRSA for more than two decades. After earning a Journalism degree from The Ohio State University, he worked as a reporter, editor, producer and anchor at newspapers, radio and TV stations in Ohio and Florida before transitioning to PR. During the past 20+ years he has served as the spokesperson for a government agency in Florida and worked with well-known automotive, high tech, retail brands, vacation destinations and others. He also twice served as president of PRSA’s North Florida chapter prior to relocating to Milwaukee in 2014. You can reach Patrick via email at patrickmcsweeney22@gmail.com or by phone at 904.923.4871.

Karren Jeske, APR — Vice President

Karren Jeske, APR

Karren Jeske, APR, is currently serving as the president-elect for the PRSA Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter. She previously served as treasurer for five years and ethics officer for 4 years. With over 30 years of marketing and public relations experience in agency, non-profit and corporate settings, Karren brings a broad range of expertise to her manufacturing, health care, education and hospitality clients. Karren is a graduate of UW-Madison with a degree in journalism. Go Badgers! She also earned a Master of Business Administration degree with a marketing emphasis from DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management, and a social media certificate from UW-Milwaukee. You can reach Karren at karmic@wi.rr.com.

Sara Rude — Immediate Past President

Sara Rude

Sara Rude is currently serving as the immediate past president for the PRSA Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter and is Vice President, Public Relations Account Supervisor at Cramer-Krasselt. Sara is a proud alum of UW-Milwaukee, where she graduated with a degree in Journalism & Mass Communication and a minor in French. Go Panthers! She has over 10 years in marketing and public relations experience in agency, non-profit and corporate settings.  You can reach Sara via email at sjrude06@gmail.com or by phone at 262.716.1928.

Steph Graham — Director at Large

Steph Graham

Steph Graham serves as a director at large for the PRSA Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter.  She works full-time as the PR specialist and copywriter at Steinhafels Furniture.  In addition, she occasionally freelances as a TV producer, blogger, and radio newscaster. Previously, she was the special projects producer at TMJ4 for almost a decade.  She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism from the Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University.  You can reach Steph at 740-517-6190 or shgraham124@gmail.com