2018 – Patrick McSweeney, APR, Fellow PRSA, serves as past 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 email@example.com or by phone at 904.923.4871.
2017 – Sara Rude 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 262.716.1928.
2016 – Heidi Fendos is the owner of Fendos PR of Wauwatosa and has over 25 years of experience specializing in tourism, education, health care, not-for-profit and small business accounts. Heidi is a graduate of UW-Whitewater. You can reach Heidi at 414-778-0766 or email@example.com
2015 – Bill Bussler is a public relations manager at Kohler Co. He specializes in strategic communication planning, agency integration, corporate reputation management, content development, and media relations. He has held leadership positions in both agency and corporate settings and has been an active member of the PRSA Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter since 2003. Bill can be reached at 262-689-4714 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
2014- Samantha Andrews, MBA , APR, is public relations associate for Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, a regional health care organization made up of Froedtert Hospital, Milwaukee; Community Memorial Hospital, Menomonee Falls; St. Joseph’s Hospital, West Bend; and Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin primary and specialty care clinics. Samantha has a bachelor’s degree from UW-Green Bay and an MBA from Mount Mary University. You can reach Samantha at 414-777-3761 or email@example.com.