As a Principal and Senior Public Affairs Advisor for Michael Best Strategies, Jeffrey has the expertise – and the robust network – needed to help clients achieve their key communications objectives and navigate high-profile or sensitive situations.
Jeffrey has more than 30 years of professional experience in public relations, public affairs, government affairs, and marketing campaigns in both the public and private sectors, specializing in the healthcare, financial services, professional services, real estate, and construction industries. He teaches clients how what they say and do is just one element of many that combine to create the public image of a company.
Before bringing his substantial expertise to Michael Best Strategies, Jeffrey was President and CEO of Bottom Line Marketing and Public Relations, a firm he founded to provide clients with government relations, issue management, crisis communication, stakeholder engagement, consensus building, and media training services in addition to a full complement of strategic marketing services. Jeffrey earned a solid reputation for delivering measurable results, and built a deep network of contacts he is able to leverage for Strategies clients.
Jeffrey previously served as Vice President of Public and Governmental Affairs for one of the largest independent public relations firms in the Midwest. He was also the chief lobbyist for the state’s third-largest bank holding company.
In the public sector, Jeffrey was Chief of Staff to the Wisconsin 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 Deputy Press Secretary for two Wisconsin governors.