Illinois Springfield Capitol

Governor Pritzker Delivers FY2021 Budget Address

Coming off of a prolific first year in office, Governor Pritzker delivered his FY 2021 budget address on Wednesday, February 19th, 2020.  The Budget...

Former Aetna Executive Daniel Oftedahl Joins Michael Best Strategies

MADISON, WI – Michael Best Strategies expands its Healthcare Business and Community Solutions team with the addition of Daniel Oftedahl as Principal.
Communications

Creating Your Crisis Communications Response Team

“It’s all about teamwork.”  If you ever played a team sport in grade school or high school, you probably heard those words from your...
Illinois Senate

Don Harmon becomes 39th Illinois Senate President

The Illinois Senate convened yesterday to select a new Senate President.  As you remember, former Senate President John Cullerton announced, to the shock of...
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Effectively Engaging Your Member of Congress

The US Congress takes frequent recesses and is often criticized for what is perceived to be a part time working schedule, with the House...
Bottom Line

Michael Best Strategies Acquires Bottom Line Marketing & Public Relations

ACQUISITION EXPANDS STRENGTH IN STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS, MARKET RESEARCH AND COMPETITIVE INTELLIGENCE Michael Best Strategies (Strategies) today announced that it has acquired the Milwaukee-based strategic communications...
Zeppos

Michael Best Strategies’ Zeppos Participates in Public Relations Panel

Michael Best Strategies Principal and Senior Public Affairs Advisor Evan Zeppos joined the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Southeast Wisconsin Chapter for their...
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Social Investing – Moving Quickly from Fad to Force for Change

Trends in social investing were the focus of a lively panel discussion at this year’s 2019 Early Stage Symposium sponsored by the Wisconsin Technology...
Becky Miller Updike

Becky Miller Updike Appointed To Child Welfare Task Force

BECKY MILLER UPDIKE TO HELP GROUP IMPROVE THE LIVES OF CHILDREN IN COLORADO DENVER, CO – Michael Best Strategies announced today that Becky Miller Updike, Ph.D.,...
Crisis Communication

5 Guiding Principles for Dealing with a Crisis

A crisis can strike at any time and any place, and it can be more difficult than it used to be in today’s digital...