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James Madlom is Chief Operating Officer of Mueller Communications (Mueller). In addition to his role overseeing the work of the firm, he manages a variety of client teams responsible for developing and implementing community relations and public affairs strategies, public awareness campaigns and marketing communications plans.
At Mueller, James has led client teams that have successfully secured public financing for major redevelopment projects, protected corporate reputations during high-profile litigation and other crisis situations, designed and implemented internal employee communications programs and supported the design and implementation of major neighborhood revitalization efforts.
Prior to joining Mueller, James gained additional media and public relations experience with another Milwaukee agency, where he coordinated communications activities for clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to government agencies and non-profits.
In addition, James brings a significant background of community outreach planning from his work with Marquette University, where he implemented a five-day orientation program for new students and their families and Marquette’s largest service project, Hunger Clean-Up, involving over 2,300 volunteers and 100 community-based organizations.
James earned both his bachelor’s degree and law degree, magna cum laude, from Marquette University. He is an active member of his community, serving as a director on the boards of the Alzheimer’s Association of Southeastern Wisconsin, Coalition for Children, Youth and Families, Milwaukee Public Theatre and St. Charles Youth & Family Services, and as an active volunteer with Rotary Club of Milwaukee and the Wisconsin Bar Association. He was past President of the Shorewood Foundation and a past board member of the Volunteer Center of Milwaukee, Everyday Philanthropists and Non-Profit Center of Milwaukee.
He lives in Whitefish Bay, Wis. with his wife and three children. They are members and active volunteers with St. Herman’s Orthodox Church in West Bend.