Deep experience in the manufacturing industry
We don’t turn it off at the end of the day. It’s because we don’t have “accounts” – we represent business leaders who entrust us to help them grow their business through intelligent and compelling brand, culture, and marketing strategies. So yes, we take everything we do for our clients personally. What’s more…
- Expect us to respond quickly when you call, email, or heck, even when you text us because, well, we know waiting is frustrating.
- We will run hard and fast, will jump through hoops, and will even walk over hot coals to meet your deadlines, just because we care that much.
- Things will get done for you faster, easier, and smoother than the norm because of our process-driven culture. Yes, we’re organized, and it shows.
Consider making our experience your competitive advantage.
“A brand can be the difference between a sale and no sale.”
SCOTT SEROKA – PRINCIPAL | CHIEF BRAND STRATEGIST |AUTHOR | SPEAKER
Scott leads the agency’s brand development and culture division. Some of his notable accomplishments include building brands and cultural infrastructures for numerous companies in the manufacturing and mortgage industries, ranging from global Fortune 500 organizations to smaller, privately held firms.
Scott resides in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, with his wife and daughter. He is an avid photographer, and in his former life, he performed at The Second City improvisational theater in Chicago and was a stand-up comic in the Chicago and Milwaukee
“Giving an authentic voice to a brand through well-crafted content is critical to cultivating believability and brand loyalty.”
MARY-IRIS TAYLOR – SENIOR COPYWRITER
Mary-Iris joined Seroka in 2015 to lead the agency’s content development and copywriting services. She started her career in the financial services industry, and later moved to the agency side to pursue her passion for writing. Her financial services background served her well as she worked with clients in the banking, mutual fund, mortgage, investment and retirement services sectors.
While raising her family, Mary-Iris started and grew her freelance business, providing consulting and copywriting services for companies spanning many industries. She eventually returned to work outside of the home for a community credit union where she wrote copy promoting a wide range of financial products.
Mary-Iris holds a BA in Journalism from Marquette University.
“Strong brands will thrive with little advertising and weak brands will fail with extensive advertising”
PAT SEROKA – FOUNDER & CEO
Pat founded the agency in 1987, the natural culmination from years spent studying why people select one brand over another and the motivations behind brand selection. His agency’s reputation built rapidly gaining national recognition for its capabilities in brand development.
Pat has been named Entrepreneur of the Year and has been frequently published in numerous industry publications. He is a member of the Porsche Club, holds a Competition Racing License for weekend fun, and enjoys traveling with his wife Linda.
“Marketing is a lot like trying a new recipe, it may not turn out the first time, but with some adjustments to your approach, you will eventually get it right.”
RACHEL SAWICKI – ACCOUNT SUPERVISOR
Rachel helps clients put the spark back in their marketing. Whether she is helping clients secure coverage with media outlets or increase their brand awareness on social media, Rachel is driven by her clients’ successes.
Prior to working for Seroka, Rachel spent over 12 years working for various agencies and corporations managing their marketing activities. She also worked as the Communications Director for the city of Williston in North Dakota during the oil boom where she had the opportunity to work with business leaders and media outlets from all over the world.
In her free time, Rachel enjoys spending time with family and friends, running, yoga, gardening, and baking.
“A well thought-out strategy yields much greater results than rolling out a series of tactics.”
AMY HANSEN – VICE PRESIDENT PUBLIC RELATIONS AND STRATEGIC PLANNING
Amy oversees client relationships and fosters an environment focused on getting Seroka’s clients results. She brings more than 20 years of marketing experience to her clients and plays a leading role in guiding campaign strategies. Throughout her career, Amy has established strong relationships with clients, key media and industry associations.
Most of her free time is spent at one of her son’s sporting events or with her family and friends.
Seroka’s team has been extremely accessible and has always made us feel that we were their #1 customer. I would recommend working with Seroka for any company looking to grow not just the top line but also the mindset of their organization.
– Tim Carpenter, President
“Scott Seroka had a process that he led my executive team and I through that allowed us the ability to dive deep into what the key attributes were of the company and its products. With the process that Scott utilizes he helped us maintain our focus and complete the steps in a timely fashion. He truly became a key partner in helping my team and I chart a course for our new brand.” – Keith Coursin, President
“Seroka’s process was exactly what we were looking for. They brought experience and expertise to the discovery process that helped our team define Waukesha’s unique selling proposition and message our brand essence and promise. Internally, our global staff knows who we are and what we stand of; externally, our customers and channel partners have a much clearer view of how er create value to help them win.” – Jay Burnette, President
“At Armada Analytics, we needed to create a stronger brand to solidify our market position and provide clarity to who we are and what we stand for. Aside from Seroka’s ability to take us through the entire branding process, they also provided intelligent insights and ideas about how to organize and inspire a culture of excellence in everything we do. Their actions always demonstrated a genuine desire for our success.” – Matt Legge, CEO
“As a member of the IBAW board, Scott has made quite a lot of valuable and meaningful contributions to our organization. He has provided guidance and support for our branding and marketing initiatives and has also authored a lot of great content for the IBAW magazine. One of the things I value most about our relationship is that I know I can call him at any time for any reason, and he is always eager to help in any way he can.” – Steve Kohlman, Executive Director.
“Scott is great to work with. I find him to be very knowledgeable and insightful on brand development and brand strategy. He also has a keen understanding of how to organize a culture that motivates employees to stay focused on living and breathing an organization’s brand. I would recommend Scott to any company interested in building a stronger brand and culture.” – Paul Campbell, Regional Director
“The process Seroka used to define our brand proved to be exactly what we needed. I would recommend Seroka to any company looking for a strong brand development and strategic communications partner.” – Mark Young, Chief Executive Officer