Group One is uniquely structured to provide clients with an agency exactly as big or as small as they need. Utilizing only the principals and support professionals necessary to achieve each client’s goals, Group One is able to deliver superior service at lower costs. Eliminating overhead costs associated with traditional agencies, Group One efficiently builds a customized work team perfectly suited for each client’s needs and focusing on each client’s objectives.


Creative Director


Rick has an extensive advertising and marketing background, working in both directions — as the client and as the agency. Before establishing Group One Marketing in 1996, Rick was Director of Communications for the Wisconsin Dental Association and Marketing Director for Wisconsin’s largest real estate company, Wauwatosa Realty. He established in-house agency services for each organization. Rick has an extensive history in developing branding strategies and re-positioning stagnant brands for clients.



Public Relations Director


Emmy is a native of Atlanta, Ga. and graduated from the University of Georgia in Athens. She is an award-winning journalist who has over 30 years experience in broadcasting and public relations.  She currently serves as the Public Relations Director for Group One Marketing in the southern division headquarters of Atlanta. She joined Group One Marketing in 2000 and established the Georgia office for the agency in 2009. She is a media specialist and public relations manager, web content producer and social media strategist. Her background includes being the first female in the city of Columbia, SC to become a news director when she took over the helm at WLTX-TV, the CBS affiliate. She was also a producer, reporter, and news anchor for WSPA-TV in Spartanburg, SC and WBTW-TV in Florence, SC, after spending 5 years as a radio reporter and anchor in Georgia and South Carolina. Emmy has also produced award-winning documentaries for local news stations.


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