Meet the ProPRcopy Leadership Team
ProPRcopy’s copywriters and editors are based in the United States, and they all have bachelor’s degrees and experience in journalism, marketing, communications or related fields. We bring knowledge of a wide range of industries and have written press releases, articles, website copy and blog content for clients across the globe. Here is our leadership team:
Steve Bailey, President
Before joining ProPRcopy, Steve worked with a Milwaukee-based communications firm, served as campaign manager for a U.S. Congressional campaign and worked with various nonprofit organizations in Wisconsin, Illinois and New York. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh with a degree in Journalism and has experience as both a print and broadcast news reporter.
Steve has served as a trusted copywriter and consultant for organizations across many different industries. He is currently pursuing his master’s degree.
Kyle Danowski, Senior Editor
Before joining ProPRcopy, Kyle served as the marketing director for a firm specializing in e-commerce sales. He was also a marketing and public relations specialist for a large nonprofit organization based in Wisconsin. Kyle has a bachelor’s degree in Strategic Communications from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Tim Backes, Senior Editor
Tim received a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has also written for a popular sports blog.
Tom Useted, Senior Editor
Prior to joining the team at ProPRcopy, Tom served in numerous roles in the book retail and banking industries, and most recently was a university instructor and managing editor of a nationally distributed literary magazine. He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in English from Truman State University, along with an MFA degree in creative writing from the University of Memphis.
Becky Huenink, Business Manager
After receiving her bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Becky served as a social worker, assisting individuals with special needs. She also worked with the Wauwatosa School District in Wisconsin as a liaison between school staff, parents and business members collaborating toward a safe, united community.
Joe Donovan, Founder
A published author, Joe Donovan earned a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and a Master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Additionally, the ProPRcopy team includes more than 100 copywriters and editors, many of whom have subject-specific expertise.
“I just cannot say enough good things about my recent experience with the ProPRcopy team. These folks ‘walk the talk’ and deliver on what they say they are going to do. Great value. They immersed themselves into our world, and it is reflective in their finished product. Keep up the GREAT work you are doing!”
— Ken S., Rockford, IL