Marc Ehrhardt Named President Of The Ehrhardt Group
NEW ORLEANS — The Ehrhardt Group is proud to announce that Marc Ehrhardt has been named president of the New Orleans-based public relations and marketing firm that was founded in 1996 by Malcolm and Pia Ehrhardt. With the transition, Malcolm will hold the title of founder and partner, providing daily strategic counsel for many of the agency’s clients.
“Since joining the family business in 1997, Marc has proven to be a first-rate professional and natural leader who has already helped this company grow well into its second generation,” said Malcolm Ehrhardt. “He takes the reins of corporate leadership with an intrinsic understanding of our clients and the markets where they operate, building a strong level of trust with each partnership – both inside and outside the firm.”
Under Malcolm Ehrhardt’s leadership, The Ehrhardt Group has built a reputation on understanding what makes news and utilizing that understanding to develop and implement public and media relations campaigns, manage issues and develop content reflective of every client’s point of view. For more than 20 years, the firm has worked in partnership with leading companies and organizations with business interests along the Gulf Coast, including Fortune 500 companies, local institutions and some of the most significant issues facing Louisiana and the Gulf.
“During the last 30 years, nearly every big event or issue in this part of the country has had someone with the name Ehrhardt involved in it,” said Marc Ehrhardt. “The Ehrhardt Group offers our clients our best ideas and our time, two things that are at the heart of our work. I have learned leadership from someone who provides thoughtful, tactful counsel, no matter the issue at hand. These values are a part of The Ehrhardt Group’s core and will be for decades to come.”
Malcolm Ehrhardt stressed that he will continue to be very active with his clients and their businesses. “This was an ideal time for transition and I have every intention of maintaining a busy schedule in the future.”
“The Ehrhardt Group will always be a place where the smartest, most interesting people in our profession build their careers. We will continue to invest in the relationships that we have with each other, our clients, partners and community to be a company of smart people who like each other and relish the success of the companies and organizations we work with,” said Marc Ehrhardt.