Marc Ehrhardt joined The Ehrhardt Group in 1997 from Edelman Public Relations Worldwide in Chicago. As senior vice president of account services, he manages public affairs, corporate image, national media relations, issues management and crisis management programs in the economic development, retail, financial and manufacturing industries.
Marc represents his clients with broadcast and print media outlets throughout the Gulf South and nationwide. Specifically, Marc has placed stories on behalf of his clients on NBC, ABC, CBS, CNN, MSNBC, CNN Headline News and in The Wall Street Journal, Associated Press, Dow Jones News Service, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, and The New Orleans Times-Picayune.
Marc was also named to New Orleans CityBusiness’ “Power Generation 2000,” as one of the top 40 New Orleans business professionals under the age of 40. Marc is involved with projects for various accounts that include: Waste Management of Louisiana, The Allstate Foundation, Capital One, Southern Forest Products Association, Verizon Wireless, Harrah’s New Orleans, Morton’s The Steakhouse and the Louisiana Credit Union League.
He has previous media relations and crisis management experience with Louisiana Economic Development, Rite Aid Corp., Louisiana Citizens for a Sound Economy, PETSMART, and Sears and Roebuck.
Marc serves on the board of directors for the Press Club of New Orleans. He served on the board the Young Leadership Council in New Orleans and led the inaugural “One Book, One New Orleans” citywide reading and literacy awareness initiative. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Loyola University in Chicago.
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