Shelbi Copain Joins The Ehrhardt Group as Assistant Account Executive

Louisiana-based PR firm announces new hire to growing Gulf South team.

NEW ORLEANS – Leading Gulf South public relations firm, The Ehrhardt Group (TEG) announces its hiring of Shelbi Copain as assistant account executive. In this role, Copain supports account team members by developing and coordinating media opportunities, generating creative content, monitoring industry trends, and conducting research for a variety of clients in the energy, legal, entertainment, and maritime industries.

“Ideas are our currency, and we welcome insight from every corner of our organization, profession and community,” said Marc Ehrhardt, president of The Ehrhardt Group. “Shelbi’s diverse background, innate curiosity and propensity to ask the right questions will help us continue developing effective solutions for our clients.”

Before joining The Ehrhardt Group, Copain honed her writing skills as a private ELA tutor, helping students from second grade to college improve their grammar and communication abilities and excel in a variety of subjects. She also worked in operations at Live Oak Wilderness Camp and later as an application and social media manager at the organization year-round.

Copain studied at Loyola University New Orleans where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in musical theatre and communication with a concentration in public relations, and a Master of Science degree in marketing and communications. In her time at Loyola, Copain served as a public relations coordinator for the Theatre Arts Department, jumpstarting their social media outreach and establishing and defining a role to promote productions that still exists today.


About The Ehrhardt Group

Founded in 1996, The Ehrhardt Group (TEG) is the largest full-service public relations firm in the Gulf South. With office locations in New Orleans and Baton Rouge, TEG represents industry leaders across the Gulf South offering public, media and community relations, marketing, content creation, issues and crisis management, media training and research services. For more information, visit and follow The Ehrhardt Group on LinkedInFacebookTwitter and Instagram @TEGPR.