(From left to right: Traci D. Howerton and Katie McKeogh)

The Ehrhardt Group Promotes Two Account Supervisors to Hone Areas of Expertise

NEW ORLEANS – Leading Gulf South public relations firm, The Ehrhardt Group (TEG) has promoted Traci D. Howerton to account supervisor of marketing and content and Katie McKeogh to account supervisor of public affairs.

As account supervisor, Howerton serves as a resource to clients by delivering creative marketing and content solutions that create real and quantifiable impact. Additionally, she provides constructive oversight to the account teams she leads to foster new idea generation and optimal performance. Howerton’s account portfolio includes clients in the energy, health insurance, infrastructure, waste and environmental service, and hospitality industries. With more than 20 years of experience, Howerton has specialized in public and media relations, marketing, advertising and account management throughout her career. Prior to joining TEG, she worked as a business consultant with an emphasis on brand management and public relations. Howerton received a B.A. in mass communication from Nicholls State University, with a concentration in public relations and broadcast journalism. She earned an M.A. in history from the University of New Orleans.

As account supervisor, McKeogh provides strategic counsel and communications expertise to assist clients with their public relations and public affairs objectives, while also supervising account teams to build team cohesion and drive effective solutions on her clients’ behalf. McKeogh’s account portfolio includes clients in the energy, maritime, healthcare and automotive trade industries. Prior to joining TEG, she spent five years serving in the federal government in Washington, D.C. as press secretary for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and various roles on Capitol Hill. She gained extensive strategic and crisis communications experience while working in the executive branch and with elected officials in the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives. McKeogh earned a B.A. in public relations and a B.A. in history from the University of Georgia.

“Traci and Katie each have a knack for reducing complex issues into digestible, newsworthy information and positioning it where it will have the largest impact,” said Marc Ehrhardt, president of The Ehrhardt Group. “Their mutual talent and unique areas of expertise are essential to the work we do for our clients and reaching the communities most important to them. I look forward to their continued insight and leadership in their new roles at TEG.”


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 tegpr.com and follow The Ehrhardt Group on LinkedInFacebookTwitter and Instagram @TEGPR.