The Ehrhardt Group Ranked No. 1 PR Firm in the Gulf South for Third Year in a Row

Public Relations firm ranked in the top 145 firms nationally, top 175 globally by O’Dwyer’s and PR Week

NEW ORLEANS – (May 4, 2023) – The Ehrhardt Group ranked No. 142 in the U.S. and No. 173 globally in PR Week’s Agency Business Report 2023, published this week. Additionally, the firm ranked No. 108 nationally in O’Dwyer’s Top PR Firms 2023 Rankings, announced in the publication’s May issue. The Ehrhardt Group was the only Gulf-South based company to earn a spot on the lists for the third year in a row.

“The Gulf South is a misunderstood land of opportunity. You have to speak the language. We know this because we live it,” said Marc Ehrhardt, president of The Ehrhardt Group. “Successful communications here is face-to-face and person-to-person. This approach has never changed. You just need to spend the time doing it. To do it well, you need to know how to talk to folks in their communities and meet them where they are.”

For more than 25 years, The Ehrhardt Group has moved people to act by crafting messages that compel, inspire and educate. The firm attributes its success in the Gulf South to its deep understanding of how the people of the region make decisions and take action to build relationships based on trust and results.

The Ehrhardt Group advises Fortune 500 corporations, local, state and regional institutions, and public entities in the critical areas of issues management, media relations, reputation management, crisis communications, social media and public affairs. The firm’s work touches the individuals and communities most important to its clients and colleagues across Louisiana, Mississippi, Coastal Alabama and the Florida Panhandle.


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.