Marc Ehrhardt

Marc Ehrhardt

School of Professional Advancement

President, The Ehrhardt Group


Through his public relations career spanning more than two decades, Marc Ehrhardt has developed and implemented award-winning public affairs, corporate image, national media relations, issues management and crisis management programs in the economic development, retail, entertainment, energy,financial and manufacturing industries.

As president  of The  Ehrhardt  Group, Marc guides the firm’s strategic  direction  and  new  business  development  efforts, while  also  providing  high-level  counsel  to  clients 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 is active in the Louisiana chapter of the Entrepreneurs Organization and is an alumnus of the  Goldman  Sachs  10,000  Small  Businesses  Program  and Louisiana Economic Development’s CEO Roundtable. He has served on the board of the Press Club of New Orleans, Ursuline Academy and the Young Leadership Council in New Orleans, where he led the inaugural “One Book, One New Orleans” citywide reading and literacy awareness initiative.

Marc earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Loyola University Chicago and joined the family business after a stint at Edelman Public Relations Worldwide in Chicago.

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