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Thursday, June 27, 2013

Kohnstamm Communications Hires Four

Kohnstamm Communications, the St. Paul-based boutique public relations agency, today announced four new additions to its team.

Jeff Trauring joins Kohnstamm Communications as an Account Supervisor. With eight years of public relations experience, Jeff joins the business-to-business team at Kohnstamm to support agency accounts 3M Food Safety, Nilan Johnson Lewis, the University of St. Thomas and others. Prior to joining the Kohnstamm team, Jeff was with Snow Communications in Minneapolis where he led award-winning PR campaigns in law, food manufacturing, software and other business-to-business industries.

Morgan Woodrow joins as an Assistant Account Executive to support consumer and business-to-business accounts. She is involved with multiple key agency clients including MOM Brands, Noosa Yoghurt and Fay Ranches. Morgan is a graduate of Drake University, where she earned a B.A. in public relations and minors in political science and sociology.
 
Lexi Beasley joins as an intern. Lexi will graduate in December with a double major in communications and journalism from Bethel University. She previously interned at Verily Magazine in New York City.

Drew Maakestad joins Kohnstamm as an intern, and will provide support to both the B2B and consumer accounts. She is currently a student at the College of Wooster, majoring in communications, and is active in the Entrepreneurship Center and the Communication Studies department.

“We’re thrilled to continue to bolster our team with these strong new hires,” said Greg Zimprich, Senior Vice President at Kohnstamm Communications. “We remain dedicated to building a best-in-class communications firm that consistently exceeds client expectations. Our new additions will help us continue with that mission.”