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Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Kohnstamm Communications Hires Three

Kohnstamm Communications, a St. Paul-based boutique public relations firm, announced the hiring of three additional employees to support a growing roster of national clients. 

Alan Newbold joins as Vice President and Account Director for Kohnstamm’s consumer group. A veteran communications leader with 16 years of experience, he will lead public relations efforts for the firm’s consumer clients. His career spans large and mid-size agency experience in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles, and includes Ketchum, Edelman, Spong, and Olson Engage, where he lead efforts for some of America’s most iconic brands, including Kraft, Quaker, Heinz, PepsiCo, DPSG, Maytag, KraftMaid, and The Home Depot.

Jamee Tuttle joins as Senior Account Executive, Special Projects Manager for Kohnstamm’s consumer team, and brings more than a dozen years combined experience in agencies, non-profit organizations and consulting. In addition to public relations and marketing skills, Tuttle is a Certified Health Coach through the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in New York City. Her agency experience includes Fleishman-Hillard, SJ Thoms & Associates, Laughlin & Constable, and Lois/EJL Advertising, where she worked across a variety of consumer brands, new product launches and large-scale event management. 

Lisa Wendling joins as an Assistant Account Executive for the firm’s business-to-business team. Prior to joining Kohnstamm, Wendling honed her skills at Weber Shandwick, Tunheim, Imation and Target Corporation.

 “We are excited to be matching our growing client base with a growing staff,” said Josh Kohnstamm, founder and CEO of Kohnstamm Communications. “Each of these individuals brings passion and specialized focus to our collective efforts, and are already making a significant impact on behalf of our clients.”