Rachel Kerstetter Joins Sonnhalter as Public Relations Engineer

BEREA, Ohio – January 2012 – Sonnhalter, a communications firm marketing to the professional tradesman in the construction, industrial and MRO markets, recently announced the appointment of Rachel Kerstetter as public relations engineer.

As public relations engineer, Kerstetter will assist the public relations director in developing clients’ public relations programs, planning and implementing social media initiatives and will be responsible for day-to-day public relations activities for the Sonnhalter client base.

Before joining Sonnhalter, Kerstetter interned at Fahlgren Mortine, a public relations agency, and Humane Ohio, a nonprofit organization.

Kerstetter is a graduate of the University of Mount Union, Alliance, Ohio.


Established in 1976, Sonnhalter is the leading B2T marketing communications firm to companies that target professional tradesmen in construction, industrial and MRO markets. Sonnhalter’s brand identity highlights its expertise in marketing to the professional tradesmen. Its tagline, “Not Afraid To Get Our Hands Dirty,” promotes the employees’ willingness to roll up their sleeves and dig deep into clients’ businesses, also, it refers to the market it targets: the tradesmen who work with – and dirty – their hands every day. Sonnhalter developed the acronym “B2T,” which stands for “business-to-tradesmen” to capture the essence of its specialty. In 2009, 2010 and 2011, Sonnhalter was named one of BtoB Magazine’s Top Agencies. For more information, visit the company website at www.Sonnhalter.com or visit the company blog at www.TradesmenInsights.com.

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