Sue Engelhart and Associates

Sue Engelhart

Sue Engelhart’s public relations programs for the specialty food trade offer a cost-effective way to have news of your company and products appear in the print and electronic trade publications that distributors, brokers, category buyers and retailers read regularly.

You benefit because a consistent specialty food public relations program can:

  • Help open doors because prospective buyers already are familiar with your company and your products,
  • Encourage distributors, brokers and reps to carry your products,
  • Increase awareness of your products with retailers,
  • Keep your company and products ‘top of mind’ with purchasers through regular coverage in specialty food, grocery, foodservice, gift and other industry media, and
  • Help generate sales leads.

With experience in consumer and business-to-business marketing and public relations, Sue is a PR professional and marketing coach/consultant whose services are grounded in a thorough understanding of the business world.

Sue founded Sue Engelhart & Associates in 2000 and has helped companies raise awareness of their products and services both within their trade and with consumers. Previously, she led public relations for The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company’s North American and international divisions and for M.A. Hanna Company, a specialty chemicals firm (now PolyOne.)

As a trained business coach, Sue helps clients craft workable public relations and marketing plans that fit their individual needs. Using skills honed as an independent consultant and as a corporate communicator, she helps clients gain exposure for their businesses and products to inform and influence key audiences.

Sue has bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mass media communications from the University of Akron. She is a graduate of the International Coaching Program at the Gestalt Organization and Systems Development Center of Cleveland. She also completed the executive development program at the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and the MIT-Harvard Public Disputes Program workshop in mutual gains negotiations.

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