Rachel Welch-Rhea

Director, Client Services


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Rachel joined the Hahn Public team with a background in media relations, content development and strategic communication campaigns. Her clients at Hahn Public include DPR Construction and the Moody Foundation.

Rachel specializes in integrated campaigns, incorporating earned media, website content, social media, event, creative design work and paid advertising to raise clients’ profiles, communicate key messages and advance critical objectives through key local and trade media hits. Rachel is also experienced in crisis communications and issues management.

Rachel started her career with FleishmanHillard International Communications, focusing on the healthcare and technology industries for national, global and Texas-based brands. Prior to joining Hahn Public, Rachel led public relations and communications for Austin-based LawnStarter, an on-demand, mobile-first home care management startup. Rachel earned her bachelor’s degree in English from the College of William and Mary. In her personal time, Rachel likes to cook and run, having completed three marathons including the Boston Marathon in 2017.

  • Media Relations
  • Crisis Planning and Management
  • Content Development
  • Nonprofit Communication
  • Land Development
  • Health Care
University Degrees
  • B.A. College of William and Mary
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