Neuger Communications Group, a full-service strategic communications firm specializing in marketing communications and public relations, announces the promotion of Leah Rich to vice president. Rich, who now holds the title of vice president and senior communications counselor, has been a Neuger Communications Group team member since 2004, when she began as an intern.

A skilled writer, keen-eyed editor, and strategic thinker, Rich rapidly made herself indispensable from the very beginning and has continued to provide effective team leadership and creative strategic planning skills for a variety of clients. In addition to her work with clients, Rich oversees the firm’s internal project management system. In her new role, Rich will take on additional client services and sales responsibilities.

President and CEO David Neuger said, “Leah was born to be a communications professional. Her work ethic, her commitment to excellence, her ability to connect with clients and her integrity, among many other strengths, earned her this promotion. I am truly honored to call her a colleague in this field.”

A graduate of Gustavus Adolphus College in Saint Peter, Minn., Rich holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication studies and management. She is a native of Northfield and lives with her husband, Matthew, and their sons, Isaac, Noah and Eli, and daughter, Ella. Rich is a passionate volunteer, serving on the board of directors at Northfield Montessori and Northfield Enterprise Center.

“I am excited for the opportunity to contribute to Neuger Communications Group in a new way, and I look forward to the firm’s future,” said Rich. “I am surrounded by an awesome team and am grateful to be able to support our clients in unique ways.”

Neuger Communications Group is a full-service, strategic communications firm, specializing in marketing and public relations. With offices in Northfield and Minneapolis, it serves clients in a wide array of industries, providing strategic communications solutions tailored to each client’s unique needs. Employing a complete range of tools and techniques, Neuger Communications Group is focused on integrating communications for all aspects of a client’s business. The company delivers extraordinary value to its clients through high-quality, results-oriented solutions that blend main street values with innovative and traditional methods to generate results for its clients – from brochures to websites and traditional media relations to social media.