The PRactice is a student-run public relations firm at The Ohio State University. Our mission is to create an environment for students to learn skills pertaining to the public relations industry with the grit of hands-on experience.
The PRactice provides solutions for local and national clients involving social media, event planning, design, marketing and traditional public relations.
MEET OUR TEAM
ZOLTAN ROEMER Firm Director
Zoltan is a senior from the small town of Mendham, New Jersey majoring in Strategic Communications and minoring in Business and Social Psychology. He joined The PRactice as a junior and has risen in the ranks from associate to firm director in one year of hard work. As our director, Zoltan wants to help grow the firm's recognition locally and nationally. Zoltan loves collaborating with people and hopes to bring his PR and Leadership talents further west after graduation, where he can explore one of his favorite hobbies, hiking!
BECCA KERR Director of HR
Rebecca is a fourth year Strategic Communication and English double major. In addition to being The Practice's HR Director, she is Vice President of Programming for Ohio States PRSSA chapter and an intern for Fahlgren Mortine. She is a self-described iced coffee addict, movie-watcher, and pop culture-lover. Her dream job is to work in strategy at a public relations agency in New York City.
TORI REGINELLI Director of Communications
Tori is a third year student majoring in Strategic Communications with minors in Design Thinking and Fashion and Retail Studies. As our Director of Communications, she leads communication within the firm while also managing our website, blog, and social media accounts and implementing new branding, design, and campus outreach strategies. Outside of The PRactice, she is also the Social Media Director for her sorority, Alpha Phi. With interests in branding, visual communication design, event planning, and travel, Tori plans on pursuing a career in international fashion and hospitality PR following her graduation in May 2021.
MOLLIE WOLFE Director of Professional Development
Mollie is a senior this year studying Strategic Communication with a minor in Consumer Sciences. This summer Mollie interned at Johannes Leonardo, an advertising agency in NYC, nd hopes to enter this sector of the communications industry upon graduating in the spring.
ALEXA FERKO VP of Account and Project Management
Alexa is a senior this year studying Strategic Communications with a minor in Professional Writing and Leadership Studies. In addition to her role as The PRactice's VP of Account and Project Management, she is the event presentation intern for the Columbus Blue Jackets and marketing and communications intern for Mastery by Mal. Next spring, Alexa plans to pursue a career in agency PR in California following graduation.
RACHEL RICKMAN VP of Diversity and Inclusion
Rachel is currently in her fourth and final year at Ohio State, and she is extremely excited to spend some of it at The PRactice. As our VP of Diversity and Inclusion, she oversees the management of nonprofit clients, as well as ensures a diverse and inclusive environment for the firm's associates, leads, and clients. With a passion for the nonprofit sector and its dedication to social good, Rachel is hopeful that her experience and nonprofit knowledge will land her as a marketing or external communications specialist within a nonprofit organization. As for her PR interests, she finds community relations, social marketing, and fundraising most interesting and rewarding.
ALLYSON WILLIAMS VP of Strategy and Innovation, PRSSA Liaison
Allyson is a third-year Strategic Communications and Journalism major with minors in Spanish and Political Science. She is involved in OSU's Greek Programming Board, Club Softball, and HerCampus outside of her role at The PRactice. She loves dogs and cannot go a single day without an iced coffee. Her dream job would take her to San Diego, NYC, or Washington D.C. and she would probably be doing something similar to Olivia Pope but without all of the corruption.
CLAIRE KINNEAR VP of Finance
Claire Kinnear is a third year Journalism student with minors in Screenwriting and Criminology. She has had past internship in video production, internal communications, external communications, and PR. Her current internship is with Nationwide in their Corporate Communications department, an opportunity that was presented to her through PRSA. She is serving as our VP of finance and is excited to see what kind of successes and professional developments will come with this new year!