Feb. 8, 2010
-- Andrea Wehrmann is a senior public relations specialist for Gwinnett Medical Center, a not-for-profit healthcare network providing a wide array of high-quality services and facilities to Gwinnett and the surrounding areas of Georgia. She received her associate’s degree in communications from the University of Alabama and soon after obtained her bachelor’s degree in communications and mass media from Florida State University and has spent the last seven years in the media relations industry having worked as a reporter for several broadcast networks and public relations agencies, both regionally and globally, before she began at Gwinnett Medical Center two years ago. On a daily basis, Andrea serves as the head spokesperson for the 629 bed hospital system and executes crisis communications, develops PR campaigns, produces a local television program, and plans sponsorship placements and community events. She is a member of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and in the future she hopes to grow into other media industries by using her time as a PR professional and a broadcaster to freelance. Along with Andrea’s professional accomplishments is her active extracurricular profile. She is a frequent volunteer for The Sport of Giving, a grassroots effort to support breast cancer care and prevention in the Atlanta community through a multitude of special fundraising events. Andrea also developed a grassroots initiative with CBS Atlanta called The Breast Friend Program which educates women in the Atlanta area on the importance of breast cancer screening. In her free time, she likes to dance, cook, play tennis, and travel.
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