Teresa Rusin, Associate
Teresa A. Rusin brings advanced experience in meeting planning for both government and corporate events, as well as marketing and communications development. She assists clients with strategic marketing and organizational social media outreach. In her current placement with the Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC) at the Washington Navy Yard (WNY), she is tasked with conceiving, editing, layout, campaign, administration, and general management tasks in support of achieving and sustaining NHHC social media properties, in accordance with SECNAVINST 5720.44.
Prior to arriving at Cowan & Associates, Teresa spent four years working as a consultant on a variety of event types with the associated marketing responsibilities. In an effort to offer a comprehensive understanding of industry, she has participated in the registration, promotional social media, outreach, media relations, planning, and execution for meetings/events ranging in size from 15 to 50,000. With experience in the nonprofit world, she is budget-conscious and therefore skilled in contract negotiations with both speakers and vendors.
Ms. Rusin currently holds an Interim Top Secret clearance, has earned a B.A. in Communications from James Madison University, and intends to gain her CMP certification and Masters Degree in Public Relations.