WHERE PRACTICE AND PROFESSIONALISM MEET.

Welcome to The PRactice, Ohio State’s student-run PR agency. Managed by communications students and future professionals.

Our goals are simple. We wish to foster creativity, professionalism, and learning within our firm of over 70 students through the grit of hands-on PR experience. Simultaneously, we use the skills and resources available to us (as students within one of the top communications programs in the country) to provide our clients with innovative and targeted PR solutions.

To work with us, send us an email to start the conversation. To see our agency in action, visit our Instagram and LinkedIn pages.

MEET OUR EXECUTIVE BOARD

CEO, Erin Aulfinger

osuthepractice@gmail.com

Erinn Aulfinger is a senior from Cincinnati, Ohio double majoring in Strategic Communications and Marketing. Prior to being promoted to CEO, Erinn served as a lead for The Saver Magazine, Eryn Gilson Consulting, Buster Douglas, and Freedom a la Cart. Now, her goals are to help members of The PRactice develop their public relations skills, foster their professional networks, and gain unique hands-on experience while proving our clients with high-quality communications services and support. In her free time, Erinn enjoys traveling, reading, and spending time with her friends and family. 

HR Director, Kristin Mcinnes

Mcinnes.9@buckeyemail.osu.edu

Kristin Mcinnes is a senior from Long Island, New York obtaining a degree in Human Resources with a minor in Education. Before this, Kristin was an Associate for Stonerock Fitness, Amiggos and Seasoned Spatula. Now, as the Director of HR, Kristin assigns associates to our various teams, maintains attendance, and resolves any internal complications. Her goal for this year is to communicate well as a board and ensure that everyone is staying on top of their responsibilities by setting goals for ourselves and as an editorial board. In her free time, Kristin enjoys hanging out with her friends and traveling. After graduation, she plans to attend law school in New York. 

COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR, Jada Rosenberg

comm.osuthepractice@gmail.com

Jada Rosenberg is a senior from Long Island, New York finishing a degree in Marketing with a minor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Jada began her time with The PRactice serving as an Account Associate for Seasoned Spatula, The Ohio State EcoCar, Eryn Gilson Consulting, and The Saver Magazine. Jada was promoted to Director of Communications and is responsible for The PRactice’s social media accounts as well as our website, blog, and marketing materials. In addition to her membership with The PRactice, Jada is in Greek Life and enjoys spending time with her friends, going to the beach and cooking with her Nonna. After graduation, Jada plans to work in New York City in Marketing.

SPECIAL PROJECTS DIRECTOR, Rachel Lilly

lilly.147@osu.edu

Rachel Lilly is a senior from Grandville, Ohio pursuing a degree in Strategic Communications with a minor in Nonprofit Management and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies. Rachel has spent her time with The PRactice on several teams including Freedom a La Cart, Buster Douglas, and the Furniture Bank of Central Ohio. Her current role as Special Projects Director entails recruiting new clients, developing The PRactice’s presence on campus, and coordinating any special projects with which we participate. Her goals for the year include growing the PRactice’s presence on campus, specifically by reaching out to students in Fisher, the John Glenn College, and in other majors outside of the School of Communications. She also hopes to help PRactice members network by coordinating events with PR professionals and other schools’ PRSSA chapters. Her hobbies include reading, hiking, taking her dog for walks in the park and loves the fashion industry.

ACCOUNT MANAGER, Xena Stearos

Stearos.2@buckeyemail.osu.edu

Xena Stearos is a senior from Chillicothe, Ohio acquiring a degree in Strategic Communications. Xena began her time with The PRactice as an Account Associate working with the School of Communications and The Point on Lane. She then moved up to a lead for the Furniture Bank of Central Ohio. This year, she has been selected as our Account Manager where she will serve as the liaison between each Account Supervisor and our CEO, Erinn Aulfinger. She will also ensure that each team stays up to date internally with their clients. Her main goal for the year is to create an efficient way to track expenses and invoices and implement fundraising opportunities. Outside of The PRactice, Xena enjoys taking hikes, rock climbing, volunteering for her hometown’s local political parties, and visiting breweries and coffee shops. 

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