NFPA Welcomes New Marketing Manager

Erica Rasmussen, Association Marketing ManagerErica Rasmussen joined NFPA September 21 as an Association Marketing Manager.  Erica will work in tandem with Katrina Schwarz on NFPA’s Member Service and Marketing Team.

A graduate of University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire with a degree in Public Relations and Event Planning, Erica had internships with State Farm Insurance and at Kohl’s Corporate, and was Vice President of the Public Relations Student Society of America. She comes to NFPA from an association management firm, and has been learning graphic design skills.




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