Kristen Ruhe Joins Seufert Construction as Director of Marketing & Development

by Seufert Construction | Apr 01, 2011

April 1, 2011 -- Ferdinand, IN – Seufert Construction is pleased to announce the addition of Kristen Ruhe as Director of Marketing and Development.  Ruhe will oversee all marketing aspects of the southern Indiana-based construction company as well as its subsidiary companies Progressive Investment Company and Access Storage Now. 

"Our company has gone through a significant shift in the last year, allowing us the opportunity to think outside the box and add even more expertise to our existing strong team of individuals," said Brian Tretter, President of Seufert Construction.  "Kristen's skill sets, energy and keen background in marketing, public relations and leadership are perfectly aligned with the needs of our companies." 

Ruhe spent the last seven years as Executive Director of the Dubois County Visitors Center & Tourism Commission.  Under Ruhe's leadership, the organization underwent a complete re-branding of its marketing initiatives including a new logo and promotional material, a name change to ‘Visitors Center’, multiple new website designs and the creation of an annual Visitors Guide. Ruhe also oversaw multiple tourism economic impact research studies and implemented an extensive social media presence.  Most notably, Ruhe implemented and administered each stage of the newly-installed county wayfinding tourism signs in 28 locations throughout Dubois County. 

Ruhe holds a Bachelors degree in Communications and Business from Indiana University. 

Ruhe says, “I welcome this new opportunity to be a part of the Seufert Construction team with its proven history of continual growth and success and look forward to taking the organization and its family of companies to the next level."

Seufert Construction is southern Indiana's premier design/build contractor serving the industrial and commercial market.  Seufert Construction provides customers with a single source solution to all design and construction needs including design, engineering, concrete and masonry, historic renovations and Leed Certified "Green" projects.