2016 Rising PR Stars: Andrew Knoblauch, Public Relations Supervisor, Dixon Schwabl

Andrew Knoblauch is a well-respected and smart young professional at Rochester, N.Y.'s leading public relations and marketing agency. He raises the bar when it comes to client relations, ethics and maintaining great relationships with clients, colleagues and the community.

Knoblauch is the second person who joined Dixon Schwabl's social/digital media team and has been an integral part of the department's year-over-year growth. He has exponentially grown Dixon Schwabl’s social and digital media team in just three years. Knoblauch joined Dixon Schwabl in 2013 after launching Canandaigua National Bank & Trust’s social media presence.

Additionally, Knoblauch is the host of "One More Thing," Dixon Schwabl’s podcast. Telling the stories of Rochester’s most influential people, "One More Thing" has paved the way for the agency to earn over $100,000 in content marketing business in 2016 alone. He also developed Dixon Schwabl's Content Incite process, wherein the agency works with companies and organizations to develop a sound, smart and strategic content marketing and social/digital media strategy. Thanks to the development of Incite, Dixon Schwabl's social/digital media billings increased by 70 percent in 2015, with billings up 85 percent in the first six months of 2016.