Cosco joins RCBI as Communications Specialist

CoscoMarketing and public relations veteran Kathy Cosco has joined the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) as Communications Specialist. As part of the Public Information team, Cosco will boost efforts to increase awareness of the innovative solutions and leading-edge technology RCBI provides to entrepreneurs, businesses and advanced manufacturers.

“Kathy brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this position,” said Charlotte Weber, RCBI Director & CEO. “Her understanding of communications and media strategies will enable us to better market our services as West Virginia’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center.”

Cosco returns to Huntington, where she spent nearly 20 years with Cabell Huntington Hospital in a variety of positions in its Marketing and Public Relations Department, ultimately serving as its Media and Community Relations Manager.

“I am excited to be a part of such a talented team of people who are committed to growing West Virginia’s economy,” Cosco said.

Over the course of her career, Cosco also served as the manager for external affairs for West Virginia at Frontier Communications, Director of Communications for the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection and most recently, Senior Consultant for Ann Green Communications, specializing in community engagement and crisis communications, primarily for industrial clients.

Cosco, a native of Hurricane, is a 1988 graduate of the W. Page Pitt School of Journalism & Mass Communications at Marshall University. She can be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .