Senior Vice President
New York City
Maureen Shanahan is an expert storyteller, navigating the nexus of people, politics, brands and media. She joins SKDKnickerbocker following her post as director of worldwide publicity for Sony Pictures Entertainment, where she drove corporate and consumer-facing campaigns to strategically position the Hollywood studio’s executive team and its film and TV slate.
Previously, Maureen served as communications director for Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., and press secretary for Rep. Betty Sutton, D-Ohio. In those roles, she was in charge of crafting and implementing strategic plans, managing crisis communications, handling rapid response requests and securing extensive earned broadcast, print and online media coverage.
Before joining the public sector, the University of Florida graduate held positions at Resorts International, the Kansas City Chiefs Football Club and Steve Madden.