Senior Vice President & Chief of Staff
Los Angeles, CA
Shira brings more than a decade of strategic communications experience to her clients at SKDKnickerbocker, where she helped launch the L.A. office. She manages several California public affairs and corporate clients, and serves as Chief of Staff.
She advises numerous clients including top corporations, technology companies, non-profits, and many high-profile individuals. From the Los Angeles Unified’s School Board to the Capitol in Sacramento and from technology companies defining their brand to the Champagne Region of France protecting its name, Shira helps clients in a wide variety of industries figure out how to use communications to solve their toughest problems.
Shira previously worked at Global Strategy Group and CLS Strategies in Washington D.C., where she counseled clients in fields including healthcare, education, environment, and technology. She also helped re-elect President Obama during the 2012 campaign cycle, working as a political media buyer.
Shira graduated from Syracuse University with a degree in public relations. She currently lives in Los Angeles with her husband and toddler.