Shira Angert is a vice president at Benenson Strategy Group, leading the firm's Philadelphia office. She has devoted her career to developing communication strategies for clients across a variety of sectors, including domestic politics, corporate strategy, institutional and non-profit work and international politics.
In 2008, Shira was part of BSG’s team conducting strategic research and messaging guidance for then-Senator Barack Obama’s presidential campaign, working on the primaries up through to the general election. She also conducted polling for the White House in 2009. Shira was part of the team that won a 2009 Ogilvy Gold Award in Government and Non-profit for the firm’s work on Obama for America.
Shira has played an integral role in managing some of Benenson Strategy Group’s top clients including the National Football League, MSNBC, the Pew Charitable Trusts, Taglit-Birthright Israel, Verizon, the Service Employees International Union and Senator Cory Booker.
In addition to the years Shira has spent at BSG, she also worked for Edelman Public Relations advising account teams on how to use research to refine their communications strategies.
Shira graduated from the University of Pennsylvania where she received her degree in political science and American history.