Marissa Shorenstein

Marissa Shorenstein

Marissa Shorenstein is a Principal in SKDK, a strategic communications firm headquartered in Manhattan. At SKDK, Shorenstein advises global clients on strategic and crisis communications issues as well as legislative and regulatory oversight challenges.

Prior to SKDK, Shorenstein served as Global Chief Communications Officer for WeWork after spending more than eight years at AT&T as President - Northern Region, overseeing the company's external affairs for seventeen states. She had previously served as AT&T's Regional President for the Northeast and New York State President.

Prior to joining AT&T, Shorenstein ran Marissa Shorenstein LLC, where she offered strategic communications consulting services. Shorenstein also served as Director of Communications for Andrew M. Cuomo's 2010 gubernatorial campaign and Press Secretary and Deputy Communications Director in Governor David A. Paterson's administration. She also served as a member of the National Press Advance staff for the 2000 Gore Presidential campaign. More recently, Shorenstein served as Director of Executive Transition for New York governor Kathy Hochul.

Shorenstein is a Harvard University and Fordham University School of Law graduate. She also serves on the Executive Committee of Girls Who Code, as Vice-Chair of the Citizens Budget Commission, and as a Board member of the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York.