Campaign Communication Vet Sarah Dolan Schneider Joins S-3 Group

WASHINGTON, DC – S-3 Group announced today that Sarah Dolan Schneider will join the firm as a Vice President of Public Affairs.  Dolan Schneider, a veteran political operative and communicator, joins S-3 Group from America Rising where she spearheads the group’s successful efforts over the last two campaign cycles.  She will advise clients in all aspects of communications and public affairs strategy and campaign implementation.

Dolan Schneider currently serves as the Executive Director of America Rising PAC and America Rising Squared (AR2), a 501(c)(4), after having served as Communications Director for both entities. She leads a team of communicators focusing on promoting research-driven narratives against candidates in presidential, Senate, and congressional races across the country. She also oversaw the expansion of America Rising’s state-based chapters specializing in policy advocacy utilizing research and rapid response communications. She was previously the Director of Media Relations at the National Restaurant Association and Press Secretary to former Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL). Prior to those roles, she was the Rapid Response Director for Governor Chris Christie’s presidential campaign. She joined Governor Christie’s communications team in Trenton, New Jersey in 2012 and served in several roles including Deputy Press Secretary and Research Director.

“Sarah is an outstanding communicator with talent to find and create narratives out of data, research, and information,” said Howard Opinsky, Managing Director of S-3 Group. “Sarah’s campaign and advocacy skills were forged in tough fights and will be a new asset for our clients looking to break through the news clutter with impactful stories in both earned and owned media. We are excited to welcome her to S-3 Group.”

“S-3 Group helps clients craft and deploy compelling narratives to win the tough challenges and Sarah knows how to do that well,” said John Scofield, Managing Partner of S-3 Group. “Her addition to our public affairs team brings fresh media and influencer contacts that will be invaluable to our clients.”

Dolan Schneider joins the public affairs team at S-3 Group that develops messages and strategies; creates written, visual, and multi-media materials; develops and places paid advertising; creates and runs coalitions and grassroots campaigns; engages media; and more. The team’s services are offered as integrated strategies in government relations programs or as stand-alone offerings.

About S-3 Group

S-3 Group is an integrated legislative, regulatory, and communications consultancy that helps clients shape policy outcomes and brand reputations. The firm brings together the power of its access, reach, and knowledge with the latest stakeholder engagement methods to create unprecedented influence for its clients. S-3 Group’s bipartisan team of policy, media, digital, grassroots, and political experts work together using the latest data to develop insights and strategies that help clients achieve their objectives.