Sarah Dolan Schneider is a veteran political operative and communicator who brings a wealth of experiences developing strategies and messages backed by rigorous research. She is an expert at designing and implementing powerful integrated campaigns that earn media coverage, reach targeted audiences and leverage creative content. She advises S-3 Group clients in all aspects of communications and public affairs strategy and campaign implementation.
Prior to joining S-3 Group, Sarah served 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. There she led a team of communicators focusing on pushing 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.
Sarah previously served as the Director of Media Relations with the National Restaurant Association and as Press Secretary to former Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL). Prior to those roles, she served as 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 a New Jersey native and earned her B.A. in journalism and political science from Northeastern University in Boston.