PRESIDENT & CEO
James Shackelford is President and CEO of SomaComm, where he supports the strategy, awareness, and growth of our clients. Prior to SomaComm, James held senior leadership positions in publishing, media, and financial services where he oversaw communications, public affairs and policy, brand, marketing, community affairs, and audience development.
James currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Texas Association of Business, The Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra, and The Irving Schools Foundation. Additionally, he serves as Vice Chairman of the National Diversity & Inclusion Committee and is Chair-Elect of the Corporate Communications Section of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and is an active member of the National Press Club.