PRESIDENT & CEO 

James Shackelford, APR

James Shackelford, APR 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 as Chair of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Corporate Communications Section and Chair of the National Diversity & Inclusion Committee. He also serves on the Board of Directors of The Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra and The Irving Schools Foundation and is an active member of the National Press Club of D.C.

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