Michelle W. Singer is Senior Vice President for Political Engagement at Comcast. Michelle’s portfolio includes political engagement and government affairs work in Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and throughout the company’s national footprint.
Before joining Comcast in 2009, Michelle served as former Pennsylvania Governor Edward G. Rendell’s chief political and fundraising strategist for nearly a decade. On behalf of Governor Rendell, she served in lead finance roles for the National and Democratic Governor’s Associations. As a Democratic strategist and fundraiser, Michelle has worked closely with all five Democratic presidential campaigns since 2000, including in her various roles at Comcast.
Michelle played an integral role in delivering the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, notably leading the $60M national fundraising effort and coordinating critical telecommunications infrastructure at the Wells Fargo Center.
In 2023, President Joe Biden named Michelle to the President’s Export Council, the principal national advisory committee on international trade. Additionally, Michelle served on the Transition Leadership Board for Pennsylvania Governor Josh Shapiro and Lieutenant Governor Austin Davis following the 2022 election. Michelle is Vice Chair of Philadelphia Soccer 2026, the city’s host committee for the 2026 FIFA Men’s World Cup.
A native of Pittsburgh, Michelle graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with dual degrees in English Writing and International Relations. Michelle began her career at Edelman Public Relations Worldwide in 1998 and was an advance staffer for the Clinton White House and Vice President Gore’s 2000 presidential campaign.