Michelle W. Singer is Vice President for Political Affairs and Strategy for the Comcast Corporation. Michelle’s portfolio includes political engagement and government affairs work in Philadelphia, Washington, D.C. and across the company’s national footprint.
Previously, in addition to her government affairs responsibilities, Michelle served a key role in Corporate Administration (2016-19), spending four years on the project team responsible for overseeing the construction and design of the Comcast Technology Center. Michelle led programming for the state-of-the-art amenity spaces dispersed throughout the campus, building a team responsible for creating a unique experience for employees and visitors. During this same period, she also played an integral role in planning and executing the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, notably leading the $60M national fundraising effort and the coordination of critical telecommunications infrastructure at the Wells Fargo Center.
Prior to 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 both 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 serves as Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s Designee on the Board of Trustees of the Franklin Institute and serves on the boards of the Police Athletic League and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Philadelphia.
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 served as an advance staffer for the Clinton White House and Vice President Gore’s 2000 presidential campaign.