Sophie O'Keefe-Zelman Director, OH Strategies
Sophie joined OH Strategic Communications as a Director in June 2015.
Prior to joining OH Strategic Communications, Sophie was Director of Strategic Communications at FirstStrategic where she led project management efforts in strategic communications and strategy development including issue and political campaigns, grassroots coalition building, polling and policy analysis, and marketing and communications campaigns. In addition, she oversaw and directed media efforts for the firm’s clients, including TV and radio production and placement, website and social media development, print collateral, earned media generation, and press management.
Sophie’s client portfolio includes the Arizona Association of REALTORS®, CEMEX USA, Competitive Arizona, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Pew Charitable Trusts, Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Maricopa Partnership for Arts and Culture, the Nature Conservancy, Southwest Gas, Southwest Value Partners, United Cerebral Palsy, and University Medical Center in Tucson.
Sophie graduated summa cum laude from Barrett, the Honors College at Arizona State University where she also served as Student Body President. Sophie earned her Masters, with merit, in International Development and Social Policy at the Institute for Development and Planning Management at the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom.
Although she originally hails from Brooklyn, New York, Sophie considers Arizona home. Sophie and her husband enjoy running, cooking, traveling, and of course, Sun Devil football.