Ben Sheidler

Principal
Atlanta, Georgia

Ben Sheidler

Principal
Atlanta, Georgia

Quick Facts

  • Established the firm’s public affairs presence in Atlanta
  • Fifteen years of experience in strategic communications, helping companies strengthen their public perception by focusing on the intersection of corporate reputation, public policy, and crisis and issues communications

Ben's Bio

Ben joined the firm in September 2021 as the first public affairs and strategic communications professional in the Atlanta, GA office. He has spent his career helping companies and organizations strengthen their public perception by focusing on the intersection of corporate reputation, public policy, and crisis and issues communications.

In his latest role at Equifax, Ben focused on driving a new company narrative and implementing new communications approaches focused on measurement and impact. In addition, he was responsible for managing crisis communications, launching the company’s first online newsroom and creating other external communications content in support of the company’s transformation efforts. Before Equifax, Ben worked in various positions at The Coca-Cola Company for more than a decade, eventually serving as the director of external communications, where he helped craft public policy positions and communications strategies. He started his career in government affairs at the Georgia Beverage Association and then the American Beverage Association.

Ben graduated cum laude from the University of Georgia where he majored in political science.

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Education

BA, University of Georgia