As a full-service messaging, marketing, and media outreach and relations firm, Bluelight Strategies, founded by Aaron Keyak and Steve Rabinowitz, has earned a reputation as being committed to issues of significant social importance. The cornerstone of Bluelight Strategies is the breadth and depth of the team’s experience with its work driven by industry-leading professionals with a broad range of expertise across the entire field of strategic communications and more than a century of combined experience.

Steve Rabinowitz

President & Co-Founder

Steve Rabinowitz is a seasoned media consultant, publicist and political event planner. He possesses a deep knowledge of campaign politics that stretches back more than a quarter century; he has worked on the national staffs of nine U.S. presidential campaigns and has held various positions on other campaigns for every kind of political office.

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Aaron Keyak

Managing Director & Co-Founder

Aaron Keyak is an experienced publicist and a leader in fighting for both the progressive and pro-Israel communities, in political campaigns as well as on Capitol Hill.

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Debra Rubin

Editorial Director

Debra Rubin, an award-winning editor and writer, lends her expertise in editing, website content, profiles, features, op-eds and research skills to the Bluelight Strategies team.

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Steven R. Sheffey

Senior Vice President

Steven R. Sheffey is a skilled public policy advocate and veteran of some of the most closely watched political campaigns in the country, with a proven record of success in the political and business worlds.

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Elissa Shapiro

Controller

Elissa Shapiro brings two decades of profit and nonprofit accounting experience to her role at Bluelight.

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Daniel Solomon

Senior Associate

Daniel Solomon comes to Bluelight Strategies from the Forward, where he did general assignment reporting, covered Judaism’s Conservative and Reform movements, and contributed to the magazine’s culture section.

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Samuel Crystal

Fellow

Samuel Crystal joins Bluelight Strategies after two years working as the director of political affairs at the Israeli Consulate to New England.

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