Kirstin Snow

Kirstin serves as the communications director for both the PA Budget and Policy Center and the Keystone Research Center. She comes with over 25 years of experience in marketing, advertising, public relations, and crisis communications in the public, private, corporate, political, and non-profit sectors. Some of her former roles include managing accounts for advertisers, including the Got Milk? campaign, FORD, Arby’s, the Beef Council, FILA, and McCormick. She was director of marketing & communications for Highmark Blue Shield; director of communications for Governor Ed Rendell’s administration; and a weekly columnist with a progressive perspective for the Patriot News. She’s worked with progressive and high-level leaders, including President Barack Obama, President Joe Biden, and President Bill Clinton. 

Kirstin has been named one of PA’s 40 Under 40; one of PA’s 50 Best Women in Business; and is a former member of the Governor’s Commission for Women. She’s also received EMMY and New York Film awards for broadcast non-profit advertising. 

A resident of Harrisburg, Snow earned her bachelor’s degree in history, sociology, and anthropology from Ursinus College; a master of arts degree in political philosophy from McDaniel University; and a doctorate in business administration from Southwest University.