Ira has more than a decade of online communications, advocacy and fundraising experience, primarily in planning and executing campaigns for nonprofit organizations. Ira has coordinated campaigns using Convio Luminate Online, Salsa, Blue State Digital and dozens of other email marketing, fundraising, and online advocacy tools.
In order to found Cornershop Creative, Ira left his role as Senior Project Manager for Firefly Partners, where he managed hundreds of online projects including website design/builds, CRM deployments, and online strategic planning. Prior to Firefly, Ira served as the online community organizer for Free Press, where he was responsible for executing online campaigns, leveraging social media and social networking sites, and providing innovative online organizing tools for supporters. Ira executed campaigns at Free Press that were awarded the 2007 People’s Choice Webby Award for Best Activism Website and the 2008 Convio Innovator Award for Best Advocacy Campaign. Ira has previously served as the Assistant Director of Outreach for American Jewish World Service, Assistant Campaign Director for the Fund for Public Interest, and Lead Organizer for Grassroots Campaigns, Inc.
Ira resides in Ann Arbor, Michigan with his wife, son, daughter, and two friendly cats.