Juda Engelmayer was a Senior Vice President at 5WPR, 1 of the 25 largest U.S. PR Agencies, where he oversaw the corporate, crisis and advocacy groups for the PR firm. In this role, Juda’s experience in media, communications, crisis communications, and public affairs were put to work overseeing clients and staff. His client experience included NICE systems, InferX, Urban Retail Development, Michael D. Brown, Qualpro, Pastor John Hagee, and Christians United for Israel, Pastor Jerry Johnston and the First Family Church of Overland Park, Regent University and Jay Sekulow, Matthew Crouch, American Bible Society, the American Jewish Congress, American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein and the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, Former Knesset Member Effie Eitam, and Israel’s Ministry for Foreign Affairs. In addition, he was assigned to work for a national food relief organization operating in 44 states and over 6000 communities; he ran every aspect of marketing, from social media and email campaigns to public relations and crisis PR.
Prior to 5WPR, he served as the American Jewish Congress’ Chief Communications Officer where he established himself as a key player in building the stature of the 87 year old agency. Beyond that, he was a VP at Rubenstein Associates, a New York based PR firm, where he handled accounts spanning foreign governments, entertainment, non profits, healthcare and medical research clients. Some clients included the Foreign Ministry of Israel, UJA Federation, The Global Peace Initiative with Dr. Kilari Anand Paul, to name a few.
Initially serving as an executive assistant and assistant press secretary to H. Carl McCall, the New York State Comptroller, he handled media and communications matters, and was part of the campaign process that saw the first ever NY Statewide elected African American elected two times.