Carly Cooperman

Partner, Doug Schoen Consulting

Carly Cooperman is a seasoned political consultant and communications strategist with deep experience advising corporate, political and non-profit clients across the globe. 


Cooperman is a Partner at Schoen Consulting, where she leads the firm’s polling and research division, and manages the overall design, execution and analysis of polling, strategic research initiatives, and message consulting.


Cooperman is a senior strategist for former New York City mayor, Mike Bloomberg, and has led the polling initiatives for Bloomberg’s SuperPAC, Independence USA, since its inception in 2012. In 2018, she oversaw IUSA’s efforts to help Democrats win control of Congress, determining 24 districts for engagement. Twenty-one of the 24 candidates backed by Independence USA won their races, 15 of which were women. Under Cooperman’s leadership, the firm predicted the electoral outcome in the target districts with 92% accuracy.


Cooperman has conducted polls for hundreds of political races and initiatives in all fifty states and has served as an advisor for numerous political candidates and campaigns, including Governor Andrew Cuomo, Governor and Senator Jon Corzine, and Senator Angus King. An expert in corporate brand, customer acquisition and reputation development, Cooperman has also advised a range of companies including Apple, HBO, VICE, Snapchat, Walmart, GlaxoSmithKline, Margaritaville, Major League Baseball, and Citizens Bank. Her non-profit and issue advocacy clients include the Walton Family Foundation, the Robin Hood Foundation, StudentsFirst and Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America. 


A frequent panelist on Hill.TV’s political opinion show, “What America’s Thinking”, Cooperman has also contributed articles to Politico, The Daily Beast, The Huffington Post, Rasmussen Reports and Real Clear Politics. 

Cooperman lives and works in New York City with her husband and twin boys.