Laura Reul

As an Analyst at The Mellman Group, Laura is responsible for producing and managing high-quality quantitative and qualitative research. Before joining the firm, Laura worked at MSL, a global public relations firm, as an Account Executive. In this role, Laura supported the MSL Research team in executing communications-based research across multiple industry sectors. As a

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Alyssa N. Batchelor

Alyssa N. Batchelor is the Political Market Research Director at The Mellman Group. As such, she manages and oversees the fielding of our research projects and maintains positive working relationships with outside vendors and suppliers. Prior to joining The Mellman Group, she worked at NCC Media as a Political Media Coordinator where she was responsible

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Kaveri Sharma

Kaveri Sharma is an Analyst at The Mellman Group. Her campaign work includes the successful re-election campaigns of Governor Steve Bullock in Montana, Congressman Jim Langevin in Rhode Island and Congressman Seth Moulton of Massachusetts. She has worked on opinion research for initiatives for the New Jersey Education Association as well as the California Teachers

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Sophia Yolanda Teie

Sophia Yolanda Teie is the Market Research Coordinator at The Mellman Group. She is a member of the fielding team and works directly with the Vice President of Operations. She is responsible for providing research and fielding support, as well as overseeing and scheduling all domestic and international projects. Sophia works closely with the staff

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Kate Koester

Kate Koester is the Vice President of Operations and Field Director for The Mellman Group, and has been with the firm since 1999. As Vice President of Operations, Kate oversees and manages the day-to-day financial operations of the firm. Her responsibilities include client invoicing and project budgeting. In addition, Kate acts as the firm’s Benefits

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Evan Kelner-Levine

Evan Kelner-Levine is an Analyst at The Mellman Group, which was recently named “Pollster of the Year” for the third time by the American Association of Political Consultants. Since joining the firm in June 2012, he has been involved in all phases of focus group research and polling, and is proud to have worked on

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Dave Tollaksen

Dave has provided strategic advice and led The Mellman Group’s research for numerous political, non-profit, and corporate clients. Named a “Rising Star” by Campaigns and Elections magazine in 2018, Dave was particularly proud to have been a part of Tony Evers’ team to defeat Governor Scott Walker in what The Washington Post called ”potentially the

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April J. Nickens

April Nickens is the Director of Operations for The Mellman Group. She has been a member of the firm since 2000. All business and personal affairs for Mr. Mellman are handled through April. She also aides in the handling of all client relationships and marketing for The Mellman Group. Overseeing and managing the day-to-day operations

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Michael J. Bloomfield

Michael Bloomfield is the Executive Vice President and Managing Director of The Mellman Group which has provided opinion research and strategic advice to political leaders, public interest groups, Fortune 500 companies, and government agencies for over twenty years. The Mellman Group was recently named “Pollster of the Year” by the American Association of Political Consultants

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Mark S. Mellman

Mark Mellman, one of the nation’s leading public opinion researchers and communication strategists, is President of the American Association of Political Consultants and CEO of The Mellman Group, a polling and consulting firm whose clients include leading political figures, Fortune 500 companies, and some of the nation’s most important public interest groups. Mellman, who counts

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