Washington, DC, November 17, 2014 – Greenberg Quinlan Rosner, one of the world’s leading opinion research and strategic consulting firms, is pleased to announce the promotion of Jessica Reis to Vice President.
Since joining the firm in 2006, Reis has built an expertise conducting research and leading campaigns. She specializes in the firm’s international work, with a focus on the developing world. Reis has recently advised campaigns in Bolivia, Venezuela, Honduras, South Africa, Serbia, and Indonesia, among many others. She also leads the firm’s partnership with Dominican newspaper Diario Libre, and was the most accurate pollster in predicting the DR’s close 2012 presidential election.
Beyond political consulting, Reis is among the firm’s experts on research methodology – especially in challenging and post-conflict environments. In 2010, she led the firm’s first research in Iraq – conducting trainings for Iraqi nationals in advance of GQR’s focus groups and surveys, and replicated her work in Yemen, overseeing the country’s first focus groups after their 2011 Revolution.
All told, GQR’s newest VP has conducted hundreds of surveys and focus groups and advised campaigns across 5 continents.
Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Executive Vice President Jeremy Rosner said: “Jessica’s promotion is a testament to her tremendous enthusiasm for the work we do, her leadership within our firm, and the great skills she brings in conducting research and advising clients. We look forward to her continuing to help our clients address their toughest challenges and win their hardest elections.”
In accepting her promotion, Reis said, “The GQR team has been on the forefront of bringing smarter, winning campaigns to clients around the world. I look forward to continuing my work with this amazing team and our progressive clients as new challenges arise.”