Our Team

Our team’s strategic insights and advice help political campaigns fight and win tough primaries and general elections. Their skillful analysis determines political trends and attitudes both home and abroad. The tools this team has in their arsenal will impress you.

Anna Greenberg

Managing Partner

Anna Greenberg, Ph.D. has over 20 years of experience polling in the political, non-profit and academic sectors. She joined GQR in 2001 after teaching public opinion and survey research methodology at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.

Jeremy Rosner

Managing Partner

Jeremy Rosner, Ph.D. is one of the world’s leading consultants for political parties, candidates, governments, NGOs, and corporate leaders around the globe. He specializes in using sophisticated public opinion research to help leaders and organizations worldwide design and implement winning political and communications strategies.

Al Quinlan

Partner

Al Quinlan is a Partner at GQR, delivering strategic consulting and issue management to political campaigns, issue groups, and companies. He has extensive experience conducting strategic research focusing on many issues, including health care, education, energy, and media consumption for both public and private sector organizations.

Elizabeth Sena

Partner; Managing Director of GQR Canada

Elizabeth Sena has more than a decade of experience polling in the political, public affairs and strategic communications sector. As a partner, she provides research backed strategic advice to political campaigns, companies, and public affair groups. Sena also heads the analytics practice and is the Managing Director of GQR Canada.

Senior Leadership

Lindsey Reynolds

Chief Operating & Financial Officer | Data Protection Officer

Veteran political strategist Lindsey Reynolds is known in political circles for her shrewd judgment and her ability to get things done. Reynolds joined GQR as Chief Operating Officer in 2017, bringing nearly 20 years of experience in political and campaign management at the national, state, and local level.

Missy Egelsky

Senior Vice President

Missy Egelsky is a Senior Vice President at GQR and brings two decades of experience providing research and strategic advice for domestic political campaigns and organizations advocating on a variety of issues, including reproductive rights, workers’ rights, education, the environment, and the economy.

David Walker

Senior Vice President

David Walker advises issue campaigns and domestic political campaigns for GQR and 2018 marked his 30th year as a public opinion researcher.  Walker has helped elect some of the leading Democrats of our time, including Governor’s Mark Dayton and Tom Wolf, Mayor Bill de Blasio and former Congressman Gabrielle Giffords. Walker has also fought for equality issues with the Human Rights Campaign, helped lead the firm’s efforts to modernize the nation’s marijuana laws, advocated gun violence prevention with Giffords (formerly Americans for Responsible Solutions) and other state groups and leads the firm’s work for the Small Business Majority. 

Jiore Craig

Vice President

Jiore Craig is a Vice President at GQR. Jiore currently leads the GQR Digital practice in addition to executing campaign strategy and corporate communication supported by public opinion research for international clients.  She specializes in differentiating between online sentiment and wider general public opinion, creating G.O.V.T. (Grow Online Voter Trust) programs, disinformation detection and rapid response, adopting conventional campaign strategies to digital outreach platforms, and implementing digital infrastructure in developing countries.

Don Guy

Vice President

Don Guy has been described as a “legendary political strategist”, a “brilliant strategist” and a “policy wizard” who has a unique understanding of the nexus between communication and policy. He is pleased to return home to Pollara as owner and Chief Strategist.

Peter McLeod

Vice President; EU Representative

Peter heads up GQR’s London office, leading the firm’s relationships with a range of corporate, non-profit and political clients across Europe. Beginning his career in 2005, Peter has worked in 19 countries spanning Europe, Africa, the Middle East and the Americas. His advice to clients on campaign strategy, reputation, and brand and issues management is built on deep qualitative and quantitative insights into both public opinion and elite audiences.

Brian Paler

Vice President

Brian Paler is a Vice President at GQR, where he provides strategic advice to international campaigns, corporations and organizations. He has conducted hundreds of surveys and focus groups in more than a dozen countries through Europe, Africa and Asia, and guided several leaders to victory for national office. He specializes in translating strategic research into winning messages, targeting, ad scripts, speeches, and day-to-day campaign decisions. His surveys have been highly accurate in some of the most difficult places on earth to do research, including Iraq, Yemen and throughout sub-Saharan Africa.

Jessica Reis

Vice President

Jessica Reis is a pollster and political communication consultant with GQR. She has spent the last 12 years working with the firm on a diverse set of challenges: she has managed and advised political campaigns around the globe; she has overseen research in difficult environments, such as in Iraq and Yemen; and she has brought her insights to corporate clients to improve their reputations.

Ethan Smith

Vice President

Ethan Smith is a Vice President and trained focus group moderator at GQR. Ethan joined GQR in 2015 after leading the Pennsylvania House Democratic Campaign Committee. As caucus director, Ethan oversaw historic fundraising in the minority, an unprecedented number of women candidates recruited, and improvements in the caucus’s field operation and member engagement. Prior to his work with the PA HDCC, Ethan worked on campaigns at all levels across the country.