The Analyst Institute

We’re passionate about using research to help win elections, advance progressive policies, and build political power.

The Analyst Institute team includes political scientists, former campaign operatives, data analysts, community engagement specialists, and strategists from diverse backgrounds. Together, we blend scientific and applied expertise, ensuring that our work is both academically rigorous and relevant to folks in the field.

Analyst Institute’s Board also provides strategic guidance and support to the organization. Learn more about our Board members.

Meet the team members

Rachel Arenstein

Lead Communications Strategist

Levi Bankston

Research Manager

Madeleine Boutet

Senior Analyst, Meta-Analysis

Christina Coloroso

Executive Director

Angelina Drake

Development Director

Hannah Ehrenberg

Senior Donor Projects Associate

Jeff Ferguson

Deputy Director of Research Analytics

Sam Gass

Senior Data Engineer

Daisy Hernandez-Barguiarena

Community Manager

Shana Holmes

Director of Operations

Lauren Keane

Managing Director of Operations, Finance, and Culture

Cherie Martin

Senior Reproductive Advocacy Program Strategist

Becca McGarity

Senior Analyst

Shayna O'Reilly

Lead HR Manager

Tricia Petruney

Lead Donor Strategist

David Searle

Deputy Director of Research Projects

Liesel Spangler

Meta-Analysis Senior Data Scientist

Keira Stearns

Director of Strategic Partnerships

Miya Woolfalk

Managing Director of Research, Programs, and Partnerships