The Analyst Institute

We’re passionate about using science to help win elections and advance progressive policies.

We’re a mix of political scientists, campaign operatives, math whizzes, and management consultants from diverse backgrounds. Over-represented populations include foodies, athletes, and game nerds.

Meet the team members

Emily Bello-Pardo

Community Engagement Manager

Mary Bogus

Data Partnerships Associate

Laura Bronner

Senior Analyst

Taylor Brooks

Research Manager

Saul Cunow

Engagement Director

Mahelet Fekade


Jeff Ferguson


Sam Gass


Daniel Gonzales

Strategy Director

Zoe Helding

Software Engineer

Shana Holmes

Operations Manager

Lauren Keane

Managing Director

Karuna Koppula

Senior Political Associate

Leo Liu

Lead Scientist

Shira Miller

Director of Community Partnerships & Senior Advisor for Political Strategy

Josh Rosmarin

Chief of Staff

David Searle

Research Manager

Elizabeth Shope

Senior Analyst

Keira Stearns

Research Manager

Aaron Strauss

Executive Director

Lena Tom

Data & Engagement Director

Miya Woolfalk

Engagement Director

Elizabeth Zack

Research Manager