Partners

Founding Partner

Paul Goodwin

Mr. Goodwin is a founding partner of Goodwin Simon Strategic Research. A political pollster for more than 20 years, Paul Goodwin has particular expertise in public opinion research for political campaigns and public policy issues. He has conducted research and provided strategic campaign advice to dozens of candidates running for federal, state and local office across the nation. In addition, Mr. Goodwin has special expertise in ballot initiative and referendum campaigns. Mr. Goodwin’s public policy expertise includes issues such as taxes, health care, education, the environment, traffic and congestion and economic development. More >

Founding Partner

Amy Simon

A founding partner at Goodwin Simon Strategic Research, a national public opinion research firm, Amy Simon brings 25 years of political experience to her work as a pollster and communications strategist. She conducts public opinion research on a variety of public policy issues. Her clients include state and local government, nonprofits, foundations, labor unions, and both political and candidate committees. She has worked on candidate, ballot measure and public education campaigns at the federal, state and local level in over 40 U.S. states, as well as internationally.    More >

Team

Senior Research Director

Rebekah Orr

A Senior Research Director at GSSR, Rebekah Orr has more than 15 years of experience in media relations, message development and communications strategy – all of which she employs to help our clients put public opinion research findings to work on the ground. More >

Senior Research Director

John Whaley, PhD

John Whaley joined Goodwin Simon Strategic Research as Senior Research Director after serving as Vice President at Peter D. Hart Research Associates in Washington, D.C. and California. More >

Office Manager & Research Associate

Thieu Do

Thieu Do is the Office Manager and Research Associate at GSSR. She is responsible for keeping the office running smoothly and for coordinating and assisting with all the qualitative and quantitative research projects at GSSR. More >

Research Associate

Eric Cameron

As a Research Associate at GSSR, Eric Cameron works with Partner Amy Simon and Senior Research Directors John Whaley and Rebekah Orr to coordinate many aspects of both qualitative and quantitative research projects in our Bay Area office. More >

Research Associate

Angelica DeGaetano

Research Associate Angelica DeGaetano joins GSSR after years working in the non-profit sector in the U.S. and internationally. More >

Career Opportunities

We are always interested in meeting talented individuals with an interest in joining our team. Please click below for more information on current career opportunities at GSSR.