The HIT Team

HIT Strategies is a firm of young, diverse, innovative social scientists that use research and data to understand and communicate with hard-to-reach and underrepresented voters. We live and work at the intersections of society that are driving rapidly diversifying voter and consumer trends. We represent communities often misunderstood, overlooked, and underserved in American politics.

Terrance Woodbury

Chief Executive Officer & Founding Partner

Terrance Woodbury, co-founder & CEO of HIT Strategies, is widely recognized as one of America’s foremost pollsters and

Roshni Nedungadi

Chief Research Officer & Founding Partner

Roshni is a founding partner and chief research officer of HIT Strategies. Roshni has led expansive, multi-phase research

Dr. Lauren Goldstein, PhD

Research Director

Lauren Goldstein is the Research Director at HIT Strategies. Lauren’s research focuses on criminal legal reform, reproductive justice,

Jermaine House

Senior Director of Communications

Jermaine House leads HIT Strategies Marketing and Communications Department and manages the team responsible for company and data

Samuel Madrigal

Field Director

Samuel Madrigal is HIT Strategies’ Field Director. Samuel is an accomplished qualitative and quantitative researcher with experience managing

Jake Rubinstein

Senior Data Manager

Jake Rubinstein is the Senior Data Manager at HIT strategies, overseeing data processing and advanced statistical work across

Martina Smith

Innovation and Automation Manager

Martina Smith is an Innovation and Automation Manager at HIT Strategies.  As an award-winning researcher and research manager, Martina

Sean Conner

Client Success Manager

With over 15 years of relationship management experience, Sean Conner serves as HIT Strategies’ Client Success Manager, overseeing

Michelle Kizer

Human Resource Manager

Michelle is a strategic HR professional whose inclusive and creative leadership style inspires teams. She has 10 years

Ashley Aylward

Research Manager

As a Research Manager, Ashley Aylward synthesizes findings across projects to inform client strategy and research with the

Courtney Couillard

Research Manager

Courtney Couillard is a Research Manager at HIT Strategies. She spearheads the firm’s political, climate, education, and economic

Dr. Gabi Vitela, PhD

Research Manager

Gabriela Vitela is a Research Manager at HIT Strategies. Her research focuses on Latinx and Black voter mobilization

Ross Miletich

Senior Analyst

Ross Miletich is a Senior Analyst at HIT Strategies focusing on political campaigns and public opinion research. A

Ashley Wilson

Executive Assistant

Ashley is an Executive Assistant at HIT Strategies. She assists in daily tasks and projects to move the

Carla Hardy


As an Analyst, Carla focuses on the creation of research instruments, oversees data collection, and crafts tailored analysis

Maya Kapur


Maya is a HIT Strategies analyst, working with political and advocacy group clients. Maya’s previous experience in research

Matt Booker


Matt is an analyst at HIT Strategies, working on a variety of quantitative and qualitative projects to help

Drew Williams


Drew Williams is an analyst at HIT Strategies. Drew comes to HIT with multiple years of polling, and

Mýa Roberts-Chadwick

Sales Operations Analyst

Mýa R Chadwick is the HIT Strategies Sales Operations Analyst. She is proudly Afro-Cuban and a first-generation college

Rosita M. Thomas, PhD (of Thomas Opinion Research)

Qualitative Research Expertise

Dr. Rosita Thomas has more than 25 years of experience leading and conducting nearly 500 qualitative and quantitative

Damanvir Sidhu

Digital Media Strategist

Damanvir is a digital media strategist at HIT Strategies. She assists in developing content in relation to digital

Nick Petrone

Data Associate

Nick is a Data Associate at HIT Strategies where he cleans, recodes, and processes survey data.  He brings

Brandon Brandenburg

Sales Associate and Copywriter

As HIT’s Sales Associate and Copywriter, Brandon utilizes his background in political organizing and campaign management to provide

Maxwell Schulman

Communications and Research Coordinator

Max Schulman is the Communications and Research Coordinator with HIT Strategies. Max is the liaison between the two

Daniel Gulotta

Communications Coordinator

Daniel is the Communications Coordinator with HIT Strategies. He assists the company’s critical mission by developing press releases,

Bronwyn Beatty

Research Coordinator

Bronwyn is a research coordinator at HIT Strategies. She assists with foundational tasks such as document creation, formatting

Jennifer Fukuto

Data Associate

Jennifer is a Data Associate at HIT Strategies.  Her primary responsibility is supporting the analysts with processing all

Erica Tebbs

Junior Analyst

Erica is a Junior Analyst at HIT Strategies. She assists the research team in tasks across projects such

Alani Sweezy

Junior Research Analyst

Alani is a junior research analyst at HIT Strategies. She assists with the creation of research instruments for

Chase Gladden

Field Assistant

Chase is a research field assistant at HIT Strategies. Using his background in management and logistics, he contributes

Noelle Laub

Field Assistant

As a Field Assistant at HIT Strategies, Noelle coordinates the logistics of qualitative projects in tandem with the

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