Jarrett Lewis is a Partner at Public Opinion Strategies, a national political and public affairs research firm, whose clients include leading political figures, Fortune 500 companies, and major associations.
Jarrett has extensive experience conducting public policy and corporate survey research in the areas of economic development, education, energy, financial services, health care and technology. He also has extensive experience conducting business-to-consumer and business-to-business research. Much of his work has centered around public awareness and communications campaigns, message development, advertising testing, corporate image and branding, and public policy campaigns.
Jarrett was previously Executive Director of Health Policy at The Health Management Academy, a network of executive leaders from the 100-largest hospital systems across the U.S. In that role he advised C-Suite hospital system executives on federal policy initiatives and strategy. He also created and led an opinion research division focused in the areas of business development, marketing, budgeting and health policy. He began his career at Public Opinion Strategies, providing survey research analysis to federal and state campaigns during the 2008 election cycle. He worked for Public Opinion Strategies again during the 2012 election cycle, serving as a strategist and pollster to the Romney for President Campaign from 2011-2012. In that role, Jarrett provided in-depth analysis of internal survey research data to senior campaign officials, including over 300 surveys and 150 focus groups.
Jarrett is a RIVA-trained focus group moderator and has moderated or managed over 250 focus groups in his career. He also has extensive experience conducting one-on-one interviews with voters, consumers, business executives, community leaders, donors and federal and state policymakers and has conducted more than 300 in-depth interviews in his career.
He is a Fellow at the Bipartisan Policy Center and has an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and a BA in Political Science from Clemson University, where he was a member of the men’s varsity soccer team. He lives in Alexandria, Virginia with his wife Elise and their two sons.