Mike Gehrke has directed intelligence gathering, data and opinion research and strategic analysis at the top levels of politics, government and business. Mike was the White House Director of Communications Research for President Bill Clinton, the Research Director for Sen. John Kerry during the 2004 presidential election, and the Democratic National Committee’s Research Director during the 2008 presidential election. His later experience as a communications and media strategist, including six years as a pollster, gives him superior experience in public opinion analysis and message design for political organizations, labor unions and Fortune 100 & 500 clients. In addition to helping elect President Barack Obama in 2008, Mike has helped elect five U.S. Senators, two Governors, and heads of state or government in five foreign countries.