Emily joined TargetSmart’s polling team in 2016. Previously, she served as an apprentice in the Analytics Department of the AFL-CIO. Before entering the world of polling and political data, Emily worked as a Legislative Assistant to Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and former U.S. Sen. Blanche Lincoln of Arkansas.
She volunteered twice for Obama for America – in Missouri in 2008 and in Virginia in 2012 – and also interned for U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson of Florida, former New Mexico governor Bill Richardson and for U.S. Sen. Tom Udall of New Mexico when he was in the House of Representatives.
Emily holds a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from Duke University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Arkansas. She and her husband live in College Park, Maryland with their twins.