Director of Polling Operations
Wade brings more than 15 years of survey research and polling experience to TargetSmart and is a master project manager. He helps determine what voters to target, how many voters to target and to ultimately figure out who will vote on Election Day.
Prior to joining TargetSmart he worked at Winding River Research as their Director of Operations overseeing all data collection activities. For the decade prior he was Executive Director of Sun Surveys managing data collection and polling projects for a range of political and corporate clients. He also served as Field Director and Managing Director for Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research overseeing their field and data collection operations for six years.
Originally from Bettendorf, Iowa (Quad Cities), Wade earned a Master’s in Political Science at California State University at Northridge and added a second Master’s in Political Management at George Washington University. He currently resides with his daughter in Saint Louis.