As a Data Analyst at TargetPoint, Michael focuses on the field logistics of our survey research and MicroTargeting process and maintaining quality in our survey programming.
Prior to his work at TargetPoint, Michael graduated from BYU-Idaho with a degree in political science emphasizing foreign affairs and a minor in Russian. He interned with the Department of State at the Foreign Service Institute in the Crisis Management Training Division and specialized in improving crisis management training at US embassies and consulates worldwide through qualitative research projects. He also aided FSI’s Leadership Management School in developing training simulations for the National Security Executive Leadership Seminar, which trains leaders from multiple government agencies in inter-agency collaboration.
Michael is a native of Southern California and enjoys reading, board games, movies, and politics. He currently resides in Arlington, Virginia and is looking forward to marrying his fiancé Amanda in May and building their life together.