• Political communications
  • Research & polling


Brent is the CEO & Founder of Cygnal, an innovative public opinion and market research firm that specializes in mixed-mode surveys. His firm was recognized by The New York Times and FiveThirtyEight as the most accurate U.S. polling firm during the 2018 election cycle. Brent holds a bachelor’s in political science and a master’s in public relations. Prior to starting the firm, Brent consulted with small businesses about advertising and operations. He has worked with more than 900 candidates, corporations, and advocacy groups developing and executing successful survey research and communication plans. His experience includes United States presidential campaigns, national Republican political committees, Republican legislative caucuses, Fortune 500 companies, Super PACs, and state and national associations. Brent recently moved to the Washington, DC-area with his wife, Becky, and five children - Sam, Lilly Grace, Alex, Gray & Remy. In his free time...who are we kidding here, Brent has no free time between an awesome (huge) family and hundreds of political campaigns.
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