Kellyanne Conway
President & CEO

Kellyanne Elizabeth Conway is Founder and President of the polling company, inc./WomanTrend a privately-held, woman-owned corporation founded in 1995.  The firm is headquartered in Washington, DC and maintains an office in New York City.

Kellyanne is one of the most quoted and noted pollsters on the national scene, having provided commentary on over 1,200 television shows on ABC, CBS, NBC, PBS, CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, HBO, Comedy Central, MTV and the Fox News Channel, and numerous radio shows and print stories.

Throughout her two decades in market research, Kellyanne has provided primary research and advice for clients in 48 of the 50 states and has directed hundreds of demographic and attitudinal survey projects for statewide and congressional political races, trade associations, and Fortune 100 companies.  Kellyanne is a professionally trained moderator who has personally directed more than 300 focus groups. Clients have included Lifetime Television, The Heritage Foundation, Major League Baseball, The Federalist Society, Coalition of Community Pharmacists Association, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, Mass Connections, American Express, ABC News, Ladies Home Journal, and the U.S. Department of Labor.

Kellyanne has worked for leaders such as the late Congressman Jack Kemp; President Reagan’s pollster, Richard Wirthlin; Members of Congress Michele Bachmann, Marsha Blackburn, Steve King; Vice President Dan Quayle; Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich; Sen. Fred Thompson and Gov. Mike Pence.

In what was a poor year for Republican polling, she and her team were among the few on the GOP side to predict the outcomes of major races in 2012.  In 2014, all of their general election candidates won. The RNC tasked Kellyanne with helping to defeat the so-called “War on Women.”

A “fully-recovered” attorney, Kellyanne is admitted to practice law in four jurisdictions (Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and the District of Columbia).  She has practiced law, clerked for a judge in Washington, DC and for four years, was an adjunct professor at George Washington University Law Center.  Kellyanne is a magna cum laude graduate of Trinity College, Washington, D.C., where she earned a B.A. in Political Science, studied at Oxford University, and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.  She holds a law degree, with honors, from George Washington University Law Center.

Kellyanne has been profiled in over a dozen magazines, newspapers, and television programs.  Her polling data and op-eds have been published by The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The New York Times, The New York Post, The Washington Times, USA Today, National Review, Human Events, Investors’ Business Daily, and Politico and she is a regular on the speaking circuit. She has received the Washington Post’s “Crystal Ball” award for accurately predicted elections and co-authored WHAT WOMEN REALLY WANT: How American Women Are Quietly Erasing Political, Racial, Class, and Religious Lines to Change the Way We Live (Free Press).

She is a Trustee of the Phillips Foundation and is a board member of the Clare Boothe Luce Policy Institute, the National Journalism Center, and Men Against Breast Cancer.  Mrs. Conway retains memberships in the American Association of Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) and the Qualitative Research Consultants Association (QRCA).  Kellyanne is married to George T. Conway III and they have four young children.

 

Kevin Quinley
Director of Research

Kevin Quinley is Director of Research at the polling company, inc., helping to guide projects from the proposal stage to the final reporting and analysis.  He specializes in synthesizing data and research to better serve the firm’s clients.  Kevin monitors current trends and political developments to assist with client consulting and research program development, and coordinates with Kellyanne Conway, President & CEO, on media appearances and press calls.

Kevin arrived at the polling company, inc. from the Carlyle Gregory Company, a Northern Virginia-based political consulting firm.  As an associate at CGC, Kevin worked with political candidates and issue lobbyists across the United States to develop comprehensive strategies designed to win elections.  Duties included writing mail pieces and press releases, assisting with radio and television advertisements and spearheading online activities on behalf of clients.  Kevin worked with a total five out of five successful campaigns during the 2009 legislative elections in Virginia.

Kevin previously interned in Congressman Rob Wittman’s (VA-1) Capitol Hill office.  He is a 2008 graduate of Wake Forest University, where he earned a B.A. in Political Science and a minor concentration in English.  He was also a member of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national Political Science honor society.