Hailing from Dhaka, Bangladesh, Mahmud is an ardent Buckeye, a proud graduate of The Ohio State University. Prior to joining Jones Mandel, Mahmud worked as a Field Organizer and Coordinator on various Democratic campaigns, from Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), to the Ohio Democratic Party, to Mayor Andrew Ginther of Columbus. In his free time, he can be found jamming to Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band or being terrorized by his two puppies.
Chris graduated from Haverford College in Pennsylvania with a degree in Political Science in 2021. Prior to joining Jones Mandel, he worked as a Fellow for the Kevin Baumlin campaign, Research Intern at the Post-Growth Institute, and Peer Tutor at the Haverford College Writing Center. He is passionate about tackling climate change. Chris currently lives in Pennsylvania and enjoys folding origami, reading books, and rock climbing in his free time.
Taylor joined the Jones Mandel team in 2020 after graduating from New York University with a degree in Public Policy and a minor in Childhood and Adolescent Mental Health Studies. Interested in politics for as long as she can remember, she got her start in the industry as an Organizing Fellow for a mayoral campaign while in college and has been committed to helping elect progressives ever since. Raised in North Carolina, Taylor currently resides in Brooklyn, New York and loves to watch hockey and read comic books in her free time.
Henry joined the Jones Mandel team during the 2020 election cycle after graduating from Hamilton College with a government degree. Prior to entering political research, he held internships at a government affairs firm and the Jay Gonzalez gubernatorial campaign in his home state of Massachusetts. While he remains an avid Red Sox fan, Henry has since moved to Washington, D.C., where he enjoys running and meeting neighborhood dogs.
Ian is one of the Democratic Party’s most sought-after research strategists. He has helped dozens of clients win election as governor, to the U.S. Senate, to the U.S. House of Representatives and as president of the United States. Ian is the long-time research consultant for the Democratic National Committee, overseeing the Democratic Party’s public record research. In the private sector, Ian has used the research and communications tactics and strategies honed over years in politics to help businesses, law firms and organizations achieve their goals. His private sector clients range from Fortune 100 companies, to privately-held health care and renewable energy businesses. For both his political and non-political clients, Ian offers a strategic research approach that solves problems, while positioning clients to succeed and prepare for all contingencies. A native of New York, Ian attended Hamilton College and lives in Northern Virginia with his wife and three children.
Claire graduated from NYU in 2019 with a degree in Media Studies. She started her career in communications, driving media coverage to nonprofits and advocacy groups. In 2020, she joined the Biden Presidential campaign in the paid media department, supporting the team in production, analytics, and media buying. She also volunteered in the campaign's vetting and policy departments. She joined Jones Mandel in 2021, where she has worked to elect Democrats nationwide. She lives in Michigan and loves tennis, dogsitting, and meticulously updating her GoodReads account.
Lindsay joined Jones Mandel in 2020 after graduating from the University of Maryland with a degree in public policy and a double minor in nonprofit leadership and sustainability. Before entering the world of Democratic politics, Lindsay interned at several nonprofit organizations advocating for climate action and animal welfare. Lindsay recently moved from Pennsylvania to Northern Virginia and enjoys running and going to concerts in her free time.