Brian has over a decade of experience as a pollster, consultant, and political strategist. He was the founder of Mass Political Marketing, the predecessor of Opinion Diagnostics, where he served as pollster for a dozen candidates and ballot questions, as well as general consultant for Massachusetts Majority IEPAC, a SuperPAC that supported a bipartisan slate of political centrists from 2019-2022. 

From 2018 until the conclusion of their term in early 2023, Brian served as Campaign Manager and Senior Political Advisor for Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito. In 2018, the Baker-Polito ticket earned more votes than any other gubernatorial campaign in state history, and Governor Baker was consistently rated as the most popular Governor in America throughout his eight years in office.

Brian previously served as the Executive Director and Victory Program Director of the Massachusetts Republican Party, where he pioneered the party's use of polling and data analytics. He is an alumni of Chris Christie's gubernatorial re-election campaign in New Jersey as well as Mitt Romney's 2012 presidential campaign. Brian served in the public sector as the Executive Project Manager of the Massachusetts COVID-19 Reopening Advisory Board, and is a current board member of the Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation. 

Brian is a graduate of Boston College and Harvard Business School. He lives in Boston with his wife Olivia, son Robert, and corgi Daisy. 

You can contact Brian at brian@opiniondiagnostics.com



Patrick has over 15 years of experience working on political campaigns, advocacy campaigns, and business advertising efforts. He is an expert in using data to drive messaging via earned media, television, radio, direct mail, and digital media.   

Patrick has held leadership roles within campaigns at the presidential, gubernatorial, U.S. Senate, U.S. House, and legislative levels, including as the North Carolina RNC state director for Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign and New Jersey RNC state director for Chris Christie’s reelection campaign for governor. In 2018 Patrick served as communications director for the South Carolina House Majority Caucus.

Patrick has appeared in print publications including Politico, National Journal, National Review, Washington Examiner, Roll Call, and McClatchy Newspapers. He has shared his political and policy analysis on numerous local affiliates of CBS, NBC, and ABC. Patrick has been a frequent panelist on Spectrum News’s Capital Tonight, a guest on WCNC’s Flashpoint, and was a regular guest on UNC-TV’s NC SPIN.

Patrick is a board member of the East Carolina University Survey Research Center. He also previously served as a member of the East Carolina Board of Visitors and the North Carolina Medical Care Commission.

A Raleigh native and a student of politics and public affairs, Patrick lives in Pinehurst with his wife, Kristen, and their two children. 

You can contact Patrick at patrick@opiniondiagnostics.com