Justin brings with him a range of experiences in state policy, politics and public opinion research to Think NC First. Most recently, he worked as a researcher and advocate at Progress North Carolina. He developed strategic policy for open government and digital communications, and worked with North Carolina’s various job recruitment and economic development programs, as member of the Governor’s Office and NC Department of Commerce. He also has a background in public opinion research, running Public Policy Polling for a number of years. Justin is a veteran of state and local political campaigns, a UNC-Chapel Hill grad and Raleigh native.