Associate Analysts


Jessica Mejia
Associate Analyst

Jessica Mejia is an Associate Analyst at Lake Research Partners. She has conducted research on behalf of Democratic campaigns at the federal, state, and local level. Prior to joining LRP, Jessica worked for Benenson Strategy Group in their Washington, D.C. office. Her research portfolio included a variety of international political clients, domestic congressional and gubernatorial campaigns, and national and state issues. Born in Colombia and raised in Miami, Jessica graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and International Affairs, and from the George Washington University with a Master’s degree in International Affairs.


Jesse Kline
Associate Analyst

Jesse joined Lake Research Partners in 2015. Working primarily with foundations, issue advocacy organizations, and nonprofits, her research covers a wide range of social issues including workplace diversity, domestic violence and sexual assault, women in the military and elected office, education, seniors and aging, and children. Prior to joining LRP, Jesse worked as a paralegal in New York City, as an archives assistant at the Sophia Smith Collection, and as a volunteer on a number of political campaigns in Massachusetts.

A native of New Jersey, Jesse holds a B.A. in Government and English Language and Literature from Smith College.


Corey Teter
Associate Analyst

Corey joined Lake Research Partners in 2015.  His work includes research for political campaigns, issue advocacy organizations, and international projects. Before joining the LRP he worked as a fundraiser for Democratic political candidates. A California native, Corey graduated from the University of La Verne with a B.A. in Political Science and an M.A. in Political Communications from American University.


Hayley Cohen
Associate Analyst

Hayley joined LRP in 2017, and brings a background in research, strategic communications, and public policy to the LRP team. Before joining LRP, Hayley worked on numerous candidate campaigns in municipal and statewide races. She has worked in campaign communications, earned media, and policy research. She holds a B.A. in Political Science from Tufts University.


Kelsey Bullis
Associate Analyst

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