Brent is the President & Founder of Cygnal, a national public opinion and market research firm that specializes in data-driven approaches to decision making. Cygnal was recently ranked #1 most accurate polling and research firm in the country for 2018 by The New York Times. Brent is a graduate of Troy University with a bachelor’s in political science and has a master’s in public relations. Prior to starting the firm, he consulted with small businesses about advertising and operations. He has since worked with over 600 candidates, corporations, and advocacy groups in helping them develop and execute successful research and communication plans. His experience includes presidential campaigns, national political committees, legislative caucuses, Fortune 500 companies, Super PACs, and state and national associations. Brent resides in Alabama with his wife, Becky, and five, children – Sam, Lilly Grace, Alex, Gray & Remy. Obviously, he spends his free time herding cats – actually a flock of nine Katahdin sheep.