April 23, 2015 – Fors Marsh Group (FMG) has broadened its public policy and election administration capabilities with the hiring of subject matter expert Dr. Thad Hall. Thad will be instrumental in continuing the strategic expansion of FMG’s public policy research capacity in support of clients such as the Department of Defense, Federal Voting Assistance Program, and National Institute of Standards and Technology.
“We warmly welcome Thad as we continue to grow and diversify our team,” said Fors Marsh Group Chief Research Officer Brian Griepentrog. “Our growth is a direct response to the needs of our federal clients. Thad’s expertise in policy and election administration coupled with his superb consulting and research skill set will certainly benefit our clients. I look forward to Thad growing our public policy research practice, while continuing to actively contribute and lead within his professional community.”
Prior to joining Fors Marsh Group, Thad was a professor of political science and served as the Director of the Master of Public Policy and Master of Public Administration Programs at the University of Utah. Thad is a published author, with more than 40 research articles and book chapters and 7 books – including Evaluating Elections: A Handbook of Methods and Standards and Authorizing Policy –covering topics related to elections and policy change. As a consultant, he’s also worked with state and local governments, as well as federal agencies, on issues of election reform and administration.
About Fors Marsh Group
Headquartered in Arlington, Va., Fors Marsh Group is a certified small business dedicated to providing research support and strategy consulting for improved organizational decision making. Fors Marsh Group supports Government agencies including Defense Human Resources Activity, Federal Voting Assistance Program, Internal Revenue Service, Food and Drug Administration, General Services Administration, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Standards and Technology, and the Department of Veterans Affairs.