Nicholas Thompson leads Arc Insights, a full-service consulting and research insights firm. Nicholas brings more than 15 years of experience in research, strategy, and messaging. Described as a “respected pollster” by The Washington Post, he has conducted opinion research for non-profits, issue campaigns, candidates for public office, and businesses throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. Nicholas spent a decade living and working in Washington, DC, where his roles included serving as a senior Vice President for The Tarrance Group, a political research firm, a member of the White House staff under President George W. Bush, and a Director of Messaging & Message Research for Stand Together, a major non-profit.