Jamie Wadovick Gentle

Vice President

Before joining UpONE, Jamie spent almost five years at Public Opinion Strategies working on both political and public affairs research. 

To date working on both political and public affairs campaigns, Jamie has completed over 300 projects, from in-person focus groups to online ad testing, and over 100 public affairs-oriented projects. At Public Opinion Strategies, Jamie managed the polling efforts for U.S. Senator Roger Marshall, U.S. Congresswoman Claudia Tenney, and Michigan House and Senate Republicans as well as several other GOP officeholders and SuperPAC groups.  Additionally, Jamie was the lead project director at Public Opinion Strategies for their efforts on behalf of Florida Governor Ron DeSantis in the 2024 presidential campaign.   

Jamie is a RIVA trained focus group moderator and has been at the forefront of new methods in qualitative research, leading the analysis of qualitative research projects across the country and especially among the key audiences of suburban voters and GOP primary voters.  At Public Opinion Strategies, Jamie was also the lead project director on the COVID-19 research campaign in Ohio and advised business leaders, the Ohio Department of Health, and the DeWine-Husted Administration. 

Prior to her work in political and public affairs polling, Jamie worked at The Advisory Board Company, a health care research company, which specialized in advising some of the largest hospital systems in the nation.  Jamie earned her BA in Biology from Rollins College, where she was a member of the women’s lacrosse team.  She currently lives in San Antonio, Texas with her husband Michael and their son.