RJ manages day-to- day operations at Hattaway and leads project teams to create research-based strategies, content and campaigns for organizations such as the Rockefeller Foundation, World Health Organization and Packard Foundation. Before joining Hattaway, RJ consulted for businesses, political candidates and nonprofit organizations—including the National Democratic Institute, Borrego Solar and Chellie Pingree, a congresswoman who ran for the U.S. Senate from Maine. RJ earned a master's degree in international relations from the University of Chicago and a bachelor's degree in political science from The Ohio State University. RJ loves live music and spends much free time seeking it out and working on the podcast he created to explore the music of his favorite band, Phish. He's also a devoted Buckeye and enjoys energetic debates with his toddler son.