Sam Fitz is a senior analyst in BSG's New York office where he helps develop and execute cutting edge research for political, institutional, and corporate clients.
At BSG, Sam has gained extensive experience working on research projects involving young people. Specifically, he has helped clients glean actionable insights into young people's mental health status, access to mental health resources, and online habits and behaviors.
In the realm of politics, much of Sam's focus has been geared toward research into ballot initiatives to raise the minimum wage and expand Medicaid in purple and red states across the country. He was also an integral part of BSG's polling on behalf of the DCCC throughout the 2020 election cycle, as well as Senator Robert Menendez's re-election campaign in 2018.
Prior to working at BSG, Sam interned for SKDKnickerbocker, the Democratic National Committee's finance department, and Roy Cooper's gubernatorial campaign in North Carolina.
Sam grew up in northern Virginia and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he received his bachelor's degree in economics and public policy. While in school, Sam co-authored a paper published in The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics that examined the moral arbitrariness of geographic location in the allocation of donated livers.
What are your three favorite books?
The Power of the Dog - Don Winslow
Deacon King Kong - James McBride
How Will Capitalism End? - Wolfgang Streeck