Mark Mellman

Mark S. Mellman

Board Member

2013 - Present


Mark Mellman is one of the nation’s leading public opinion researchers and communication strategists. He is CEO of The Mellman Group, a polling and consulting firm whose clients include leading political figures, Fortune 500 companies, and some of the nation’s most important public interest groups. Mellman, who counts among his clients Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and House Whip Steny Hoyer, has helped guide the campaigns of eighteen U.S. Senators, nine Governors, over two-dozen Members of Congress, and numerous state and local officials. As a consultant to the Democratic Leadership, Mellman plays a central role in developing strategies on a variety of issues. Mellman has worked with a wide range of political and corporate clients in countries around the globe, including Great Britain, Israel, Costa Rica, Uruguay, and the Republic of Georgia. The U.S. Departments of Justice, State and Labor have all turned to The Mellman Group for critical studies, as has the World Bank. In addition, Mellman works with some of the nation’s most important public interest organizations ranging from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to the AFL-CIO, the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, National Environmental Trust, and the League of Women Voters. His corporate clients include Intuit (the makers of Quicken), Coca Cola, and United Airlines. Mellman received his undergraduate degree from Princeton and graduate degrees from Yale, where he taught in the Political Science department.