Meredith King is a research associate at the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute where she conducts statewide economic and policy research.
King leads policy projects using the Institute’s Informed Decisions Research Process, collaborating with subject matter experts and leaders across the state to distill complex problems and provide supported recommendations on difficult topics such as air quality/climate change, rural economic development, and homeless services. Prior to joining the Institute, King worked as a research analyst at TargetPoint Consulting, a data consulting firm located in Washington, D.C. While there, she conducted data analysis and survey research for presidential and ballot initiative campaigns, and performed pre- and post- analysis for dozens of focus groups for national energy research projects. She also led the marketing campaign and performed significant post-analysis for the Utah Colleges Exit Poll during the 2014 election cycle.
King earned her B.A. in Political Science with an emphasis in public policy and quantitative analysis from Brigham Young University and her Masters of Public Policy from University of Utah.