Vice President, Data and Analytics
Kelsey Patten is a Vice President, Data and Analytics at Echelon Insights. Patten leads the data analytics practice at Echelon Insights, which is pioneering a new model for political data that seamlessly ties together strategic insights from polling with analytics technology that turns data into action.
Kelsey joins Echelon after leading the Data Department at the National Republican Congressional Committee and serving as the first woman to lead a data department at a Republican party committee. In the 2018 election cycle Patten led a team who created over 1,000 voter contact universes and over 200 unique district vote goals, analyzed 262 polls, and drafted over 50 modeling scripts for specific districts. Patten successfully collaborated with campaigns to design data-informed voter contact plans across field, mail, and digital.
In 2016, Patten served as Data and Analytics Director for Senator Kelly Ayotte’s re-election effort in New Hampshire. Patten spearheaded all voter targeting totally nearly 130 million targeted impressions on TV and online, and 1.3 million voter contacts.
Patten is a New Hampshire native and graduate of Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship.