Director of Research
Graham Godwin is head of research at Orion Strategies – conducting polling and focus groups for trade associations, energy companies, health care organizations, government agencies and law firms. He also regularly performs detailed research on individuals, organizations, policy issues, and government regulations crafting whitepapers and lay of the land memorandums that help shape strategic decisions.
Before joining Orion Strategies, Godwin worked as a grants administrator and was CEO of Godwin Analysis Intelligence and Networking Development, LLC. Godwin also spent two years with the Peace Corps as a Development Consultant in Kyrgyzstan and was a facilitator at the World Appreciative Inquiry Conference in Katmandu, Nepal.
Godwin received a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from Shepherd University in 2009, which included a internship with U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller. Godwin earned a Master of Arts degree in Political Science from West Virginia University. That degree came with a specialization in International Relations, with sub-concentrations in National Security and Developmental Democracy.