President, Clarus Research Group
Dr. Faucheux is a nationally respected public opinion analyst and public affairs professional. He has a unique background in research, government, politics, communications and issue advocacy. He combines professional competence and academic credentials with pragmatic problem solving. He learned the importance of strategic research in the trenches of competitive politics and issue advocacy.
A former state legislator and Secretary of Commerce in Louisiana, he previously edited and published Campaigns & Elections magazine. He also served as a U.S. Senate Chief of Staff and headed government affairs for the American Institute of Architects. He’s advised more than 118 political and ballot issue campaigns, consulted with Fortune 500 executives, directed landmark foundation research projects and developed advocacy strategies for a range of clients across the nation.
Dr. Faucheux has managed research projects and analyzed surveys for corporate, political, association and nonprofit clients. He’s a recognized expert in applying survey research to strategy planning and message development in highly competitive situations.