About Us

America Rising Corporation is a research and communications firm whose mission is to produce the content necessary to wage effective earned and paid media strategies. We do this by providing in-depth research reports, video tracking, media monitoring, and consulting through on-demand and subscription-based plans and platforms.

Founded in 2013, America Rising has worked with more than 500 different organizations and candidates to win races up and down the ballot nationwide.

Meet the Leaders of America Rising

Our team is committed to helping provide opportunities for our clients throughout their campaigns.

Joe Pounder


Jeff Larson


Kyle Reliford

Chief Research Officer

Aaron Baer

Chief Operating Officer

Robert Buckley

Managing Director, House Research

Carter Reese

Managing Director, Senate Research

Christina Van Horn

Managing Director, Accountability Research

Jared Wheeler

SVP, Research Quality & Creativity

Kyle Sisenstein

SVP - Research Director, Senate

Christy Paavola

SVP, House Research

Julia Portela

Managing Director, State Research

Allan Blutstein

SVP, FOIA & Public Records

Blair Gremillion

VP, Media Monitoring

Tim Wigginton

VP, Video