Paul Dubas is a Senior Account Executive at kglobal and specializes in conducting analyses and opposition research on multiple topics across the national security and public policy sectors. He enjoys working at the intersection of communications and policy, and has written op-eds on behalf of state officials, drafted numerous talking points and is an expert on all aspects of media monitoring. Paul’s current clients include the Army’s Office of the Chief of Public Affairs, a major Fortune 20 company and an NGO.
Prior to joining kglobal, Paul served as an Associate with The Pew Charitable Trusts, where he drafted reports and memos identifying potential partnerships to strengthen Pew’s brand in the policy arena, monitored media coverage, and composed backgrounders on key research issues. He previously worked for the First Five Years Fund, a domestic education policy firm, where he managed the organization’s Facebook page, researched members of Congress regarding their views on early childhood education, prepared talking points, and created fact sheets for a campaign chaired by a former White House Deputy Chief of Staff.
Paul holds a B.A. in International Studies from West Virginia University and a M.S. in Peace Operations from George Mason University’s Schar School of Policy and Government.
One last thing… Paul has a strong attention to detail, and that includes remembering the shoe size of then-Senator Obama when he sold him running shoes at City Sports.
Let’s Dig Away: How to Conduct Effective Opposition Research
February 12, 2018
February 12, 2018
| by Paul Dubas
Vetting prospective opponents, whether they be people, groups, or companies, requires digging for needles in many haystacks. The teams that thrive in this field – commonly referred to as opposition research or vetting – are made up of individuals who love to dig for information and are well-versed in the best practices, techniques, and tools […]