Sander is a Research Manager at Purple Strategies, where he is responsible for drafting, developing, and managing research strategies to provide Purple’s clients with data-driven consultation to suit their needs. Prior to joining Purple, Sander was a Research Director at Echelon Insights, a Republican polling and data analytics firm. At Echelon, Sander directed and processed Echelon’s monthly Omnibus survey for public consumption, in addition to managing quantitative and qualitative research for Echelon’s diverse clientele. Born and raised in Michigan, Sander graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in Political Science and a minor in Computer Science.