Who We Are

Our company is comprised of many talented, hardworking team members coast to coast.  Over 35 professional and administrative personnel, and hundreds of research interviewers work to earn our clients' trust every day.  Here are some folks who interact with clients regularly:


Walter D. Clinton - Chairman & CEO

Walter (Wally) has been involved in applying research techniques to political campaigns, utilizing telephones and other communication mediums for over 40 years. His successes and involvement has reached over 48 states, South and Central America, Canada and Mexico.

He has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Association of Political Consultants, as well as serving on the Board of that group, been Vice President of International Association for Practical Politics, and is a Member of the International Association of Political Consultants. 

Eleanor Ty - Director of Client Services

Eleanor joined American Directions as a Client Services Manager and within a year was promoted to take on the role of Director. Eleanor has over 10 years of business experience in Call Center Management and Customer Service.

Prior to joining ADRG in Seattle, she was the Customer Service Manager for a California Lighting company. Eleanor holds an M.B.A. from De La Salle University Graduate School of Business and a B.S. in Biology from the University of the Philippines.  She is a member of the Marketing Research Association and holds a Professional Researcher Certification.

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Ashaki Williams Lakeland Director

Ashaki Williams Lakeland Director

Gus Elrod El Paso Director

Gus Elrod

El Paso Director

Brian Lopez Redding Director

Brian Lopez

Redding Director

John Howell  Spokane Director

John Howell

 Spokane Director