Jamie Bryan Hall is a senior policy analyst in the Center for Data Analysis at The Heritage Foundation. His research focuses on immigration and other issues in support of the Institute for Family, Community, and Opportunity.
Hall spent the past 8 years in the private sector, primarily developing models to forecast sales for electric cooperatives under various public policy, technology, economic, and weather scenarios. He testified before and prepared testimony for state and federal energy regulators on subjects including the benefits of electricity markets and the harm caused to consumers by overly-burdensome environmental regulations. He also consulted on quantitative topics for clients in healthcare, agriculture, and the government.
He previously served 4 years as an analyst at the Central Intelligence Agency, where he received four promotions, four Exceptional Performance Awards for collaborative analytic work, and two Training and Tradecraft Awards for teaching at the Sherman Kent School for Intelligence Analysis. He also completed temporary assignments to the staff of the Council of Economic Advisers and the National Security Council during the George W. Bush administration. He was a member of the team that negotiated summit documents and prepared the President for the 2003 G8 Summit in Evian, France.
Hall earned both a bachelor's degree in applied mathematics, focusing on economics, and a master's degree in statistics, from Harvard University in 2002. During college, he interned with the Republican Party of Kentucky, U.S. Senators Mitch McConnell and Jim Bunning, and The Heritage Foundation.
He and his wife, Olivia, a native of South Korea who has become a U.S. citizen, have three sons and are in the process of relocating their family from his home state of Kentucky to Northern Virginia.