Junior Analysts

Flora Lethbridge-Cejku
Junior Analyst

Flora Lethbridge-Çejku joined Lake Research Partners in 2012. Flora works with issue advocacy organizations, non-profits, and foundations surrounding a range of social issues including issues of women’s health, women’s leadership, poverty, education, and the environment. She is also a trained and experienced focus group moderator. Prior to joining LRP, Flora had worked at various non-profits dealing with community and social issues and at the Embassy of the Republic of Kosovo.

A Maryland native by way of Croatia, Flora holds a B.A. in Political Science with certificates in Democracy Studies and Religious Studies from St. Mary’s College of Maryland.


Luke Harville
Junior Analyst

Luke Harville joined Lake Research Partners in 2013 as a Junior Analyst. In his role at LRP, Luke works with campaigns and non-profits on a wide range of progressive issues including LGBT equality, animal rights, and voter turnout. Before joining the firm, he worked in the district office of Texas State Senator Wendy Davis.

A proud Texan, Luke graduated with a B.S. in Strategic Communication and Political Science from Texas Christian University. 


Matt McDermott
Junior Analyst

Matt McDermott joined Lake Research as Field Director in 2013. Prior to joining LRP, Matt was an Account Associate with Mammen Group, managing the production of coordinated mail programs during the 2012 election. Through his experience, he has developed an extensive background in issue advocacy and digital communications. His previous experience includes time at DCS Congressional, executing constituency outreach programs through email and social media development, at the White House Council on Environmental Quality and as an organizer for Outdoor Nation in partnership with the Presidents American Great Outdoors Initiative. A Rhode Island native, Matt graduated with a B.A. in Political Science and Geography from the George Washington University and studied abroad at the London School of Economics.