Bereket Kelile serves as Associate Director of Research for SmithJohnson Research. With a B.A. in Economics from CSUS, his focus has been quantitative and qualitative research and analysis. Bereket assists with research design and management, as well as client relations. He has been a recipient of the Campaigns & Elections 2017 Rising Stars award and CSU Sacramento’s 2019 DEGREES Project Transformational Leader Award. Bereket is currently pursuing an M.A. in Economics from CSUS focusing on applied data analysis.