Gretchen Hertz, Director of Research


An attorney for over 20 years, Gretchen brings a depth of experience to our team.  Her research and writing produces sound and persuasive arguments that resonate with an audience.  She delivers results using diverse research methods, meticulously examining each subject, and developing a thorough understanding of each issue. Her solid research and attention to detail are evident in her clear and comprehensive written analyses, which provide powerful content to our team. Gretchen is a successful grassroots organizer, garnering the attention of the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and the Huffington Post, along with statewide television, print, and digital media.  Prior to joining the team, she represented UAW workers and fought for their rights.  She has also advised governmental entities in the state of Michigan.  A graduate of Michigan State University’s James Madison College and Wayne State University Law School, she resides in Brighton.