San Diego, CA – In Field Strategies, the premier national canvassing and strategy firm, is proud to welcome and announce Cody Perron as Chief Operating Officer, a new position within In Field Strategies.
“We are pleased to welcome Cody to the In Field Strategies team. Cody is a seasoned and trusted leader who consistently delivers results. He is uniquely qualified to drive strategic prioritization and accountability within In Field Strategies,” said Brandon Vidrine, Partner and Co-Founder, IFS.
“I have tremendous confidence in Cody’s ability to align In Field Strategies world-class grassroots engine with industry-leading operational practices to push In Field Strategies to the next level in professional door-to-door canvassing. He exemplifies the strategic tenacity we have across the company and will be an impactful force for us in this leadership role,” said Tommy Knepper, Partner and Co-Founder, IFS.
“I am excited to work alongside some of the best and brightest experts in politics, corporate affairs and strategy,” said Cody. “I look forward to bringing my own expertise to serve clients across the nation and adding to In Field Strategies winning record.”
Cody is a former Special Agent of the U.S. State Department’s Diplomatic Security Service and a former United States Marine. Most recently he served as the Chief Operating Officer of Fidelis Global Group, LLC, a security and risk management firm. He currently sits on the Board of Directors for the San Diego Diplomacy Council and is a newly published author of the non-fiction book, Agents Unknown – True Stories of Life as a Special Agent in the Diplomatic Security Service.
Cody’s experience in leadership, law enforcement and security in the government, military and private sector spans nearly two decades. As a special agent he led hundreds of personnel worldwide, managed global security programs, conducted federal investigations, and performed protective security operations for U.S. Secretaries of State and visiting foreign dignitaries. During his decade as a special agent Cody was assigned to domestic offices in San Diego, CA, and Houston, TX and U.S. diplomatic facilities in Erbil, Iraq, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Baghdad, Iraq, and multiple international temporary assignments.
Cody was also a United States Marine serving as an Infantry Squad Leader and Marine Embassy Guard at assignments in Twentynine Palms, CA, Okinawa, Japan, Seoul, Korea, and Moscow, Russia.
Cody earned his Bachelor of Arts in Global Affairs from George Mason University with Cum Laude Honors and his Master of Science in Organizational Leadership from National University also with Cum Laude honors. Cody resides with his family in San Diego, California.
About In Field Strategies
In Field Strategies is the premier national canvassing firm. The firm provides a comprehensive suite of door-to-door services that includes public opinion and survey research, consumer research, petition and signature gathering, ballot access, A/B message testing, persuasion, absentee and early vote push, and GOTV (Get-Out-The-Vote) with a grassroots mobilization network in all 50 states. Our firm is focused on utilizing sophisticated data insight to measure and persuade public sentiment while employing cutting edge technologies to ensure we deliver the best actionable data to our clients. Not only is our firm led by top talent with over 25 years of grassroots experience — we distinguish ourselves by having senior staff deeply engaged in each project from start to finish, a promise we keep to clients.