Founded by Anne Hays in 2001, Hays Research Group has grown to be a well-respected, independent research firm.


For over 15 years, Hays Research Group has been a leader in public opinion research, market research, and mock jury trials in Alaska. Under the direction of Adam Hays, HRG has expanded its reach across the state, talking to people of all ages and lifestyles to get at the root of what makes us Alaskans.


Adam Hays
Research Director

Adam Hays was born and raised in Alaska. He studied business administration at Alaska Pacific University while working alongside his mother, Anne Hays, learning the ropes of polling and data analysis. Adam worked for the State of Alaska as a research analyst, solidifying his interest in all things data. Since taking over Hays Research Group from founder Anne Hays in 2013, Adam has grown the client base to include national companies looking to do business in the state as well as state and local governments interested in the opinions of their citizens.

Adam is married and has two young children. He enjoys fishing out of Homer and Seward as well as working on his cabin near Lake Louise.

Adam Hays and Hays Research Group, LLC are proud members of the following industry organizations: