Our people, our difference

Having smart, curious people with a perspective is vital to our approach. So we encourage all of our employees to venture off the beaten path, to follow a hunch, to trailblaze a tangent that might lead to something unexpectedly valuable. Our team is an open-minded, curious bunch of conversationalists, all of them with an intuitive sense, a bit of an independent streak, and the intelligence that leads them to gather the kind of insights that’ll raise your eyebrows, as well as your standards for market research.

 

Ako Mikelis

I’ve always been curious about the underlying reasons people do things.

Ako Mikelis

Ako Mikelis

Staff Accountant

Austin Miller

Qualitative research allows a deep, personal understanding of a completely foreign reality. The process of finding out where someone is coming from paints a complex picture and pushes for critical analysis of what exists and what could be (and how we can get there).

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Andrew Monroe

The most adventurous thing I’ve ever done was a recent four-day, 28-mile backpacking trip near Aspen. Historically, I haven't been a particularly "outdoorsy" person, so this was hugely challenging and rewarding.

Andrew Monroe

Andrew Monroe

Moderator

Beejan Mehrabani

The most adventurous thing I've ever done was zip-line 1000+ feet above valleys from mountain to mountain with my brother in Maui.

Beejan Mehrabani

Beejan Mehrabani

Research Associate

Becky Sarniak

What I love about research is learning about people and what they think. Discovering the reasoning behind behavior and what motivates people to move from a plan of action to action itself.

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Christy Adler

I'm most curious about people. I'm a social person, and it has always fascinated me to hear a person's story that could be so starkly different from my own.

Christy Adler

Christy Adler

Research Associate

Chelsea Gibbons

I explore by getting lost, which I manage to do on a regular basis. I have been told by multiple people that they would not be my partner on “Amazing Race,” because my sense of direction is so poor.

Chelsea Gibbons

Chelsea Gibbons

Strategic Director

Christine Tchoumba

I believe qualitative research is like an onion. You keep peeling back the layers until you get to the insight you need.

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Christine Tchoumba

VP of Client Development

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Holly Savage

I love qualitative research for the same reason I love teaching—using creative questions and questioning methods to help elicit innovative thoughts on any subject.

Holly Savage

Strategic Director

Julia Eisenberg

I love a great story – numbers are nice, but nothing is more compelling than hearing directly from your consumers.

Julia Eisenberg

Julia Eisenberg

VP of Operations

Joan Rinaldi

I love finding the unexpected and solving problems in research.

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Joan Rinaldi

Joan Rinaldi

Director of Technical and Moderating Services

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Kevin Dibala

The most adventurous thing I’ve ever done is scuba dive with bull sharks. They are responsible for more attacks on humans than any other species of shark, and have the highest testosterone levels out of any animal in the world!

Kevin Dibala

Kevin Dibala

Moderator

Kim Johnson

I’m most curious about what makes people tick. What causes people to think and act the way they do? What can influence a person’s decision, one way or another?

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Kim Johnson

Kim Johnson

Research Manager

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Meghan Schock

I love qualitative research because it gives a face and persona to the respondents behind the data – much more than a statistic or sliver of a pie chart.

Meghan Schock

Meghan Schock

Moderator

Mike Steinberg

The most adventurous thing I’ve done is travel via dilapidated boat (it may have been held together by bubblegum) to get up close and personal with giant Hippos guarding their young.

Mike Steinberg

Mike Steinberg

SVP of Client Development

Nicole Brandt

I am curious about people and how they think and interact with others.

Nicole Brandt

Nicole Brandt

Senior Moderator

Nancie Carollo

Qualitative research is like being the Seeker on the Quidditch Team.

Nancie Carollo

Nancie Carollo

Moderator

Patrick Jordan

My most adventurous moment was snorkeling with sharks and stingrays in the Caribbean, when local fisherman started throwing fish parts nearby. We got to experience a feeding frenzy up close.

Patrick Jordan

Patrick Jordan

Moderator

Ryan Sullivan

The most adventurous thing I’ve done is spend a month excavating in Nebraska for undiscovered archaeological sites.

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Steve Dodge

I’ve run several marathons, including Boston three times, and always find them to be an adventure.

Steve Dodge

Steve Dodge

VP of Client Development

Stephanie Roth

The most adventurous thing I've ever done was adopt a 10 year old boy (who's now 35) and a 7.5 year old girl (who's now 27).

Stephanie Roth

Stephanie Roth

Moderator

Sonya Turner

I love finding the story that exists inside every job we do, the thread that ties together.

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Sonya Turner

Director of Insights and Reporting

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iModerate’s research process and knowledgeable personnel assist us in gaining an in-depth understanding of the research topic at hand. We have been impressed with the quality of reporting and insights generated by the iModerate team.

Jessica Kettler, Manager of Online Research, John Deere