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Research America Management Team


Rex Repass
President

Rex is the man behind the story, a bold leader and entrepreneur. He is highly experienced helping organizations drive profitable growth & enhance corporate... Read More
Edu: M.S., Univ., of TN, Comm.,
Email: rexr@researchamericainc.com

Robert Porter
CEO

Robert is proficient in all stages of the research process, including survey & study design, questionnaire development, data analysis, & reporting. Robert makes...Read More
Edu: Temple Univ.,​ BBA & Finance 
Email: robp@researchamericainc.com

Larry Durkin
Vice President

Larry brings over 20 years of market research experience in both qualitative & quantitative methods to our firm, including secondary data analytics. Larry’s background includes... Read More
Edu: M.B.A., Marketing; M.A., Ind. / Org., Psychology Univ., of New Haven B.A., Psychology, Univ., of DE.
Email: ldurkin@MSPanalytics.com

Amy Benner
Vice President

Amy brings over 13 years of market research and strategic consulting experience to Research America. She is responsible for growing client relationships & the management of all market insights... Read More
Edu: B.S., ME - The Univ., of Michigan; M.B.A., Marketing concentration-Oakland University.
Email: amyb@researchamericainc.com

Will Krieger
Vice President

A connector of people and ideas. An observer and motivator. Will is fixated with moving ideas forward. His interest in team dynamics, creativity & behavior is fueled each and every ... Read More
Edu: MS, University of Cincinnati
Email: willk@researchamericainc.com

Jim Whalen
Vice President

Jim has more than 20 years of expert knowledge providing market research and consulting services to U.S. and global brands. He takes a holistic view of every insight challenge, sharing his... Read More
Edu: M.S., Marketing, Miami University
Email: jimw@researchamericainc.com


Ted Davies
Sr. Insights Consultant

Ted has worked with a wide variety of Fortune 500 clients during the past 30 years. His experience spans major consumer product categories and over-the-counter healthcare. Ted helps clients ... Read More
Edu:M.B.A., Bus., IN. Univ.; Ph.D., SOC, IN Univ., of Bloomington
Email: ted@researchamericainc.com

Pete Hadly
Director of Research

Peter joined the Research America team, after leading HaldyMcIntosh & Associates. He is an expert on the healthcare industry as well as the design and administration of patient experience... Read More
Edu: M.B.A., Marketing, American University
Email: peterh@researchamericainc.com

Lee Ann Evans
Sr. Research Consultant

A collaborative problem solver, Lee Ann has the experience, agility, and responsiveness to help clients answer challenging business questions. She brings 15 years of experience to the ... Read More
Edu: M.B.A., Research, Xavier University
Email: leeanne@researchamericainc.com

Donna Ford
BD & Account Executive

Donna brings over twenty-five years’ experience in market research - both as a client and as a senior member in major research firms. With a ... Read More
Edu: M.S.M., "Bus." & Org., Mgmt., Roberts Wesleyan College,
B.S., Org., Mgmt., Roberts Wesleyan College
A.S., "Bus."ADMIN, Rochester Inst. of Technology
Email: dford@researchamericainc.com

Michelle Collins
Project & Client Relations Manager

Lola recently joined Research America as Project Manager when it acquired Parker Insights. She is responsible for executing quantitative & qualitative ... Read More
Edu :B.A., Communication, Public Relations & Media Studies, University of CIN.
Email: michellec@researchamericainc.com

Kandis Demo
Operations Manager

Kandis Demo joined Research America in 1999 (EMH) and held a number of research roles. With expertise in sciences and research study design, Kandis incorporates unwavering dedication to methodology into integral knowledge of research ..... Read More
Edu: University of California
Email: kandisd@researchamericainc.com

William Crossan
BD & Account Executive

William joined the Research America team in 2013, bringing over 15 years’ experience in sales and marketing to Research ... Read More
Edu: B.S., Business Admin., & Marketing, Cabrini Univ.,
Email: billc@researchamericainc.com

Stephen Yokley
Project Manager

Stephen Yokley is Data Science Director specializing in multivariate analytics and data visualization. He is skilled in statistical learning techniques ranging from choice modeling and Max, ... Read More
Edu:University of Cincinnati Department of Economics
Email: stepheny@researchamericainc.com

Lola Oyelese
Project Manager

Lola recently joined Research America as Project Manager when it acquired Parker Insights. She is responsible for executing quantitative & qualitative ... Read More
Edu:B.A., Communication, Public Relations & Media Studies, University of CIN
Email: lolao@researchamericainc.com

Megan Popp
Project Manager

Upbeat, social, and vibrant, Megan brings great enthusiasm to her work and is able to transition easily from one pursuit to the next with unlimited focus. She has more than 10 years of moderating experience ... Read More
Edu: BS, Miami University
Email: meganp@researchamericainc.com

Lynne Lockwood
Sr. Insights Consultant

Lynne has over 30 years’ experience in designing and directing a wide range of studies across every conceivable industry, including new product evaluations, customer satisfaction, product... Read More
Edu:B.A., Communication, Public Relations & Media Studies, University of Cincinnati
Email: lolao@researchamericainc.com

Megan McKinney
Project Manager

Lola recently joined Research America as Project Manager when it acquired Parker Insights. She is responsible for executing quantitative & qualitative research projects ... Read More
Edu:B.A., Communication, Public Relations & Media Studies, University of Cincinnati
Email: lolao@researchamericainc.com

Lola Oyelese
Project Manager

Lola recently joined Research America as Project Manager when it acquired Parker Insights. She is responsible for executing quantitative & qualitative research projects ... Read More
Edu:B.A., Communication, Public Relations & Media Studies, University of Cincinnati
Email: lolao@researchamericainc.com

Rebecca Franklin

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Kevin Pond

Kevin joined Research America in 2017 as an Analyst. He has over 5 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical and healthcare market research industries, working... Read More
Edu: B.A., State University of New York at Geneseo
Email: kevinp@researchamericainc.com

Corrine Lucas
Research Consultant

Corinne came to RAI with 7 years of marketing research and strategic recruiting experience. At RAI, she manages qualitative... Read More

Edu: A.A., Temple Univ., of Criminology
Certificate, Univ., of GA, Pharm. Marketing Research.
Email: amyb@researchamericainc.com

Lauren Semrau
Market Research Coordinator

A connector of people and ideas. An observer and motivator. Will is fixated with moving ideas forward. His interest in team dynamics, creativity and behavior ... Read More
Edu: B.A., Advertising and Public Relations, Michigan State University
Email: laurens@researchamericainc.com

Nicole Tsimpedes,

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Ryan Clark
Director of Operations

Ryan Clark has managed all projects in Research America’s sensory testing and focus group facilities. He began his marketing research career at Partners In Research ... Read More
Edu: B.A., Marketing; B.A., Rutgers University
Email: ryanclark@@researchamericainc.com

Ann Lane Rogers
Operations Manager

Ann has over fifteen years’ experience in corporate management and service quality research. Over the course of her career, Ann developed and managed regional... Read More
Edu: B.A., Eng., Secondary Edu., State Univ., of NY at Genes  
Email: arlane@researchamericainc.com

Jim Hosty

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Email: jimmyj@researchamericainc.com

Neal Eckstein

Neal takes the utmost pride in utilizing his unique ability to interact and communicate effectively with people in any social or professional setting. With just under three years of experience ... Read More
Edu: B.B.A, Marketing and Sales, Miami University- Farmer School of Business.
Email: neale@researchamericainc.com

Lola Oyelese
Project Manager

Lola recently joined Research America as Project Manager when it acquired Parker Insights. She is responsible for executing quantitative & qualitative research projects ... Read More
Edu:B.A., Communication, Public Relations & Media Studies, University of Cincinnati
Email: lolao@researchamericainc.com

Amy Cubera

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