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Research America Management Team

Rex Repass

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

Robert Porter

Robert is proficient in all stages of the research process, including survey and study design, questionnaire development, data analysis, and reporting. Robert makes...Read More
Edu: Temple Univ., Finance

Amy Benner
Vice President

Amy brings over 13 years of market research and strategic consulting experience to Research America. She is responsible for growing.... Read More
Edu: B.S., ME, The University of Michigan; M.B.A., Mktg, Oakland Univ.

Jim Whalen
Vice President

Jim has more than 20 years’ expert knowledge of global brand building. He takes a holistic view of every insight challenge, sharing his depth of experience in quantitative .... Read More
Edu: M.S., Marketing, Miami University

Will Krieger
Vice President

A connector of people and ideas, and an observer and motivator. Will is fixated with moving ideas forward. His interest in team dynamics...Read More
Edu: M.S., UC

Carianne Duncan
Vice President

Carianne has 22+ years designing and facilitating consumer research, with 19 of those years spent at Procter & Gamble as...Read More
Edu: B.S. in Biology., Athens State College
M.B.A., University of Phoenix.

Pete Haldy
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 surveys. He previously served .... Read More
Edu: M.B.A., Marketing, AU..

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 & over-the-counter.... Read More
Edu: M.B.A., Bus., IN. Univ.
Ph.D., Sociology, IUB

Donna Ford
BD & Account Executive

Donna brings over twenty-five years’ experience in market research - both as a client & as a senior member in major research... Read More
Edu: M.S.M., Bus. & Org. Mgmt., RWC 
B.S., Org. Mgmt., RWC 
A.S., Bus. ADMIN, RIT.

Kandis Demeo
Operations Director

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.... Read More
Edu: University of California

Michelle Collins
Project & Client Relations Manager

Michelle is directly involved in quality assurance, development, coding, project methodology, ensuring integrity of process between each.... Read More
Edu: B.S., Marketing, PSU.

William Crossan
BD & Account Executive

William joined the Research America team in 2013, bringing over 15 years’ experience in sales and marketing to Research America. Prior to RAI, William... Read More
Edu: B.S., Bus. Admin. & Marketing, Cabrini Univ.,

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 ....Read More
Edu: B.S., Miami University

Larissa Gottschlich
Market Research Director

With nearly 10 years of experience designing, moderating and leading research projects with multicultural and general market.... Read More
Edu: M.A. Comm, NKU

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... Read More
Edu: B.A., Comm., PR & Media Studies, UC.

Rebecca Franklin
Marketing Research Director

Becky joins Research America with over 15 years of market research supplier and client-side experience. Across healthcare, consumer, and B2B roles, Becky has...Read More
Edu: B.S. Marketing / Int. Bus. IU-KSB

Inta Didrichsons
Sr. Research Consultant

Inta Didrichsons joined Sigma Group in August 1998 as Vice President. Inta is responsible for managing client projects & development of the firm’s analytic services. Prior ... Read More
Edu: B.A, University of Nebraska

Corinne Lucas
Research Consultant

Corinne came to RAI with 7 years of market research and strategic recruiting experience. She has been immersed in managing both qualitative and quantitative studies, day-to.... Read More
Edu: B.A., AD/PR, MI State University

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 on the research... Read More
Edu: B.A., SUNY Geneseo

Nicole Tsimpedes
Client Realtions

Nicole joined the Research America team in 2018, bringing 13 years of experience across multiple marketing channels including consumer research, client relations, design....Read More
Edu:B.A., Mktg., IADT

Lauren Semrau
Market Research Coordinator

Lauren specializes in online behavioral analysis, digital media, survey design and reporting, and has experience working with clients in the financial, insurance, health, retail.... Read More
Edu: B.A., AD & Public Relations, MI State University

Maddie Sutphin
Director of Product Testing

Maddie is the Director of Product Testing – Orlando for the firm. Maddie has over 35 years of experience in Market Research. During her career Maddie has focused on... Read More
Edu: B.S., Bus. Admin, UT

Jim Hosty
Insights Consultant

Jim joined Research America in 2017. Intensely curious with a desire to know and find the answer, Jim ensures our insights process doesn’t skip a beat. His day-to-day work.... Read More
Edu: Xavier 2012

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., SEC. Edu., SUNY Geneseo