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Objective

Energetic research analyst who formulates potential solutions/answers through the most commonly used approaches available to implement research projects that aid managerial decision-making that include:*

  • A strong background in developing research from study design through data analysis, visualization, and report writing.
  • Forward-thinking professional well-versed in the application and strategic use of advanced statistical techniques and various market modeling techniques..
  • Works well in a team environment, with demonstrated scientific expertise incorporating research experience and a proven ability to manage varied responsibilities in a fast-paced environment with critical deadlines.

Summary

Creative, goal-oriented market research professional focused on results while exceeding client needs. Thrives in a dynamic, creative environment while managing applied research projects. Successful track record of leadership initiative within both internal/external communications. Consummate team player with solid people skills. Excellent  research skills with strategic and marketing background responsible for ensuring an efficient and productive research projects that satisfy clients' research objectives.

Work History

Jun 1994Present

Freelance Academic Researcher

Organizational Science
  • Established a theoretical and applied understanding in organizational studies within sport and innovation management as well as an important and original contribution to management and organizations.
  • Created strategies with an emphasis on addressing the major theories and approaches achieved with creative and innovative approaches fundamental to organizational theory and research.
  • Orchestrated and managed the complex process of conceptualizing testable research questions, reviewing the literature, conducting experiments, performing analyses, interpreting results, as well as demonstrating professional writing experience that effectively describes the study and communicates the findings to reach a wide audience in the scientific community.
Apr 2010Aug 2010

Enumerator

U.S. Census Bureau

Conduct visits and surveys to determine data that can be used to create a demographic profile of a country’s economy and its citizens.

Education

Aug 1992May 1994

M.S. in Sport Management (28 hours)

Western Illinois University

Professional preparation develops capable sport management specialists able to apply creative communication, leadership, and managerial skills in an array of positions in the sport industry, including sales, marketing, public relations, operations, facilities, and event management.

Aug 1985May 1989

B.S. in Business

Eastern Illinois University

Program prepares marketing professionals with general marketing concepts and various functional specialties in fields such as marketing principles, consumer behavior, advertising, public relations, marketing research, brand strategy, and creative strategy.