President, True North Market Insights
Dave has 25+ years experience in market research and additional assignments in key account management, product management , and new business development within Fortune 500 CPG and financial service firms. He has led research teams in Fortune 500 firms and has been responsible for P&L’s. David is well versed in a wide variety of research methodologies and analytical methods. As someone who has spent his career on the client side, he is adept at converting data into meaningful, “decision-ready” information. Dave also helps firms to integrate insights into work flows and he consults with research teams to improve their effectiveness. Dave works domestically and internationally with well-known, respected brands and organizations.
Director Project Management, True North Market Insights
Jill has over 20 years experience in consumer goods market research. With extensive supplier-side market research experience, Jill has a wealth of experience over a broad range of data collection methodologies, including internet, telephone, focus groups, customer satisfaction trackers, virtual shopping, and new product testing. Jill has been a Senior Project Director at TNS, a global market research firm, as well as holding positions in specialty research supplier firms. The execution of a study is critical to quality results. It is Jill’s job to guard the quality of the data at every stage and to ensure that results are delivered when promised.
Director Market Research, True North Market Insights
Her 20+ years in market research ranges from ad agency to Fortune 500 firms; from consumer positioning to executive B2B studies. Consistent with True North’s philosophy, she has very strong client side experience. Her stints at American Century Investments and H&R Block give her an especially strong financial services skill set. She understands the difference between generating a research report and creating decision ready insights. She has a very strong background in designing and managing some of the most complex studies including large scale consumer segmentations, mystery shopping programs, and loyalty studies.
Senior Research Manager, True North Market Insights
With over 20 years of experience in supplier-side market research, Christine brings her ability to get the project done to True North. Christine started with phone-room research moved up the ranks Director of Project Management. Being a part of the True North team was a natural step forward in her career. Her job at True North is to provide support at all levels, from project management and questionnaire design to analysis and reporting. Trying to get exactly what the client needs to move forward is always her goal.
Director Shopper Insights and Market Research
Cathy comes to True North with over 20 years in the market research field. Cathy has the benefit of having spent time on both the client and the supply side, which serves her well as she understands the unique challenges faced by her clients. Cathy thrives on working creatively with clients to solve problems, and enjoys the challenges each project brings. Her vast experience in advertising testing, brand and ad tracking, segmentation and positioning and concept testing makes her a valuable asset to True North and our clients. Cathy has worked in many categories, including retail, CPG, automotive, telecom, grocery, dining and fast food, health and government.
Special Projects, True North Market Insights
Renate´Rea joins the True North team with 8 plus years of business management experience. She excels in creative thinking, marketing and enjoys serving her clients while building lasting relationships. Renate´ thinks outside the box and enjoys the challenge of each task at hand. As a mother of four children, she is accustomed to having a full “to-do-list”. Her most recent employment was for a local non-pro?t as the Client Care Coordinator, aiding the Director in the decision making process, fundraising and marketing. While with True North, Renate´will assist with reports, presentations, videos, surveys, as well as logistics.