EurekaFacts Team

Our project teams are ready to supports efforts large and small. Our staff consists of project managers, social scientists, facilitators/moderators, marketing research specialists, communications specialists, designers, usability design/ergonomic researchers, statisticians, logisticians, GIS, and IT/business process consultants, many with advanced degrees. To supplement our core skills, we often collaborate with other firms or add subject matter experts and complementary capabilities to meet the most demanding requirements.

Any project undertaken by the organization is configured with a strong cross-disciplinary team. This team is overseen directly by the CEO with the assistance and insight of the senior director of quality assurance and proven project directors. Each team is staffed with subject matter experts in the field of study, a methodology expert, an analytics team lead, a data collection/field management expert and a systems/information infrastructure support lead.

  • Jorge Restrepo, M.G.A.

    Jorge Restrepo, M.G.A.

    CEO & Chief Analyst

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    Jorge Restrepo is founder and president of EurekaFacts, a growing market and social science research firm located in Rockville, Maryland. Leading a team of research experts, he focuses on delivering breakthrough eureka insights to every client. Leading practices in market research, customer ...

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  • Bohdana Sherehiy, Ph.D.

    Bohdana Sherehiy, Ph.D.

    Director of Human Factors Research

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    Bohdana Sherehiy, Ph.D. is the Manager of Human Factors Research at EurekaFacts and is an expert in the fields of human factors and cognitive interviewing. Her experience includes a vast understanding of the interface between human and computer interaction with data collection. Dr. ...

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  • Alec Ulasevich, Ph.D.

    Alec Ulasevich, Ph.D.

    Director of Public Affairs Research

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    Alec Ulasevich, PhD is the Director of Social Science Research Programs at EurekaFacts. For the past 16 years, Dr. Ulasevich designed and managed research projects evaluating behavior change interventions, policy initiatives, mass media campaigns, and community-based programs for a variety of ...

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  • Djass Mbangdadji, M.S, MBA

    Djass Mbangdadji, M.S, MBA

    Senior Statistician

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    Djass Mbangdadji, M.S. is a senior statistician at EurekaFacts. With in-depth knowledge of advanced statistical analysis, he helps plan data collection methods, determines the type and size of sample to be used, and executes high quality analysis to make optimum use of the available data and meet ...

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  • Alison Wurzel

    Project Manager

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    Alison Wurzel is a project manager at EurekaFacts. Ms. Wurzel manages various research projects in focus group and interview exploration, usability testing, cognitive testing, complex participant recruitment, and mixed mode survey research studies for a wide range of clients and industries. During ...

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  • Mila Sugovic, Ph.D.

    Senior Research Analyst

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    Mila Sugovic, Ph.D. is a Senior Research Analyst at EurekaFacts and is an expert in the field of perception and cognitive psychology. Her research and experience examines factors such as health, behavior, action ability, and perception. Her research specialization and expertise is on perception and ...

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  • Patrick Benko

    Patrick Benko

    Director of Communications and Marketing

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    Patrick Benko has over a decade of experience working in online marketing and communications for a variety of organizations including small nonprofits, ecommerce retailers, publishers and fortune 500 companies. Currently, he is leading the marketing and participant recruiting efforts at ...

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  • Malinda Rhone, Ph.D.

    Senior Research Analyst

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    Malinda Rhone is a Research Analyst at EurekaFacts with a background in qualitative methods, practice and analysis including ethnographic studies, focus group research, literature review, and in-depth interviews. Dr. Rhone has conducted multiple studies that examine human behavior, social trends, ...

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  • Leonard Rickman, M.A.

    Senior Research Analyst

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    Leonard Rickman is a Senior Research Analyst at EurekaFacts and is an expert in qualitative interviewing and moderating. Mr. Rickman brings his 21 years of experience in designing, conducting, analyzing, and reporting opinion research for nonprofit membership, community service and volunteer ...

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  • Lani Steffens, MA, MPH, CPH

    Senior Research Analyst

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    Lani Steffens brings the blended perspective to EurekaFacts of on-the-ground public health practice experience and social and behavioral research, as well as specialized training in the photovoice qualitative participatory action research approach. She has lead photovoice research with the ...

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