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MMR Advisory Board

The MMR Advisory Board, composed of motivated research industry thought leaders from prominent marketing research companies and other major corporations from across the nation, is active in providing both expert insight and financial support to the program. More than 25 board members assist the MMR Program in accomplishing our primary goal of ensuring the MMR program is in sync with industry standards.

Businesses interested in being represented on the MMR Advisory Board are encouraged to contact Dr. Ramana Madupalli, Program Director at (618) 650‑2701 or rmadupa@siue.edu.

The Advisory Board

Mimi Arends, Director, Customer & Business Services
Anheuser Busch-InBev, St.Louis, MO

Bill Bagwell, General Manager
Kantar Health, New York, NY

Jim Berling , Managing Director
Burke, Inc., Cincinnati, OH

Diane Bowers , President
Council of American Survey Research Organizations (CASRO), Port Jefferson, NY

Michael Brereton , President
Maritz Research, Fenton, MO

Simon Chadwick , Managing Partner
Cambiar, Fountain Hills, AZ

Tammy Fraley, Senior Director,Market Research & Intelligence
Mallinckrodt, Hazelwood, MO

Haren Ghosh , President & CEO 
Analytic Mix Inc., Fremont, CA

Mark Golde , Senior Vice President
Ipsos Agriculture and Animal Health, St.Louis, MO

Chris Hauck , President & CEO
Lynx Research consulting, Boulder, CO

Paul Herdman Vice-President
MaritzCX, Fenton, MO

John Hostetler , Director, Global Insights and Planning
Kellogg Company, Battle Creek, MI

Chad Johnson , Managing Partner, Methodology & Statistics
Answers Research, Rockford, IL

Todd Jones , Customer Insights & Operations Marketing Manager 
Roche Diagnostics Corporation, Indianapolis, IN

Gayle Lloyd , Manager of Product Research & Competitive Intelligence
Batesville Casket, A division of Hill Rom, Batesville, IN

Ramana Madupalli , Director, Master of Marketing Research (MMR) Program **
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL

Jeff Minier , Co-President 
GFK US, LLC, St.Louis, MO

Finn Raben , Director General 
Esomar, Amsterdam, Neth

Joshua Reed , Director, Consumer Marketplace Insights
Nestle Purina PetCare, St.Louis, MO

Matt Senger , Senior Vice President Account Services 
Affinova, Chicago, IL

Carol Shea , Chief Learning Officer 
Insights Central,Inc. , Cincinnati, OH

Diane Spencer , Vice President, Business Intelligence & Analysis
Commerce Bank, Clayton, MO

Marjette M. Stark , President
Stark Solutions, Frederick, MD

John Tapper , Ph.D., Managing Director
Mindfrog Group, San Diego, CA

James Thomas , Ph.D., Senior Manager, Market Intelligence and Research
Bayer Healthcare, LLC., Animal Health, Shawnee, KS

Ron Weidemann , Partner
Answers Research, Solana Beach, CA

George Wilkerson , President 
Market Strategies International, Livonia, MI

Amanda Sodam , Research Manager 
Nestle Purina, St.Louis, MO


* MMR Alumni Liaison
** Ex-Officio Faculty Liaison

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