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Brian Maraone, MBA


Brian is an automotive enthusiast and a seasoned marketing research professional with over a decade of experience. He possesses both client-side and supplier-side experience, which gives him a great understanding of the perspectives and needs of both sides of the business. As a result, Brian develops and maintains strong relationships with his clients because he can effectively relate to them. Prior to joining Phoenix in 2009, Brian worked for Chrysler as a manager of future product research and conducted research both domestically and internationally. Before that Brian worked for other large, well-known marketing research firms including Synovate and J.D. Power and Associates. Brian has a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Michigan State University.

Leadership team

Allen R. DeCotiis, Ph.D.

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Martha Rea

President and Chief Research Officer

Scott A. Spry, MBA

Chief Operating Officer

Elizabeth L. Trachte, MA

Chief Financial Officer

Tamil Selvan

Chief Technology Officer

Heather Still

Chief People and Culture Officer

Neal Chambliss

EVP Research, Marketing Consulting

Anne-Marie Duffy

EVP, Communications & Brand Insights

Paul Kultgen

EVP, Brand Effect Marketing Performance

Andrew Grant

Head of Europe Operations

Brian Maraone, MBA


Mark Willard

Customer Experience

Steve Wakefield

Health / Advanced Analytics

Edye Twer


John Antonello

Travel & Leisure / CPG / Multicultural

Jim Berridge


Florian Thielecke

Client Service, Europe

Michele Orlick

Networks & Media

Kevin Meixner