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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

Sanford M. Schwartz, Ph.D.

Advisor to the Chairman

Elizabeth L. Trachte, MA

Chief Financial Officer

Tamil Selvan

Chief Technology Officer

Heather Still

EVP Human Resources and Chief Privacy Officer

Andrew Grant

Head of Europe Operations

Pritica Hogg

Regional Managing Director - Asia Pacific

Brian Maraone, MBA


Jaime Hodges

Communications and Brand

Mark Willard

Customer Experience

Neal Chambliss

Financial Services / Innovation & Analytics

Anne-Marie Duffy

Financial Services / Communications & Brand

Steve Wakefield


Edye Twer


John Schiela, MBA


John Antonello

Travel & Leisure / CPG / Multicultural