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John Antonello

Travel & Leisure / CPG / Multicultural

Managing Director

With over 25 years of experience in custom marketing research, John has conducted research to support many business decisions including new product development, brand and positioning strategies, customer satisfaction, and strategic planning.

Having worked with most of the leading travel companies, John leads one of the most experienced travel research firms ever assembled. This team includes senior level executives, knowledgeable both in research and travel, who provide a high-level of analytical insight and client consultation.

The Consumer Goods team John leads has extensive experience with both global and multicultural research, and uses cutting edge approaches to conduct concept testing, ad testing, attitude & usage studies, brand health tracking, and sales forecasting. John and the team have worked with numerous Fortune 100 clients in Consumer Packaged Goods, Personal Care, OTC Healthcare, Retail, and a mix of other industries.

Prior to joining Phoenix Marketing International, John was President of Plog Research, an independent research firm focused on Travel, Leisure, and Entertainment research, that was later acquired by NFO. Before Plog, John was Research and Development Director for Reed-Elsevier, a major media and publishing company. John graduated Magna cum Laude with a BS in Business from Montclair 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

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

Leslie Martin

Customer Experience

Mark Willard

Customer Experience

Neal Chambliss

Financial Services / Innovation & Analytics

Anne-Marie Duffy

Financial Services / Communications & Brand

Andrew Scott


Steve Wakefield


Edye Twer


Lane H. Mann, MBA


Bill McCracken

Synergistics Syndicated Financial Reports

John Schiela, MBA


John Antonello

Travel & Leisure / CPG / Multicultural

Rich Frazita


David M. Thompson

Affluent & Wealth

Genie Driskill

Synergistics Syndicated Financial Reports