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Sanford M. Schwartz, Ph.D.

Advisor to the Chairman

Sanford Schwartz has worked in the marketing research industry his entire career functioning in a variety of managerial and executive capacities. Sanford’s primary areas of expertise are in working with companies that are on the verge of accelerated growth, starting new ventures, new product development and mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining Phoenix, Sanford held senior level positions at Westat, Elrick and Lavidge, Quick Test Opinion Centers, Market Facts and Harris Interactive. Sanford is also the founder and Board Chair of CitySquash a not-for-profit organization that is headquartered in the Bronx, NY and works with children from economically challenged households. Sanford has a Ph.D. in Sociology from Catholic University and a MSW from Fordham 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