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Professional Staff_

Professional Staff



Jeannette Saquet, Ph D/President
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  • Over 20 years experience in marketing, public opinion and business research, and education
  • National reputation facilitating groups for decision-making, training, leadership development and market research purposes using innovative methods
  • Ph.D. and M.A. in Sociology/Anthropology with emphasis in Applied Research from Northeastern University and B.A. in Sociology from George Washington University
  • Prior to establishing BRG, Dr. Saquet was Research Manager at AT&T, Director of Research at the Sandy Corporation, Vice President at Yee/Minard & Associates and Senior Research Executive at Wirthlin Worldwide
  • Leadership Oakland graduate and continuing involvement on Board of Directors, developing leadership development retreats, redesigning curriculum and alumni retention programs
  • Appointed to review panel for the U. S. Department of Education’s prestigious Jacob K. Javits graduate fellowship program; Social Science Section chair
  • Member Board of Directors of A Vision for Clean Water
  • Co-founder and Facilitator of Metro Film Lovers (since 1993) and Michigan Opera Theatre volunteer

Randy Wheeler, Senior Research Executive/Moderator

  • Randy has conducted nearly 2,000 focus group in addition to hundreds of in-depth interviews and dozens of online bulletin boards
  • Nearly 30 years of hands-on market research experience, specializing in qualitative research design and implementation
  • Served as staff moderator for a number of large research firms, including GfK, HarrisInteractive, Wirthlin Worldwide and Opinion Research Corporation
  • B.A., History; San Diego State University and M.A., International Relations; University of Southern California
  • Active member of the Qualitative Research Consultants Association (QRCA) and served as treasurer of the Detroit Chapter (now defunct)
  • Randy is active in church affairs, holding elective and volunteer positions in music and other ministries

Mary Ensman, Senior Project Director
Mary, Senior Project Manager

  • Mary manages all aspects of qualitative and quantitative market research projects to help achieve clients’ strategic business and other organizational objectives
  • For over 20 years in market research at Maritz Research and Opinion Research Corporation, managed substantial tracking and ad hoc studies involving customer satisfaction, advertising and brand tracking, consumer usage and customer experience mainly for clients in health care, IT and automotive
  • Formerly Account Manager for Client Success with Awarepoint Corporation, a provider of real time location systems in health care facilities, facilitated hospital-sponsored steering committees, prepared and presented value reports and staff training
  • Holds a M.A. in Geography and Planning and a B.S. in Environmental Studies, from the University of Toledo
  • Mary is a participating organic gardener with the community garden sponsored by Toledo University Church, and an avid supporter of Nature’s Nursery Center for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation Education

Mary Jo Quaglia, Analyst
Mary Jo, our Research Analyst

  • Mary Jo provides analytical and reporting support on qualitative and quantitative studies
  • She is a seasoned marketing researcher with over 25 years of experience, including full project management on a wide range of both qualitative and quantitative projects
  • Notable experience in consumer products and advertising research, as well in online community research
  • Her key strength is reporting that clearly answers clients’ critical business objectives. She has prepared and presented training materials on effective reporting
  • Formerly a Senior Research Associate with Gongos Research (over 20 years) and with Yee/Minard and Associates (7 years)
  • B.A. in Psychology from Wayne State University
  • Active in music ministries at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church in Plymouth, MI

Brittany Mallory, Analyst
Brittany, our Research Analyst

  • Brittany provides analytical and reporting support on qualitative and quantitative studies
  • Over 10 years of qualitative and quantitative market research experience focused on studies involving brand identity, advertising, pricing and customer satisfaction
  • B.A., Psychology; University of Michigan
  • Prior to joining BRG, Brittany was Research Analyst at MORPACE and Research Assistant in the Psychology department at the University of Michigan

Other Professional Staff

Combined, our statisticians, analysts and other staff have over 100 years of hands-on market research experience with organizations across a diverse range of industries.

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