WHO WE ARE

OUR MISSION

Empower our clients and each other to grow smarter through quality-driven intelligence, collaboration, and creativity

Empower our clients and each other to grow smarter through quality-driven intelligence, collaboration, and creativity

What matters most to you, matters most to us –understanding your customers, their motivations, feelings, and life experiences.

 

We turn their stories into knowledge you can use to create better products, better services, and more meaningful brand relationships.

MEET THE TEAM

MEET THE TEAM

Nicola Riggleman

Senior Director, Business Development

The Best Advice I Ever Received Was…

Be thankful in all circumstances.

Amanda Heer

Director, Research Services & Advanced Analytics

My Favorite Part of the Job Is…

The challenge. I love thinking of new ways
to do things, like transforming thousands of customer data points into meaningful insights for our clients.

Chris Ewert

Director, Employee Services

The Thing I Like Most About Working at The DRG Is…

The culture of always trying to grow and do your best. We never settle!

Duane Balsiger

Director, Application Development

My Favorite Quote Is…

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”
~Thomas A. Edison

Robert Skog

Director, Research Services

My Favorite Quote Is…

“To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift.”
~Steve Prefontaine

Deanna Hourigan

Research Director

My Favorite Quote Is…

“All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.”
~Walt Disney

Deanna Papula

Research Director

If I Could Teach My Younger Self Something, It Would Be…

Don’t sweat the small stuff. The problems you have today will be here tomorrow, so enjoy life today.

Jill Carnick

Account Director

If I Could Teach My Younger Self Something, It Would Be…

The sooner you face your obstacles, the sooner they are no longer obstacles.

Dan Salbreiter

Senior Manager, Research Services

The Thing I Like Most About Working at The DRG Is…

Working with a great team that fully supports one another.

Melissa Naatz-Busch

Senior Manager, Marketing

My Favorite Quote Is…

“Define success in your own terms, achieve it by your own rules, and build a life you’re proud to live.”
~Anne Sweeney

Chris Peychal

Technical Services Manager

My Favorite Part Of The Job Is…

Implementing elegant solutions to long-standing headaches. Nothing like standing back and enjoying a job well done.

Dante Purifoy

Call Center Manager

The Best Advice I Ever Received Was…

Don’t be in such a hurry to condemn a person because he doesn’t do what you do, or think as you think. There was a time when you didn’t know what you know today.

Elaine Botcher

Data Services Manager

If I Could Teach My Younger Self Something, It Would Be…

We are all perfectly imperfect.

Felecia Krause

Information Services Manager

If I Could Teach My Younger Self Something, It Would Be…

Listen to your parents because they’re right.

Joe Curran

Client Services Manager

My Favorite Part Of The Job Is…

Learning from colleagues and clients. Every person I encounter has been able to teach me something new or was able to get me to look at things from a different perspective.

Valerie VanDyke

Financial Services Manager, Corporate Secretary

My Favorite Quote Is…

“Make today a great day.”
~Robert Dieringer Jr.

Beth Cook

Senior Research Analyst

The Best Advice I Ever Received Was…

Be present in the moment, don’t always worry about what will happen next.

Brenda Mersch Howes

Senior Research Analyst

My Favorite Part Of The Job Is…

Telling a story through data analysis and reporting. If I’m not helping my client better understand what their data means and how it should be used, then I’m not doing my job.

Terry Perales

Senior Research Analyst

The Best Advice I Ever Received Was…

Always stay open to new and different opportunities, ideas, and ways of doing things.

Emily Zamora

Research Analyst

The Best Advice I Ever Received Was…

Work hard, take initiative, and never be afraid to speak up and ask questions!

Katie Crivello

Research Analyst

The Thing I Like Most About Working At The DRG Is…

The people! We have a team of wonderful people who are smart, creative, genuine, and fun. Not only do we work together to get the job done, we try to have a little fun along the way.

Nick Becker

Research Analyst

The Best Advice I Ever Received Was…

A little discipline now will pay dividends in the long run.

Wade Niemi

Research Analyst

The Thing I Like Most About Working At The DRG Is…

The way we collaborate and leverage our individual strengths to create better work than anyone could do individually.

WORK AT THE DRG

WORK AT
THE DRG

Come work with us!

We have a great group of curious, creative, hard-working people here ready to welcome you to the team.

Come work with us!

We have a great group of curious, creative, hard-working people here ready to welcome you to the team.

THE DRG BRAND PROMISE

THE DRG BRAND PROMISE

INTELLIGENCE YOU CAN TRUST

INTELLIGENCE YOU CAN TRUST

OPPORTUNITIES FOR GROWTH

OPPORTUNITIES FOR GROWTH

A SMARTER CONNECTION TO THE CONSUMER OF TOMORROW

A SMARTER CONNECTION TO THE CONSUMER OF TOMORROW