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WHO WE ARE

Inside Qlarity Access

A BRIEF HISTORY

Since our inception in 1997, Qlarity Access has grown from a market research data collection to a pioneering Research Logistics provider.

Renamed in 2023 to better reflect our work doing research logistics and planning, today, Qlarity Access is the preferred partner for businesses who need to get the right data from the right audiences. We support our clients’ market research endeavors with reliable, precise data. As we continue to grow, we remain committed to delivering exceptional research logistics and results, prioritizing our people, clients, and stakeholders.

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Our Mission Is Clear

At Qlarity Access, our mission extends beyond being a leading research logistics provider. Our work is guided by five core values that are integral to how we operate and upon which our community is built:

OWN IT

We always have a plan and aim to do the right thing. We ensure that we set up others up to succeed.

GET TO THE ROOT

We dig in to figure out the real issue. We believe in data driven decision making.

ABUNDANCE

We invest in recognizing and creating opportunities. We collaborate to make our purpose possible. 

CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT

We consistently aim for improvement by focusing on optimization, maintaining a growth mindset, and keeping a positive attitude.

TRULY CARE

People matter. We are fully committed to achieving success in our research, meeting our customers' needs, and advancing our company's goals. Open and direct communication is key.

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Our values shape our decision-making process, helping us to simplify research and build confidence, every day.

PIONEERING LEADERSHIP

The Executive Team

Meet the visionary leaders at the helm of Qlarity Access. Our executive team, with their diverse backgrounds and vast experience in the industry, drives our mission of transforming data into actionable insights. Every member is committed to fostering a culture that champions data-driven decision-making, continuous improvement, and empathetic collaboration.


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Curtis Burrow

CO-CEO

Curtis is a trusted leader and partner, a moniker earned by his constant dedication to the best interest of the research, the customer, and our business. His direct communication style and unwavering integrity are the foundation of our core values Truly Care and Get to the Root, and what makes him indispensable to our clients. Throughout his time here from Project Manager to Co-CEO and part owner, he has been a leader in the transformation of Qlarity Access from a small telephone research recruitment company to the proven research logistics provider that it is today. 

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Colson Steber

CO-CEO

Colson's motto is "Relentless Intentional Action", which is unmistakably clear in the way he strives to achieve personal and professional goals as well as empower those around him to meet their own. Colson serves as the visionary for Qlarity Access, developing the company through connecting the dots and ideating for innovation. Together with Co-CEO Curtis Burrow, he has guided the company through a remarkable expansion of 300%, the creation of the Research Logistics Proven Process, and the introduction of two pioneering core service offerings: Ag Access and Vet Access. 

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Chris Kreiling

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Chris’ time on the Project Management, Project Support, and Quantitative Research teams enable him to bring an all encompassing approach to leadership in his role as Chief Operating Officer. He firstly leads and executes projects and initiatives against a larger company vision and strategy. With this vision in mind, he also identifies and motivates our Qlarity Access team to take ownership of opportunities for improvement big and small that result in greater effectiveness and synchronization of efforts, allowing us to reach a successful outcome each and every time.

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Katie Gonzales

VICE PRESIDENT, RESEARCH ENGAGEMENT CENTER

Katie is driven by an innate need for knowledge, which makes market research a perfect fit. Once she joined Qlarity Access, she knew there would be no end to her growth and learning. She has grown through the Research Engagement Center (REC) to leadership during her tenure which has given her the perspective needed to make changes for the better. Since Katie took ownership of the REC team overall she has lasered in the team’s focus and implemented processes to empower others as leaders which has in turn dropped turnover by about 50%. 

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Ariel Coleman

VICE PRESIDENT, COMMUNITY OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

Ariel has seen many parts of Qlarity Access through her time at the company. As a trailblazer in the company, she has demonstrated her desire to move things forward through the development of the Project Support team, the Ag Access Community Database, and various other internal initiatives. Currently, Ariel focuses on both community growth and development as well as sampling. Ariel digs into every project she touches to ensure that the targeting and screener are correct while also committing to a seamless user experience for community members. 

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Lisa Maloney

VICE PRESIDENT, CLIENT SERVICES

Lisa is a well rounded market researcher with experience in multiple call centers, a focus group facility and test kitchen, and as a project manager across industries. As a leader at Qlarity Access, Lisa demonstrates her dedication to our clients by providing great service in any situation, whether from herself or her team. In addition to project management, Lisa has utilized her organization and multitasking skills to facilitate the redesign of qualitative processes with vastly improved efficiency while maintaining an impressive participant show rate of 95%. 

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DRIVING DISCOVERY

The Research Logistics Team

The engine of our accuracy — meet our exceptional logistics team. This diverse group of professionals come from various areas such as sales, marketing, and project management, forming the backbone of our comprehensive output. Their collective dedication to capturing essential market data and facilitating transformative solutions ensures that we consistently provide the insights our clients need for informed decision-making.


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Mike Mostransky

INSIGHTS DIRECTOR

Mike has been at Qlarity Access since September 2021. He joined us from a diverse sales and product background, his strengths in communication, relationship building and identifying challenges have made him a successful client partner for Ag Access by Qlarity Access.

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Conal Murray

INSIGHTS DIRECTOR

Conal demonstrates his fervent belief in teamwork every day through the way he partners with his clients to understand their research objectives and coordinates with internal teams to execute projects in the way that serves clients best. He has enjoyed a thriving career in market research helping clients across industries develop and conduct custom research projects that lead to powerful insights and impactful business decisions. 

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Katie Taddei

DIRECTOR OF MARKETING

Katie joined Qlarity Access in April 2023 and has been an excellent addition to our team. She has a background in market research and marketing which makes her the perfect person to speak to our customers about what we do best! Katie is an optimistic and enthusiastic problem solver that’s always ready to take on a new challenge. 

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Trista Shockley

COMMUNITY OPERATIONS SUPPORT

Trista joined Qlarity Access in February of 2015 as an interviewer, and was quickly promoted to the QA team and became a trainer in 2016. After showing her knowledge for research marketing Trista then became a Supervisor in 2018, along with the role of Training Manager. At the end of 2018, with her years of experience in the Research Engagement Center behind her, Trista joined the Research Logistics team where she was on the Project Support team prior to taking on the role of Community Operations Support.

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Joe Gaines

SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER

Joe has been with Qlarity Access since February 2022. Joe has a very diverse background in research and analytics, previously serving as a firm consultant within multiple industries. As a passionate learner, he is always in search of the most efficient method of problem solving. Coming from a mathematical practice, Joe prefers to incorporate data insights in making management decisions.

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Jessica Golden

PROJECT MANAGER

Jessica joined Qlarity Access in July of 2021 when Qlarity Access acquired the previous market research firm where she was a part of the recruiting team. After excelling as an executive recruiter, Jessica was promoted Qualitative Project Manager in January of 2022. Jessica partners closely with her clients to identify needs, and make sure that each project is successful. She brings a passion for customer relations and  strong critical thinking and decision making skills to our management team. 

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Mike Felix

Mike Felix

PROJECT MANAGER

Mike has spent his whole career in market research, across account and project management for both quantitative and qualitative research. Because of this, Mike is equipped with a unique ability to speak the same language as our clients, our Insights Directors, and our internal teams. He leverages this skill to ensure easy project transitions and execution which leads to clear insights and better business decisions. 

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Lindsay Foster

Lindsay Foster

PROJECT MANAGER

Lindsay joins us with almost 2 decades of experience in agricultural market research spanning across custom and syndicated research. She has an innate ability to see not just the small pieces of a project, but the top down view of what is truly needed for project success. This, along with her deep knowledge of agriculture and market research, make her a trusted advisor to all of our clients, but especially those utilizing Ag Access. 

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Jaclyn Becks

Jaclyn Becks

ASSOCIATE PROJECT MANAGER

Jaci is an experienced manager through and through, with a dedication to both her staff and clients. Her experience has given her the ability to hire well, but more importantly, coach and mentor those hires to their full potential. Not just a leader who manages her staff well, she is also entrusted with keeping our large projects moving smoothly. Jaci excels at keeping all parties on the right path by starting right with research objectives that are clearly defined and aligned to business goals and then executing with those objectives as a North Star.

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Tiffany Egnew

Tiffany Egnew

ASSOCIATE PROJECT MANAGER

Tiffany joined our team as an agent in the Research Engagement Center and proved herself was quickly promoted to training supervisor. Since then, she has again risen into managing projects as well as people. Throughout her life, Tiffany has always been dedicated to connecting with and helping people. She started this in her career as a nurse and now demonstrates it by sharing knowledge with the agents under her purview and helping her clients find confidence and clarity in decision making by getting to the root of the objectives and executing towards them.

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Alexander Elmore

Alexander Elmore

ASSOCIATE PROJECT MANAGER

Alexander is a dedicated team member who has worked at Qlarity Access off and on since age sixteen, finally rejoining us permanently after graduating from college in 2022. Throughout that time he has been a part of many new experiences for Qlarity Access, including our very first syndicated study. Alexander’s experience with large data sources both at work and in school makes him the go-to person at Qlarity Access for distilling large amounts of data into digestible nuggets for wide groups of people. 

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Dom Golden

Dom Golden

ASSOCIATE PROJECT MANAGER

Dom is a patient and passionate addition to the Qlarity Access team. As the lead of training and onboarding, Dom has enthusiastically mentored our many new hires from their first day, starting with training and continuing until they become knowledgeable leaders in their own right. As a manager and supervisor, she continues to manage a thriving team of agents in the Research Engagement Center as they work together to execute our many academic projects in conjunction with local colleges and universities. 

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Tim Jagears

Tim Jagears

ASSOCIATE PROJECT MANAGER

Tim joined Qlarity Access as an agent in the Research Engagement Center a decade ago and now as an Associate Project Manager has worked on most parts of our business throughout that experience. He has always been a big component of the qualitative recruiting team, starting with its development and continuing as a supervisor of qualitative recruiters. Tim brings immense value to the team not only through his quick decision making, but his ability to do so while taking careful consideration of how those decisions affect every person involved.

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