Jim is the Managing Director of the Burke Institute and a member of the senior management team at Burke, Inc.
He has been conducting research and consulting with clients on qualitative and quantitative research projects for 20+ years. His primary area of expertise is in moderating, ideation and brainstorming, effective communication, turning insights into action through storytelling, and online qualitative research for companies in the financial services, healthcare, industrial equipment, and consumer packaged goods industries.
Jim also has a passion for teaching as he has traveled to more than 20 different countries around the world, speaking at conferences, trade shows and leading on-site customized client programs.
Jim’s academic background includes an MBA in Marketing and Finance from the University of Cincinnati and a BA in Economics from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. He currently serves on the MMR Advisory Board for Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. During his tenure, he has also served on various other Boards including the American Marketing Association, PMRG, and Burke, Inc. He has also written and published articles for Quirk’s Marketing Research Review and other industry related publications.