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Tuesday02 March 2021

Catherine S. Dybdahl - Qualitative Researcher

Catherine is a market research and communications specialist with over twenty years of experience in conducting consumer research in healthcare. Her experience includes full design and implementation of projects, including methodology development, issues and criteria definition, questionnaire design, focus group moderating/interviewing and data analysis and reporting. She has a Bachelor of Arts, with Honors Distinction in Psychology from The Ohio State University with additional courses in Business Administration. She is a member of the Qualitative Research Consultants Association (QRCA).

Lisa Kahley - Senior Research Analyst

Lisa has twenty years of experience as a research analyst. She has strong consistent experience in planning and market research studies for different types of organizations. She has excellent skills in collecting, organizing, and analyzing client and proprietary data including census data, demand data, epidemiological information as well as primary research results and client data. She has a Bachelor's degree from Bowling Green State University in Health Information Administration including credentialing and experience as an RHIA (registered health information administrator).

Carrie Love - GIS Mapping Analyst

Carrie is a market location analysis consultant with experience as a transportation planner in the public sector and as a geo-demographic data analyst for a major emergency services nonprofit organization. She holds a degree in Urban Geography from The Ohio State University with a specialization in Geographic Information Systems.

Ben McNeil - Senior Research Analyst

Ben is an experienced manager of large databases, multi-faceted research inquiries, unique research methodologies, data analysis and implementing and managing fieldwork. He has the responsibility for managing telephone, mail and online studies from questionnaire review and consultation. He has a Bachelor's of Business Administration from The University of Toledo.

Amelia Soh - Researcher

Amelia is experienced in both qualitative and quantitative research design with large database experience, multi-faceted research inquiries, unique research methodologies, and data analysis and presentations. She has a Master of Business Administration from the University of Toledo with a major in International Business and Marketing and a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Toledo with a major in Finance.


Manter Consulting also has strategic alliances with these selected professionals:

Kristin Morris - Morris Public Relations

Morris Public Relations is a strategic public relations, marketing and communications company specializing in innovative marketing and communications for a variety of industries, including: health care, pharmaceutical packaging, housing, commercial real estate, banking, education, technology and fitness.

Morris's professional background includes: senior marketing executive for a 500-bed, full-service hospital; award-winning strategic planning operative for city government economic development marketing; marketing and public relations strategist for a national housing and health care services organization; senior advertising/public relations executive for an international industrial computing and technology corporation; and public relations and communications executive for a national professional engineering association.

Honors, recognition and affiliations include: Award of Excellence for client economic development marketing plan, City-County Communications & Marketing Association; National Mature Media Award for client corporate brochure; Gold rating in the Ohio Hospital Association's Reach for the Stars Competition for strategic public relations planning; grassroots planning for OHA-approved Media Guidelines for all Ohio hospitals; past board of trustees member for North Community Counseling Centers; past public relations committee member for the Columbus Community Clinical Oncology Program (CCOP); member, International Martial Arts Federation; member, Master Paik's Black Belt Academy (status: IMF-certified 3rd degree Black Belt; instructor); member and officer, Master Paik's Black Belt Society; member, Master Tan Tran's Martial Arts Academy (status: Kukkiwon-certified 1st degree Black Belt); past instructor, CCS faculty self-defense training; alumna, The Ohio State University.

Services include strategic planning, marketing communications, media relations, branding & imaging campaigns, crisis communications, spokesperson training, community relations and writing.

Dr. James E. Newton - Economist

Jim Newton is president and owner of Economic Perspectives, Inc., a Delaware, Ohio based economic research and management consulting firm. Presently, Dr. Newton also serves as chief economic advisor to Commerce National Bank of Columbus, Ohio, as well as an adjunct faculty member at The Ohio State University teaching economics and statistics. Jim also serves on a number of community-based groups, including membership on the Columbus Chamber of Commerce's "Blue Chip Panel of Economists" and he is a weekly columnist for the Delaware Gazette.

Previously, Dr. Newton has served as director of the Columbus Center of the Keller Graduate School of Management. In addition to his administrative duties, Dr. Newton was also the author of the Keller Columbus Quarterly, a report that examined the outlook for the U.S., Ohio, and Columbus economies.

Jim has also served as professor/chair of Economics at Franklin University and director/founder of the Franklin University Economic Institute, vice president and chief economist for Management Horizons, Inc., forecasting coordinator for GTE of Ohio, and an economist for the Ohio Department of Economic and Community Development.

Jim has been featured by many national and local media, including the Wall Street Journal, Investors Daily, the Columbus Dispatch, Business First, the Daily Reporter, TV4 (News Conference 4), the Ohio News Network (Ohio Tonight), and TV34 (Viewpoints). He has also served on the editorial review board of the Journal of Business Forecasting.

Dr. Newton holds a Ph.D. from The Ohio State University, as well as Master and Bachelor degrees from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio.