We are pleased to announce that Insight Policy Research was acquired by Westat, effective June 15, 2022. Branded as “Westat Insight,” we are currently operating as a wholly owned subsidiary of Westat and continue to provide our clients with the best-in-class services they have come to expect. Our combined experience now offers expanded expertise in health, education, and social policy as well as deeper methodological skills in survey research, evaluation, data analytics, and technical assistance. Learn more here.
We are pleased to announce that Insight Policy Research was acquired by Westat, effective June 15, 2022. Branded as “Westat Insight,” we are currently operating as a wholly owned subsidiary of Westat and continue to provide our clients with the best-in-class services they have come to expect. Our combined experience now offers expanded expertise in health, education, and social policy as well as deeper methodological skills in survey research, evaluation, data analytics, and technical assistance. Learn more here.
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Our Staff

It’s not just professionalism and expertise that distinguish our staff; we offer a strong and tested commitment to our public service mission, the quality of our work, and our clients.

Our team of statisticians, policy analysts, sociologists, survey methodologists, economists, and technical experts offer decades of experience in public and private sector health, social service, and education programs and quantitative and qualitative research methods.

Educated at the nation’s leading research institutions, our staff hold doctorate or master’s degrees in policy or the social sciences. Insight also collaborates with an extensive network of expert consultants—built over the past 20 years.

iconCustomer satisfaction surveys consistently rate Insight staff with the highest marks in professionalism and collaboration.

Executive Leadership

Bryan Johnson

Co-Founder and Principal

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Anne Peterson

Co-Founder and Principal

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Terry Moore

Senior Vice President

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Vice Presidents and Directors

Laurie Coots Daras

Director, Health

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Jennifer Edwards

Senior Fellow

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Dominick Esposito

Vice President, Health

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Stacy Gleason

Director, Food and Nutrition

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Kelsey Gray

Director of Data Science and Analytics

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Allison Hyra

Senior Fellow

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Albert Liu

Director, Education

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Lashawn Richburg-Hayes

Vice President, Education

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Betsy Thorn

Director, Food and Nutrition Research

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Liz Weber

Director, Policy and Program Development

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Claire Wilson

Director, Human Services

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Debra Wright

Director, Data Collection Services

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Associate Directors

Jarle Crocker

Associate Director of Learning and Improvement

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Sonya Streeter

Associate Director of Health

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Amanda Hare

Associate Director of Education

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Key Staff

Sade Akinbayo

Research Analyst

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Holly Alexander

Senior Editor

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Jacob Beckerman-Hsu

Researcher

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Catherine Benvie

Senior Technical Assistance Lead

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Jonathan Blitstein

Senior Study Director

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Marietta Bowman

Senior Study Director, Data Collection

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Carla Bozzolo

Senior Researcher

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Caroline Brent-Chessum

Publishing, Website, and Social Media Specialist

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Andrew Bryant

Data Analyst

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Kelley Calvin

Research Assistant

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Diana Cassar-Uhl

Researcher

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Samuel Correa

Data Analyst

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Michael DiBello

Researcher

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Dani Filo-Jones

Meeting and Events Coordinator

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Tia Fletcher

Researcher

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Andrea García

Senior Technical Advisor

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Shannon Griffin

Senior Researcher

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Richard Griffiths

Senior Statistician

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Lila Gutuskey

Senior Researcher

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Danielle Hansen

Researcher

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Hollie Harsanyi

Data Analyst

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Lyndsay Huey

Research Analyst

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Brian Jones

Senior Technical Assistance Lead

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Courtenay Kessler

Researcher

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Janet Kumnick

Publishing, Website, and Social Media Specialist

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Victoria (Tori) Martin

Research Assistant

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James McCall

Survey Researcher

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Mackenzie Michaels

Health Research Analyst

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Nicole Kline (Huret)

Senior Researcher

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Jackson Miller

Researcher

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Sidra Montgomery

Senior Researcher

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Kate Munkacsy

Data Analyst

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Lori Nathanson

Senior Technical Assistance Lead

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Rachel Neenan

Research Analyst

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Lizzie Nelson

Research Analyst

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Jenny Nguyen

Education Research Analyst

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Janine O’Donnell

Pricing and Proposal Analyst

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Nina Page

Research Assistant

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Miles Patrie

Senior Technical Advisor

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Victoria Perez-Zetune

Researcher

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Karmen Perry

Research Assistant

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Katie Powell

Program Analyst

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Craig Ray

Senior SAS Programmer

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Paul Reischmann

Research Assistant

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Michael Ribar

Senior Technical Advisor

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Matthew Ring

Data Analyst

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Anne Roubal

Senior Researcher

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Josh Rozen

Senior Programmer

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Katya Scanlan

Senior Editor

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Jeff Scanlon

Data Analyst

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Wubalem Sefer

Financial Analyst

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Niyati Shah

Research Assistant

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Jordan Stangle

Research Analyst

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Jessi Tobin

Health Researcher

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Meg Tucker

Senior Study Director

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Hilary Wagner

Technical Assistance Lead

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Breanna Wakar

Statistician

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Ariel Welch

Proposal Manager

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Rikki Welch

Senior Researcher

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Megan Worden

Research Analyst

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Kathy Wroblewska

Researcher

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Polina Zvavitch

Researcher

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