The Turner Team
John is a marketing research veteran with over 30 years in the business, and is the head research practitioner at TRN. On the corporate side, he worked for Fortune 100 companies in the chain restaurant, broadcasting and telecommunication sectors. He has a BA degree in History from Tulane University and a MA degree in Journalism and Communication from the University of Florida with specialization in Communications Research.
Senior Vice President
Senior Vice President
Ann Breese is a seasoned research executive with 25 years experience as a top research executive for global brands including Microsoft, Starbucks Coffee Company, Apple Computer, and The Coca-Cola Company. Ann specializes in brand development, customer experience, and product development research. Breese did her undergraduate work at Brown University and earned an MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale, AZ. Ann is an active member of the American Marketing Association and Puget Sound Research Forum.
Richard is a senior research practitioner with over 30 years of marketing research knowledge. He has deep corporate experience in banking and financial services. He is also a key member of TRN's qualitative practice. Richard has a BS degree in Hospitality Management from Cornell University and has completed graduate work in Marketing at Syracuse University.
Andrea is a key member of the creative and client service team at TRN. Along with John and Richard, she is responsible for much of the design and interpretation of surveys. During her corporate tenure, she worked as a marketing research manager in wireless telecommunications and automotive manufacturing. She holds a BS degree in Marketing from Clemson University and a Master of Marketing Research (MMR) degree from the University of Georgia.
Melissa manages the "back of the house" operations including coding and data processing. She is also a veteran of the wireless telecommunications world. Melissa has a BS degree in Marketing from Penn State University.
Jenny is the newest member of TRN's qualitative practice. Her focus is on products and services for women, youth and young adults. Jenny holds a BA degree in Communications from Elon University and has been trained at the RIVA Training Institute.
Gene Turner is the TRN business manager who keeps the engine running behind the scenes. Her administrative experience includes work in health care, non-profit organizations, and educational publishing. Gene earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Presbyterian College in SC and did graduate work in Urban Planning at Georgia State University.