Olivia is a graduate of Villanova University where she earned her Bachelor’s in economics and history, minoring in gender and women’s studies. She is a recipient of the Falvey Scholar Research Award for Business and Economics for her work on the impact of the metropolitan manufacturing decline. Olivia has experience working with federal legislatures on health care policy, women’s issues, and Internet safety. Since her time at CR Olivia went on to work for The Advisory Board Company and then pursued a Master’s in Public Health at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.
John is a graduate of Colgate University. During his time at CR he focused on emerging technologies and their intersection with the finance sector. After graduating from Colgate John went on to work for EY.
Millan focused her efforts at CR on researching consumer issues and conducting pertinent data driven analysis. Millan graduated from George Washington University with a BA in biological anthropology. As part of her studies she conducted field research, which was subsequently published, on the population and habitat of the endemic species of lemurs on the island of Nosy Be in Madagascar.
Anna is a graduate of The George Washington University in Washington, DC with a BA in Marketing and Communication. During her time at CR specialized she designed and executed social media campaigns and researched and wrote about emerging technologies such as wearable tech.
Ethica Burt is a graduate of The George Washington University where she majored International Business and Sustainability. As a fellow with CR she executed social media campaigns and researched the consumer implications of sustainability efforts.
Mackenzie is a junior at Villanova University. She is double-majoring in Marketing and Finance with a minor in Business Entrepreneurship. As a part of her studies, she has created and presented a comprehensive marketing plan to professionals from The Vanguard Group featuring Vanguard’s exchange-traded funds. Mackenzie managed a number of social media and outreach campaigns during her time at CR.
Jake Steele is a sophomore at Georgetown University studying finance and management. During his time at Consumers’ Research, he has examined trends in the automotive industry and energy sectors.
Jillian is a junior at The George Washington University majoring in Marketing and International Business and minoring in Journalism and Mass Communications. As part of her studies, she has created and presented a marketing plan to a team of professionals to increase foot traffic in Macy’s stores. She is particularly interested in the consumer mind and how marketing strategies surround us at all times. She loves to dance, cook, and explore Washington DC in her spare time.
Jacob is a student at the University of Alaska Anchorage where he is majoring in political science and economics with a minor in communication. He also competes both domestically and internationally as a collegiate debater. During his time at CR, Jacob focused his efforts on consumer technology proliferation and alternative energy markets. Jacob is a 2017 Truman Scholar.
Matt is a senior at Boston University majoring in business administration with a concentration in Strategy & Innovation.
Ashton DeLano is a junior at the George Washington University pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Economics with minors in Business Administration and Computer Science. He covered developments in the health and energy sectors and the impact of new technologies on the consumer.
Caroline Linne is a student at the George Washington University majoring in Marketing and Minoring in Spanish. As a Marketing Fellow for Consumers’ Research she has managed and developed the social media strategy of the organization as well as researched the emerging potential for education technology and distance learning. In the future, she hopes to utilize her marketing experience to promote accessibility to higher level education and the benefits of multilingualism.
Colin Downey is a member of Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business Class of 2017 where he studied international business and management. As a research fellow at CR, he focused on issues related to food industry standards, cyber security, energy, hospitality, and financial planning. Colin joined L.E.K. Consulting following graduation.
Thomas is a Junior at the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business majoring in Finance and Information Management with a minor in Theology. During his time at CR, Thomas researched developments in the automobile industry as well as Bitcoin regulation and ETFs. After his CR Fellowship, Thomas will spend the summer working for KPMG in New Jersey.
Aidan Lawson is a senior at the George Washington University majoring in Economics with a minor in political science. As a Research Fellow for CR, he intends to cover the day-to-day impacts of alternative energy technologies and financial trends on domestic consumers. He is particularly interested in domestic and international financial markets and how developments in these directly impact everyday people.
Tanya Grover is a senior at Georgetown University pursuing International Economics. As a Marketing Fellow at Consumers’ Research, she intends to explore how fluctuations in economic variables affects consumers. She loves to teach, play tennis and travel.
George is a student at High Point University in North Carolina, and is pursuing a BA in Media and Popular Culture with a focus in social media and advertising.
Sara Bastian is a senior at Georgetown University, majoring in English and French. As a Summer 2017 Fellow, Sara developed and executed marketing and social media campaigns for CR. She also researched and reported on emerging energy, technology, and financial trends, as well as on the unintended consequences of policy on the U.S. consumer.
Kristyna is a junior, currently studying Global Economics and Business at American University. She has previously interned for financial services companies, including Fidelity and Citibank. Kristyna will assist in managing Consumers’ Research strategic engagement efforts and in increasing CR’s online following and presence through social media. She will also create marketing products and conduct back-end analysis of readership and engagement trends. She has been an active squash player for 12 years and is a native of the Czech Republic.