AMC Global announces team expansion

Posted by AMC Global on Sep 3, 2020 10:23:34 AM

We are growing! We've added six experienced insights professionals to our team to serve our clients with advanced research methodologies and approaches: Caitlin Connor, Robin Franke, Doug Galante, Reene Kalola, Mariah Kern, and Nichole Smith. They bring skills to further strengthen AMC’s cross-functional team of market research experts. 

“Everyone on our team works collaboratively to ensure that our clients succeed in all aspects of their business,” said Ken Roshkoff, CEO at AMC Global. “Our new team members each bring a unique and complementary set of research and business skills that can help to advise our clients on the best course of action in a quickly changing environment.”

AMC New Hires

New AMC Global Team Members include:


Caitlin Connor, Associate Project Director 

After starting her career at Ipsos as a research analyst, Caitlin joins the AMC team to focus on custom research for some of AMC’s CPG clients.  She is jumping right in and leveraging her experience with brand health tracking, as well as concept testing.  She holds a bachelor of science from Boston College with a focus on management and business analytics.


Robin Franke, Research Director

Robin is an all-around research expert, proficient in nearly all qualitative and quantitative methodologies—with a particular passion for telling stories and solving clients’ business issues.   She is a senior leader who is eager to help shape AMC Global’s junior talent. After many years as an insights lead for Gongos, Robin now works on the account and team development for AMC Global. She holds a bachelor's degree in sociology from University of Tampa.


Doug Galante, Senior Research Manager

Doug brings a strong visual sense, excellent writing skills and the art of storytelling to his work in market research. He prides himself on being highly team oriented with excellent account management skills and a dedication to exceed client expectations. Doug’s past market research positions include work on both agency (Foresee, Gongos) and brand side (Kmart, Walt Disney). He joins AMC Global to work on a variety of accounts within the consumer healthcare and CPG worlds. He holds a bachelor’s in business administration with a concentration on marketing, and a masters degree in business administration with a concentration on international business.


Reene Kalola, Senior Research Manager, Strategy & Insights

Reene is an innovative and strategic business insights professional with strong hands-on analytic skills that help answer key business questions in industries ranging from consumer packaged goods to over the counter to the beverage industry. She delivers insights to clients using effective storytelling approaches, and brings significant experience in data integration and providing expedient resolutions. After years of experience at Ipsos, Reene joins AMC Global to provide strategic consulting to AMC’s CPG clients across a number of methodologies. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University and a master’s degree from University of Pennsylvania.


Mariah Kern, Associate Project Director

Mariah brings a passion for writing, problem solving, data analysis and art to her work.

As a recent graduate, she joins AMC Global to enhance her research knowledge and support a team of seasoned researchers on all aspects of project management. Mariah’s focus will primarily reside within the consumer packaged goods industry. She holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing management from Temple University.


Nichole Smith, Senior Research Manager

Nichole is an experienced market researcher with the curiosity to uncover the consumer's voice and bring it to life meaningfully in a variety of industries, including consumer goods, retail and healthcare. After 12 years at Gongos in a research management role, she joins AMC Global bringing with her a wealth of experience and strong desire for uncovering deep insights to help clients build brands, strengthen equity and develop new products and services. In addition to managing all aspects of research engagements, Nichole will also be responsible for client management and team development. Nichole holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from Adrian College.


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