Team

Executive Leadership

Marcus Martin, PhD, MPH

CEO
Marcus Martin, PhD, MPH

CEO

Dr. Marcus Martin is the Founder and CEO of 2M Research. He is responsible for 2M’s corporate vision, strategic growth, and talent acquisition. He has over 23 years of applied research, programmatic, and academic experience and is a former faculty

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Eddilisa Martin, PharmD

President
Eddilisa Martin, PharmD

President

Dr. Eddilisa Martin is the President of 2M Research. She has over 25 years of experience in the life sciences and health care industry. Dr. Martin is responsible for leading 2M’s growth strategy with biotechnology and pharmaceutical firms as well

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Jim Murdoch, PhD

Senior Vice President
Jim Murdoch, PhD

Senior Vice President

Dr. Jim Murdoch is Senior Vice President at 2M Research, and has over 30 years of experience conducting applied econometric research and program evaluations. He has been the author and co-author on a number of scientific publications that have appeared

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Debra J. Holden, PhD

Vice President, Public Health Research and Practice
Debra J. Holden, PhD

Vice President, Public Health Research and Practice

Dr. Debra J. Holden is the Vice President of Public Health Research and Practice at 2M Research. She is responsible for helping provide 2M’s Federal and commercial clients with first-class consulting services in conducting non-communicable and infectious disease program planning,

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Stéphane Baldi, PhD

Vice President, Education Research
Stéphane Baldi, PhD

Vice President, Education Research

Dr. Stéphane Baldi has 20 years of experience managing large, complex research and program evaluation studies in education for federal, state, local, and foundation clients. His areas of expertise include STEM policy, international education, program evaluation, survey methodology, and large-scale

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Regina James, MD

Vice President of Clinical Research
Regina James, MD

Vice President of Clinical Research

Dr. Regina James has over 25 years of clinical research experience. Prior to joining 2M, Dr. James served as the Director of Clinical and Health Services Research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute on Minority Health and

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Nicholas Beyler, PhD

Senior Director, Social, Behavioral, and Methodological Sciences Research
Nicholas Beyler, PhD

Senior Director, Social, Behavioral, and Methodological Sciences Research

Dr. Nicholas Beyler is a Senior Director of Social, Behavioral, and Methodological Sciences Research at 2M Research Services. He is an expert in sample design, analysis of complex survey data, random assignment procedures, model-based analysis, and systematic evidence reviews. Prior

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Laurie Hinnant, PhD

Senior Director, Public Health Research and Practice
Laurie Hinnant, PhD

Senior Director, Public Health Research and Practice

Dr. Laurie Hinnant is the Senior Director of Public Health Research and Practice at 2M Research. Prior to joining 2M, she was a Senior Research Public Health Analyst with RTI International. Dr. Hinnant is a community health psychologist with more

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Lara R. Milavickas

Senior Director, Business Development and Operations
Lara R. Milavickas

Senior Director, Business Development and Operations

Lara R. Milavickas is the Senior Director, Business Development and Operations for 2M Research. She supports 2M’s internal operations and leads 2M’s business development efforts. Ms. Milavickas has 20 years of experience in the federal contracting sector, securing over 50

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Research and Operations Staff

Elizabeth Adams, MS

Public Health Research Analyst
Elizabeth Adams, MS

Public Health Research Analyst

Elizabeth K. Adams is a Public Health Research Analyst with 2M Research. Prior to joining 2M, she was with RTI International, working as a public health scientist in the Center for Communication Science. Ms. Adams has 10 years of experience

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Noureen Akber, MA

Economic Research Analyst
Noureen Akber, MA

Economic Research Analyst

Noureen Akber is an Economic Research Analyst with 2M Research. She earned a Master of Arts in Economics from the University of Texas at Arlington, and a Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics from York University in Toronto. Ms. Akber

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Laura Bray, CPA

Controller
Laura Bray, CPA

Controller

Laura M. Bray, a Certified Public Accountant, joined 2M Research in July 2017. Ms. Bray has over 35 years of experience in accounting for companies ranging from smaller divisions of global Fortune 500 companies to smaller publicly traded and privately-held

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Laura Ceglio, MPH

Public Health Research Analyst
Laura Ceglio, MPH

Public Health Research Analyst

Laura Ceglio is a Public Health Research Analyst with 2M Research. She received a Master of Public Health in Health Promotion and Behavioral Science from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Public Health, and a

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Neel Chakraborti, MBA

Senior Consultant
Neel Chakraborti, MBA

Senior Consultant

Neel Chakraborti is a Senior Consultant with 2M Research. As a manager with over 10 years of operations and information management experience, Mr. Chakraborti has worked with multiple health and human service agencies to identify, analyze, and implement recommendations to

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Gail Clark

Quality Control Specialist
Gail Clark

Quality Control Specialist

Gail Clark is a Quality Control Specialist with 2M Research Services. Ms. Clark has 10 years’ experience in proofreading and editing various types of documents, including research briefs, white papers, presentations, manuscripts, marketing materials, and web pages. She has experience

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Madison Davis

Operations Assistant
Madison Davis

Operations Assistant

Madison Davis is an Operations Assistant with 2M Research. He supports 2M’s research and business development/operations efforts, including the development of data collection and survey instruments, qualitative data analysis, and the editing and formatting of various client deliverables, among other

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Peyton DeNiro, MPA

Social Science Research Analyst
Peyton DeNiro, MPA

Social Science Research Analyst

Peyton DeNiro is a Social Science Research Analyst at 2M Research. Mr. DeNiro supports 2M’s contract work through giving client presentations, producing technical reports, developing statistics programs, creating complex longitudinal datasets, conducting statistical and spatial analyses, developing survey instruments, and

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Dazmin Dorris

Research Assistant
Dazmin Dorris

Research Assistant

Dazmin Dorris is a Research Assistant with 2M Research. Ms. Dorris’ skill set includes experience with Microsoft Office, Outlook, EndNote, Qualtrics, and transcribing. She has contributed to various projects for 2M’s contract work with the U.S. Department of Labor, U.S.

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Dallas Elgin, PhD

Senior Research Associate
Dallas Elgin, PhD

Senior Research Associate

Dr. Dallas J. Elgin is a Senior Research Associate with 2M Research. He holds a PhD in Public Affairs with an emphasis in Public Policy from the University of Colorado’s School of Public Affairs. Dr. Elgin has more than 9

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Steven Garasky, PhD

Study Director/SME
Steven Garasky, PhD

Study Director/SME

Dr. Garasky, a Study Director and SME with 2M Research, is a proven project director with 30 years of experience as a researcher and an evaluator of domestic social policies and programs. His work includes leading highly complex research and

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Alicia Garza, MA

Translation Analyst
Alicia Garza, MA

Translation Analyst

Alicia Garza is a Translation Analyst with 2M Research. Ms. Garza has experience in Freelance Translation assisting local companies in the Dallas/Fort Worth area with Spanish translations of human resource materials for the purposes of bridging communication gaps between employer

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Erika Gordon, PhD

Senior Evaluation Researcher
Erika Gordon, PhD

Senior Evaluation Researcher

Dr. Erika Gordon is a seasoned Senior Evaluation Researcher with 2M Research. She has over 18 years of experience in designing and leading the evaluation of human services programs that target the most vulnerable populations: youth, families, veterans and older

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Anne Gordon, PhD

Senior Study Director and Senior Economist
Anne Gordon, PhD

Senior Study Director and Senior Economist

Dr. Anne Gordon is a Senior Study Director and Senior Economist at 2M Research. She has over 30 years of experience in economic and public policy research and has successfully led projects as a subject matter expert and project director.

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Marie Halverson, MEd

Principal Associate
Marie Halverson, MEd

Principal Associate

Marie L. Halverson is a Principal Associate with 2M Research. She has over 20 years of experience in education and survey research and has successfully led projects funded by various federal agencies, local governments, and foundations. Prior to joining

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Roderick Harrison, PhD

Senior Research Fellow
Roderick Harrison, PhD

Senior Research Fellow

Dr. Roderick Harrison is a Senior Research Fellow with 2M Research Services. He is a nationally renowned demographer and statistician with over 30 years of applied research experience in government and academia. Dr. Harrison’s work is frequently cited in both

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Holly Heisler, MPH, MBA

Senior Public Health Research Analyst
Holly Heisler, MPH, MBA

Senior Public Health Research Analyst

Holly Heisler is a Senior Public Health Research Analyst with 2M Research. Prior to joining 2M, Ms. Heisler was a senior research associate at ICF. She has more than 15 years of experience in public health research and evaluation, with

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Charles Horseman, MS

Research Assistant
Charles Horseman, MS

Research Assistant

Charles Horseman is a Research Assistant with 2M Research. He holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Economics from the University of Texas at Arlington. In addition to his knowledge of transportation economics, international finance, data mining,

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Michael Jacobsen, MS

Survey Statistician
Michael Jacobsen, MS

Survey Statistician

Michael Jacobsen is a Survey Statistician at at 2M Research. Prior to joining 2M, Mr. Jacobsen worked as a survey statistician with RTI International, and for over 7 years, he worked at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) National Agricultural

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Moyo Kimathi, MPP

Operations Analyst
Moyo Kimathi, MPP

Operations Analyst

Moyo Kimathi is an Operations Analyst with 2M Research. He earned a Master of Science in Public Policy and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Texas at Dallas. Mr. Kimathi has several years of experience in

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Naorah Lockhart, PhD

Education Research Analyst
Naorah Lockhart, PhD

Education Research Analyst

Dr. Naorah Lockhart is a Education Research Analyst with 2M Research. She supports the Education Research practice. Prior to joining 2M, she was the program evaluator for SUNY Binghamton’s Broome County Promise Zone initiative where she worked on all aspects

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Allison Magness, PhD, RD

Senior Nutrition Scientist
Allison Magness, PhD, RD

Senior Nutrition Scientist

Dr. Allison Magness is Senior Nutrition Scientist with 2M Research. She is a highly skilled program evaluator and project manager with expertise in public health, dietetics, and nutrition assistance programs. Prior to joining 2M, while at the U.S. Department of

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Maxwell Matite

Operations Analyst
Maxwell Matite

Operations Analyst

Maxwell Matite, Research Analyst with 2M Research, has experience in several aspects of qualitative and quantitative data collection and policy analysis, including conducting literature reviews, data cleaning, qualitative and quantitative data analysis, developing survey instrument and protocols, sampling, focus groups,

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Molly Matthews-Ewald, PhD, MS

Senior Public Health Research Analyst
Molly Matthews-Ewald, PhD, MS

Senior Public Health Research Analyst

Dr. Molly Matthews-Ewald has over 10 years of experience in practical and effective approaches to support positive lifestyle and behavioral choices, including a broad background in public health and analytics. She has extensive experience in creating tools, planning, and implementing

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Kelly McAleer, MSPH

Senior Public Health Research Analyst
Kelly McAleer, MSPH

Senior Public Health Research Analyst

Kelly McAleer is a Senior Public Health Research Analyst with 2M Research. Prior to joining 2M, she was a research public health analyst with RTI. She has more than 16 years of experience in public health, with 5 of those

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Jennifer McMurrer, PhD

Education Research Analyst
Jennifer McMurrer, PhD

Education Research Analyst

Dr. Jennifer McMurrer is a Research Analyst with 2M Research. Prior to joining 2M, she was the director of research at the Center on Education Policy at The George Washington University. Dr. McMurrer has more than 15 years of experience

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Natalie Morrissey, MPH, MS

Public Health Research Analyst
Natalie Morrissey, MPH, MS

Public Health Research Analyst

Natalie Morrissey is a Public Health Research Analyst for 2M Research. She earned a Master of Public Health from the University of North Texas Health Science Center and a Master of Science in Applied Anthropology from University of North Texas.

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James Murdoch, PhD

Senior Policy Analyst
James Murdoch, PhD

Senior Policy Analyst

James Murdoch, a Senior Policy Analyst with 2M Research, has over 7 years of experience as a research and policy analyst. He holds a PhD in Urban Planning and Public Policy from the University of Texas at Arlington and earned

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Hiren Nisar, PhD

Director of Analytics and Senior Economist
Hiren Nisar, PhD

Director of Analytics and Senior Economist

Dr. Hiren Nisar is the Director of Analytics and Senior Economist for 2M’s Social, Behavioral, and Methodological Sciences and Education Research practice area. He has more than 12 years of experience in evaluation of economic programs and policies that aim

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Allison Ottenbacher, PhD

Senior Statistician
Allison Ottenbacher, PhD

Senior Statistician

Dr. Allison Ottenbacher is a Senior Statistician with 2M Research. She received her PhD in Epidemiology and her Master of Science Degree in Biostatistics from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Prior to joining 2M, Dr. Ottenbacher

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Francesca Papa

Research Assistant
Francesca Papa

Research Assistant

Francesca Papa is a Research Assistant with 2M Research. Prior to joining 2M, she obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a Philosophy minor from the University of Texas at Arlington. Ms. Papa’s background includes several years of work in

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Linda Piccinino, MPS

Senior Research Scientist
Linda Piccinino, MPS

Senior Research Scientist

Ms. Linda Piccinino is a Senior Research Scientist with 2M Research. She has over 20 years of management and research experience in a range of health and health service evaluation and research projects for U.S. Government and international projects. Prior

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Kimberley Raue, PhD

Senior Study Director
Kimberley Raue, PhD

Senior Study Director

Dr. Kimberley Raue is a Senior Study Director with 2M Research. She is a seasoned project director with more than 17 years of experience in education research and program evaluation. She is experienced in mixed-methods study design and qualitative and

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William Rodick, MEd

Education Research Analyst
William Rodick, MEd

Education Research Analyst

William Rodick is an Education Research Analyst with 2M Research. In this role, he works with the education team in the research and evaluation of federal projects. Mr. Rodick has published articles in several academic journals and presented his work

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Cindy Romero, MS

Communications Specialist
Cindy Romero, MS

Communications Specialist

Cindy Romero is a Communications Specialist with 2M Research. Ms. Romero earned a Master of Science in Applied Anthropology from the University of North Texas, and received a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, with a minor in Writing, from the

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Andrés Romualdo, MA

Operations Analyst
Andrés Romualdo, MA

Operations Analyst

Andrés Romualdo is an Operations Analyst at 2M Research. He has more than 8 years of experience in process/implementation evaluations, qualitative research, interviews, focus groups, facilitation, trainings, site visits, protocol development, basic data gathering requirements and feasibility study plans, survey

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Paul Ruggiere, PhD

Director, Survey Research
Paul Ruggiere, PhD

Director, Survey Research

Dr. Paul Ruggiere is the Director of Survey Research at 2M Research. He has over 25 years of survey research experience which includes designing and administering telephone, web-based, mail, and in-person surveys. Prior to joining 2M, Dr. Ruggiere served as

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Ashley Simpkins, MA

Senior Research Analyst
Ashley Simpkins, MA

Senior Research Analyst

Ashley Simpkins is a Senior Research Analyst at 2M Research specializing in education research. She has 12 years of experience contributing to a multitude of education research studies at the local and federal level, serving learners from preschool age to

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Shane Smith, MS

Research Analyst
Shane Smith, MS

Research Analyst

Shane Smith is a Research Analyst with 2M Research. He has experience in quantitative data analysis and facilitating data collection. For the National Science Foundation Fair Park Neighborhood Study which examined how neighborhood structural and physical conditions impact the well-being

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Nicole Togno, PhD

Senior Research Analyst
Nicole Togno, PhD

Senior Research Analyst

Dr. Nicole M. Togno is a Senior Research Analyst with 2M Research. Dr. Togno holds a PhD in Education Policy and has 13 years of experience in the design and implementation of rigorous evaluations of educational interventions, as well as

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Joshua Townley

Special Projects Lead
Joshua Townley

Special Projects Lead

Joshua Townley is a Special Projects Lead with 2M Research. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in English at the University of Texas at Arlington. He manages the day-to-day operations of 2M’s survey data collection activities, and is primarily responsible

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Allison Tracy, PhD

Senior Statistician
Allison Tracy, PhD

Senior Statistician

Dr. Allison Tracy is a Senior Statistician with 2M Research, currently supporting 2M’s contract work with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). She has over 20 years of experience providing methodological and statistical consultation to researchers in a

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Susan Ullrich, MPH

Public Health Research Analyst
Susan Ullrich, MPH

Public Health Research Analyst

Susan Ullrich is a Public Health Research Analyst with 2M Research. She earned her Master of Public Health from the University of North Texas Health Science Center and received a Bachelor of Arts in both Spanish and International Studies from

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Mallory Vachon, PhD

Economic Research Analyst
Mallory Vachon, PhD

Economic Research Analyst

Dr. Mallory Vachon, an Economic Research Analyst at 2M Research, has nearly 7 years of experience conducting economic research. She received her PhD, MA, and BA in Economics at Syracuse University. Throughout her doctoral studies and early career, Dr. Vachon

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Madan Veerarouth, MS

Software Developer
Madan Veerarouth, MS

Software Developer

Madan Veerarouth is a Software Developer with 2M Research and has more than 4 years of experience in design and development of enterprise web applications. He is a full stack developer who is proficient with front-end and back-end web developing

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Devin Wallace-Williams, PhD

Senior Social Science Research Analyst
Devin Wallace-Williams, PhD

Senior Social Science Research Analyst

Dr. Devin Wallace-Williams is a Senior Social Science Research Analyst with 2M Research. She has 10 years of experience as a social science professor, program evaluator, and researcher. Dr. Wallace-Williams has expertise using research and data analysis to guide policymaking

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Nicole Weinstein, MSW

Research Analyst
Nicole Weinstein, MSW

Research Analyst

Nicole Weinstein is a Research Analyst with 2M Research. She has 22 years of experience with research, policy development, community engagement, and social service programming. Her experience includes conducting focus groups and cognitive interviews, coding and analysis of qualitative data,

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Amy Wieczorek, MPH

Public Health Research Analyst
Amy Wieczorek, MPH

Public Health Research Analyst

Amy Wieczorek is a Public Health Research Analyst for 2M. She earned a Master of Public Health from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, and holds a Bachelor of Science in Community Health Education from the University

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Nicholas Williams, PHR

Operations Analyst
Nicholas Williams, PHR

Operations Analyst

Nicholas Williams is an Operations Analyst with 2M Research. Currently, Mr. Williams is supporting the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to provide states with strategic planning and technical assistance to meet Affordable Care Act (ACA) provider screening and

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For more information, contact:

Marcus Martin, PhD, MPH

CEO

mmartin@2mresearch.com
817-856-0861

Marcus Martin, PhD, MPH

CEO

Dr. Marcus Martin is the Founder and CEO of 2M Research. He is responsible for 2M’s corporate vision, strategic growth, and talent acquisition. He has over 23 years of applied research, programmatic, and academic experience and is a former faculty