Andrés Romualdo, MA

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 development, participant/organization recruitment, data collection and analysis, and 508 compliance. Mr. Romualdo has knowledge of behavior change, mental illness, substance abuse, qualitative methodologies, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, and is a Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (CLSSGB).

Prior to joining 2M, Mr. Romualdo worked at IMPAQ where he provided support to several U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service projects, including Foods Typically Purchased with SNAP and the Feasibility of Capturing SNAP Purchases at the Point of Sale. In addition, Mr. Romualdo also provided support on several U.S. Department of Labor projects in which he is assisted in random assignment, site visitation, protocol development, and interviews. He provided process improvement support for two process improvement projects, facilitated group activities, and developed and implemented trainings. During these projects, he collaboratively identified problems and solutions with clients. Mr. Romualdo also worked as a Research Assistant at HABITS Laboratory in the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, under Dr. Carlo DiClemente, co-creator of the Transtheoretical Model of Behavior Change (TTM). During his time with HABITS, he gained exposure to, and working knowledge of, the uses of the TTM. Using this knowledge, he assisted in the Business Processing Reengineering Services for the USDA FNS. Mr. Romualdo earned his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Sociology and his Master of Arts in Applied Sociology from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and is currently supporting 2M’s contract work with USDA FNS and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and 2M’s operations and business development efforts.

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