Rick Seale is part of Shugoll Research’s senior management team, overseeing the strategic direction of both the Research Consulting and the Data Collection divisions of the firm. He oversees the day-to-day operations of Shugoll Research’s two focus group facilities in the DC area as well as the company’s online platform and recruiting operations. Rick’s 29 years of experience in the research industry have given him a comprehensive view of how the industry has evolved, and the changes that have come with the ever-increasing importance of respondent and data privacy and online research tools.
Rick holds a BS and an MBA from the University of Southern Mississippi. He is an active member of the Insights Association and is a past-president of the Mid-Atlantic Chapter. He has been a member of numerous committees over the years including the Chapter Committee, and Code of Standards and Best Business Practices committees.