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The Vision Council Grows Market Research Team with Two New Appointments

Kris Stevens joins as data and analytics manager and Dianella Maalem joins as research manager.




(PRESS RELEASE) ALEXANDRIA, VA — The Vision Council shares two new appointments to the organization’s Market Research team. Kris Stevens joins The Vision Council as the new Data and Analytics Manager and Dianella Maalem joins as the new Research Manager. Stevens and Maalem will report to Alysse Henkel, The Vision Council’s Senior Director of Market Research and Analytics. The expansion of the research team follows the recent launch of The Vision Council’s new inSights Research Program earlier this year.

“We are thrilled to welcome Kris and Dianella to the team,” said Alysse Henkel, senior director, Market Research and Analytics. “As we continue to roll out the new inSights Research Program to our members and the industry, this is the perfect time to expand our team so that we can continue providing our members and clients with the most cutting-edge market research, insights and analysis available. Our new inSights Research Program is designed to provide timely, accurate and relevant data; the addition of two new team members to our research division demonstrates our commitment to delivering on this promise. Together, we look forward to better serving members and clients with the most timely, useful information they need for their businesses.”

Stevens is responsible for developing The Vision Council’s new market model and reports and creating interactive data tools for The Vision Council’s members. Prior to joining The Vision Council, Stevens worked as a Data Scientist at the Kentucky Center for Statistics informing workforce and education policy. He earned an MS in Analytics from Bellarmine University.

As Research Manager, Maalem manages survey research and The Vision Council’s member-reported data program, Industry Data inSights. Maalem brings more than six years of research experience to her role, including experience at leading academic institutions and pharmaceutical companies. Maalem received her BS in Health Sciences from DePaul University. She still mentors students there and other local high schools in Chicago.

The expansion of The Vision Council’s research team follows the recent roll-out of The Vision Council’s new inSights Research Program. Powered by a modern analytics platform, the program includes all-new research reports developed from updated consumer and market data sources and methodologies. For more information on The Vision Council’s inSights Research Program, click here.




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