Research Staff

Spence Spencer Parkinson President, CEO & Founding Member LinkedIn

As President, CEO and Founding Member of Decision Innovation Solutions (DIS), Spencer Parkinson is responsible for business generation, fulfillment, ensuring client satisfaction and managing the overall operations of the business. He seeks to understand clients’ data challenges, propose potential solutions and works with clients to enhance their decision making processes ...


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Cindy Harwood Consulting Business Operations Manager

As our Consulting Business Operations Manager at Decision Innovation Solutions Cindy Harwood is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the company and ensures project operating procedures are in place, work is organized, well-coordinated and ...


Patricia S. Patricia Batres-Marquez Senior Research Analyst LinkedIn

As a Senior Research Analyst for Decision Innovation Solutions, S. Patricia Batres-Marquez is responsible for conducting economic data analysis and modeling to evaluate agricultural policies relevant to clients to make informed decisions. Using her research expertise in the analysis of agricultural economic policies and agricultural trade, Patricia provides economic insight applying appropriate methodologies to address clients’ needs ...


 

Dave David Miller Chief Economist LinkedIn

David Miller, Chief Economist, contracts with Decision Innovation Solutions to provide economic analysis and business development services. He is responsible for building, maintaining and enhancing business relationships, developing new product lines and service offerings, collaborating with the Decision Innovation Solutions team on project development and fulfillment, and identifying prospective clientele ...



Jing  Jing Tang Statistician LinkedIn

As a Statistician for Decision Innovation Solutions, Jing Tang is responsible for analyzing data to help clients to make better strategic business decisions, and to assist coworkers in improving model prediction and model estimation preference ...


Kade Grafel  Kade Grafel Research Analyst Linkedin

As a research analyst at Decision Innovation Solutions, Kade is responsible for conducting economic impact and contribution analysis, writing reports, and data management and analysis. These are all utilized to assist clients in making informed and strategic business decisions ...


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Aaron Gerdts Research Analyst

As a Research Analyst Aaron is responsible for helping to develop. manage, and analyze data and solutions to assist clients in making informed and strategic business decisions. He is responsible for writing reports and articles, performing economic impact, contribution analysis and maintaining agriculture trade and agriculture production data...


Mary Mary Thomas Administrative Assistant  LinkedIn

As an Administrative Assistant for Decision Innovation Solutions, Mary provides excellent office support by coordinating meetings, scheduling calendar events, greeting visitors, communicating with clients and partners, and providing administrative support to the DIS staff ...


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Alexandria Jacobs Marketing and Communications Intern

As the marketing and communications intern at Decision Innovation Solutions, Alexandria Jacobs is responsible for implementing our social media strategy ...


When making decisions, information is critical. We bridge the decision-making process by adding our economic and agribusiness insight to gather the right information.