Research Staff

Spence Spencer Parkinson Executive Director LinkedIn

As Executive Director 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 ...


Merlin Merlin Siefken Business Development Manager LinkedIn

Merlin Siefken contracts with Decision Innovation Solutions to provide Business Development services. He is responsible for maintaining and enhancing business relationships, conducting research of new product lines and service offerings, collaborating with the Decision Innovation Solutions team on project development and fulfillment, administration and identifying prospective customers ...


 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 ...


 Joy Joy Das Senior Research Analyst Linkedin

Joy Das, Senior Research Analyst at Decision Innovation Solutions (DIS), conducts research and analyzes data to estimate economic impacts and develop forecasts. He prepares reports and formulate plans to address economic problems related to the impacts of international trade on the production and distribution of goods and services ...


Brittni  Brittni Echols Research Analyst LinkedIn

As a Research Analyst for Decision Innovation Solutions, Brittni helps develop, manage, and analyze data and solutions to assist clients in making informed and strategic business decisions. Brittni received a BS degree in International Agricultural Economics from Alcorn State University in Lorman, Mississippi ...



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 ...


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 ...


Rebekkah Amende Rebekkah Amende Marketing-Communications Intern LinkedIn

As an Intern at Decision Innovation Solutions, Rebekkah Amende is responsible for implementing our social media strategy. She also manages our blog and web content to insure timely, responsive communication with our clients. Rebekkah's passion for the agricultural industry stems from a deeply instilled love of the land and her commitment to care for it ...


LaVerne Sanders Data Warehouse Architect LinkedIn

As Data Warehouse Architect for DIS, LaVerne is working with us as a consultant to enhance our data library. Proper collection of high-quality data is crucial to the research that we do on a daily basis ...


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