Meet the team
Ann MacKay, Managing Partner
As founder of Research Concepts, Ann is responsible for building and overseeing the company’s business development, client services and day-to-day operations. She has worked on both the end user and supplier side of the research business, giving her an extensive background in on-line surveys, panel functionality, management, data analysis, reporting and promoting best practices. Prior to founding Research Concepts in 1993, Ann was Director of Research at Network World, Inc., an IDG company where she was responsible for all of the advertising, editorial and custom research projects. She graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Julie Willis, Managing Partner, Marketing Technologist
2004 – Present
Research Concepts, LLC provides full-service market research services to our clients in the healthcare and retail markets. Julie has an extensive background in online research methodologies, custom panel design, implementation and management, data processing, analysis and reporting. Prior to joining Research Concepts, Julie was Director, Special Projects, in the Institutional Company at Allmerica Financial and a Manager in the Financial Services sector at Andersen Consulting. Julie graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial and Management Engineering from WPI.