Meet Our Team

Wilder Research staff bring deep knowledge and expertise in a number of areas. Our staff includes professionals in research, data collection and analysis, web and application development, communications and graphic design, and more. Together, we provide a full range of services to meet your organization’s needs.

Research Managers

Paul Mattessich

Executive Director, Wilder Research

Richard Chase

Senior Research Manager

Michelle Decker Gerrard

Senior Research Manager

Melanie Ferris

Research Manager

Cheryl Holm-Hansen

Senior Research Manager

Monica Idzelis Rothe

Research Manager

Nicole MartinRogers

Senior Research Manager

Wilder Research Staff

Jackie Aman

Research Scientist

Mark Anton

Data Analysis Manager​

Julie Atella

Research Scientist

Steven Aviles

Research Associate

Sheila Bell

Research Associate

Barry Bloomgren Jr.

Data Analyst

Jennifer Bohlke

Technical Design Specialist

Walker Bosch

Research Analyst

Ben Bushee

LAN Administrator

Jackie Campeau

Administrative Specialist

Megan Chmielewski

IT Analyst

Jennifer Collins

Administrative Specialist

Emma Connell

Research Associate

Marilyn Conrad

Administrative Services Manager

Phil Cooper

Information Technology Manager

Allison Devney

Data Collection Specialist

Jose Diaz

Research Scientist

Kristin Dillon

Research Scientist

Amanda Eggers

Research Librarian

Ryan Evans

Research Associate

Rachel Fields

Library Assistant

Dylan Galos

Research Scientist

Sarah Gehrig

Research Associate

Edith Gozali-Lee

Research Scientist

Anna Granias

Research Associate

Thalia Hall

Research Associate

Amanda Hane

Research Associate

Maddie Hansen

Research Associate

Katherine Harter

Data Collection Specialist

June Heineman

Research Associate

Justin Hollis

Research Scientist

Wendy Huckaby

Communications Manager

Kelsey Imbertson

Research Associate

Nora Johnson

Research Associate

Matt Kinney

Director of Operations

Sera Kinoglu

Research Associate

Christin Lindberg

Research Associate

Allison Liuzzi

Research Scientist

Bryan Lloyd

Web & Applications Manager

Heather Loch

Library Services Manager

Bunchung Ly

Research Assistant

Laura Martell Kelly

Research Scientist

Ryan McArdle

Administrative Specialist

Shannon McLevish

Senior Financial Manager

Sophak Mom

Research Associate

Stephanie Nelson-Dusek

Research Scientist

Dimpho Orionzi

Research Associate

Greg Owen

Consulting Scientist

Amanda Petersen

Research Associate

Margaret Peterson

Senior Survey Interviewer

Stephanie Peterson

Research Associate

Jessica Pham

Research Associate

Brian Pittman

Research Scientist

Maria Robinson

Research Associate

Miguel Salazar

Survey Interviewer

Rebecca Sales

Research Scientist

Laura Schauben

Research Scientist

Lisa Sell

Programmer Analyst

Melissa Serafin

Research Assistant

Ellen Shelton

Research Scientist

Ann Somers

Executive Assistant

Erin Spaeth

Research Associate

Francie Streich

Research Scientist

Dan Swanson

Data Collection Manager

Azra Thakur

Research Associate

Darcie Thomsen

Research Scientist

Jessica Tokunaga

Research Associate

Lindsay Turner

Research Associate

Karen Ulstad

Research Associate

Jennifer Valorose

Research Scientist

Thao Vang

Research Associate

Kerry Walsh

Communications Specialist

Cael Warren

Research Scientist

Ellen Wolter

Research Scientist