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Dani Ballard

Research Manager ballard@actionresearch-inc.com

Education: A.A. in Computer Science, Parks College, CO

Dani has over 18 years of experience in research environments. Prior to working at Action Research, Dani worked at the Social and Behavioral Research Institute at California State University San Marcos, where she interviewed thousands of participants across dozens of social and public opinion research projects.  She is very knowledgeable in survey implementation and focus group participant recruitment, planning, and coordination As a Research Coordinator at Action Research, she supports all phases of research projects and is responsible for data management and tracking, data analysis, and reporting for a variety of behavior-change projects.

Key Talents: Dani is an expert in the implementation of telephone, in-person, and mail surveys, behavioral observation protocols, creation of tracking systems, and database management. She brings a dedicated, precision-oriented work ethic for Action Research’s “in the trenches” functions.

When she’s not managing the logistics of a complex project or solving a database issue, Dani is probably helping somebody fix something. She loves being with family, spending time at the local beaches, and practicing Tai Chi.