Touchstone Research Consumer Insights Firm Promotes Six


Touchstone Research Consumer Insights Firm Promotes 6

Connecticut – February 8th, 2022 – To support the consumer insights firm growth and expanding initiatives, Touchstone Research, announced the promotion of six employees.  Samatha Leaman (Qual), Kyle Morrison (Quant) and Maegan Juul (Qual Recruitment) have been promoted to Senior Research Manager and will continue to lead their respective research divisions.  In addition, Andrea Boulden, Adam LaCroix and Danelle Pampinella have been promoted to Research Manager.

“We are so excited to announce these well-deserved promotions.  Each one of our SRM’s and RM’s brings a wealth of research experience and expertise to the table and have been instrumental in Touchstone’s continued growth and success.  Their leadership, vision, and mentorship will help ensure we continue on our path of “Innovation & Excellence” across all of the work we do.” said CEO Aaron Burch.

The recent string of promotions rounds out a significant growth phase for the firm.  Touchstone has hired over 14 new employees in 2021 bringing the total company size to over 40 employees with expectations for continued expansion in 2022.

“We have experienced tremendous growth over the past several years and have assembled an amazing team of researchers across all of our divisions.  We have significantly expanded our research teams, service offerings, and research technologies and are looking forward to a phenomenal 2022 as we continue our mission of “Innovation & Excellence”. 

Over the past year, Touchstone has experienced significant growth across each of its core divisions—Quant, Qual, and Qualitative Fieldwork and Recruitment.  Touchstone’s current research offerings include online panels & insight communities, online surveys, advanced analytics, in-depth interviews (IDI’s), UX sessions, focus groups, rolling research programs, diary & ethnography projects, discussion boards, live chats, in-home and in-person projects and secure content testing.  Projects can be conducted both in the US and internationally across global markets.

Touchstone’s demographic expertise includes working with preschoolers, tweens, teens, young adults, parents, and adults without kids.  Touchstone provides full service and flexible service offerings across quant, qual and qualitative fieldwork (research participant recruitment).

About Touchstone Research, Inc.

Touchstone Research, Inc. is a full-service marketing research and consumer insights firm serving the world’s largest brands, marketers, and agencies. Headquartered in Branford, Connecticut, with teams in Los Angeles, Austin, Denver, Florida, Michigan, New Jersey, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island.  Touchstone Research specializes in custom research, managing proprietary on-line panels and communities, youth and family, media and entertainment and technology research. For more information, visit