Touchstone Research is pleased to announce that Travis Santa, VP and Security Officer, has been selected as the new Treasurer of the CIRQ (Certification Institute for Research Quality) board. CIRQ is a non-profit subsidiary of the Insights Association, established in 2009 to provide audit and certification services to market research, insights, and data analytics firms.
“I am very excited to be a part of this important organization. CIRQ is an invaluable resource for market research firms looking to obtain their ISO 20252 and/or ISO 27001 certification and I am looking forward to working with the board to help promote and expand CIRQ in 2021.” Travis Santa, VP and Security Officer.
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