Trone Research + Consulting (TRC) breaks down the hard questions and challenges businesses face to determine the most likely paths to success. Experts at gleaning insight from both data and experience, our senior business and brand strategists empower decision makers to feel confident in the choices they make.
Whether it takes research, strategic consulting or both, TRC can help you solve your next challenge.
President & CEO
Doug is a career research, analytics and brand marketing executive with more than 35 years of experience working with Top 50 market research firms, Fortune 500 companies and marketing firms on client and supplier side.
He is a leader and advisor with a proven track record of solving business challenges for start-ups as well as small to large businesses across the world. Doug’s industry experience spans across hospitality, telecom, CPG, financial services, insurance, textile and apparel, turf and ornamental, animal health and retail.
SVP, Insights & Marketing
With 25+ years of experience across research, branding and marketing, Kimberly has the unique ability to transform complicated data into a simple strategic plan that achieves results.
She has led marketing efforts for global and national brands and has a specialty in animal health, working with brands like Zoetis, Boeringer Ingelheim and Mars Petcare. She is known as an industry thought leader and has been a featured speaker at Global Pet Expo, AAHA, CBI, Brakke Consulting and Fetch, a dvm360 conference.
PhD, Head of Research & Data Science
Tom is our PhD Statistician and master data miner with 25+ years in direct marketing, customer targeting, modeling and research design.
His areas of expertise include statistics, applied and theoretical measurement, psychological research, survey research, summative and formative evaluation, SAS, sampling, trend analysis and generally all things analytics. Tom oversees more than 65 comprehensive studies each year to help clients better understand their customers.