Introducing our team:
Scott Taylor | President
The value of a compass is determined by the integrity and accuracy of its internal working parts. The team Scott leads consists of researchers, managers and recruiters that have the experience, skills and ability to deliver our clients a true course of service and direction. Scott’s previous experience of production and logistics with Kraft Foods uniquely blended with nearly 20 years in the market research industry gives him insight to our clients real world challenges and solutions.
Tonya Robinson | Director Project Management
Tonya possesses an exceptionally well-suited background to leverage her role as Director of Project Management at CMR. Under her purview, every qualitative and quantitative project is managed with excellence from beginning to end, and client’s consistently receive extraordinary customer service. Tonya’s superior expertise spans both operations and team leadership, honed as she previously presided in management positions for two predominant data collection firms, and as she owned and operated her own for 14 years. This solid background along with her innate sense for detail bring tangible value to every project conducted at CMR. Tonya is involved in every project to ensure that the overall experience exceeds expectations.
Shawn Heyward | Research Services Manager
Shawn’s research background spans call center management, data processing, client services and recruiting management. She manages the day-to-day recruiting activities including staff training and scheduling, and project briefing. Shawn’s focus is on quality recruiting with the highest level of integrity and efficiency. Your project will be under Shawn’s careful recruiting and quota management to ensure a great show rate and highly targeted participants.
Phyllis Reed | Admin/Accounting Manager
With over twenty years of experience in accounting, payroll services, office administration and human recourses, Phyllis has the ability to play many roles with various responsibilities. These experiences and skills provide our Compass team with behind the scenes details and tasks which ultimately leads to successful execution of each project.
Jermell Weaver | Test Kitchen Manager
Highly experienced in restaurant and commercial kitchen operations. Jermell oversees the culinary team and overall kitchen operations at the Culinary Research Center.
Kari Ranney | Client Services Coordinator
Originally from Minnesota but calls the south her home! Kari stays very active in the community and always sees a familiar friendly face wherever she goes. There is always something new happening here in Atlanta and she likes to stay on top of it. While visiting Compass, look to her for any and all things local, from great restaurants to a fun night out. Kari is here to make sure you have great food, warm hospitality and a smile of your face!