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Research and Consulting In the Following Industries

Client Review

"We had such a good Focus Group experience with you. Thank you for everything that you gave to me about this research. I was really lucky to have you there. I hope we can have a chance to work again."

Research Manager, LG Electronics

Arts and Entertainment

• Arts United Of Greater Fort Wayne
• Artworks
• Children's Discovery Zone of Saudi Arabia
• Cincinnati Symphony orchestra 
•Performing Arts Research Collaborative (15 Organizations) • National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
• Tall Stacks
• Walt Disney Company


• General Motors

Chemical Products


Community Relations, Racial and Ethnic Tensions
• National Conference for Community and Justice (NCCJ)
• National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
• Neighbor to Neighbor discussions on racial relations,         sponsored by the Cincinnati Enquirer
• Tribal relations in Namibia, Africa. Led the first-in-the-nation qualitative study of the marginalized Nama tribes, uncovering key barriers and motivators to entering the country's economic mainstream

Client Review

"Throughout the process, she provided strategic ideas, actionable feedback, and suggestions for overcoming obstacles. The project would not have been successful without Barbara's superb teamwork, communication, and leadership skills."

Managing Editor, The Cincinnati Enquirer

Consumer Package Goods
Distilled Spirits — Brown-Forman (Jack Daniels, Jack & Coke)
Juvenile Products — Estes, Evenflo, Graco, K'Nex, LeapFrog
Food and Beverage — American Pride Seafoods, Chiquita, ConAgra, Frankford, Heinz, Kellogg's, Nestles, Pepperidge Farm, PepsiCo, Quaker, Sara Lee, Smucker, SunnyD
Greeting Cards — American Greetings
Health and Beauty Products — Crest Night Effects, Crest Pro-Health Rinse, Crest Whitestrips, Olay, Safeguard, Scope, ThermaCare
• Laundry products — Era
Pet Food — Cesar

Cosmetic Dental
• BriteSmile

• Primrose Schools
• Springer School and Center
• Smith College Alumnae Assn.
• University of Cincinnati

• Career Central
• Cincinnati Works
• Management Recruiters, Inc.

Financial/Investment Services
• GE Consumer Finance
• Johnson Investment Counsel
• Kroger Personal Finance
• Macy's Credit and Customer Services
• Provident Bank
• The Asset Advisory Group
• Western-Southern Life Insurance.

• BeneFactors
• Greater Cincinnati Foundation
• Kettering Foundation

Health and Social Services
• Children's Hospital Medical Center
• Cincinnati Eye Institute
• Down Syndrome Assn.
• Health Alliance of Greater Cincinnati
• Mental Health America
• Mercy Health Partners
• National Dairy Council
• TriHealth
• United Home Care
• University Hospital
• West Chester Hospital

Home Appliances, Fixtures, Furnishings
• Crossman Communities
• GE Lighting
• Horchow
• Kohler
• LG Electronics
• Moen
• Samsung
• Schulte Corp.
• Sears

Home Appraisal
• ITEL Labs

Lawn and Garden
• The Andersons
• Natorp Legal Services
• Immigrant and Refugee Law Center


Retail and Restaurants
• Drug Emporium
• Giant Food Stores
• Gold Star Chili, Inc
• Kroger
• Macy's
• McAlister's
• McDonald's
• Old Navy

Retirement Communities
• Episcopal Retirement Homes

Travel and Tourism
• Dearborn County Convention Visitors & Travel Bureau
• Provident (Free Market Partners) Travel

• Computer software, hardware & systems implementation:  Applied Technology Ventures, Gateway Computers
• Documentation solutions:  Xerox Corporation
• E-Commerce:  Career Central, ShopShield, PowerAgent
• Streaming Media: Wowza Media Systems
• Telecommunications: Cincinnati Bell (ADSL), LG Electronics, VoiceStream Wireless

Client Review

"Thanks for your powerful presentation. I have heard from our board members throughout the day today how impressed they were by you. In addition to the important content of the work you did, you were so eloquent and moving. I could feel the shift in the engagement of the group and their appreciation of the seriousness of our undertaking as you were talking."

Board President, Immigrant and Refugee Law Center