Rachel Cooper, associate director of the market research team at E Source, is responsible for strategic planning, account engagement, team management, and project execution. She manages and oversees the market research studies conducted at E Source and works collaboratively across the research department to publish data and findings, with one goal in mind: to help E Source members better understand and interact with their own customers. Rachel brings more than 15 years of market research experience to E Source, previously having managed omnibus resident and policy surveys for local governments throughout the US. She earned a BA in sociology from South Dakota State University and an MA in clinical sociology from the University of Northern Colorado. She also holds a Professional Researcher Certification (PRC) from the Professional Researcher Certification Board for the Insights Association.
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