Senior StaffLHK Partners’ senior research staff is involved in the entire research design and implementation process – providing a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, experience and insights to addressing your information needs.
Bill Kramkowski - Principal
Prior to co-founding LHK Partners, Bill was Vice President/Group Manager at Chilton Research Services, responsible for directing a team of researchers focusing on consumer products and services. He has also held senior positions at Shifrin Research and Bruno & Ridgeway Research where he designed and implemented research projects for ethical and OTC pharmaceutical products, beverage and food related industries, and telecommunications. Having had experience on both the supplier and client side of marketing research, Bill brings a unique client-side perspective and hands-on insight to his market research background. His experience working with a variety of market research companies has provided firsthand knowledge about what works and what doesn’t in different industries.
Andy Lohan - Principal
Prior to co-founding LHK Partners, Andy was Vice President/Director of Operations at Chilton Research Services, where he was responsible for the overall management of all of Chilton’s operations facilities – including telephone interviewing centers, sampling units, field management, and data processing departments – as well as a staff of more than 500 employees supporting these operations. During his career, he has also held senior positions at The Data Group and Consumer/Industrial Research. In addition to his operations expertise, Andy also brings a wealth of experience in account management and project design, which is invaluable when selecting the right combination of data collection methods and analytic approaches for your specific project.
Kristen Conrad – Director of Custom Research
Kristen is Director of Custom Research and is responsible for ongoing client service and co-management of our project staff. Prior to joining LHK Partners in 1998, Kristen was Associate Account Manager/Project Director at Consumer/Industrial Research where she had a combined focus on business-to-business and consumer directed research. Her responsibilities at C/IR included cultivating and maintaining client relationships as well as managing all phases of research projects. Kristen began her research career as a Project Director at Chilton Research Services, where she was responsible for the overall coordination of telephone polling, public opinion and public policy research and other consumer research. Her diverse background has ingrained the belief that information is only good if it is timely, and, as such, is commited to delivering your projects on-time (and on-budget).
Andrea Stoltz– Director of Custom Research
Andrea joined LHK Partners as Director of Custom Research in 2016. She has 20 years of global custom primary market research experience, predominantly in the healthcare arena, but is enjoying broadening her horizons into the B2B and B2C spaces. Her research expertise encompasses both qualitative and quantitative approaches and her healthcare experience spans a wide variety of therapeutic areas, including pain management, opioid addiction, eye health, blood disorders (hemophilia, vWD), rare conditions (HAE, AMR), diabetes, oncology, cardiovascular and CNS disorders. Andrea is responsible for the design, management and analysis of qualitative and quantitative projects for both HCP and consumer audiences. Areas of focus have included landscape assessment, message, concept and detail aid testing, ATUs and PCR reviews, among many others. She brings a fresh perspective to a well-established and professional group and is proud to be part of the team!