Roger Buldain is a principal with Orthogonal Designs, Inc., and leads their quantitative division.  With over 30 years of experience in both the client and supplier sides of marketing research, he has had the opportunity to share his experiences by: 

After receiving his doctorate from Michigan State University in Experimental Social Psychology, Roger began building his marketing research experience.  His career has included working in the Marketing Research Department of the Quaker Oats Company, and in the Consulting & Analytical Services Division with Burke Marketing Research.  While at Burke, he was promoted to Vice President, R&D for new research products and protocols and worked as an Account Executive with the Client Services Division.  After four years as an independent consultant, he was a principal in founding Orthogonal Designs, Inc.


Ann Nienaber has completed education in the fields of both psychology and design.  She began her postgraduate career at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, as a research associate.  As a designer, she spent several years as a Project Manager, then advanced to the position of Vice President of Design before forming her own company in 1988.  Some of her clients have included the Midland Company, Neilson Company, the Kroger Company and the City of Cincinnati.  With her varied experience in these industries, Ann provides ODI with a unique perspective as a Project Manager in the consulting and reporting aspects of the marketing research process.


Nathan Buldain works in ODI’s website programming and data management department, handling a variety of functions including design development, data management, and questionnaire development.   He has programmed over 40 questionnaires using SSI Web products since they were first introduced.  While completing his degree at Ohio State University in Psychology, he supplemented his studies by taking courses in Java scripting, CGI, Perl, and other high level programming languages.  As a resource for more difficult programming assignments, Nate's skills are invaluable.


Sherry Allen-Stover provides direct client services for ODI’s corporate clients in restaurant and construction industries.  With a varied background in restaurant management (including Long John Silver’s and McDonalds) and extensive experience in construction, interior design and general contracting, Sherry provides a knowledgeable foundation for no-nonsense approaches to the unique business problems encountered in these industries.  Since 1988, she has been involved in the research process and has unparalleled skills in problem definition, issue identification, and client communication.