Clarion Research Announces Hillarie Collins as President

Press Release - New York, NY; March 3rd, 2023 - Clarion Research Inc, an innovative provider of custom market research and consulting insights, is pleased to announce the appointment of Hillarie Collins as its new President. Ms. Collins brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record of success in market research, with nearly 30 years in the industry that includes a senior leadership role at Clarion for the past 10 years.

As President of Clarion Research, Ms. Collins will be responsible for maintaining our strong client relationships as well as leading the company's strategic direction and future growth initiatives. She will continue to support and build upon Clarion’s reputation as a provider of actionable consultative research services tailored to client needs across a range of industries.

"I am honored to take on the title of President at Clarion Research," said Ms. Collins. "In this role, I look forward to continuing to work with the very talented team we have in place. As my top priority, I intend to ensure that Clarion will continue to deliver best-in-class research services to our clients. I’m also looking forward to driving growth for the company in the years ahead."

Diane Traiger, formerly President and CEO of Clarion, will continue in her CEO capacity. She has been transitioning her duties as President over to Ms. Collins over the past two years. That transition is now complete, and it is time to make it official.

"We are thrilled to have Hillarie assume her new title as our President." said Ms. Traiger. "Hillarie has earned this title by taking on more and more of these responsibilities over time. She brings a unique blend of strategic vision, operational expertise, and deep industry knowledge to the role, and we are confident that she will be an exceptional leader for our organization over the next decade."

Directly before joining Clarion, Ms. Collins ran her own market research consultancy for 10 years. Prior to that, she held corporate positions in market research at AT&T and Global Crossing. Ms. Collins has also conducted and published academic research. Throughout her career, Ms. Collins has been recognized for her strong research skills, especially her expertise in research design, analysis, and reporting as well as her absolute dedication to client needs. She is equally adept at qualitative and quantitative research--a key hallmark of Clarion’s brand.

Ms. Collins holds Masters’ degrees from both Northwestern University (Cognitive Psychology) and Rutgers University (Educational Psychology). While at Northwestern, she received a National Science Foundation Fellowship. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology with a minor in Economics and Business from Lafayette College in Pennsylvania.

About Clarion Research Inc: New York City based Clarion Research was founded in 1995, on the principal that the best way to meet client needs is to have our research team involved in the project every step of the way, from proposal to final report/presentation. There is no dedicated salesforce here at Clarion because we firmly believe that our work speaks for itself and generates organic growth. We believe that the best way to serve our clients’ needs is to immerse ourselves in their business and stay focused on their objectives and information needs. This business philosophy has resulted in extremely strong and longstanding relationships with many of our client