Mariel officially joined Edge in 2011 and has nearly a decade of extensive experience in research design, execution, and analysis. She is skilled in conducting complex studies and delivering results that are actionable and engaging.
She has managed quantitative and qualitative research both domestically and internationally. With her fluent knowledge of Spanish and growing proficiency in Portuguese, she hopes to continue expanding Edge’s multicultural and global reach.
Mariel previously worked with a variety of clients in the private, non-profit, and government areas, including companies in financial services, telecommunications, retail, health, technology, and education, as well as environmental and consumer groups. Her current client list encompasses corporate and non-profit organizations such as Hair Cuttery and its sister brands Bubbles and Salon Cielo, the leading online home-design platform Houzz, the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA), and Lungevity.
Prior to joining Edge, Mariel was the research manager for a custom-research firm in the Washington, D.C. area for over five years. She earned a B.S. from George Mason University’s School of Management in Management Information Systems and Decision Sciences, with minors in Information Technologies and Marketing.
Mariel has a keen eye for design and actively pursues creative learning. She recently received a certificate in Interior Decoration. Some of her other interests include travel, photography, languages, and art. She lives in Northern Virginia.