Centris Research Note
Management Changes to Provide Enhanced Customer Support
Kevin Babyak has been appointed Senior Vice President of
Kevin joined Centris in 2005 in its analytic organization. He is now
responsible for all of Centris’ survey operations, market modeling,
forecasting and syndicated reports. A highly-skilled economist, he
Client Update has a broad background in applied mathematics and statistical
modeling. Babyak has more than 25 years of experience in the
research industry. He has held modeling and forecasting positions at
Centris recently announced the Federal Reserve Bank and the City of Philadelphia, where he was
several staff changes the chief economist. In the private sector, Kevin has managed a
intended to support our diverse scope of projects ranging from large scale consulting
organization’s growth, but engagements to the design and maintenance of statistical systems
more importantly, to assist used to measure internet transactions. He holds a Master of Science
our clients in leveraging the Degree in Business and Economics from Temple University
market intelligence we and completed his Ph.D. curriculum at Lehigh University.
develop for them.
Chris Dolan has joined our organization as Vice President –
Over the coming months we Client Executive.
hope you will increasingly
rely on these research In this capacity, Chris will be responsible for supporting Centris’ cable
professionals as you industry clients. Before joining Centris, Dolan was the National Senior
address your business Director of Sales and Marketing at Comcast Cable. He led the
challenges. development of multiple programs to enhance Comcast’s market
position. In addition, he has held senior marketing, sales, business
The attached Research Note development and research roles at several communication industry
puts a “face with a name” leaders including Motorola and Thomson Consumer Electronics.
and will give you a little bit of Chris graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business and
additional information on the Economics from the State University of New York. He earned his
Centris staff. MBA in Marketing and Finance from The University of Rochester.
Claire Bednar will lead client services at Centris as Vice
As always, we appreciate
President – Client Services.
your support of Centris and
welcome your comments
and suggestions. Claire will lead a team designed to assist Centris’ clients in
maximizing the use of Centris’ market models and analytic services.
Prior to joining Centris, Bednar was the Director of Syndicated
Regards, Research at TNS Custom Research, where she led research
programs for top telecommunication and MSO companies including
AT&T, Verizon and Qwest. She also served as the research
manager for AT&T supporting a wide range of business
William J. Beaumont requirements. Claire earned a Bachelor of Science degree in
President Mathematics from Penn State University. She holds a Masters
Degree in Technology and Management from the University of
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