Team

Melody Russell Research Manager

As a member of the project management team, Melody is substantially involved in managing all components of the research process, including client communication, questionnaire development and testing, coordinating fieldwork, data analysis and report development.

Melody is passionate about working closely with clients in all industries to understand their learning objectives and develop custom research that delivers actionable insights.

Melody joined the WBA team as a Research Manager in 2018. Prior to joining WBA, Melody worked as a Graduate Assistant at the Applied Social Research Laboratory at East Tennessee State University. There, she worked closely with professors, administrators, and internal/external clients to successfully execute all elements of the project life cycle: project methodology, questionnaire design and programming, response tracking, data analysis, and reporting

Melody graduated in 2016 from East Tennessee State University with a degree in Sociology and a minor in Criminal Justice. She obtained her master’s degree in Applied Sociology from East Tennessee State University in May 2018.