Regional Director, Chicago
Samir Ali joined the Schlesinger Group family in 2019 when Focus Pointe Global was acquired by the company. Samir began his career in market research as Client Service Representative with Focus Pointe Global in 2009 and most recently served in a leadership role as Area Director, and now leading the Schlesinger Group – Chicago market as Regional Director overseeing 3 facilities in the city & suburbs.
Samir has extensive experience conducting qualitative studies using various research methodologies across healthcare, consumer and B2B markets, collaborating with colleagues for multi-market and multi-methodology studies. He has also been endorsed to work on internal special projects in development, always enthusiastic to collaborate within multiple levels of the organization and share feedback before they are implemented company wide.
Samir attended DePaul University, majoring in Finance. Samir lives in Chicago, IL, where he spends time with family, travels (always checking the local sports team schedules first), and is an avid sports fan starting with his beloved Chicago Cubs as well as his continuous passion for the New England Patriots (some may not believe it, but has actually been a fan before the Tom Brady era).