Ted Donnelly


VP, Client Solutions

Ted Donnelly joined the Schlesinger Group family in 2019 when Baltimore Research was acquired by the company. Ted led the Baltimore Research team for 16-years as the Managing Director. He is a proven leader in the marketing research and insights industry with national notoriety as a dynamic and innovative insights supplier. At Schlesinger Group he serves as Vice President, Client Solutions where his role is to help key clients meet their business challenges by managing the full spectrum of their informational needs.

Ted is an expert in qualitative, quantitative, and emerging research methods. He believes good research starts with innate curiosity and the creativity to approach the unique goals of each project distinctively to get to the underlying insights. He has a Ph.D. in Consumer Behavior & Advertising Research and an MSc in Marketing Research from the University of Edinburgh (Scotland) and a BS in Psychology from Penn State University.

Ted is dedicated to genuine partnership and creating a collaborative, immersive research process for his clients that helps them get closer to truly understanding their audience. A passionate industry volunteer and advocate, Ted held several positions on the Insights Association Board of Directors for more than 10 years and served in countless committee roles.  He is a former Chairman of both the MRA and PRC Boards. In his free time, Ted can usually be found coaching, playing or watching hockey, traveling, and spending time with his two boys in Bel Air, Maryland.

Industry Involvement

  • Insights Association, Board of Directors, 2016-2019
  • MRA, Various Roles, 2009-2016
  • Professional Researchers Certification, Various Roles, 2007-2019

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