Schlesinger Texas Appoints New Leader as Nancy Ashmore Retires

We are delighted to have appointed John Simon as Director, Client Solutions. John’s appointment follows the retirement of Nancy Ashmore who has led Schlesinger’s Texas market for 15 years.

John’s remit is to lead Schlesinger’s Texas market delivering excellence in recruitment, research solutions, and our premier facilities in Dallas and Houston. He will also continue to support his national client accounts, offering qualitative and quantitative solutions. John and Nancy have been working closely this year to ensure a smooth leadership transition.

John joined our Texas team in 2005 and has been continuously promoted as he has built a track record of increased responsibility and success with qualitative data collection gaining extensive experience in both online and with in-person projects across the healthcare, consumer and B2B markets.  

Mike Sullivan, President said, “We thank Nancy for her inspired leadership and outstanding contribution in positioning Schlesinger as a Texas market leader.  We are thrilled that John will lead this market into the future.  His wealth of experience, in-depth local knowledge, and leadership abilities are valuable assets for our clients.”

John Simon added: “I look forward to continuing to forge strong client relationships and to applying my knowledge and energy to lead our teams in supporting even greater success for our clients.”

Coming Soon

To underscore our focus on operational excellence, one of our initial projects is the refurbishment of our Houston facility this fall.

Meet John’s Management Team

Chrissy AndersonChristina Anderson – Director of Project Management
Christina has been a part of Schlesinger Group for over 20 years building extensive experience in qualitative research and team leadership. During her career, she has managed our recruiting and project management services  in numerous markets, including NJ, NYC, Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas and Houston.

MaureenMaureen McMinn – Dallas Facility Manager
Maureen has over 18 years experience in marketing research facility management.  Since she joined Schlesinger Group 8 years ago, Maureen’s focus has been on delivering an outstanding client experience at Schlesinger Dallas.  Maureen is a member of the Insights Association.

PaulPaul Rodriguez – Houston Facility Manager
Paul has over 15 years in marketing research and has led our Houston facility for over 8 years. Prior to that, he managed a phone room for the Houston market and has strong connection with our recruiting teams.  Paul is also a member of the Insights Association.



If you would like to learn more about our Texas market and our research capabilities, contact:

John Simon
T. +1 972-503-3100 x103