Management & Staff

  • Research Associate

    Savanna Rafto
    Research Associate

    As a Research Associate at Shugoll Research, Savanna is involved in all aspects of qualitative and quantitative research projects from inception to completion. She collaborates with our project directors to obtain field bids, design field instructions, manage field operations and oversee quality control procedures. Savanna also is responsible for the production and proofing of key project deliverables such as questionnaires, topic guides, final reports and presentations. Her attention to detail and drive ensures that clients receive impeccable service and the highest quality marketing research services.

    Before starting at Shugoll Research, Savanna attended American University in Washington, DC where she received a B.S. in Business Administration with specialties in Marketing and International Business. Upon completion of her B.S. degree, Savanna returned to American University for the Master’s in Marketing program. During her time as a graduate student, Savanna became interested in market research through her leadership in marketing research group projects where she applied theories learned in class to help solve real-world business issues for clients.

    As a former competitive dancer, Savanna enjoys staying active and fit by participating in various workout and dance classes. She also values her time with her friends and family, and soaking up as much sun as possible.