Our Team

Together we form a diverse team with a wide range of professional and academic backgrounds. Our staff of nearly 30 experts will work closely with you to design a project that meets your unique needs and delivers high quality results.

You can also reach staff members by sending an email using their first initial followed by their last name [@] vitalresearch.com (e.g., Jane Smith: jsmith@vitalresearch.com)

Christina Anaya

Administrative Assistant

Julie Anaya

Research Assistant I

Valerie Ballenger

M.B.A., SHRM-CP, HR Manager

Olia Bolotina

M.B.A., Project Manager

Leslie Brock

M.A., M.A.T., Associate Director of Aging Services

Norma Carrillo-
Van Tongeren

Senior Project Coordinator

Albert Cheng

Data Specialist

Cathy Coddington

Ph.D., Senior Research Associate

Steven De La Torre

M.P.H., Project Coordinator

Adrienne Dellinger

Ph.D. Candidate, Senior Research Associate

Erin Der-McLeod

M.S.W., Project Coordinator

Diana Dominguez

Administrative Associate

Michael Fenne

J.D., Project Coordinator

Vanessa Gamboa

Information Manager

Jacob Hade

M.A., Data Specialist

Jake Hansen

Project Coordinator

Gloria Kim

Project Manager

Janet Lee

Ed.M, Senior Research Associate

Gretchen Luhr

Ph.D., Project Manager

Liliana Mercado

Research Assistant

Van Ly

M.S.W., Project Manager

Karilyn Mauerman

Research Assistant II

Chris Morton

Database Developer

Dionne Ong

Digital Designer

Matthew Redman

Data Operations Manager

Eliot Reyes

IT Systems Administrator

Gwen C. Uman

R.N. Ph.D., Partner Emeritus

Harold N. Urman

Ph.D., President

Jennifer Wang

Senior Data Specialist

Vinthia Wirantana

M.A., Research Associate

Muriel Wheatley

M.A., Director of Operations