Wendy Joice-Denhard joined Woodstock Institute to provide expertise in the evaluation of the Mayor’s Office of People with Disabilities’ Home Modification program. She has 15+ years of market research and insights experience and has served as project director on numerous qualitative and quantitative research initiatives. Wendy has conducted research for leading corporations, health care organizations, nonprofit associations, and state and federal government entities. She has evaluated the impact of programs and initiatives using sophisticated research methods, guided decision-making through statistical analysis and reporting, and identified new strategies for serving the public. Wendy has orchestrated large-scale, national studies which have required site selection, randomized sampling, management of test and control groups, and recruiting difficult-to-reach target audiences. She is an expert in data collection methods advising on best practices for respondent recruitment and ensuring strong response rates for research initiatives.
Wendy is a professionally trained moderator and is currently pursuing her Project Management Professional Certification (PMP) at DePaul University.