Research Analysts

Amanda Darcangelo, Research Analyst



Coverage and Focus Areas
Customer buying behavior, customer satisfaction and experience, customer perception and future trends in technology, qualitative and quantitative analysis of primary and secondary industry research, outlier testing and regression analysis

Role and Responsibilities
Amanda is a research analyst on TBR’s Tailored Services team and is responsible for assessing specific client needs. Amanda’s research involves programming surveys, administering focus groups, executing quantitative analyses and targeting client needs through secondary research. She is involved in key analysis and creation of content that gives clients insight into their markets. Amanda’s experience in statistical and quantitative analyses helps lead to actionable decision making for TBR’s clients.

Experience and Background
Prior to joining TBR, Amanda was a project manager at Project Resources Group and a marketing coordinator with Building Envelope Technologies.

Amanda received a B.A. in political science from State University of New York at Buffalo. She participated in the Midwest Political Science Association Conference in 2014, presenting statistical analysis on the measurements and influences of wealth disparity globally through the creation of quantitative measurements as well as through panel data regression and in-depth analysis.

Kelly Lesiczka, Research Analyst



Coverage and Focus Areas
IT consulting, management consulting, systems integration, application outsourcing, ITO, BPO, cloud, mobility, security, industry IT services (e.g., financial services, healthcare, public sector), global service delivery, custom research, professional services

Role and Responsibilities
Kelly Lesiczka is a research analyst in TBR’s Professional Services Practice. Kelly’s vendor coverage includes Cisco Services, CSC, Fujitsu, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Services, IBM Global Services, Infosys and Infosys Cloud. She also contributes to TBR’s IT Services Vendor Benchmark, Global Delivery Benchmark and Analytics & Insights Professional Services Vendor Benchmark as well as conducts primary research for custom projects.

Experience and Background
Kelly joined TBR as an intern contributing to the Professional Services and Cloud practices. Prior to joining TBR, she worked as a marketing intern at the Long Group, assisting with database analysis and market research, and as an operations intern at Single Digits, maintaining day-to-day processes and the company’s Salesforce account.

Kelly graduated cum laude from Saint Anselm College with a double major in business and sociology and a minor in human relations and work. She is also a member of Pi Gammu Mu, the international honor society in social sciences.

Stephanie Long, Research Analyst



Coverage and Focus Areas
Server evolution and adoption, storage networking, unified and cluster storage, cloud integration, data center infrastructure, virtualization, modularity, energy efficiency, analytics, big data, converged systems, hyperconverged, hyperscale, software-defined storage, software-defined networking, security, threat protection, malware prevention, cloud security, mobile security, managed security services, risk management

Role and Responsibilities
Stephanie Long is a research analyst in TBR’s Data Center Practice, contributing to TBR’s quarterly syndicated reports researching vendors including Dell Technologies, Fujitsu, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IBM, NetApp and Symantec across the spectrum of data center technologies. Stephanie also provides assessment and analysis on vendors’ financial and market strategies for TBR’s benchmarks.

Experience and Background
Prior to joining TBR, Stephanie spent five years in the public education sector. In that role she developed curriculum utilizing her research, presentation and analysis skills and instructed students, including teaching economics for adult education.

Stephanie holds an M.Ed. in secondary education and a B.A. in history from the University of New Hampshire.

Noman Pathan, Research Analyst

Coverage and Focus Areas
Industry profiling, custom research, market research analysis, customer research

Role and Responsibilities
Noman Pathan, a research analyst in TBR’s Engagement Services practice, supports companywide projects with custom research and analysis. Noman provides valuable insight for TBR’s clients using qualitative and quantitative analysis through primary research. Additionally, Noman contributes to research, analysis and recommendations into selling technology across verticals and to TBR’s quarterly Corporate IT Buying Behavior & Customer Satisfaction Studies on x86-based servers, desktops and notebooks.

Experience and Background
Prior to joining TBR, Noman worked at New Forest Capital, a private equity search fund in Cambridge, Mass. He was responsible for business development with investment banks and primary business owners who were interested in selling their business.

Noman received a B.S. in business administration with a dual concentration in accounting and finance from Boston University’s Questrom School of Business. There he and his team developed a business plan that was selected as a Top 3 finalist among 80 submissions in the core management program.

Zachary Rabel, Research Analyst



Coverage and Focus Areas
Custom research, survey programming and design, data analysis, customer research, industry profiling

Role and Responsibilities
Zachary Rabel, a research analyst in TBR’s Engagement Services practice, participates in research and data analysis for custom projects and uses quantitative and statistical analysis to provide custom insight for TBR clients. Zachary contributes to research and analysis spanning all of TBR’s core technology coverage areas as well as industry-specific analysis of technology trends. He contributes to TBR’s programmatic customer research, including for Corporate IT Buying Behavior & Customer Satisfaction Studies, business intelligence studies and cloud customer studies.

Experience and Background
Prior to joining TBR Zachary was an intern at Springfield No One Leaves, a grassroots, member-led organization in Springfield, Mass., organized around the negative impact of the housing crisis and economic inequality.

Zachary received a B.A. in social thought and political economy and in economics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He earned great distinction from Commonwealth Honors College for his thesis, “The Transition From Communism to Capitalism: A Comparative Study of Estonia, Russia and Ukraine.”

Keegan Twomey, Research Analyst



Coverage and Focus Areas
Cloud professional services, IT services, hybrid cloud, private cloud, public cloud, cloud integration, cloud brokerage, hybrid IT management

Role and Responsibilities
Keegan Twomey is a research analyst for TBR’s Cloud Practice. He contributes research to the overall coverage of several IT companies, including Amazon Web Services, Accenture, CSC, Google, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and VMware. He also assists the authors of various deliverables such as TBR's Cloud Professional Services Benchmark, Cloud Professional Services Market Forecast and Cloud Professional Services Customer Research. Keegan’s research and analysis for customer and vendor deliverables provides insights and key findings comparing top industry performers against peers.

Experience and Background
Prior to his current role, Keegan was an intern for TBR’s Cloud and Professional Services Practices, where he contributed to syndicated coverage and supported TBR’s database implementation.

Keegan graduated from the University of New Hampshire Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics. He holds a B.S. in business administration with a concentration in information systems and business analytics, and management.

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