Alison (Alie) Elsaesser, Vice President of Research and Development

Alie earned her B.S. in Psychology with emphasis in neuropsychology, from Florida State University, and her M.S. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology at the University of Colorado, Denver.

Alie manages Research Department operations and oversees the Data Collection Department. She is responsible for quality data delivery that is informative, easy to understand, and actionable. She established security of assuring Respondent confidentiality and anonymity. Working closely with quantitative and qualitative data, Research partners with Client Services to recommend customized reports based on clients’ needs. She is responsible for product model development and metrics, and refining the Strategic Programs database to generate healthcare normative comparisons.

She joined Strategic Programs in 2003 as Research Project Specialist, and focused primarily with Strategic360® research and Strategic TurnOver Program™(STOP) exit interview data and retention analysis. Collaborating with clients, she developed hybrid research processes, and client-specific instruments and reporting formats.

Read Alison’s article “Engaging Technology to Encourage Employee Voice: Leveraging surveys to improve the workplace” published on HR.com