Study Hall continues staff expansion; consultancy adds Joshua Tahan as Associate Research Consultant

Effective July 1, Study Hall Research announces the addition of Joshua Tahan in the position of Associate Research Consultant.

Prior to joining Study Hall, Josh held a Senior Marketing position and responsibilities for the Sleep Apnea Treatment Centers of America, a 6-facility organization specializing in the treatment of sleep apnea and its accompanying conditions. In his capacity, Josh oversaw marketing, strategic development, and all research activities for this multi-facility outpatient treatment canter.

Mr. Tahan also brings considerable experience with food and food-related businesses and clients, franchisor relations, and marketing and research consulting for companies as large as $150 million in annual revenues. He has also brought his expertise to a wide range of speaking appearances and lectures, including a feature as one of two keynote speakers for Southeastern Dish Network Retailers convention.

In his position as a part of the Study Hall team, Josh will actively engage with qualitative and quantitative research initiatives, with primary focus on food, packaged goods and service clients. He will also assume lead responsibility for new Study Hall developments in the social media space.

Addressing this new staff addition, Rodney Kayton (Managing Partner – Study Hall) said ‘We are extremely pleased to announce this staff addition. Josh brings very strong skillsets to Study Hall, and will be instrumental in the continued growth of our company. As Study Hall continues to grow, we are constantly looking for new and skilled talent in both qualitative and quantitative research areas, as well as strong strategic thinkers who bring energy and inquisitiveness to our team and our work.’ Kayton added: ‘We hope clients will immediately challenge Josh to provide them with levels of intelligence, client service and overall project excellence that are hallmarks of any Study Hall engagement.’

An avid outdoorsman, Josh is an experienced paddleboarder and certified scuba diver.  Perhaps more importantly, he is a certified food and drink aficionado who brews award-winning craft beer and writes the Tampa Bay blog  Josh holds his MBA from the University of Tampa.

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