“If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it.” - Peter Drucker

Public Opinion

DHM Research

For over three decades, Davis, Hibbitts & Midghall, Inc. (DHM Research) has been helping clients across the United States with planning and communications through focus groups and telephone and online surveys. DHM is an independent, non-partisan public opinion research and consultation firm based in Portland, Oregon.

Public Knowledge

Public Knowledge is a full-service market research agency offering a wide range of quantitative and qualitative market research services to the public and third sector nationally, in addition to private sector clients in the North East.

Policy Interactive

Policy Interactive (PI) is a nonpartisan, interdisciplinary team of researchers working to understand general public opinions about global climate change and how it may influence our future. To obtain this understanding, we collect media reports, independent public opinion surveys and conduct our own opinion surveys.


Illume Communications

Illume Communications is a full-service, award-winning, brand and communications firm that specializes in research-based creative strategies. Illume’s core competencies are developing compelling and effective messaging strategies.

R.Bruer Company

R.Bruer Company is a strategic communications firm in Portland, Ore. R. Bruer Company crafts brands, messages and stories for businesses, nonprofits and institutions across sustainability, cleantech, healthcare and other environmental and social sectors.

Economic Analysis

McDowell Group

Since 1972, McDowell Group has helped community leaders, public agencies and private companies respond to change and grow. Clients value McDowell Group’s in-depth understanding of Alaska’s people, communities and economy. McDowell Group customize their research tasks and project team for each professional assignment, assuring the highest-quality information, analysis, and recommendations.


The Juneau Economic Development Council fosters a healthy and sustainable economic climate in Juneau and throughout Southeast Alaska. In collaboration with other organizations, the council implements initiatives to maintain, expand, and create economic opportunities.


ECONorthwest provides professional economics, planning, and financial consulting services and expert testimony for a wide variety of private and public sector clients throughout the United States and worldwide.