Nathan P. Kempe
Riverside, CA 92503
Market Research Professional with 20 years of experience.
Proficient with Data Processing Solutions and Project Management.
Combines astute strategic, programming and market research skills utilizing various research tools to write scripts, process and validate data.
Able to function independently and objectively in the production of market research survey reports.
Proactive problem solver, solid interpersonal communicator, with an exceptional ability to multitask and meet simultaneous deadlines for multiple projects.
Acts as principal contact for client-facing communications; instills confidence by handling requests/inquiries reliably, accurately and on a timely basis.
CATI, CSV Files
Merging Data Sets
Statistics: T-Scores, Z-Scores, Regression, Correlation, Chi-Square, etc.
Clean Imported Data
MS Office (Excel, Access, Word)
Data Processor/Research Specialist (Self-employed)
2006 - Present
NPK Data Processing
Provided project scheduling, cost and availability to clients.
Reviewed/processed data from surveys, developed/compiled and published client reports in qualitative and quantitative formats.
Developed, documented and published tracking and ad-hoc study procedures.
Wrote cross-tabs (from scratch) for both ad-hoc and tracking studies.
Manipulated and recoded data in various format, including SPSS.
Tested Web Surveys (Pre-Launch)
Data/Digital Lead 2016-2017
Abigail Medina Campaign for California State Assembly (2016) San Bernardino, CA
Abigail Medina Campaign for San Bernardino School Board (2017)
Trained and directed staff/volunteers to use campaign software.
Proficient using Political Data Inc software to target areas processing maps and voter list.
Ran/QC data entry daily reports.
Prepared daily canvass packs.
Assistant Crew Leader (contract)
United States Census Bureau
Reviewed enumeration questionnaires from enumerators for accuracy.
Evaluated/coached enumerators as they addressed respondents.
Handled enumeration of refusals/difficult respondents.
Project Manager – Service Bureau (Telecommute/employee)
Survox (formerly CfMC)
San Francisco, CA
Programmed tabulations, including weighting and banners.
Authored specifications to manipulate, de-rotate, and check data.
Conducted pre-launch testing of online surveys; provided results to colleagues.
Processed and reviewed survey data for market research clients.
Project Director (employee)
Michael Blatt and Company, Inc.
Acted as primary point of contact for client-facing issues.
Assigned to act as de facto ‘officer of the day’ when the company president was not available.
Prepared qualitative and quantitative reports from client’s survey data.
Learned CfMC Mentor.
Monitored project scheduling, prepared cost estimates for clients.
Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics, 1994
Minor in Computer Science
Concordia University, Irvine, CA
Created, published and implemented program specifications to verify the accuracy of data.
Reduced time spent solving client issues by documenting software bugs/workarounds and establishing the baseline for the next software release.
Increased accuracy and simplicity of report generation by streamlining internal procedures.
Recognized for providing over-the-top customer service by ensuring that all client data was provided in easily accessible formats to impart transparency of data for analysis.
HONORS AND AFFILIATIONS
Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America
American Marketing Association, Southern California chapter (attendee)
Insights Asociation, Southern California chapter (attendee)