Stephanie Asper is responsible for the overall management and performance of the company’s Research and Consulting (R&C) Practice, including project management of all client engagements. Ms. Asper supports the OPEN MINDS team in her role as peer review on client projects, development of project proposals, and supervision of the R&C Practice’s Research Analysts.
In her previous role at OPEN MINDS, Ms. Asper served as a Research Analyst, supporting the OPEN MINDS team through market research, collaboration with the firm’s senior advisors, project management, development of project proposals, and preparation of client reports and presentations.
Prior to joining OPEN MINDS, Ms. Asper began her career in health and human services as an Administrative Assistant for the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Office of Health Policy, where she tracked national and state legislation and helped manage the Political Action Committee and Health Policy booths for this organization at national conferences.
While earning her undergraduate degree, Ms. Asper served as a research assistant for the Political Science Department and as a Teaching Assistant Coordinator/Teaching Assistant for the Biology Department. She was named co-author on “Explaining the Horse Race of 2008,” a peer-reviewed professional article published in the July 2009 issue of PS: Political Science and Politics.
Ms. Asper earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from Pennsylvania State University. She is currently pursuing her Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Degree at Mount St. Mary’s University.