Our Leadership Team
DBA's Leadership Team has extensive experience through out all levels of the research process. Their industry experience assists them in the design and implementation of many complex data capture and analysis programs. The leadership team combines the functional capabilities of many Web, CATI, and cross tabulation software packages used by the research industry. Each member works closely to meet the needs of their clients and develop lasting client relationships.
David Burnett - President
David received a BS from the Rochester Institute of Technology in 1980 where he was named the Institute's Outstanding Scholar, and an MS in Research and Evaluation from Florida State University in 1981.
David started a research career in 1981 as an analyst with the State of Arkansas Division of Mental Health Services. Since then, has held a number of technical and managerial positions with companies such as Maritz, McGraw-Hill and Simmons.
Prior to establishing DBA, David was Vice-President of Operations at Simmons, responsible for all data collection and processing operations for both the syndicated and custom divisions.
Shelley Burnett - Vice President of Administration
Shelley has an extensive background in financial and managerial support systems.
She has a strong accounting background with firms in Tallahassee, Fla; Little Rock, Ark; and Princeton, NJ. Shelley also has 12 years experience as Director of Finance and Personnel at Public Strategies/Impact, LLC, a government relations and public affairs counsel located in Trenton, NJ.
Johanna Hurly - Senior Project Manager
Johanna Hurly has over 20 years experience in the research industry and received her BS in Marketing from St. Joseph's University (1991).