Polly Staman




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Polly Staman

Founder and principal of Research Collaborative, Polly brings a broad background in marketing, research and consulting to her many satisfied clients. Through keen insights and strong writing capabilities, Polly effectively translates research findings into meaningful and relevant corporate learning.

She has worked extensively with clients concerned with product development, relationship management, branding, ad testing, market segmentation and competitive benchmarking, among other areas. In her 25+ years at Research Collaborative, Polly has served clients in a range of industries including: banking, brokerage, asset management, healthcare, e-commerce, high tech, consultancies and non-profits.

Polly earned her MBA from Suffolk University, where she was a Marketing Department research fellow and Adjunct Instructor of Marketing and Market Research. She holds a BA in Human Development (Counseling Psychology) from Boston College (’83).

Besides listening, learning and running a successful practice, her other passions include gardening, rowing, and word games. She shares her office with her two rescue dogs, Max and Sander.