BIOs

Ed SarpolusEd Sarpolus

Ed Sarpolus, founder and executive director of Target-Insyght, is recognized as one of Michigan’s most notable pollsters, analysts and strategists. A Google search for “Ed Sarpolus” reveals hundreds of articles and videos in which his insights are sought and his opinions appreciated for their accuracy and candor. Ed is a frequent and welcome guest on numerous statewide news and political radio and television programs.

Ed is a strategist, entrepreneurial thinker and deal-maker who has had great success crafting and implementing strategies to influence legislation, political action, and public policy discussions in Michigan and throughout the U.S., and for several clients in Europe and the Pacific Rim.

With more than 20 years of experience in market research and issue advocacy on a range of topics, including corporate competitiveness, education, and healthcare, Ed is a fixture in political, business and media circles around the state.


Dan JankowskiDan Jankowski

Dan has more than twenty years’ leadership experience in a broad range of communications disciplines. His global experience spans the high technology, automotive, cable & telecommunications and publishing industries. During his career, he has worked closely with C-level executives at some of the world’s largest corporations and with local, national and international media outlets and industry analysts.

Dan has organized trade shows everywhere from New York to California, from Panama to Chile and untold points in between. He’s developed and implemented media and industry analyst briefings throughout the U.S., across Europe, in South America and the Asia-Pacific Region. He’s written speeches and created presentations for business, industrial and technology audiences and has spoken knowledgeably about high technology, the automotive industry and public relations to groups ranging in size from local Rotary Clubs to large gatherings of technologists at national analyst conferences.

Dan is a graduate of the University of Michigan and an accredited member of the Public Relations Society of America. He is a native Detroiter, a life-long resident of Michigan, and a long-suffering but always hopeful fan of the Detroit Lions.


R. Michael HolidayR. Michael (Mike) Holaday, Ph.D.

Mike Holaday has more than 40 years’ experience as a researcher and writer, and 16 years as principal of Holaday Research & Consulting, providing research study design and analysis for the private sector. He also is a partner in ANOVA Consultants, providing program evaluation for private nonprofit organizations.

Mike’s credentials are as all-encompassing as the companies and organizations for which he has conducted studies – public and private companies, academic institutions, state and county governments and agencies, health care and financial institutions, and private grant making foundations.

He holds a doctorate from Michigan State University and a Certificate in Research Methodology and Applications from the Burke Institute in Cincinnati.