Seurat Group Team

Seurat Group Team

Adam Gold

Principal

Adam Gold
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Principal
Adam is a Principal at the Seurat Group. With more than 7 years of experience in brand management – in consumer goods at Pernod Ricard USA and in hospitality at Starwood Hotels – he brings a seasoned perspective on how successful brands connect with consumers.

Adam’s experience includes leading new product launches from insights through commercialization, designing and deploying sales training programs and directing global advertising campaigns.

He received his MBA from New York University and graduated with a MA and BA in English from Boston University.

When he isn’t exploring Connecticut with his wife and twin boys, you can find him on the tennis court or, on the rarest of occasions, the golf course.


Dan Johnson

Senior Director of Insights & Analytics

Dan Johnson
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Senior Director of Insights & Analytics
Dan is the Senior Director of Insights and Analytics at the Seurat Group, responsible for the company’s Research and Analytics capability. He has extensive experience in segmentation, brand health, and other types of market research and is constantly seeking to transform consumer data into actionable insights to drive growth for his clients.
Dan received his BA from Case Western Reserve University with a concentration in Economics.

Toby Heavenrich

Engagement Manager

Toby Heavenrich
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Engagement Manager
Toby is an Engagement Manager at the Seurat Group. He is a passionate and analytical problem solver with 7 years of experience leading project engagements with consumer goods manufacturers. Toby brings a breadth of experience and industry knowledge, having worked across multiple categories, channels and markets to drive brand and category growth, develop go-to-market strategies and optimize commercial execution. He received his BA in Economics and BS in Engineering from Swarthmore College.
Outside of the office, Toby is an avid volleyball player, reader and cryptic crossword puzzle solver. You may often find him on the beach near his hometown of Norwalk, CT, peppering a volleyball or deciphering a clue between games.

Carolyn Meyer

Engagement Manager

Carolyn Meyer
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Engagement Manager
Carolyn is an Engagement Manager at the Seurat Group. Her decade in CPG started developing category management strategies at Kantar Retail, after which she cultivated a passion for consumer-first thinking as a brand manager at General Mills and Henkel. She brings experience managing portfolios across Foodservice and Retail, leading revenue growth and cost reduction initiatives, and building product renovation and communication strategies that better position brands to address evolving wellness trends.
Carolyn received her BA in Economics from Hamilton College and her MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.

Kyle Gaffney

Senior Associate

Kyle Gaffney
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Senior Associate
Kyle is a Senior Associate at the Seurat Group. His areas of expertise include strategy and market sizing, with a focus in the food service industry.
Kyle graduated with a double major in Psychology and Economics from Williams College, where he was a captain of the varsity wrestling team his junior and senior years.

James Hamilton

Senior Associate

James Hamilton
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Senior Associate
James is a Senior Associate at the Seurat Group. Areas of expertise include developing research tools and leveraging new analytics capabilities to expand the firm’s insights.

James graduated from Wesleyan University in 2016 and majored in Government with an American Politics concentration.

Outside of work, James enjoys barbequing and listening to music with friends.

Minwei Cao

Senior Associate

Minwei Cao
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Senior Associate 

Minwei is a Senior Associate at the Seurat Group. Her expertise is in next generation consumer insights and category leadership, with a focus on challenger brands.

Associate

Minwei graduated from Williams College with a BA in Biology and English.
She lives in New York City with her cat Machi and enjoys baristaing and discovering the latest food trends on the weekends.


Emily Davidshofer

Senior Associate

Emily Davidshofer
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Senior Associate
Emily is a Senior Associate at the Seurat Group. Her areas of expertise include innovation, industry benchmarking and forward-looking purchase decision analysis.

Emily graduated from Hamilton College with a BA in Mathematics.

When not out exploring local running trails, she enjoys playing field hockey, kayaking in Maine and making homemade pizza.

Adele Loomis

Associate

Adele Loomis
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Associate
Adele is an Associate at the Seurat Group keenly focused on leveraging data to tell stories and helping businesses achieve their strategic goals. In her free time she enjoys running, weightlifting and hunting for the world’s best ice cream.
Adele graduated summa cum laude with a BA in History from Amherst College, where she was captain of the varsity track & field team.

Madeline Abrahams

Associate

Madeline Abrahams
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Associate
Maddy is an Associate at the Seurat Group. She has particular interest in working with portfolio companies and disruptive challenger brands to help achieve their strategic goals.
Maddy graduated cum laude from Williams College with a BA in English. In her spare time she enjoys seeking out new restaurants across New York City and playing the occasional round of golf.

 

Kevin Carpenter

Associate

Kevin Carpenter
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Associate
Kevin is an Associate at the Seurat Group. He is interested in building industry narratives and helping companies leverage consumer insights to unlock growth.
He graduated from Middlebury College with a BA in History. Before working at Seurat, Kevin was a history teacher at a private school in Manhattan. He currently lives in New York City and loves running, reading and supporting Liverpool Football Club.

Alexander Flores

Business Analyst

Alexander Flores
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Business Analyst 
Alex is a Business Analyst at the Seurat Group. He enjoys turning theoretical ideas into practical solutions by combining quantitative and qualitative analysis. He is also an avid sports fan who loves to watch, play, and analyze baseball, basketball, and football.
Alex graduated from Cornell University with a BS in Industrial and Labor Relations and minors in Mathematics and Economics.

Edgar Thornton

Business Analyst

Edgar Thornton
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Business Analyst
Edgar is a Business Analyst at the Seurat Group with a passion for emerging companies and brands. He graduated from Harvard University with an A.B. in Biomedical Engineering.
Edgar led a digital music company prior to joining Seurat, and in his spare time he seeks out new music and loves to travel.

Emma Carchedi

Business Analyst

Emma Carchedi
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Business Analyst
Emma is a Business Analyst at the Seurat Group. She loves working with brands and using her BA in Neuroscience from Middlebury College to help them better connect with consumers. 

In her spare time Emma enjoys playing in a coed soccer league and traveling.

 


Owen Powers

Business Analyst

Owen Powers
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Business Analyst
Owen is a Business Analyst at the Seurat Group. He loves asking the right questions to brands and consumers alike to unlock data driven action that clients can leverage to achieve their strategic goals. 

He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Middlebury College with a BA in Political Science, where he was Captain of the Men’s Ice Hockey team his junior and senior years.

 


Maureen Sawyer

Controller

Maureen Sawyer
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Financial Controller
Maureen is Seurat Group’s Controller. A CPA, Maureen received her BS in Accounting from Fairfield University and spent 10 years as an auditor in the financial services assurance practice of PwC before joining Seurat Group.

Maureen has worked as an accountant for the Aspetuck Land Trust and served as Treasurer of many volunteer organizations, including the

Bellarmine Guild of Fairfield College Preparatory School and PTA President of Riverfield School.

She lives in Fairfield, CT with her husband Scott and their three teenagers.


Leo

Office Mascot

Leo
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Office Mascot
Leo is a bichon-frise and is the younger brother to his sister Bailey. Although petite in size with a permanent smile on his face, his large ambitious and curious playful nature shines through to help aid in Seurat’s pet care capability.
He enjoys running in circles for treats, lounging at the beach and mega bunches of cuddles.

Bailey

Office Mascot

Bailey
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Office Mascot
Bailey is a Labrador Retriever who brings a seasoned, authentic perspective to Seurat’s pet care capability.
She enjoys long walks, catching frisbees, swimming in lakes and cozying up to anyone in possession of treats.