A small and mighty team of forward-thinkers
Our team works hard to deliver the real world insights you depend on. These are the people who make it all happen.
Deborah K. Stanton
Executive Managing Director
Responsible for executive leadership and operations of CAPS Research to ensure best in class benchmarking and research is delivered to our Corporate members. Provide a differentiated experience and a strong network for CPOs and their organizations through roundtables, workshops, critical issue forums, and customized work.
Thomas Choi, Ph.D.
Harold E. Fearon Chair of Purchasing Management and Executive Director
Responsible for overall direction of major research projects. Holds a joint appointment as Professor of Supply Chain Management at W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.
Richard A. Boyle, Ph.D.
Director of Corporate Membership/Operations
Oversees membership benefits and recruitment; helps direct the operations of CAPS Research.
480/752-6276, ext. 3050
Director of Benchmarking
Directs the strategy and management of CAPS Research benchmarking practice with the goal of increasing the value and relevance of deliverables for CAPS Research member companies and all benchmarking participants. Responsible for all day-to-day benchmarking activities and overseeing a dream team of benchmarking colleagues. Leads the effort to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of all benchmarking activities. Responsible for key account relationship management, new product development and expanding custom benchmarking projects.
480/752-6276, ext. 3052
Director of Marketing and Business Development
Drives public-facing marketing communication and lead generation efforts, with a focus on increasing member company value and providing enjoyable learning and networking opportunities.
480/752-6276, ext. 3060
Manager, Meetings and Events
Organizes and tracks progress of research events and conferences. Exercises oversight of expenditures and contracts specific to CAPS Research events.
480/752-6276, ext. 3055
Manages and coordinates research project activities including publication of research. Liaison between CAPS Research and related organizations.
480/752-6276, ext. 30324
Supervises benchmarking activities. Develops new benchmarking products. Key liaison between CAPS Research and benchmarking participants.
480/752-6276, ext. 3037
Benchmarking Research Project Manager
Organizes and tracks progress of benchmarking activities with a focus on survey development and programming. Prepares benchmarking reports and collaborates with companies on new and custom benchmarking products.
480/752-6276, ext. 3016
Benchmarking Research Specialist
Prepares benchmarking deliverables for distribution to survey participants and member companies. Develops new benchmarking products and reporting methods to meet the changing needs of member organizations.
480/752-6276, ext. 3071
Organizes and tracks progress of fund raising, budgets, and administrative issues.
480/752-6276, ext. 3115
Director of Information Technology Services
Manages the information services required to support CAPS Research initiatives, while developing, maintaining, and supporting applications and databases.
480/752-6276, ext. 3116
Tammy A. Schwerman
IS Administrator/Web Master
Manages and/or supports the administration, development, maintenance, and content of CAPS Research web applications. Also maintains and supports internal software and related IS infrastructure.
480/752-6276, ext. 3054