McDowell Group is Alaska’s most experienced full-service research and consulting firm.
With a staff of 17 multi-disciplinary professionals, the firm offers a broad range of professional services. We have served Alaska’s diverse research needs for more than 40 years, conducting approximately 2,000 studies for over 400 public and private-sector clients, including the following professional services:
Economic Development Research & Planning
Economic Impact Assessments
Socioeconomic Profiles and Studies
Personal Intercept Surveys
Market Demand Assessments
Financial Feasibility Analyses
Public Health Data Analysis
Health Care Utilization Analysis
Community and Tribal Health Needs Assessments
Formative and Process Evaluations
Implementation, Monitoring, and Impact Evaluations
Outcome or Objectives-Based Evaluations
Management and Organizational Effectiveness Consulting
Understanding Client Needs
Our projects all begin with a diligent effort to clearly understand our client’s research needs and expectations. We work very hard to understand all the issues that motivate our clients to seek independent, objective research support.
Teamwork is the core of McDowell Group’s business philosophy. We assemble project-specific teams with the skills and experience necessary to give our clients the greatest return on their investment in research.
Frequent communication with our clients throughout the project is an important ingredient in success. We keep our clients updated and informed.
We always provide clients the opportunity to review draft material, to insure the final work product will meet or exceed their expectations. We’re not done until we’ve met our clients’ needs.
We value the opportunity to help clients communicate to stakeholders the results of our work, through presentations, design of attractive summary documents, or other communications tools.