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Dan Geller joins MSG as Director of Evaluation Services

MSG is pleased to announce that Dan Geller has joined the firm as Director of Evaluation Services. In this role Dan will be leading the Evaluation Practice at MSG with responsibilities for global growth and engagement delivery.

Dan is an accomplished researcher with over 35 years of experience in program evaluation, policy analysis, research design, and project management. He has directed the evaluation and study of many highly visible programs for public sector clients and through this research provided critical input to inform policy and to assess the extent to which programs achieve their objectives. Dr. Geller’s work includes efforts aimed at assessing program participation, impact evaluations and outcome assessments, quality and adherence to procedures, program integrity and error, and policy implications of program operation. Dr. Geller has led numerous quantitative studies using primary and secondary data on a nationally representative sample of participants, designed research using experimental and quasi-experimental methods, and conducted qualitative and process evaluations to gain additional insight into programs and their impact.

“There is an ever increasing need for accountability and performance assessment. MSG has continued to see robust growth in its Research and Evaluation service line, and with Dan’s addition we have taken an important step to invest in the leadership and infrastructure needed to address the varying needs of our clients. Dan brings the technical expertise and the business acumen necessary to engage clients and develop solutions that address their unique requirements,” said Taimur Amjad, Managing Partner of MSG.

Prior to joining Manhattan Strategy, Dr. Geller was a principal researcher for a large research and analysis firm and vice president for a policy analysis firm, both in the Washington, DC area.