The Outcomes Survey Project Team
Experienced • Knowledgeable • Highly Skilled • Versatile • Dynamic • Professional • Credible
Max Wartel – Head of Research and Analysis
Max Wartel is CSO’s lead survey research analyst. He has been with The Outcomes Survey initiative since its inception in June 2012.
Currently finishing his PhD in Communication Studies at The University of Texas at Austin, Max has been building and administering surveys to gather valid and reliable outcomes data on college graduates since 2008. He has worked with The University of Texas at Austin and Eastern Michigan University.
Max’s areas of research and teaching expertise include employment outcomes and workforce development, experiential education and internships, persuasion, and linguistic agency.
Michael Bell – Research and Analysis Associate
Michael has been a part of The Outcomes Survey team since October 2014. In his role as Research and Analysis Associate, he assists in implementing The Outcomes Survey for customer institutions, as well as produces and curates national reports. Michael’s educational background includes a Master’s Degree in Psychological Research from Texas State University, and five years of previous research experience. He enjoys being part of the GradLeaders community and helping to power student and employer connections.
When not at the office, Michael enjoys spending time with this wife, family and friends, eating great food, exercising, reading, and playing with his pets.
Esme Smith – Customer and Technical Support Manager
Esme joined the TOS team in March 2015 and provides customer service, implementation, and technical support for The Outcomes Survey. She utilizes her university career office experience to assist customers, as well as coach students with career advice on The Campus Career Coach. Her tech background provides vital data management, web support, and trouble shooting for the team.
Always ready with a witty remark or joke, she enjoys making people laugh and incorporates her humor and personality into her writing. She fills her off-time with video games, “old lady” craft projects, and hanging out with her cats and amazing husband.