Dorian Smiley, Vanessa Hernandez, Kristin Caiella (L-R)
Three new employees have joined MFour’s team, bolstering sales, survey fielding and software architecture.
Solutions Executive Kristin Caiella joins the sales team, where she’ll contribute to growing our client roster by educating prospects about what they’ll achieve by working with MFour. Kristin has more than five years’ experience in the research industry, most recently as a Director of Client Development for Cint. She earned a Master’s degree in Applied Psychology from the University of Southern California, and a Bachelor’s in Psychology and Health Science from the State University of New York, Brockport. She also has an Associate’s degree in Massage Therapy. Outside of work, Kristin enjoys the outdoors (hiking, tennis, beach volleyball) and does regular volunteer work with kids, including physical fitness programs at a community center and a tutoring program for homeless children.
Vanessa Hernandez joins the Operations team as a Fielding Expert whose duties include ensuring that questionnaires submitted by clients meet standards to ensure a good experience for panelists. Vanessa acquired relevant experience as a student researcher at the University of California, Irvine, where she earned two degrees – a Master’s in Social Sciences (concentration in Demographic and Social Analysis), and a Bachelor’s in Chicano/Latino Studies. Vanessa is a mentor and education advocate in the Long Beach community where she grew up, helping young people stay on the path to opportunity through education.
Software Architect Dorian Smiley brings more than 15 years of software engineering experience to the MFour team. His most recent position was Senior Architect at Silicon Publishing, Inc., where he helped create solutions for clients such as Adobe, Amazon, Disney and Hallmark. At MFour Dorian will contribute to projects in both engineering and product development. He’s an alumnus of Orange Coast College and Cal State University, Long Beach. Dorian is a father who enjoys family time with his daughter; he has side projects creating open source software, and he’s a lifelong beach culture enthusiast – surfing by day, bonfires by night. In fact, Dorian’s middle name is Ocean – really!
Welcome aboard, Kristin, Vanessa and Dorian!