Better Together: CFR + Decision Point Consulting 

Communications for Research (CFR) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Decision Point Consulting.

Founded in 1994, Decision Point Consulting is based in Canton, Ohio. Over the course of the company’s history, the team has had the honor of working with some of the most prominent international brands and legal professional associations across the country.

The company’s team of highly skilled market research experts will further enhance CFR’s digital qualitative recruiting capabilities.

“We are excited to advance our hybrid research logistic approach through this acquisition,” said Colson Steber, Co-CEO of CFR. “Our commitment has always been continuous improvement on behalf of our clients. The expertise of the Decision Point team will enhance our ability to deliver best-in-class recruiting services across the market research space.”




We are also proud to work with the great people at each of the companies below.  Our Business Service Partners are made up of a few of the key companies that we rely on every day to run our business operations and conduct research.  Our Employee Owned/Affiliated Partners are representations of the entrepreneurial spirit of the people that work for us and their close friends/family.  We are honored to be associated with these businesses and are glad to provide a personal referral to you of who and why to work with each of them.


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Researchscape International is an agile survey-research consultancy and SaaS firm delivering PR surveys, omnibus surveys, automated reporting tools and other research-related services to marketers and agencies. Its surveys are frequently used to drive thought leadership, support content creation and help grow organizations’ public profiles. Custom surveys support product launches, crisis communications, customer satisfaction and more.



Mark Golde

Mark is a RIVA trained moderator, with strong communication skills and extensive experience moderating focus groups and in-depth interviews (approximately 80 groups annually).  Mark brings a real-world marketing perspective to clients’ marketing challenges.





Televergence is a 30+ year nationwide telecommunications carrier with expertise in contact center technology and operations. We have a fully staffed, U.S. based Network Operating Center (NOC) and maintain an on-premise TDM to VoIP conversion program for legacy contact center platforms. Our VoIP Solutions Portfolio includes premium, all calls connect Inbound Toll-Free & Outbound Long Distance services for businesses with existing contact center technology, as well as those building a new contact center, or businesses who are large volume users. For businesses that want to initiate Inbound Toll-Free customer support or Outbound Long Distance for Research, Public Opinion Polling or telemarketing, Televergence can add capacity and run alongside your current system. For businesses that have contact center systems like Acculabs, Asterisk, Avaya, Brooktrout, Dialogic, Noble Systems, Nortel, Survox, and/or Voxco (to name a few), Televergence can add capacity without having to end-life systems and that can run alongside legacy systems.


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With over 10 years of marketing research experience, Megan has helped some of the world’s largest companies fine tune their products and services using math. 

Megan spent the last four years of her career with Sawtooth Software, the world leader in conjoint analysis.



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