A research analyst at HDR, Renae Rich strives to connect the work we do with the strategic outcomes our clients care about. Renae plays an integral role in HDR’s research initiatives, including hypothesis development, research design, coordination with project teams and clients, as well as analyzing and interpreting data. Being naturally curious, Renae enjoys that research is about defining clear questions and systematically searching for answers. With a background in advertising and marketing and a Master of Science in statistics, Renae combines her analytic mindset with her creative side to explore complex problems by diving into data. She enjoys working on diverse projects and is compelled by the opportunity to affect people’s lives by influencing change in the buildings and environments where they work, live and spend time.