Animal Policy Group and O’Hara Consulting Launch APG|O’Hara Research & Analytics


SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 8, 2020 –The Animal Policy Group, LLC, the leading strategic policy and advocacy group in animal health and Kerry O’Hara, PhD, have announced a joint venture and are launching APG|O’Hara Research & Analytics, dedicated to helping companies make better decisions through critical research and insights. Led by Dr. Kerry O’Hara, formerly with Nationwide, APG|O’Hara will be providing services throughout North America. 

O’Hara has invested nearly three decades in the science behind analytics and is keenly aware of the struggles most organizations face.  O’Hara is best known for her strategic insights from the Nationwide and Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI) groundbreaking research study that revealed that the more pet-friendly the work environment is, the more employees are attracted and engaged within that environment – which leads to better business outcomes. Today, O’Hara spends the majority of her time understanding consumer behaviors and their impact on businesses.

“As our society is changing daily, so are the behaviors and preferences of the modern customer,” says O’Hara, president of APG|O’Hara Research & Analytics. “Staying at the cutting edge of insights gives your business the necessary, practical roadmap to unlocking the strategies that give you the ultimate in value propositions – how you offer something unique and valued to the modern customer.”

Mark Cushing, founder and CEO of the Animal Policy Group said: “Companies and organizations in the animal health space, particularly concerning pets, are experiencing tremendous growth and face a critical need for data and analytics to guide next steps. I am very excited to team up with Kerry as she is the best in the business.”

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