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About US

About Us 

High Quality, Personalized Service

Q-Q Research Consultants is the only minority woman-owned full service consulting firm with extensive experience in research and program evaluation in South Florida. We offer a wide array of services, including all aspects of research design and planning.


Q-Q Research Consultants comprises a diverse group of professionals with advanced academic training in quantitative and qualitative methodologies.


We provide high quality, personalized services for all your research needs. Some of our clients have included government agencies, community service providers, school districts, private businesses, nonprofit organizations, and academic groups.


Q-Q Research Consultants believes there are three essential components that are necessary for successful implementation of any research or evaluation project: collaboration, communication, and commitment.

  • We aim to develop and maintain a collaborative relationship with our clients characterized by shared effort towards a common goal.
  • We encourage open communication in which clients feel comfortable sharing their questions and feedback.
  • We highlight the importance of establishing a sense of commitment to the process, to effective change for improved systems, and to maintaining ongoing research or evaluation procedures.

Our Mission:

 “Striving to promote families and communities through research and evaluation.”


Sandra Williams, Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Sandra Williams is CEO of Q-Q Research Consultants, the only minority and woman-owned research and evaluation firm in South Florida. Dr. Williams received her master’s degree in Developmental Psychology from Columbia University and her doctorate in Developmental Psychology from Florida International University

A Diversity of Perspectives & Experiences

Robyn McLymont

Managing Director

Robyn McLymont has ten years of experience in executive non-profit management with a focus on program and staff development, operations, grant administration, partnership development and grant writing. She has held various leadership positions.

Rita Menendez, Ph.D.

Research Manager

Dr. Rita Menendez is the Research Manager at Q-Q Research Consultants and has served as both an external and internal evaluator working with varying public and private agencies over the past 17 years.

Ashley Harris, M.S.

Research Analyst

Ashley N. Harris holds her Masters Degree in Industrial Organizational Psychology from Florida International University. Her expertise is in data collection, analyses, and report writing. She has experience in experimental and quasi-experimental research in both the academic and applied realms.

Robert Coseano

Research Assistant

Robert Coseano is an experienced Research Assistant with expertise in data collection, statistical software packages, data analysis, survey administration and data management.



Kristin Nichols-Lopez, Ph. D.


Dr. Kristin Nichols-Lopez has 10 years of experience in research and evaluation in the areas of developmental, counseling and clinical psychology, as well as in K-12 and postsecondary education. She received a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Emory University in Atlanta, GA.

Marcela Gutierrez, Ph.D.

Marcela Gutierrez is an applied anthropologist and qualitative researcher who has worked as a program evaluator for the past 25 years. During this time she has held progressively responsible positions with non-profit and academic institutions concentrating on evaluation, program planning, capacity building.

Jowel Laguerre, Ph.D.


Dr. Laguerre holds a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership for college and university administration, a master’s degree in Education in School Administration, a master’s degree in French Literature from the University of Kansas, a bachelors in Mathematics and Physics Education.

Sabrina Des Rosiers, Ph.D.


Dr. Sabrina Des Rosiers is a developmental psychologist and currently an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Barry University in Miami Shores, Florida. She earned her B.A in psychology from the University of South Florida and her M.S. and Ph.D. from the Florida International University

Wilnise Horsey, Ph.D.


Dr. Horsey received her Ph.D. from the Department of Psychology at Howard University in the area of Developmental Psychology. She received her Master of Arts degree in Neuropsychology from Central Connecticut State University. Dr. Horsey has taught statistics and research methods for several years.

Santiago Bunce, MPIA


Santiago Bunce is an economist and analyst with a passion for improving quality of life and a commitment to creating opportunities that yield true prosperity and development. Over the last ten years, Santiago has refined his skills in international development, statistics, economics, facilitation, community engagement, and nonprofit management.