Management Team

Meet our Management Team and your Project Leaders
Michelle Elster, President
  • She started with Rabin Research in 1985 and is considered an authority in both quantitative and qualitative research methods
  • Prior to joining Rabin Research, Michelle…
    • Worked in Account Management at Marsteller Advertising, Chicago
    • Taught Introduction to Marketing as a teaching assistant at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana
  • Michelle is…
    • Board Member, Marketing Research Institute International
    • Chairman Emeritus, American Marketing Association Foundation
    • Past Chairman, American Marketing Association, National
    • Past President, American Marketing Association, Chicago Chapter
    • Past Member, U.S. Census Bureau Scientific Advisory Council
  • Michelle is a Professional Researcher Certified as a Provider of Primary Quantitative Research in the Expert Category by the Marketing Research Association
  • She recently completed the Principles of Mobile Marketing Research — Practices and Applications course through the University of Georgia’s Center for Continuing Education and the Marketing Research Institute International, as well as completing her qualitative research training through Sharpen the Focus
  • She has a B.A. in Advertising and an M.B.A in Marketing and International Business from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana

Nina Weil Mueller, Executive Vice President
  • Nina started with Rabin Research in 1985
  • Prior to joining Rabin Research, she…
    • Worked as a Bibliographic Searcher for the Arizona State University Library System
    • Was a research assistant in the Psychology Department at ASU
  • She is a Professional Researcher Certified as a Provider of Primary Quantitative Research in the Expert Category by the Marketing Research Association
  • Nina has a B.S. in Psychology and an M.B.A. in Marketing/Management from Arizona State University

Joseph H. Rabin, our company founder and a pioneer in the research industry, retired on May 1, 2015. We are so proud to carry on the strong research legacy he built, coupled with exciting new digital and technology-based research solutions.