Our People OLD

We are a team of thought leaders and research experts, fully focused on understanding the music and media industry and providing outcomes that reflect this understanding. Our success as a company is a direct result of this knowledge, experience and a collective dedication to what we do.

Leadership Team


Jon Coleman
Founder Read Profile

Warren Kurtzman
President Read Profile

John Boyne
Executive Vice President, Senior Consultant Read Profile

Sam Milkman
Executive Vice President, Senior Consultant Read Profile

David Baird
Senior Vice President, Research Operations Read Profile

Eileen Genna
Senior Vice President, Business Operations Read Profile

Jay Nachlis
Vice President/Consultant & Marketing Director Read Profile

Meghan Campbell
Vice President/Consultant & Director, Qualitative Services Read Profile

John Mönninghoff
President, European Radio Division Read Profile

Our Staff

Kimberly Bryant
Director of Client Services
Kimberly has a long history with Coleman Insights, starting as a part-time Research Assistant and working off and on with the team between 2004 and 2008. She then turned her focus to college, where she earned her Bachelors of Arts in Theatre Arts and a minor in Alcohol & Drug Addiction Studies from East Carolina University. After college she worked for North Carolina Theatre as Wardrobe Supervisor, Costume Designer, and ultimately Conservatory Administrator. She finally found her way back to the Coleman Insights team in 2018 when she became Field Coordinator and was promoted to Director of Client Services in 2021. Kimberly and her husband enjoy spending their free time with friends and family, attending the theatre, and playing board games.
Lauren Richardson
Field Coordinator
Lauren has a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Information Systems from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia.   After many years in product development and quality assurance, she took a hiatus to raise four amazing humans, during which time she was very active in local education and volunteering with non profit organizations.  Lauren is a Certified Personal Trainer and Running Coach with Road Runners Club of America, and is an avid runner.  She’s completed hundreds of races from 5K to marathon, and her favorite distance is the half marathon. She recently completed her first trail race and is looking forward to doing more in the coming year.
Jennifer Donnelly
Senior Music Specialist
Jennifer Donnelly started working at Coleman Insights in 1994, making her one of the longest tenured team members. She graduated from Western Carolina University in 1991, loves visiting Ireland, spending time with friends and family and watching television. Challenge her to 80s music trivia at your own peril.
Mandy Couch
Senior Music Specialist
Mandy attended North Carolina State University, where she majored in English. A veteran of the team since August of 2000, Mandy’s one of our resident musicologists who works behind-the-scenes on client research projects.   She loves discovering new music, journaling, reading and vacationing. All of which are dependent upon her two kids running her ragged!
Nick Lombardo
Senior Project Manager
After spending time as Sr. Research Analyst at Dalbar and Research Manager at Cision, Nick joined Coleman Insights in 2009. Nick graduated from University of New Hampshire with a degree in Business Administration. Outside of work, Nick loves home brewing beer, spending time with family and following Boston sports.
Joshua Franklin
IT Manager
Joshua started his career with Coleman Insights in 1998, and is working on his degree at Campbell University in Information Security Management. Joshua enjoys reading, computer games, soccer (NC Courage!), as well as playing and designing board games.
Roni Kemp
Project Manager
Originally from Arizona, Roni attended both Arizona State University and the University of Phoenix, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Business Management.  After moving to Raleigh, she started at Coleman Insights in 2011. Roni’s project management background was developed while working for homebuilders and construction subcontractors. Her interests include family, volunteering with her local animal shelter and photography.
Stephanie Harper
Assistant Project Manager
Stephanie joined Coleman Insights in March 2018. She attended Central Christian College of Kansas, where she majored in Communications w/ an emphasis on Mass Media. She worked in various positions at Central Christian College in production and social media roles. Stephanie enjoys reading, journaling/crafting, watching Grey’s Anatomy, and exploring the great state of North Carolina!
Kirstin Boyd
Field Coordinator
Kirstin Boyd graduated from East Carolina University with a B.S. in Middle Grades Education: Science and English Language Arts. She spent ten years teaching middle schoolers in Wake, Pitt, and Craven Counties. Alongside teaching, she tutored for several years at Huntington Learning Center and began a cheerleading program at her most recent school. Kirstin and her husband enjoy spoiling their two dogs, Hauser and Darwin, and spending time at a family river home on the Pamlico River. As part of a large family, Kirstin values time spent with them talking, laughing, and playing games.
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