Joan TreistmanPresident, The Treistman Group LLC
Joan Treistman built upon her more than 30 years of experience on both the client and supplier side when she founded The Treistman Group in 2008.
Through her extensive work in brand communications, package design, website optimization, advertising, direct mail and new product development, Joan has earned the respect of her clients and colleagues and become an admired leader in the marketing research industry.
The firm reflects Joan’s creative instincts, impassioned style and expertise in developing methodologies that deliver decisive and timely information. Joan brings a deep understanding of consumer behavior and provides valuable insights for some of the world’s most successful brands.
As an industry leader, Joan has a strong commitment to the growth and evolution of marketing research and to mentoring young marketing research professionals.
- She is an active member in a number of industry organizations including the American Marketing Association where she is a member of the Market Research Council, served as the Committee Chair for the 2005 Annual Marketing Research Conference and was President of the New York Chapter. Most recently Joan served on the AMA committee which redefined marketing for the industry as well as the committee for Ethics.
- She has served on the Boards of the Advertising Research Foundation and the Council of American Survey Research Organizations (CASRO), and is formerly a member of the Professional Chapters Committee (PCC) of the AMA. She was President of the Market Research Council which selects the annual recipients of the Market Research Hall of Fame and a member of Advertising Women of New York where she has served on the Good, Bad and Ugly Awards committee along with other activities.
Until January, 2008, Joan was Executive Vice President of M/A/R/C where she formed a new qualitative division and developed the OptiMARC tool. Joan’s earlier positions include Senior Vice President at Gfk/NOP World, President of Treistman & Stark Marketing, and Founding Partner of Perception Research Services. She began her career as a Research Manager at Quaker Oats. Joan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the City College of New York and an MBA from the University Of Chicago Graduate School Of Business.
Joan lives in the New York area with husband Norman, and is best friends with her daughters, Eva and Michelle.