Our Team

Consumer Vision prides itself on having talented professional team members each with specialized talents to assist with your project.

From full scale groups, to facility bookings, catering and meetings, our qualified team of professionals manage small to large-scale projects from coast-to-coast, with the same professionalism & passion.

Meet the team

Jay Thordarson

Vice President

Jay began in market research with the completion of 10000+ paper to pencil surveys and countless hours of intercepts. He became known as the ‘’CATI robot’’, working with a globally renowned marketing research agency. He then continued onward, working as the facility director with Impact Research (Cossette Communications) in Halifax, NS. Jay joined CRC Research in 2007 when there were 12 employees. Jay utilizes his tireless energy and tremendous knowledge of the industry to lead the operation of 60+ employees.

Dora Smolik

Dora Smolik

Account Director

Dora has worked in the qualitative research industry for more than 25 years and the last 14 of them with Consumer Vision.  As an account director, her in depth knowledge of the industry provides Consumer Vision’s clients with recruiting and facility insights that lead to the most effective groups.

Sara Bhulasar

Sara Bhulasar

Account Director

Sara has been with Consumer Vision her whole career, since 1999.  Sara started in Consumer Vision’s recruiting center and is now an account director handling all recruitment and facility needs for our clients.  Her knowledge of recruiting and respondent characteristics is among the best in the industry and helps Consumer Vision clients host successful groups.

Sylvie Dupuis

Client Service Manager

Sylvie is responsible for managing projects from start to finish. Sylvie Dupuis acts as a contact person and ensures communication between clients and the team in place. She is also in charge of managing recruitment, renting focus group rooms, managing reception staff (host / hostess) and customer service. Responsible for business development and client relations, she manages numerous mandates and provides strategic advice on recruitment issues.