Focus Forward Welcomes Vice President of Sales and Marketing

February 22, 2017


Focus Forward, a nationwide recruiting, transcription, incentive processing and coding firm, has hired Andrew Postell to join its senior management team. Postell will take the newly formed position of Vice President of Sales and Marketing.


“Focus Forward is growing rapidly, and the time is right to build out our senior management team.  Andrew will be instrumental in leading our sales team to create winning partnerships, while identifying new opportunities for the firm to evolve our marketing strategy,” said Kim Harrison, Founder & CEO.  “We are confident that Andrew will contribute greatly to Focus Forward’s ongoing success.”


Postell brings with him fifteen years of marketing research client service experience, with a background that includes executive and managerial leadership on both the corporate and supplier side of the business. As Vice President, Postell will oversee the client service and business development teams in the creation of new business while driving growth through expansion into new markets and verticals. Postell will also be responsible for overall client communication and managing the relationships with Focus Forward’s marketing and advertising partners.

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Focus Forward & Panel Direct 2015 Holiday Party!

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This year’s annual Holiday Party was in full swing on Friday, December 11th. 

The Focus Forward team and their guests spent the night enjoying appetizers, a sushi bar, candy buffet, caricaturist and, everyone’s favorite, the photo booth! The DJ kept the dance floor alive all night.

The night ended with a raffle to win lots of prizes. Below are a few of our lucky winners! 

$50 Cash – Meghan S. & Lily M. 

Starbucks Gift Pack – Jack S.

Rebecca Minkoff Evening Bag – Matt D.

$250 Cash – Marissa I. 

Winter Borgata Getaway – Feliza C. 

Thanks for all of our employees for another great year. 

Here’s to an amazing 2016!

Philabundance Food Drive!


Thank you to everyone who brought in donations for the 2015 Focus Forward Food Drive. We were able to bring in 175 lbs. of food, as well as a monetary donation, to help support the Delaware Valley area!

Here’s to the start of a cheerful and giving holiday!




Congratulations to Meghan Surdenas, who celebrated her 5 year anniversary with Focus Forward on November 3rd.

Focus Forward’s success is directly attributed to the dedication of employees like Meghan!

Meghan has been an invaluable asset in Business Development over the last five years.

Thank you Meghan for your continued service!

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We are Helping Make Strides Against Breast Cancer!!

The Focus Forward Team raised nearly $700 for the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk in Philadelphia on Oct. 17. Kat Ramroop and Danica Burns represented the firm at the event. Way to go, ladies!

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Meet our crew at this week’s QRCA 2015 Annual Conference

Orlando, FL

Meghan Surdenas and Danica Burns will be attending this year .

They’ll be at booth 117 waiting to say hello!


Congratulations to Valerie Newbold, who celebrated her 5 year anniversary with Focus Forward on September 23rd.

Focus Forward’s success is directly attributed to the dedication of employees like Valerie!

Valerie has been an invaluable asset as a recruiter for numerous studies over the last five years.

Thank you Valerie for your continued service!

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12 Years!!!

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12th anniversary

Focus Forward celebrated 12 years! Thank you to all the people who have helped us reach this point!

BREAKING NEWS!! Amazing new methodology in recruiting…..

Focus Forward Takes NYC!

It’s always a great day to visit NYC!  Got the chance to visit clients a few weeks ago!

#bigapple #mrx

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