Choice Research Associates
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"Our goal
is to help
clients create

Shawn M. Flower, Ph.D.
Principal and Founder, Choice Research Associates


"By using Choice Research’s evaluation services, we have been able to increase our funding significantly, including receiving federal funds through the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention. This has allowed us to expand our program throughout the State of Maryland.”

Lorig Charkoudian, Ph.D.

Executive Director
Community Mediation Maryland

"Grantmakers insists on measurable results and hard data to back up anecdotal evidence of outcomes. When Guiding Eyes presented the outcome report conducted by Choice Research Associates of our graduate survey, we were granted the opportunity to meet with a large asset New York based funder and promptly invited to apply for funding."

Linda Press

Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations & Strategic Partnerships
Guiding Eyes for the Blind

"Shawn Flower has extensive knowledge in her field of program evaluation, and is definitely a strong leader. I was immediately impressed with her ability to understand my needs regarding the evaluation of the grant. Her style of communication and understanding of the process allowed her to be flexible and creative in the time frame with which we had to work.”

Terri Morris

Program Coordinator, Resident Services
Housing Opportunities Commission

"Shawn produces thorough, sound evaluation plans which lead to robust, meaningful outcome measures. Her evaluation section for a SAMHSA grant application was rated outstanding, a rare accomplishment. Shawn is also an excellent presenter able to distill complex ideas into easily understandable concepts.”

Kathleen Sheedy

Program Manager II
Montgomery County Maryland

"With Choice Research Associates, I can rely on the knowledge that things get done right. Their stakeholder process has ensured that we get the measures we need to evaluate the effectiveness of the District Drug Court Enhancement Services project.”

Gregory C. Warren, MA, MBA

Former President/Chief Executive Officer
Behavioral Health System Baltimore

"Shawn has been a responsive, creative, and insightful partner for several projects of ours. She has a great grasp of evaluation mechanics and her reports offer clear analysis and recommendations supported by clear data. ”

Douglas Propheter, CEO

Workforce Solutions Group