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Methods Consultants is a southeast-Michigan based data science services firm that can help your organization cover all of the data science specializations without having to hire a team of Ph.Ds.

We Are Your Team: Never pay for an employee's down time or the cost of learning skills on the fly. Only work with the right kind of data scientist for your job when you need it.

Services that Scale According to your Need: Does your project currently only require predictive modeling and forecasting? You'll work exclusively with a consultant knowledgeable in statistics and machine learning. Wanting to turn a forecasting model into production? Add on support for application development.

Get the Right Kind of Data Expertise: Our team is made up of a group of highly experienced statisticians, predictive modelers, application developers, and database experts that can address any combination of data science needs.

Answers in Plain English: We pride ourselves on being able to take the complex and make it simple. We don't bore or confuse you with technobabble, we only give you the actionable answers you want in the language you understand.

Meet Our Team

Jeremy Albright, Ph.D.
CEO  |  Senior Data Scientist
Jeremy holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from Indiana University and has been working as a statistical consultant in academia and private industry since 2005.

His research has been published in peer reviewed journals from a number of disciplines including public health, biomedical research, psychology, and epidemiology, and he has been invited to present on data science topics at conferences in the United States and abroad.

Originally from Fargo, North Dakota, and raised in a culture that discouraged vanity and frivolities, he learned early to approach every task with humility and a spirit of collaboration.
Caleb Scheidel, MS
Data Scientist
Caleb is driven by the rapidly increasing role that data plays in resolving today's business, medical, engineering and social problems. He received a Master's degree in Biostatistics from the University of Michigan, where he also taught introductory statistics as a graduate student instructor.

Since joining Methods in early 2017, Caleb has developed expertise in R programming, cloud computing, building machine learning pipelines, and software development and operations.
Michael Battaglia, MS
Data Scientist
Michael is a programmer and statistical researcher who enjoys using complex datasets to answer business questions. When receiving his Master's degree in Statistics from Carnegie Mellon University, he improved his programming skills, learned to write statistical reports, and worked with real world data.

His passions include machine learning and programming in R and Python. While working at Methods, he enjoys the opportunity to constantly learn and keep up with the newest tools and methods. Michael enjoys consulting as it is a fast-paced environment which gives him the opportunity to work on data from many industries.
Sara Colom, Ph.D.
Data Scientist
Sara is a biologist and data scientist who is passionate about science and technology. She is highly motivated in using interdisciplinary methods in statistical analysis and research to help address real world issues. She has a bachelors in Biology from the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez and a PhD in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and certificate in Data Science from the University of Michigan.

Outside of work, she enjoys making fun graphics in R/Python, running, soccer and baking.
Jacob Culver, MS
Data Scientist
Jacob believes in the power of data-driven decision making and enjoys bringing insights and clarity to our clients. He received his Master's Degree in Statistics with an emphasis in Biostatistics from Western Michigan University where he also taught undergraduate mathematics as a graduate teaching assistant.

Jacob enjoys learning new statistical techniques and likes staying up-to-date with the latest developments in the field. In his spare time, he likes to employ machine learning in R and Python on his data science passion projects which mostly consist of sports and political data.
Curator of Office Stick Collection
Linus was rescued from a shelter in Kokomo, Indiana in the fall of 2013 before moving to Ypsilanti, MI later that year.

A world champion swimmer, he is in charge of bringing in sticks (and only the best sticks) from Riverside Park and maintaining a high morale in our fast-paced, agile environment.
Nikki Kamouneh
Assistant Data Scientist
Nikki is a research assistant who helps with statistical analysis, business development and other data science tasks. She received her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and is now pursuing a Master's degree in Applied Statistics at Eastern Michigan University, where she is a graduate assistant for the Mathematics Department. She was driven to go back to school after finding that her passion was working with data and seeing what insights can be revealed from it.

Nikki is also a huge animal lover. In her free time, she likes to play with her dog (Olive), two cats (Lucy and Pepper), and bearded dragon (Pork Chop).