“We are pleased to announce that Anna E. K. Pacheco has been promoted to Vice President,” said Hersh Singer, Chairman of SMS Research & Marketing Services.“Anna has been with SMS Research for five years and has become an instrumental part of our team and our work. She excels in finding efficient, practical solutions for our clients, and her ability to convert complex data into impactful, clear, and usable information has become a valuable resource for SMS Research.”
Anna joined SMS in 2017 as a Project Manager focused on establishing and tracking key performance indicators for the Hawai‘i Community Foundation’s HousingASAP program. Her work at SMS quickly expanded to support and eventually lead on various projects. Anna’s projects have included economic development studies, evaluation and support of homeless programs, exploration of educational and community partnerships, and other support for not-for-profit organizations.
Anna has experience in the government, non-profit, and private sectors, with previous roles at the Hawai‘i State Legislature, Pine Street Inn, Energy Industries, and the Hawai‘i State Office of Environmental Quality Control. She possesses a Master’s Degree in Comparative Policy and a Bachelor’s Degree in History.
We look forward to incorporating Anna into the leadership team here at SMS Research.