John V. Spears III is Senior Human Services Consultant for RESI's Applied Economics and Human Services. Dr. Spears specializes in sophisticated data analysis in business and government, with experience in research, policy analysis and data management. He has over twenty-eight years of experience in a wide variety of settings, including academic, business and government. Currently, he consults primarily with the Maryland State Department of Education's Office of Child Care. There he handles budget forecasting, policy research, data analysis and various internal consulting projects.
Prior to joining RESI in 1996, Dr. Spears spent ten years in banking, in marketing research, business development and product development capacities, and another six years in computer sales and consulting to the printing and graphics industries.