Our veteran management team brings over 75 years of survey management and distribution experience to the table, with onsite subject matter experts in complex data collection involving strategic consulting, project management, printing, mailing services, fulfillment, and data collection processing. Our team is also fluent in government-level contracts and requirements, and can help ease approval as a minority owned business.

Mechelle Timmons

Mechelle Timmons - Survey Management

An industry thought leader with over 15 years of Survey & Study Management expertise, Mechelle has helped innovate the research industry with advanced methodologies that speed service, minimize risk and lower cost for organizations worldwide. The highly acclaimed Director of Apperson’s Survey and Assessment Services Division for a decade, Mechelle took over the operation and relaunched it as DataForce in 2017. A member of AMA, CASRO, MRA, and former president of PAPOR, Mechelle has aligned with top leaders in education, government, healthcare and other business sectors to help empower their missions with essential intelligence.

John Timmons
Director of Operations

John Timmons - Survey Management

John is an operations authority with over 30 years of expertise in process optimization. An effective leader with invaluable knowledge of print production and business process methodology, John was instrumental in helping Apperson Print Services cut costs, streamline operations and increase productivity throughout the organization. With a distinguished career that dates back to 1980, John worked his way through the ranks of the print production and data collection industry from sales to project planning to production management to Director of Operations. His rare depth of experience and storied success has made him an indispensable leader for DataForce and the industry at large.

Tim Wilcox
Director of Technology

Tim Wilcox - Survey Management

A master of technical, creative, and functional analysis, Tim is a project development innovator specializing in research technologies since 1990. He provides unparalleled technical solutions to clients worldwide utilizing automated document scanning, data extraction, web based reporting, analytics, automated shipping and online response services. A graduate of California Polytechnic University, Tim’s remarkable career includes web application development for major research organizations and database architecture, administration and training for Apperson Inc. His experience with a broad range of technologies, backgrounds and environments have made him a mainstay in the computer information systems industry for over 25 years, and an integral part of our success at DataForce.

Daniel Hoover
Director of Client Services

Daniel Hoover - Survey Management

With deep knowledge of research project development and PMI standards, Daniel oversees the development, planning and execution of all DataForce client projects. His invaluable expertise in project assessment, risk and quality analysis, scope validation, schedule optimization, budget monitoring, and human resources management ensures our clients get the mission-critical information they need – on time, on budget, and with world-class integrity. A graduate of Winthrop University, Daniel is counted on for impeccable partnership in supporting the missions of DataForce clients worldwide.