About Why Work with HEI? In our applied research, we utilize a diversity, equity, and inclusion lens. We’ll never sacrifice substance and nuance. Nonetheless, our deliverables to you are always clear, always actionable. While we bring external expertise and perspective, we work hard to understand and honor your institutional knowledge and culture. Who are we? Tait KelloggDirector of Research and Strategic Services John ArchackiResearch Analyst Jessica PaytonResearch Analyst Tashera GaleDirector of Evaluation Services Akashi KaulResearch Analyst Robert PaganoBusiness Manager Patricia SteeleFounder and Principal Donté McGuireResearch Analyst Affiliated Consultants Wendy Erisman Kate Potterfield Monica Sanjur Stay Current Keep in touch with Higher Ed Insight.