RK&A

VALUES AND TEAM

ABOUT

RK&A, first established as Randi Korn & Associates in 1989, is a full-service planning, evaluation, and research firm based in Alexandria, VA and New York.

RK&A services include planning, audience research, exhibition evaluation, program evaluation, education research, and digital experience evaluation. The RK&A approach is defined by asking questions to seek clarity, upholding high-quality standards, and working with our clients to improve practices.

RK&A works with all types of cultural organizations and museums including art, history, natural history, science, technology, and children’s museums; historic sites; nature centers; aquaria; botanical gardens; and zoos.


VALUES STATEMENT

We believe cultural organizations have unique value in society, and we use intentional planning and evaluation to help them clarify, measure, and communicate their value.

 

TEAM

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Stephanie Downey

Stephanie Downey

Stephanie has 20 years of experience managing and designing research and evaluation projects in all types of cultural organizations.

Randi Korn

Randi Korn

Intentional Practice Leader
korn@rka-learnwithus.com

Randi started RK&A in 1989 after working in a variety of museums including art, history, science, and natural history .

Amanda Krantz

Amanda Krantz

Amanda is an evaluator interested in conducting reliable studies that help museums welcome and support all learners.

Erin Lindsay

Erin Lindsay

Erin draws on her years of experience in office management and administration to complete the behind-the-scenes tasks that contribute to RK&A’s smooth operation.

Katie Chandler

Katie Chandler

Research Associate
chandler@rka-learnwithus.com

Katie is interested in helping cultural organizations apply evidence-based decision-making.

Cathy Sigmond

Cathy Sigmond

Research Associate
sigmond@rka-learnwithus.com

Cathy is deeply interested in understanding human behavior through strategic research and evaluation.

Erin Wilcox

Erin Wilcox

Research Associate
wilcox@rka-learnwithus.com

Erin is passionate about studying the educational, emotional, and social connections between people and objects in museums.

Samantha Theriault

Samantha Theriault

Samantha is an advocate for accessible and holistic educational opportunities in museums and the greater learning landscape.

Gemma Mangione

Gemma Mangione

Consulting Analyst

Gemma is interested in the relationship between social scientific theory and evaluation practice.

Emily Skidmore

Emily Skidmore

Consulting Analyst

Emily is interested in studying and understanding human behavior and learning experiences in informal learning settings.