Alyssa Garlington

Research Consultant

As a Research Consultant at The Center, Alyssa works to gather, analyze and deliver valuable information to empower manufacturers’ strategic business decisions. In her role, Alyssa utilizes her abilities in conducting thorough, customized research, along with her background in writing, editing and customer service, to support The Center’s supplier scouting efforts and create custom market research and competitive intelligence reports based on primary and secondary resources.

Professional Experience
Previously, Alyssa worked as both Team Lead and Assistant Project Manager at a public relations firm that provides market communication research. In these positions, Alyssa gained experience monitoring corporate, industry and competitor trends in addition to researching, analyzing and collecting relevant media coverage to provide clients with real-time risk alerts as well as customized daily news reports. 

Education
Alyssa holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Language, Literature and Writing from Eastern Michigan University, and is currently pursuing a Master of Information Science Degree at Wayne State University.