Sandra is a PIE Center research coordinator and heavily supports the data analysis and report-writing functions of the center. She also assists with instrument design, data collection, program evaluation and academic writing. Sandra received her B.S. in Food and Resource Economics with a concentration in Agricultural Business Management and her M.S. in Natural Resource and Environmental Economics both from IFAS at the University of Florida. Sandra joined the PIE Center in summer 2014. Prior to her current position Sandra gained 20 years of experience with social, economic and market research in her position as a Market Research Director at a marketing research firm.