IMPAQ International Welcomes Fran O’Reilly as Managing Director and Principal Research Associate

Columbia, MD


July 27, 2016

For Immediate Release

IMPAQ International’s Education Division has hired Dr. Fran O’Reilly as a Managing Director and Principal Research Associate. Dr. O’Reilly will be providing leadership, including strategic direction, portfolio oversight, client relationships, and new business development to the Education Division.

Dr. O’Reilly comes to IMPAQ with more than 30 years of experience in K-12 education and social policy research and evaluation, including school improvement, teacher quality, special needs, and education finance.

"We are excited about Fran’s addition to our team," said Vice President of Education, Dr. Chris Brandt. "Fran brings a long history of expertise in education policy. Her experience working with education policymakers and practitioners -- both at the federal level and in the Northeast -- will help IMPAQ continue its significant growth and reputation as a leader in education research.”

Dr. O’Reilly’s duties will also include leading and growing IMPAQ’s Boston office, located at 60 William Street, Suite 100, Wellesley, MA 02481. IMPAQ opened its Boston office on June 1, 2015, to better recruit researchers in the Boston area, and to provide research and evaluation services in the Northeast.

Prior to joining IMPAQ, Dr. O’Reilly was President of Evidence-Based Education Research & Evaluation (EBERE), LLC, in Cambridge, MA. She has an Ed.D. and an Ed.M. from Harvard University, an M.A. from Catholic University, and a B.S. from the University of Maryland.  

About IMPAQ International

IMPAQ evaluates and enhances public programs and policy. With research studies, program evaluations, implementation assistance, surveys and data collection, technical solutions, and communications strategies, IMPAQ helps governments, businesses, foundations, non-profits, and universities evaluate and enhance their programs and policy.​