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Chadwick Martin Bailey Overview

Boston, MA
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$10 to $25 million (USD) per year
CMB is an AMA Gold Top 50 market research and consulting firm, partnering with a select group of the world's leading brands to deliver critical insights for confident, strategic, decision making.

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  • We're excited to announce that we've joined the ITA Group family. Learn more here:

    ITA Group Acquires Market Research & Strategy Leader Chadwick Martin Bailey

    CMB's three decades of data-driven market research and strategy expertise brings ITA Group the ability to recommend targeted market research that addresses increasingly complex business needs. The acquisition was effective as of Sept. 1, 2017. "Organizations are demanding to know the future," said Tom Mahoney, ITA Group Chairman and CEO.

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Chadwick Martin Bailey – Why Work For Us?

Data-driven market strategy solutions for the world’s leading brands

For over 30 years, CMB has helped the most successful brands solve their biggest challenges by providing executives with the best of cutting-edge market science and business decision focused research. We’ve never aimed to be the biggest—just the best, and from the very beginning, that’s exactly what we’ve done.

While we remain true to our mission to deliver the critical insights that drive growth, we also know the world has changed a lot in three decades. New technologies and social forces like big data, mobile, and growing customer-centricity have introduced incredible challenges and opportunities. We've integrated comprehensive strategic consulting to our offerings to help executives further navigate these changes, frame business decisions, and tell compelling, data-driven stories.

We are always on the leading edge—combining power predictive analytics with deep expertise in consumer psychology to push the envelope and make an impact. As an AMA Gold Top 50 company with over 70 employees, we are large enough to tackle the most complex business challenges and small enough to be agile.

CMB is an AMA Gold Top 50 custom market research and consulting company serving top clients around the world.

What do our researchers, marketers, and business development professionals have in common? We are smart, curious, collaborative, dedicated and fun; partnering with the most successful brands to support key business decisions and create change across organizations.

Our unparalleled design, advanced analytics and rock-solid execution mean our clients love us. Our excellent benefits, flexibility, and culture make CMB a truly great place to work.

Whether you’re a segmentation guru, a tech whiz, or a strategic selling machine, we’re looking for collaborative, engaged professionals to join our growing team.

The type of people who thrive at CMB are those who are curious, committed, passionate about market research, and have a strong desire to help their clients apply market science to their business decisions.

Heather Magaw
VP, Client Services

During my time at CMB, it’s not just the work I’ve enjoyed, it’s the sense of community. There’s a camaraderie in our work environment—we work hard together, and then we play together. Throughout my years here, I’ve been privileged to form friendships in addition to great working relationships

Laurie McCarthy
Senior Data Manager 

I value that I get a range of experiences in many different areas of marketing and market research. Regardless of position, I feel CMB is a place where your voice and vision can be heard.

Stephanie Kimball
Senior Marketing Manager

CMB is a great place to foster development. Starting as an associate, you are in meetings with everyone from the VPs to the CEO, all of whom know you by name and truly want you to succeed. They help you find the areas you’re interested and then give you opportunities to work in these areas. Plus, they chat with you about your favorite TV shows.

McKenzie Mann
Senior Associate Researcher

I’ve been at CMB for nearly 20 years.  I enjoy the work (helping our clients answer the ‘hard-to-answer’ questions), the ability to continually learn, interacting with marketers at world-class brands and working with innovative, collaborative, thoughtful colleagues at CMB. 

Judy Melanson
Travel and Entertainment Practice Leader


At CMB, we work with a select group of the world's leading brands. Here are some of our clients:


At Chadwick Martin Bailey, we believe it is very important to help out in the community and participate in local fundraisers and charity events. Bringing employees together by uniting for a cause has helped CMB work well as a team both in and outside of the office.

Recent Events

Light the Night Walk

We've been doing the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Light the Night Walk since 2008, and we have raised over $65,000 for LLS in the process. Read more about why and how we're involved.  

St. Francis House

Over the past few years, CMB employees have developed a relationship with the Sullivan Family Moving Ahead Program at the St. Francis House. The Moving Ahead Program (MAP) is a job-and life-skills training program that helps those who have experienced homelessness, mental illness, addiction, or incarceration develop the tools to prepare them to find and retain employment. CMBers help by simulating the job interview experience and providing feedback on everything from resumes to interview skills in order to help prepare participants for the final step in the program—applying and interviewing for a job.

Boys and Girls Club

For the past two years, CMB has conducted pro bono work for the Boys and Girls Club of Boston (BGCB), an organization whose mission is to help young people build strong character and realize their full potential as citizens and leaders. A few CMBers have also been a part of the Boys and Girls Club’s Evaluations and Outcomes committee, which serves to help refine data collection and assessment practices of BGCB’s programs and initiatives.


Each November, a handful of CMB gentlemen grow out their mustaches in the name of men's health.

Corporate Challenge

Each year, several CMBers run or walk in the annual J.P. Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge.

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    CMB has a lot to offer intelligent, curious and driven people looking for a career in market research and consulting: great colleagues, challenging and rewarding projects, leading clients doing interesting work, an open and non-hierarchical culture, senior management who are sincerely invested in the company and people.


    Professional service and consulting isn't for everyone--flexibility and a sense of humor are as critical as any other hard skills.

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Chadwick Martin Bailey Interviews



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    first round interview, standard questions about experience, school, marketing knowledge and research itself. Few questions about personal goals, salary expectations and what not. The interview was with a HR rep and lasted no longer than 15 minutes.

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Chadwick Martin Bailey Awards & Accolades

  • AMA Gold Top 50, American Marketing Association, 2016
  • AMA Gold Top 50, American Marketing Association, 2015
  • Gold Top 50, American Marketing Association, 2014
  • Top 100 Women-Owned Businesses in Massachusetts, The Globe Magazine & The Commonwealth Institute, 2014
  • Top 50 U.S. Market Research Organizations, Honomichl Top 50 Report, 2013
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