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About the Nesbitt Research Team

Allen-Nesbitt

Allen Nesbitt

Founder and CEO

A native Kansan, Allen Nesbitt is the CEO of Nesbitt & Parrinello, Inc., and a managing director at Nesbitt Consulting. Allen has 16 years experience in research consulting on projects to $200M. He has advised NGOs, the intelligence community and senior government officials on research projects, business processes, cloud Donor Relationship Management systems and ultra-high-net-worth donors. Allen’s proudest moments were building teams that led to lifelong friendships.

Cristina Parrinello

Cristina Parrinello

Partner and President

Cristina advises corporate and political leaders on research, public policy and cyber security. She acts as a senior consultant to local, state and federal campaigns. She has worked with Am Law 50 law firms and Fortune Global 500 companies. As the leader of our cyber security practice, Cristina directs skilled teams in advanced counterintelligence strategies to deal with threats in complex environments.

Eden Mendel

Eden Mendel

Managing Director

Eden brings over 12 years of international experience in corporate investigations, intelligence, and security. She has managed pre-transactional due diligence investigations into hundreds of companies. Eden works with a network of security specialists and well-connected, on the ground sources around the world. Prior to working in risk management, Eden advised c-suite clients on reputation and crisis management. Eden has been featured in the Financial Times, the Times, Forbes, the Independent, and Reuters. She has appeared on Channel Four News (UK), BBC Radio 5 (UK) and CNBC. Eden holds a BA from Brown University and an MA from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Megan Kay

Megan Kay

Senior Research Associate

Megan graduated from the Pennsylvania State University with a BA in International Relations and has worked at the National Organization for Women, the White House, and Hillary For America.

Rachael Salisbury

Rachael Salisbury

Research Associate

Rachael is a graduate of the London School of Economics’ Gender Institute Masters program and a proud UC Davis Aggie. She has worked for the Democratic National Committee and Mercury Public Affairs.