FirstEval, LLC


FirstEval, LLC is a data analytics and statistical consulting firm that helps clients find meaning in their data, founded in 2009.  Client engagements include statistical consulting for governments and foundations; data analytic work for marketing firms; program evaluations for nonprofit organizations; and statistical litigation support for attorneys.  FirstEval is led by Melissa Kovacs, who has a Ph.D. in public policy and econometrics from the University of Maryland.  Melissa is fanatical about finding meaning in data and seeing organizations make data-driven decisions that forward their missions.  She holds a Professional Statistician (PStat) certification from the American Statistical Association.  More information about FirstEval can be found here.


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  • Data analytics
  • Statistical consulting