Michael LeVert
Principal, Chief Strategy Officer

Michael has held leadership positions in corporate America, state and legislative government, and the non-profit sector. He has worked as an economist at Delhaize America; a statistician at LLBean; a health care analyst; and Chief Strategy Officer for Jobs for Maine's Graduates. Michael served as Chief of Staff and Policy Director to the Maine Senate President in the 126th legislature and as Maine State Economist from 2009 to 2011.

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Catherine (Kate) Reilly deLutio
Principal, Chief Research Officer

After serving as Maine State Economist from 2004 to 2009, Kate was President & CEO of the Maine School of Science and MathematicsFoundation and a Senior Research Associate at the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center at the University of Maine. She has also served on the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston's New England Public Policy Center Advisory Board and the Maine Consensus Economic Forecasting Commission.

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Michael LeVert and Kate deLutio have over three decades of combined experience in quantitative and qualitative data analysis across a broad spectrum of industries and sectors.

Our work experience includes senior research, economist, and leadership positions at large corporations, non-profits, educational institutions, and state and legislative government. We are both former Maine State Economists and have advanced degrees in economics and statistics.

Working with you, we develop and promote effective policies and programs by providing exceptional analysis in accessible formats. We don't produce dense, jargony reports. We offer academic quality research in compelling formats that connect with your target audience.

45 North Research, LLC is a member of the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Association of Consulting Expertise.