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Our Team

Wendy Liebmann
CEO & Chief Shopper
If you want to see the future of retail follow the shopperRead Bio >
Candace Corlett
We didn't invent "shopping life," but we did characterize and name it. And we do monitor it and bring it to life for our clients and help them activate it. Everyday.Read Bio >

Erika Klein

Senior Research Manager

Erika manages WSL’s syndicated How America Shops® and custom research.  Her role is to deliver the insights that are the foundation of strategic marketing recommendations to our clients.  She has extensive experience in the health care industry where her responsibilities were similar to her work at WSL.

Brendan Bevan

Research Manager

Brendan manages WSL’s syndicated/custom research and client service for How America Shops® subscribers.  He has over 10 years of experience managing media, marketing and advertising research accounts on behalf of some of the largest and most innovative companies.

Elizabeth Gretkowski

Senior Consultant

Elizabeth manages custom consulting projects for clients in the Beauty, Food, Home and Entertainment fields. Her experience at WSL includes building Future of Retail and digital and e-commerce strategies for global clients. She also oversees WSL’s “Gotta See the Future of Retail” retail innovation service.

Kristine Martinek

Senior Consultant

Kristine has experience in building shopper marketing strategies for leading CPG manufacturers. She manages consulting projects for clients in Health, Beauty, Retail and Financials Services. She also oversees WSL’s social media initiatives.

Maryann Javier

Corporate Image Manager

Maryann oversees the WSL brand image, including design of our syndicated research reports, custom consulting materials, presentations, and speeches. She manages our digital tools (website and online library).  Her background in branding, editorial, art direction and web design ensures our communications for clients are always relevant and impactful.

Gretchen Simmons

Office Manager

Gretchen has over 20 years experience in Office Administration with an emphasis on human resources, employee relations and team building. She is responsible for WSL's day-to-day operations including senior-level administrative support, vendor relations and the overall office management.