Joe Van Clock
Joe brings a broad base of DSM program knowledge from more than ten years of program evaluation and market research experience. He was the lead qualitative analyst on a nation-wide evaluation of the ARRA-funded Better Buildings Neighborhood Program, which provided funding to 41 grantees across the United States. He has also conducted key early evaluations of, and market research to support, midstream appliance and consumer electronics programs and contributed to the development of evaluation approaches for these innovative program types. He has managed and carried out multiple studies involving in-depth interviews, focus groups, and observational research.
In addition to qualitative data collection and analysis, Joe conducts best practices and benchmarking studies, manages projects involving multiple data collection approaches, and synthesizes findings from multiple data sources.
Before joining Apex, Joe was a Senior Consultant at Research Into Action where he contributed to and managed a wide range of program evaluation and market research projects, including research into consumer reactions to innovative, time-varying rates. He also developed expertise in energy efficiency financing approaches and led evaluations of programs providing financing to support single-family residential retrofits and low-income manufactured home replacements.
Joe holds a master’s degree from the University of Southern California in Global Media and a master’s degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science in Global Communications. He has a bachelor’s degree in International Affairs and Hispanic Studies from Lewis & Clark College.