Who We Are

We are researchers and experts helping our clients make informed decisions using innovative analytics. We tackle challenges with rigorous research and strategy to improve the quality of life. Whether examining policies to provide the best patient care, rebuilding housing communities, or analyzing the merits of space exploration, we apply hard work and dedication to each of our projects.

Our History

Econometrica was founded in 1998 to answer a growing demand for directed economic and analytical consulting services. Located in the heart of Bethesda, MD, above the Bethesda Metro Station, our offices are just 20 minutes from downtown Washington, DC. Our location enables us to focus our resources rapidly to assist the many organizations and agencies near our Nation’s capital and provides immediate access to resources unique to the seat of National Government.

Our Leadership

At Econometrica, we nurture a collaborative environment for ideas and problem-solving strategies to grow. We value individuals who think critically and communicate openly. Search our current job openings to join our team.

Cyrus Baghelai, President/CEO

Since founding Econometrica in 1998, President/CEO Cyrus Baghelai has overseen and directed all aspects of Econometrica’s operations, strategic planning, and business development, guiding the company’s growth from 4 employees to more than 100. With a career focused on Government contracting spanning more than 30 years, Mr. Baghelai has managed and conducted major research and analytical studies, developed econometric models, and conducted statistical and economic analyses for a wide range of Federal, State, and local government agencies.

Soroor Mohammad, Chairwoman & Treasurer

Ms. Mohammad has been with Econometrica since its inception in 1998, tirelessly working toward Econometrica’s success. As Chairwoman and Treasurer, she drives company efforts in business development and increasing technical capabilities. In addition, she works to create a positive atmosphere and beautiful workspace for Econometrica employees.

Russ Davis Director, Business Development

Mr. Davis is an authority on Federal loan and guarantee programs, with more than 30 years of experience split between Wall Street and Washington, DC. He has a strong history of innovation and leadership in the three main areas of public finance: transactions (underwriting and restructuring), operations (loan origination and servicing), and policy. Mr. Davis has specialized in housing, healthcare, transportation, and financial technology, having been a former senior executive at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (Administrator, Rural Housing Service), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (acting Deputy Assistant Secretary), and U.S. Department of the Treasury (Senior Policy Advisor).

Monique A. Sheppard, Director Health

Dr. Sheppard—an injury epidemiologist and biostatistician with more than 23 years of experience in technical assistance and training, injury and healthcare research, data collection and analysis, national survey and evaluation projects, measure development, program/project management, policy analysis, and rapid-cycle evaluation—has led Econometrica’s Health Group since January 2012. She currently serves as Corporate Monitor for five contracts and two subcontracts. She directed and then became Corporate Monitor for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)-funded Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) Model 1 evaluation.

Craig Corl, Director General Services

Ms. Mohammad has been with Econometrica since its inception in 1998, tirelessly working toward Econometrica’s success. As Chairwoman and Treasurer, she drives company efforts in business development and increasing technical capabilities. In addition, she works to create a positive atmosphere and beautiful workspace for Econometrica employees.

Dennis Stout, Director Housing

With 25 years of experience, Mr. Stout has advised numerous federal agencies, including the U.S. Departments of Defense, Navy, Army, Air Force, Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Veterans Affairs, and Agriculture, as well as the GSA, Federal Judiciary, U.S. Small Business Administration, U.S. Election Assistance Commission, and others on housing subsidy and financing programs, asset management, risk assessment, program design and implementation, financing alternatives, grants management, and accounting and reporting processes.

Dmitriy Goryachev, Director of DAG

Dr. Sheppard—an injury epidemiologist and biostatistician with more than 23 years of experience in technical assistance and training, injury and healthcare research, data collection and analysis, national survey and evaluation projects, measure development, program/project management, policy analysis, and rapid-cycle evaluation—has led Econometrica’s Health Group since January 2012. She currently serves as Corporate Monitor for five contracts and two subcontracts. She directed and then became Corporate Monitor for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)-funded Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) Model 1 evaluation.

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