Edward McClelland Ekkers

Sr. Manager, GRM Guest Insights

Target Corporation

Ted is a Sr. Analyst with Target Corporation in Minneapolis. Ted previouslyworked as a market research analyst for Stax in Chicago. There he was responsible for conducting and managing primary and secondary market-side research for clients in a wide array of industries including financial services, manufacturing, health care and online services. Last summer he interned at Morningstar where he coordinated direct mail campaigns and conducted competitive research for the firm’s financial software. His first internship was with Dell where he evaluated the environmental impact of their logistics network. While at Michigan he worked with Steelcase to provide a strategy for incorporating sustainability initiatives into their products and is working with Aveda for his Masters project to assess the impact of delivering their products to customers. Ted has a B.S. in environmental engineering from Northwestern University.