greg_drevenstedt_bwGREG L. DREVENSTEDT, PHD

Valmont Research was founded in 2003 by Dr. Greg Drevenstedt to provide market research for clients across the healthcare spectrum. Dr. Drevenstedt recognized the need to help everyday healthcare practitioners access demographic data to grow their business or practice. Valmont Research was launched with a focus in Dentistry.

Dr. Drevenstedt received his doctorate in Demography and Sociology from the University of Pennsylvania and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Demography at the University of Southern California. He worked for a global market research firm and started Valmont Research.

Dr. Drevenstedt has received grants from the National Science Foundation and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. His research has been published in peer-reviewed journals including JADA—The Journal of the American Dental Association, The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Social Science and Medicine, and Demographic Research, among others. He has written articles for Dental Practice Report, Orthodontic Products, and The Blair-McGill Advisory, and presented at the annual meetings of the American Dental Association and the Hinman Dental Society.


Carrie joined Valmont Research in 2009, bringing additional experience in healthcare research, business development, and marketing. Carrie designs custom research-driven products for healthcare, biotechnology, and nutraceutical companies.

Carrie earned her Master of Science in Neuroscience from Florida State University in 2000. Her career path has taken her to prestigious organizations such as the Mayo Clinic, Centers for Disease Control, Pfizer Inc., HCA Healthcare, and non-profits American Heart Association and American Cancer Society.