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Our Clients

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Our mission is to connect Decision Makers with the Voice of the People for the purpose of making better informed decisions. Since our founding in 1991, Opinion Research Specialists has designed and conducted more than 500 research projects for cities, counties, educational institutions, public libraries, public utilities, nonprofits, and other clients. Listed below are some of the communities and organizations we have assisted.

Communities

  • Springfield
  • Joplin
  • Jefferson City
  • Oakville
  • Mehlville
  • Nixa
  • Ozark
  • Republic
  • Carthage
  • Webb City
  • Branson
  • Neosho
  • West Plains
  • Bolivar
  • Monett
  • Carl Junction
  • Marshfield
  • Aurora
  • Willard
  • Battlefield
  • Hollister
  • Mount Vernon
  • Lamar
  • Rogersville
  • Forsyth
  • Strafford
  • Houston
  • Kimberling City
  • Seymour
  • Stockton
  • Fayetteville, AR
  • Rogers, AR
  • Springdale, AR
  • Oakley, KS

Schools

  • Springfield School District (Largest school district in Missouri)
  • Joplin School District
  • Republic School District
  • Branson School District
  • Clinton School District
  • Marshfield School District
  • Macon School District
  • Neosho School District
  • Unified School District 506
  • Mehlville School District
  • Special School District of St. Louis
  • The Children’s Guild Academy (Baltimore, Maryland)
  • The Children’s Guild D.C. Public Charter School (Washington, D.C.)
  • The Children’s Guild School of Prince George’s County (Chillum, Maryland)
  • Ozarks Technical Community College
  • St. Charles Community College

Libraries

  • Springfield-Greene County Library District
  • Joplin Public Library
  • University City Public Library (St. Louis)
  • St. Joseph Public Library
  • Daniel Boone Regional Library
  • Missouri River Regional Library
  • Christian County Library
  • Barton County Library
  • Polk County Library
  • Taney County Library District
  • Taneyhills Community Library
  • Charlotte County Library System (Florida)
  • Jacksonville Public Library (Florida)
  • Escondido Public Library (California)
  • Westminster Public Library (Colorado)
  • New Braunfels Public Library (Texas
  • Round Rock Public Library (Texas)

Utilities

  • City Utilities of Springfield
  • The Empire District Electric Company
  • Liberty Utilities
  • Missouri American Water
  • Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc.
  • Platte-Clay Electric Cooperative
  • North Central Missouri Electric Cooperative
  • Farmers’ Electric Cooperative
  • Applied Energy Group, Inc. (New York)
  • Frontier Energy (Texas)

NonProfits

  • Missouri Municipal League
  • Tri-State Water Resource Coalition
  • Upper White River Basin Foundation
  • Ozarks Water Watch (Arkansas, Missouri)
  • James River Basin Partnership
  • Greater Ozarks Chapter of the American Red Cross
  • Fordland Clinic
  • Human Rights Commission (Joplin, Missouri)
  • Springfield Good Government Committee
  • The Coalition for Building a Better Tomorrow
  • Urban Districts Alliance
  • Missouri Association of County Clerks and Election Authorities

Other Clients

  • Missouri Department of Economic Development
  • Missouri Partnership (St. Louis, Missouri)
  • Ozark Region Workforce Development Board
  • Economic & Planning Systems, Inc. (Denver, Colorado)
  • George K. Baum & Company
  • U.S. Medical Center for Federal Prisoners
  • Springfield Police Department
  • Joplin Police Department
  • National Association of Home Builders (Washington, D.C.)
  • Home Builders Association of Greater Springfield
  • Springfield Downtown Community Improvement District
  • Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Branson/Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Springfield-Branson National Airport