Research and Evaluation

Research and Evaluation Specialists


Welcome to DMD 

DMD was established in 1998 by Dean Schieve and Don Vangsnes to provide  research and evaluation services, our core activities. Serving regional,  national and international clients, DMD has earned a reputation as a  results-oriented business emphasizing strong personal working  relationships with clients. In this age of accountability and  data-driven decision making, DMD offers highly individualized service to  create solutions unique to each client’s situation.

Our key personnel have significant administrative and project management  experience in addition to extensive experience in the area of  evaluation, research, communications, organizational analysis and  marketing. DMD has been involved in all facets of strategic planning,  new program development, and evaluation and research projects. Our work  includes conceptualization, process organization, research design and  analysis, report writing, formal presentation of study outcomes, and  implementation of recommendations. DMD also works with a variety of  clients on grant-related activities such as researching and writing  grant proposals, developing evaluation plans, project implementation and  project management.   

Getting Started

Not sure about how we can help? We'll be happy to discuss your project  needs to help determine if DMD is a good fit for you. We strive to  develop creative services and solutions that meet your unique situation.  Please contact us to find out how we can be of assistance to you and  your organization:


Dean Schieve  701.739.1016 


Donald Vangsnes  701.213.1186