Jethro Israel Joins Smarty Pants Research and Consulting Firm

Jethro Israel Insights Prodigy

December 10, 2021

JOHNSON CITY, TN – Smarty Pants market research and strategic consulting firm announced today that Jethro Israel has joined the organization as an “Insights Prodigy” supporting the company’s key educational, entertainment and luxury accounts. His contributions span all phases of the qualitative and quantitative research process – from managing research logistics to synthesizing data to authoring client deliverables.

Israel’s background is in education and international research. He was most
recently an adjunct professor at Eastern Florida State College where he guided traditional students and adult learners on how to use data, analytics, research skills and argumentative strategies to better understand history. Prior, he was a high school U.S. History teacher in Brevard County, Florida. He began his professional career as the Dean of Student Advisement and Residential Life for New Jersey SEEDS, an educational nonprofit.

Israel earned his Bachelor of Arts in Africana Studies at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania. He obtained a Master of Arts in History at Boston University, where he was the recipient of the Excellence in Humanities and Social Sciences Award. He was also named a Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellow for his secondary and primary research on Western Africa that involved living in Senegal, learning the native language and examining the history, politics and hallmarks of Senegalese culture.
Commenting on Israel’s hire, Smarty Pants Insight Sage and business unit leader Emily Young states, “Jethro is a gifted thinker, problem solver and presenter, and his work ethic and character are inspirational. He has a deep understanding of teens, young adults and parents, and his natural ability to connect with them adds incredible value to our clients.”
Israel is based in Palm Bay, Florida.