Clients & Partners

DIR’s clients include government agencies, nonprofit organizations, private corporations, and research and educational organizations. DIR works with other research firms and educational institutions as partners on projects. Below is a list of our clients and partners.

Government Agencies

City of Houston, Building Services Department
City of Houston, Department of Health and Human Services
Houston Independent School District (H.I.S.D)
Houston-Galveston Area Council (HGAC)
Metropolitan Transit Authority of Houston and Harris County (METRO)
New York Department of Transportation
Texas Council on Workforce and Economic Competitiveness
Texas Department of Commerce
Texas Department of Community Affairs
Texas Department of Health
Texas Department of Transportation
Texas Education Agency (TEA)
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Texas Workforce Commission
U.S. Department of Agriculture
U.S. Department of Education
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration

Nonprofit Organizations

Fieldstone Alliance
Houston Area Urban League
Joint City/County Commission on Children
March of Dimes
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
National Education Association (NEA)
National Youth Employment Coalition
Rapides Foundation
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
SHAPE Community Center
Technology for All
Texas Medical Center
W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF)

Private Corporations

A.O. Phillips & Associates
Carter & Burgess
CenterPoint Energy
Deloitte & Touche
Duke Energy
Halff Associates, Inc.
Harlan Consulting
IBM Corporation
Jefferson Wells
Korbel Marketing
McConnell, Jones, Lanier & Murphy
Mir, Fox, & Rodriquez
MuniServices, LLC.
Pacific Gas & Electric
Roberta F. Burroughs & Associates
Sharpstown Center Management
South Central Bell Telephone Company
Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation
The Segal Company

Research and Educational Organizations

Abt Associates
American Institute for Research (AIR)
Battelle Memorial Institute, Inc.
Baylor College of Medicine
Branch & Associates, Inc.
Center for Improving the Readiness of Children for Learning and Education (CIRCLE), University of Texas-Houston
Center for Labor Market Studies, Northeastern University
Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. (MPR)
MPR Associates/RTI International
MathTech, Inc.
MGT of America
Public Policy Research Institute, Texas A & M University
Public/Private Ventures, Inc.
Rice University
Social Policy Research Associates, Inc.
Texas Southern University
The Urban Institute(UI)
Westat, Inc.