Sam Ntsua serves as the Data Manager for the EPIC research group with the primary responsibility of overseeing the acquisition, management, and processing of research data. He received his Master’s degree in Economics from Western Illinois University Macomb. Ntsua earned his BA in Economics in Togo, West Africa, where he lived prior to moving to the US in 2005. His experience working with data spans over eight years including past appointments with US Embassy in Togo and Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) in Connecticut. For his last job, he programmed smart phones to collect research data in a randomized controlled trial project in Ghana. Mr. Ntsua speaks 5 languages, including French and English.