About Us

We are a full service economic accounting group, offering Benefit-Cost, Industry Contribution, Economic Impact, Multi-Criteria Planning, Portfolio, and Program Effectiveness Analysis on a advisory and project basis. Our experience includes working with government agencies, industry and civic associations, and corporations and small businesses in the energy, transportation, agriculture, utility, education, and defense sectors.

Tom Yoder, PhD

Tom Yoder portraitTom is located in Wooster, Ohio.
Mobile: 330.201.7458
Email: tyoder@decisioncommerce.com
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Tom is the managing director of Decision Commerce Group. He is a business and regional economist with thirty years of experience in economic and policy analysis, market research and strategy, and business planning and budgeting. His experience includes developing economic analysis software to support policy, investment, and business decision-making. He earned his doctorate degree from the University of Tennessee with specializations in public finance and natural resource economics.

David Vogt, PhD

David Vogt portraitDr. Vogt is located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
Mobile: 865.604.4213
Email: davidvogt@me.com

Dr. Vogt retired as a Distinguished Research and Development Staff Member from Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). He serves as an affiliated consultant with DCG. During his thirty-five year tenure at ORNL, Dr. Vogt established the Regional Studies Program in which he developed and implemented a wide range of regional economic models and assessments. His work included developing methods and decision support tools for assessing how national energy and growth policies impact regional economic systems. Dr. Vogt earned a doctorate degree in Economics from Syracuse University with specializations in International Trade Theory and Econometrics.