Focused Solutions, a new marketing research and consulting group, has opened an office at 907 Monument Park Circle, Suite 203, according to William Sartain, president.

Sartain said Focused Solutions offers a blend of research discipline and experienced interpretive skills which result in actionable planning for the client.He has degrees in sociology and psychology and began his 25-year business career as a researcher for Communications Research Center, San Francisco, working with major accounts like Bank of America, Ralston-Purina, Heublien, Heinz Foods, Scott Paper and several other national and international companies.