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Winfred Arthur, Jr. [ curriculum vitae ], [ ResearchGate Profile ], [ Google Scholar Profile ] the principal of the firm, holds a Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and specializes in the research, development, implementation, and evaluation of personnel and human resource management systems and programs. Dr. Arthur has extensive experience in job analysis and classification, survey development and large scale data collection, development and delivery of training and management development programs, selection and promotion test development and validation. In addition to his professional experience in human resource consulting, Dr. Arthur is a full professor of psychology and management at Texas A&M University. He is a fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, the Association of Psychological Science, and the American Psychological Association. His research interests are in human performance; training development, design, implementation, and evaluation; team selection and training; acquisition and retention of complex skills; testing, selection, and validation; models of job performance; personnel psychology; and meta-analysis. He has extensive experience in conceptualizing, developing, and directing projects and research in these areas and has also published extensively in these areas as well.

Dennis Doverspike, Ph.D., ABPP [ curriculum vitae ], is a Full Professor of Psychology at the University of Akron, Senior Fellow of the Institute for Life-Span Development and Gerontology, and Director of the Center for Organizational Research. He is certified as a specialist in Industrial-Organizational Psychology and in Organizational and Business Consulting by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) and is a licensed psychologist in the State of Ohio. Dr. Doverspike has over thirty years of experience working with consulting firms and with public and private sector organizations, including 15 years as Executive Vice President of Barrett & Associates. Services provided include individual assessments, statistical analysis, development of large scale assessment systems, job evaluation and job analysis, and expert witness services. He is the author of 2 books, 16 book chapters, over 150 other professional publications, and over 100 conference presentations. He has served as an expert witness in 10 court cases and assisted with the preparation of expert testimony in over 75 additional cases. Dr. Doverspike received his Ph.D. in Psychology in 1983 from the University of Akron. His M.S. in Psychology is from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and his B.S. is from John Carroll University. He has taught courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, and directed dissertations, theses and practica.

Anton J. Villado, Ph.D., [ curriculum vitae ] is an Assistant Professor of Psychology in the Industrial/Organizational area at Rice University. Dr. Villado has over a decade of experience providing solutions for organizations, ranging from entry- level to executive-level positions, in both public and private industries. Dr. Villado's expertise falls within the domains of employee training and development, and personnel selection and assessment. His work has been presented at national conferences, and published in book chapters and scientific journals, including the Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, and the International Journal of Selection and Assessment. Dr. Villado is a member of the American Psychological Society, American Society for Training & Development, Society for Human Resource Management, Academy of Management, and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology where he serves on the Education and Training Committee. Dr. Villado earned his Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Texas A&M University.