Katherine began her career in academia, conducting research in the areas of psychometrics and occupational health, publishing numerous peer-reviewed articles in journals such as Journal of Occupational Health Psychology and Educational and Psychological Measurement. This early focus on theory and research informs Katherine’s applied work. Since moving in to full-time consulting, Katherine has taken a scientist-practitioner approach to partnering with her clients, helping to craft customized pre-hire assessment processes and post-hire development and engagement programs to attract, train, and retain top talent. Katherine has worked with a wide variety of clients in her years as a consultant, with special focus on selection and retention in the customer service, public safety, and government industries.
Katherine received a Bachelor’s degree with a dual major in Psychology and Political Science from Central Michigan University, and Master’s and Ph.D degrees in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from Bowling Green State University. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship in I-O Psychology at IUPUI. She is 16PF certified and is an active member of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
Katherine resides with her husband, a fellow I-O Psychologist, and her daughter in Indianapolis. She is involved in several animal rescue causes and enjoys horseback riding, period costume design, and performing in local musical theatre.