Meet our team
Our other MPS consultants represent a wide range of backgrounds and expertise in Industrial/Organizational psychology and business. These PhD and Master level professionals enable us to deliver high quality services for our clients whether the projects are small or large. These highly trained and experienced Assessors, Trainers, Interviewers, and Coaches use proven MPS processes and practices to ensure practical and measurable results. Our associates and support staff are highly qualified and experienced in helping our clients with online testing, assessment center preparation, and other areas of support.
Joe Baucum, M.S. – Managing Consultant
Joe Baucum is a senior consultant with Management and Personnel Systems. He specializes in executive assessment and feedback, team development, facilitation, promotion, selection, management consulting, and training. He has worked nationally and internationally with a number of clients including BP, Chevron, CononcoPhillips, LyondellBasell, CITGO, NCI, Pacesetter, Texas Petrochemical, and Rivianna. Joe is a highly experienced assessor, with experience in coaching and providing feedback to managers, supervisors, and executives. Joe is an exceptional communicator, with 25 years of experience in creating and delivering high quality presentations and training sessions. He has superior capabilities in writing, public speaking, and team facilitation. He holds Masters of Science in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Kansas State University.
Kathleen Welch, M.A. – Senior Consultant
Kathleen is a consultant with MPS. She has 15 years of consulting experience both nationally and in the Caribbean. She specializes in organizational development, test construction, training, selection, and assessment techniques. She has worked with numerous companies (including ConocoPhillips, CITGO, Hovensa, Lyondellbasell, Tesoro, Sunoco, and various mid-sized companies). Kathleen brings 22 years of oil refining experience having worked as a Field Operator, Console Operator and Operations Supervisor. As a Training Supervisor, she designed and implemented computer based training, development paths, and selection processes for multiple business units (Operations, Maintenance, Engineering and Quality Control). Her abilities to organize a project and work with all levels of an organization are strengths that lend her credibility with clients. Kathleen holds a M.A. in Psychometrics with a B.S. in Psychology.
Colin Wooldridge, PhDc. – Senior Consultant
Colin Wooldridge is a consultant with Management and Personnel Systems. He specializes in assessment, interviewing, training, selection, test building, survey development, statistical analysis and validation studies. He has worked on assignments involving a wide range of employees—workers, frontline supervisors, and managers. He has worked with numerous companies (including Chevron, ConocoPhillips, CITGO, LyondellBasell, NCI, Pacesetter Personnel, and other global and mid-sized companies), assessing and training. At Texas A&M University, he worked on a study for the United States Air Force for two years, examining the effectiveness of after action reviews and team training. He is presently engaged in research exploring new statistical analysis methodology and developing new personality test measures. He currently has academic papers under third round review at top management, organizational behavior and business journals. He is currently completing his PhD in Management and Organizational Studies and holds an MA in Industrial Organizational Psychology. He is teaches at the University of Texas at San Antonio and has recently coauthored a paper that is currently in press at Personnel Psychology.
David Dubin, PhD
David Dubin is a licensed Industrial-Organizational Psychologist in the state of Texas. He has a PhD and M.A. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from the University of Houston and received his B.A. in psychology from the University of Texas at Austin.
David has experience consulting with a variety of businesses from startups to Fortune 500 companies in a variety of business sectors including oil and gas, consumer goods, financial services, healthcare, railroads, and government. His areas of consulting expertise include: employee assessment at all levels, HR analytics, test development, interview development and coaching, job analysis, and survey design.
David is an active member in the field of HR and Industrial-Organizational psychology. He is a previous faculty member at of the University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business. He is the co-founder of the Austin Association for
Industrial/Organizational Psychology. David is a full member of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) and a contributing member to SIOP’s Professional Practices Committee. David is the co-program manager of the SHRM-SIOP Science of HR White Paper collaboration and volunteers for SIOP’s Contemporary Selection Practice group, which focuses on providing information to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on specific employee selection procedure issues. He has been published in Personality and Individual Differences and Personnel Testing Council of Metropolitan Washington and has presented at universities, conferences, and organizations across the United States and Europe. David’s research interests include leadership, personality, legal issues in HR, pre-hire assessments, and computer adaptive testing.
Andrea Neely, PhD – Consultant
Andea is a senior consultant with MPS, and she is currently an associate professor in the management department at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Her primary research interest is social exchange and its sub-theories (i.e., psychological contract, leader-member exchange, perceived organizational support). She is researching how relationships in organizations serve as motivational mechanisms to explain important employee attitudes and behaviors. Her other interests include talent management, job design, compensation, and volunteer motivation. Her teaching at the University of Texas at San Antonio over the past several years has focused on management, organizational behavior, and human resources.
Marc Prine, PhD. – Senior Consultant
|Marc is an industrial/organizational psychologist who works with organizations to integrate empirically supported methodologies into the management of human capital. His main focus includes optimizing the selection, development, engagement, and retention of employees through use of people analytics, assessment, and psychology.
Marc has ten years of consulting experience working with organizations from financial services, life sciences, manufacturing and both federal and local government agencies.
Marc earned his Ph.D. in Business Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, M.A. from West Chester University of Pennsylvania and an undergraduate degree from Temple University. He is also an adjunct professor in graduate level Statistics, and has been published in the Huffington Post, Forbes, and Fast Company.