Profiles International Technical Advisory Committee
Profiles International has consultants
who are leaders in their industry.
Scott Hamilton, PhD
Scott Hamilton leads Profiles’ research and development team. He oversees all aspects of assessment development while supervising his team and the consultants Profiles engages for their expertise. Dr. Hamilton is charged with coordinating the development of new products as well as further refining the effectiveness of the company’s mature assessment products. Dr. Hamilton consulted for Profiles before assuming his present position in 1995. For decades he was a business consultant specializing in human resources, personnel evaluation, and related fields. He also gained experience as a staff psychologist and psychotherapist in private practice.
Dr. Hamilton has a master's degree and PhD in clinical psychology and counseling with a minor in research. He served on the Board of Directors of the Association of Test Publishers, of which Profiles International was a founding member. He is also a member of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), the Association for Psychological Science (APS), and the International Test Commission (ITC). Dr. Hamilton is, additionally, an associate member of the British Psychological Society (BPS).
Amanda Holmes, PhD
Dr. Amanda Holmes joined the Profiles International Research & Development team as a Research Associate in August, 2011. She holds a Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology from Baylor University with a doctoral minor in statistics, specializing in experimental design. Her post-doctoral education includes research fellowships in business development and marketing in Baylor's Hankamer School of Business Marketing department and MBA program.
Dr. Holmes' work has been published in Applied Cognitive Psychology, Applied Psychology in Criminal Justice, and the Encyclopedia of Human Behavior. She has presented her findings across the country and taught at Baylor University in the Department of Psychology & Neuroscience for 6 years.
David. A. Clayman, PhD
Dr. Clayman is a licensed psychologist who serves as the director of Clayman & Associates, PLLC, an organization that focuses on forensic and medical psychology.
A member of the American and West Virginian Psychological Association’s and the American Association of Correctional Psychology, Dr. Clayman was a finalist twice for an entrepreneur of the year award and recently received the Mildred Mitchell Bateman award from the Mental Health Association.
Dr. Clayman has been a partner of Profiles for over 15 years and also acts as a special consultant for law enforcement/public safety for Profiles. Dr. Clayman has acquired a BA in psychology as well as an MS and PhD in clinical psychology.
Doru Dima, PhD
Dr. Dima is the International Director of Profiles East Europe and National Director of Profiles Romania. He also serves as the GM for Multi Consulting Group and Dima Consulting Group, and lectures at Transylvania University. He has worked with Profiles since 2003 and quickly became a valuable asset to the company. Dr. Dima has spent most of his career training companies and employees in HR management. He has trained individuals in performance management, communication skills, and organizational development. His experience and expertise will enable him to contribute immensely to the team.
Mr. Djipa is the cofounder and Research Director of Prism Research; a social, marketing, and media research company. He is also the co-founder of Profiles Adriatica. Mr. Djipa serves as the Research Director CEPOS (Center for Political Studies).
Mr. Djipa has been working with Profiles since 2006, but cofounded Prism Research in 1996. He has helped to transform Prism into one of the most successful research organizations in Bosnia and Herzegovina. His experience in research and business operations is essential to Profiles International and he will be an active member of the Technical Advisory Committee.
Wolanyo Kpo, PhD
Dr. Wolanyo Kpo is a Grants and Program Evaluation Consultant for Human Service Resources in Chicago and also teaches and researches at Chicago State University. Dr. Kpo has raised millions of dollars in grants towards education research from the US Office of Minority Health. From 1984 to 1994, he worked for Chicago Public Schools as a consultant who designed and evaluated school-based management training programs and evaluated the entire education program. Kpo is a member of SHRM, American Management Association, American Psychological Association, and the American Evaluation Association. Kpo has been awarded the CSU Leadership Award for Service, the Family Life Center Award for Outstanding work on a mini-grant, and multiple Annual Recognitions for contributions to Division of Continuing Education.
Raquel Novoa is the Senior Consultant for Human Resources Management Processes at Profiles de Chile. Her main responsibilities involve the implementation of Profiles’ assessments and instruments. Ms. Novoa also trains companies in topics such as competency identification as well as 360° evaluation processes and coaching. She has worked for Profiles since 2000 and has become in expert in training, coaching, and implementation of the assessments in South America. Ms. Novoa’s background in clinical psychology led her to work independently for private and public organizations for the past 17 years. In addition to working with Profiles de Chile, she works as a consultant in the Behavior Therapy Center where she specializes in systemic family therapy and individual therapy with adults and couples.
Steven Robinson, PhD
Dr. Steven Robinson is currently the President of the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS). Before working for SAIS, Dr. Robinson held a variety of different positions in higher education. Before his career in working at independent schools, Dr. Robinson worked for many different universities in many different roles. He worked as the director of student recruitment, director of student assessment, director of graduate student services, associate vice chancellor for enrollment management, and vice president for student affairs.
Ronald Trego, PhD
Dr. Trego is a consultant psychologist based in Dallas. He has been a consultant psychologist for more than 30 years and has worked with many national and international organizations. He has consulted many different types of organizations; everything from start-up companies to billion-dollar corporations from a variety of industries. Dr. Trego is known for his development of pre-employment assessments. He has pioneered innovative systems designs for organizational issues such as management succession planning and development. Dr. Trego also offers services for business design and analysis through evaluations that address attitude, turnover, and performance.
Patricia Lindley, PhD
Pat Lindley is a Chartered and Registered Occupational Psychologist. She has been one of the first people in the UK to be awarded the European Federation of Psychologists' Association (EFPA) EuroTest certificate (February 2012) and more recently (June 2012) the EuroPsy Certificate. On November 15th 2012 she will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award from the British Psychological Society's Division of Occupational Psychology.
In her career as an Occupational Psychologist Pat's main areas of expertise have centered on assessment methods and practice, and the development and application of methods for evaluating the quality of assessment and guidance practices.
Kurt Hulett, Ed.D.
Dr. Hulett received his B.S. in Public Administration with a minor in Special Education from James Madison University, his M.Ed. in Special Education from the University of Virginia as well as his Ed.D. in Administration and Supervision. He has been in education serving in the classroom and administration. A published author, Hulett has also worked as a professional in the private sector as a Senior Director of Research & Business Development and Vice President of Assessment for Pearson Assessment and Triumph Learning.