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IO MPS Advisory Board

The MPS advisory board is composed of UMD IO PhD graduates who work in government, in private organizations, and as consultants. The advisory board provides input on curriculum, courses, and workshops to ensure that the UMD IO MPS stays on the bleeding edge of IO psychology.

UMD IO Advisory Board

Advisory Board Dinner During the 2017 Selection Event



Eric Braverman

V.P., Talent Development
Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.

Dr. Braverman leads Talent Management/Development for Lutron, a small, high growth, privately-held, hi-tech company focused on innovation of lighting and environmental controls and home automation.


Kathryn Niles-Jolly

Personnel Research Psychologist
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Dr. Niles-Jolly conducts assessment projects, particularly for selection (i.e., hiring), in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Previously, she worked with the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, providing human capital products and services to various government agencies on a consulting basis.


Mina Sipe

Senior Consultant
Development Decisions International

Dr. Sipe is part of the Testing and Assessment Design product development group at DDI and manages new product implementations with early adopter clients. She has worked with clients to implement leadership assessment and development initiatives and provides feedback and coaching for leaders in multiple industries.


Marc Sokol

Sole Proprietor
Sage Consulting Resources

Dr. Sokol provides a variety of consulting and coaching services to companies and top executives.  He also serves on the editorial review board of Consulting Psychology Journal and has been the Executive Editor of People + Strategy Journal since 2016. Dr. Sokol is a fellow of both SIOP and the APA.