Robert C. Satterwhite, PhD
Robert is the founder and managing principal of Talent Acuity Group. He has more than 20 years experience providing advice and counsel to Fortune 100 companies and public agencies on their talent selection and development practices and programs.
Most recently he was a key leader and partner in the Talent and Organization Development practice areas at The Partnering Group (TPG). Prior to TPG, he worked at APTMetrics in a variety of roles over a 14-year period, including the Vice President, NE Region and Vice President, Executive Assessment. Robert has worked with senior leaders at Walmart, Coca-Cola, Nestle, Samsung, GE, Pfizer, Novo Nordisk, Bristol-Myers Squib, Johnson & Johnson, MetLife, Sodexho, Verizon, Sprint, Fannie Mae, and Lexis/Nexis as well as the Library of Congress, the National Archives, and FEMA.
Robert received a Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational (I-O) Psychology from the Georgia Institute of Technology, a Master’s degree in Psychology from Wake Forest University, and a BA in Economics and Spanish from UNC-Chapel Hill. He is a member of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) as well as a board member of HR.com, Southern CT SHRM and Global Workers Justice Alliance. Robert has published and presented over 30 papers in the areas of human resources and talent management. He is also co-author of a book, The Importance of Psychological Traits, which explores the importance and favorability assigned to different characteristics across 20 different countries.
Brian Bienn, PhD
Brian Bienn is a licensed organizational psychologist. During his 25 year career he has consulted with executives and owners across a wide array of businesses. His areas of expertise include leadership assessment, executive and high potential coaching, leader transition coaching, partnering and team building, and emotional intelligence.
As an executive coach, Dr. Bienn helps leaders become more self-aware and identify specific actions to facilitate the transition into broader and more demanding leadership roles. His coaching work with leaders accelerates how quickly they gain effectiveness in the new role. In addition, Dr. Bienn is one of the country’s most experienced providers of Partnering – team building on large-scale construction projects that improves team performance and financial outcomes for all stakeholder organizations.
Brian serves as an adjunct executive coach with the Center for Creative Leadership. He has worked extensively with organizations in the following sectors: service and distribution, technology, construction, financial services and hospitality.
Chuck Presbury has over 30 years of experience in senior HRD management and Leadership development role over a variety of industries and firms including SCM, NBC, Pitney Bowes, and McGraw-Hill. He has been responsible for the development of key leaders who drive transformation and growth. Chuck is also an Adjunct Professor at the Jack Welch School of Business at Sacred Heart University in Connecticut where he teaches leadership in the MBA program.
Andrew has over 25 years experience facilitating strategy, organization and leadership development. Andrew now works with business leaders, senior executives and their teams, delivering change leadership and organization effectiveness consulting services. He has an exceptional track record of optimizing leadership and business performance. Andrew is highly effective at strategic change implementation due to his innovative applications of individual and group behavior principles and his extensive experience in organizational design and process management.
Previously, Andrew was with Mercer Delta Consulting focusing on strategic organizational change, working with senior executives of Fortune 500 companies. Prior to that, he held a variety of consulting and sales management roles at Shared Medical Systems, including Org. Effectiveness Practice Manager, Strategic Services Group and National Sales Manager, Decision Support Division. He started his career in financial modeling and forecasting, where he served as the Mid-Atlantic Computer Services Manager for Amherst Associates. Andrew holds an MA in Applied Psych. and BA in Economics, both with honors.
With more than 25 years of experience, Angie is a recognized talent acquisition expert with significant expertise in developing focused recruiting strategies, building talent pipelines, and assessing/developing/redesigning/implementing recruitment programs. In her last role as Director, Talent Acquisition for Chico’s FAS, Angie built the team and processes for recruiting creative talent across multiple divisions in the enterprise. Prior to that, she served as Director, Human Resources for Ascena Retail Group where she led critical talent acquisition activities. Angie also worked for LBrands developing the Centralized Staffing Function for this multi-billion-dollar fashion retailer with brands such as Bath & Body Works, Victoria’s Secret Megabrand (Catalog/Direct, Stores, Beauty) Lane Bryant, The Limited and Express. Having been in talent acquisition focused roles for the majority of her career, Angie understands the importance of integrating systems, processes, and teams to drive successful recruiting and talent initiatives. She has expertise in driving talent strategies for high-volume areas such as distribution and field associates as well as executive level positions.
David Dubin, PhD
David is a thought leader in the fields of HR, Management, and Industrial-Organizational Psychology. He is on faculty of The University of Texas at Austin’s McCombs School of Business. He is the co-founder of the Austin Association for Industrial/Organizational Psychology. Additionally, David is a 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 is the co-author of several articles and often speaks at universities and national and international conferences.