Under the direction of Consultancy Practice Leader, Bill Erickson, our consulting team features one of the most experienced, well-respected and diverse array of workforce experts available in the industry today. We provide a practical, measurement-based consulting approach that optimizes both individual human potential and collective business potential for each company. Our consultants tailor their approach to each company, analyzing business metrics and linking employee performance to business outcomes—helping each company meet its specific goals.
Bill Erickson is one of the original founders of Kenexa and currently serves as the consultancy practice leader. Mr. Erickson has more than 25 years of experience in employee survey research, leadership consulting and development and employee assessment. His groundbreaking thought leadership in employee engagement research and talent assessment and development has played an important role in Kenexa’s success and in the progress of many of his client companies. Mr. Erickson was the Chief Executive Officer of Human Resource Innovations, Inc., before it was acquired by Kenexa in 1997, and also spent 15 years with The Gallup Organization as a senior executive. Mr. Erickson has published numerous articles and is a highly sought after speaker and presenter. He was recently named one of the top 10 speakers from all conferences conducted by the Society of Human Resource Management.
Jack W. Wiley, Ph.D.
Jack W. Wiley, Ph.D., is Founder and President of the High Performance Institute by Kenexa. Dr. Wiley is recognized internationally for groundbreaking research that links employee survey results to measures of customer satisfaction and business performance. He is also the creator of the WorkTrends™ survey, an international survey research program that produces results featured in both scholarly studies and the popular press worldwide. He has more than 30 years of experience consulting with organizations in the health care, financial services, manufacturing and retail industries.
Dr. Wiley has recently published “Strategic Employee Surveys,” has written several articles and book chapters and has made numerous presentations to professional associations around the world. He was elected as a Fellow in the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology and the American Psychology Association and has served on the Board of Directors of the Human Resources Planning Society. Wiley holds a Doctorate in Organizational Psychology from the University of Tennessee and is a licensed consulting psychologist. Prior to joining Kenexa in 2006, Dr. Wiley was the founder and CEO of Gantz Wiley Research, a survey research consulting firm specializing in employee and customer surveys for corporate clients.
Bob Bergman, Ph.D.
Bob Bergman, Ph.D., serves as a Consulting Director for Kenexa’s Global Survey Practice in EMEA. Dr. Bergman has over 15 years of experience in survey research, including multi-rater and employee engagement surveys, customer research and linkage research. Applying his extensive knowledge of survey best practices, Dr. Bergman has served many of Kenexa’s premier clients in the financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, insurance and retail industries. Bergman holds a Doctorate and Master of Science degree in Quantitative and Qualitative Psychometric Measurement from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Nebraska Wesleyan University.
Vernon Bryce, M.Sc., is Managing Partner of Kenexa’s operations in the Middle East. Mr. Bryce has extensive expertise in organizational assessment and development, TQM solutions, leadership development, executive coaching and change management. He has worked for more than 30 years in senior human resource executive, behavioral science consulting and business school teaching roles, and has consulted for a wide range of businesses in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. As a specialist in talent management, assessment and engagement survey solutions for Kenexa, Bryce supports several international research and consulting programs. He has published short articles on HRM and HCM.
Mr. Bryce is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society, and is a Chartered Occupational Psychologist. He holds an intercollegiate Masters degree in psychology from University College London, a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from Exeter University and a Diploma in Business Administration from Aston University Business School.
Jim Donoho serves as the Practice Leader for Kenexa-Minneapolis and for Kenexa’s Global Consulting Business Team. With more than 30 years of strategic, growth-oriented experience, Mr. Donoho focuses on designing and executing research projects that directly relate to an organization’s business success metrics using cross-functional teams of consulting, project management, and technology. He has extensive experience in data collection methodologies, general management and strategy development in both the United States and Europe, and has led two organizations through ISO certification. He has applied this innovative experience to well-known Kenexa clients, including Allina Health System, Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic and Meijer Foods. Prior to joining Kenexa, he served as Vice President of Operations at Gantz Wiley Research, which was acquired by Kenexa in 2006. Mr. Donoho holds a Master of Business Administration from Northeastern University and a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from the University of Kansas.
Jay M. Dorio, Ph.D.
Jay M. Dorio, Ph.D., serves as the Managing Director for Kenexa’s operations in Canada. Dr. Dorio plays an active role in the execution of global survey projects to help organizations drive employee engagement to achieve tangible business outcomes. His highly innovative and perceptive consulting has been applied to a diverse group of global organizations. Prior to Kenexa, Dr. Dorio gained extensive experience in both internal and external consulting roles working in a variety of industry segments, including hospitality, educational services, manufacturing and specialty materials as well as military, local, state and federal government.
Dr. Dorio has published work on the work-family interface and task performance and is a frequent presenter at professional conferences on topics such as organizational development and change, consulting, work-family conflict, gender-role stereotypes and social support. Dr. Dorio holds a Doctorate in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from the University of South Florida and a Master of Education in Counseling from the University of Massachusetts, Boston. Dr. Dorio is a member of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Society for Human Resource Management and Academy of Management.
Rob Edwards, Ph.D.
Rob Edwards, Ph.D., serves as Vice President of Consulting at Kenexa, focusing on the Operations and Business Management of the Consulting Business. In addition to his responsibilities leading the Consulting Organization, he works with select clients such as Caterpillar and Disney Parks and Resorts. Prior to his current role, Dr. Edwards was the Vice President of Product Management and had responsibility for setting the strategic direction for technology and product innovation. He joined Kenexa in 2006 as the Director of Operations for the Global Survey Organization and had responsibility for Survey Technology Implementations, Technology Development, Quality Assurance, Data Integrity, Global Logistics and Budget Management. Throughout his tenure at Kenexa, Dr. Edwards has also been responsible for the due diligence of several potential acquisitions and the integration of acquired companies, with the most recent being the 2011 acquisition of JRA, a New Zealand-based survey organization.
Prior to working at Kenexa, Dr. Edwards worked at Bank of America and The Home Depot in an internal consulting capacity, specializing in organizational surveys, employee selection, leadership development, talent management, organization design and process improvement. While working at The Home Depot, he served on the Global Human Resources Leadership Team as a Six Sigma Black Belt responsible for process improvements throughout the HR organization. Dr. Edwards received his Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from the University of Tulsa. He has also has published research in The Journal of Educational Psychology and presented at several conferences and symposia.
Simon Gluyas serves as a Senior Consultant in the Asia Pacific region, specializing in job analysis and competency modeling, development and validation of psychometric assessments and high performance models, and design and delivery of assessment and development centers. He also has extensive experience in online 360°, exit, cultural and employee engagement surveys, career development and employment advice as well as psychometric assessment report writing and feedback and training in psychometric test interpretation. Prior to working at Kenexa, Mr. Gluyas worked as a recruitment consultant for TMP Worldwide, an HR Consultant for Hudson Global Resources and as a regional manager for OPRA Consulting Group.
Bryan Hayes, Ph.D.
Bryan Hayes, Ph.D., is an Executive Consultant at Kenexa. His background in both finance and organizational psychology has made him a leading expert in mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and ethics, and assessment-based organizational change. The depth and breadth of his innovative consulting experience is evident in his application of leadership development, cultural integration and executive team building principles to global organizations such as ITT, Motorola, Unilever, Johnson & Johnson, GlaxoSmithKline, GE, JCPenney, Toyota, KPMG International and Hallmark.
Dr. Hayes has written numerous publications and presented on organizational and cultural development, diversity and inclusion, linkage research, organizational values, and corporate governance and ethics. He is a member of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Academy of Management and American Psychological Association. Dr. Hayes teaches graduate level courses in organizational behavior and human resource management. He holds a Doctorate degree in industrial and organizational psychology and degrees in both business administration and accounting, and psychology.
Ed Hurst, M.A., M.Sc, serves as the Managing Director of Kenexa’s Australasia business and consulting lead for the Asia Pacific region. He has a particular focus on delivering clients’ strategic goals through world-class people solutions. His background is in business psychology with extensive experience working in large, global organizations. He worked for many years in the assessment and development field, frequently at the highest levels of organizations, including leading the assessment and development centers practice of a large consulting firm. His expertise is founded on extensive front-line consulting work, in which he contributed extensively to job analysis, assessment centers, leadership development, executive assessments, coaching and a range of development techniques. He has also established himself as a key player in the employee engagement and survey arena, linking such initiatives to business results and wider people strategies. During his time at Kenexa, Mr. Hurst has focused heavily on unifying solutions within employee surveys, assessment and talent management to deliver powerful results for customers.
Jeffery Jolton, Ph.D.
Jeffrey Jolton, Ph.D., is Director of Consulting at Kenexa, providing thought leadership and strategic direction for several of Kenexa's largest global projects. He has over 18 years of extensive consulting experience with organizational, leadership, and individual assessment, and is considered a leading expert in assessment-based change and research. He has provided innovative and insightful guidance to a number of organizations throughout his career including Accenture, CVS Caremark, Ernst & Young, Hewitt Packard, HSBC, General Electric, Johnson Controls, PricewaterhouseCoopers, The Home Depot, The Gap, and Xerox. A regular presenter at conferences, Dr. Jolton has also published over 30 articles, book chapters and publications on including topics on employee engagement, effective leadership, organization change and development and global HR practices. He holds a Doctorate and a Master of Science degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Ohio University, and did his undergraduate work at Lawrence University.
Neal Knight-Turvey, Ph.D.
Neal Knight-Turvey, Ph.D. serves as an Executive Consultant for Kenexa’s Global Survey Practice and leads the Australasian research team. Dr. Knight-Turvey has over a decade of experience in the survey and change management fields. He has led and acted as a change consultant on numerous large-scale employee surveys, from survey design and analysis through partnering with organizational leaders to drive engagement and performance improvements. He has contributed to successful organizational change for customers as diverse as BHP, Ricoh and New Zealand Police. Prior to joining Kenexa, Dr. Knight-Turvey was a director of JRA, a leading survey consultancy in Australia and New Zealand. He holds a Doctorate in Organizational Psychology from the University of Queensland.
Dave Millner is the Director of Consultancy Services for the Global Assessment Practice, and has established a professional HR consultancy practice with a range of products and services that complement and support psychometric and online assessments from Kenexa. This includes the development of a range of solutions to support the change in HR process and behavior that is required to make the HR function a true partner and business leader. Mr. Millner has also established and leads the Kenexa HR Institute (KHRI), which helps HR practitioners in the Gulf Region become more commercial and solution-oriented in their approach. He has worked directly with a variety of organizations, offering a range of assessment, development and performance-based solutions, including Siemens, Royal Bank of Scotland, BP, HM Treasury, HM Revenue and Customs, GE Money, Norwich Union–Aviva, Nakheel, BAE Systems, Hong Kong Jockey Club, Anglian Water and E.ON UK.
Before joining Kenexa, Mr. Millner worked for NatWest, now part of the RBS Group. With expertise in project/change management, strategic relationship management and consultancy and technical expertise, he has managed and implemented a diverse range of client and business-driven change projects through the design, application and implementation stages of organizational development processes and systems. In each of his consultancy projects, he provides expert advice, strategies and operational solutions that meet each client’s specific business needs.
Peta Steele serves as Head of Diversity and Inclusion, EMEA at Kenexa, and is experienced in providing consultative solutions around the management and development of people. Her focus is on building strategic relationships with clients and working to develop internal talent management and development processes within her client portfolio. With more than six years of experience in client-facing roles, Ms. Steele has consulted across many industries including Finance, Professional Services, FMCG and Travel. She has worked in a variety of roles across the sales and marketing function, as well as in management consultancy with emphasis on people and change. Prior to working with Kenexa, Ms. Steele spent time at a not-for-profit organization in the UK, working as an internal consultant, helping to design core training offerings. She also helped to grow a niche management consulting firm, offering broad people management solutions to the Australasian market. Ms. Steele holds a Bachelor of Economics with Distinction from the University of Sydney, Australia. She is accredited across a number of psychometric tools including DISC, BarOn EQ and Thomas TST.
Jeff Weekley, Ph.D.
Jeff Weekley, Ph.D., serves as an Executive Consultant for the Global Assessment Practice, where he has consulted with many of the world’s leading companies on the development and implementation of employee assessment systems for selection, talent reviews and employee development. Dr. Weekley has been with Kenexa for 18 years. Before joining Kenexa, he held senior human resource management positions with Zale Corporation, Southland Corporation and Greyhound Lines. Dr. Weekley has designed, validated and implemented numerous large-scale employee selection systems for retail store managers and associates, customer service employees, health care providers, hospitality guest-contact employees, drivers and mechanics.
Dr. Weekley has authored numerous articles in scholarly publications, such as the Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Academy of Management Journal, Human Performance, Journal of Management, and International Journal of Selection and Assessment. Dr. Weekley received his Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from the University of Texas at Dallas, his Master of Science in Industrial & Organizational Psychology and Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Texas A&M. He is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Academy of Management, and a fellow of the Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology.
Sara P. Weiner, Ph.D.
Sara P. Weiner, Ph.D., is a Kenexa Principal and serves as a Consulting Director and Executive Consultant, leading a team specializing in designing insightful employee survey programs that encourage assessment-based organizational change. Based on 20 years of results-focused consulting experience, Dr. Weiner has applied her innovative employee research and intelligence to inform business strategies that improve organizational performance for companies such as Atlantic Health, EFI, KPMG, Nike, Ingersoll Rand, Pitney Bowes, PwC, and UnitedHealth Group. Before joining Kenexa in August 2007, Dr. Weiner spent 16 years with IBM as an internal consultant where she was responsible for conducting enterprise-wide survey research, including the Global Pulse, Global Work and Life issues and HR client satisfaction surveys.
Dr. Weiner has published a number of book chapters and articles and is a frequent presenter at international conferences. She was a former representative for IBM to the IT Survey Group and the Mayflower Group, and was Mayflower Research Chair. Dr. Weiner is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology and was the 2010 Program Chair for its annual conference. She holds a Master of Arts degree and a Doctorate degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from the University of Connecticut.