Alexandria, Virginia — The Human Resources Research Organization (HumRRO), an industry leader offering a science-based approach to talent management, education, assessment, credentialing, and program evaluation, is pleased to announce that Gary Carter, Ph.D., has joined the organization as a Vice President and Operations Director, effective October 2, 2023.
“I have always had great respect for HumRRO as an organization and for HumRRO’s outstanding staff, which includes many leading talent management and assessment experts,” Carter said. “I’m drawn to HumRRO by the organization’s emphasis on technical excellence, innovation and results-oriented customer service, combined with the organization’s stability even during its recent period of extraordinary growth.”
Carter joins HumRRO with significant executive and managerial experience as well as deep expertise designing and successfully implementing results-oriented talent management solutions for federal government and commercial clients. He worked for many years at PDRI, where he held several executive and managerial roles including Vice President and Chief Professional Services Officer. Early in his career, Carter managed and directed O*NET-related assessment projects for the U.S. Department of Labor’s Assessment Research and Development Program. He earned a Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from the University of Minnesota.
“Many of us at HumRRO have had the honor and pleasure of knowing and working with Gary over the years, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to have him join our leadership team,” said President and CEO Suzanne Tsacoumis, Ph.D. “Gary is well-known throughout our industry and profession for his reputation of excellence and expertise, and I look forward to working with him on our mission-based organizational goals with the rest of our team.”
Part of HumRRO’s core values is to give back to science and the profession, and Carter’s longtime dedication and contributions to these principles fit right in. He is a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) and currently serves on the SIOP Executive Board and the American Psychological Association Council of Representatives.
“I look forward to working collaboratively with the other members of the leadership team to facilitate HumRRO’s continued growth while maintaining the values for which HumRRO has always been known,” Carter said.
About HumRRO HumRRO is a nationally recognized, nonprofit applied research and consulting organization, established in 1951 and headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, with offices in Louisville, Kentucky; Minneapolis; and Monterey, California. We provide our clients with customized solutions for complex business, HR, educational, and organizational challenges. Our areas of expertise include talent management, hiring and promotion, education research and evaluation, credentialing, people analytics, and leadership assessment.