Suzanne Tsacoumis - President

Suzanne Tsacoumis, Ph.D.
President and CEO

In addition to her responsibilities associated with providing strategic leadership for the organization, Dr. Suzanne Tsacoumis has built her professional career conducting, managing, and consulting on projects associated with the research, development, and implementation of personnel assessment and human capital systems, often in litigious environments. She spearheaded innovative work in the development of rich-media simulations for use in both promotion and self-assessment processes. She still enjoys providing expert consultation services for litigiously driven initiatives as well as on policy and implementation issues for operational programs. Suzanne has held several leadership roles within the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) and she is a fellow of both SIOP and the American Psychological Association (APA).

Kirk Abriola - Chief Financial Officer

Kirk Abriola

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Abriola is HumRRO’s Chief Financial Officer and Director of the Business Affairs Division. He has more than 30 years of experience in government contracting, finance and non-profit organization. He has previously served in a wide variety of roles. Several highlighted roles include serving as a CFO for a multi-entity Alaskan Native Corporation where he was responsible for the finance and contracts shared services. Kirk was as Senior Government Contracting Consultant with Cherry Bekart LLP, where he focused his practice on delivering advisory services to clients in support of the complexities that come with federal contracting.  Prior to that he served in a senior financial management role with Population Services International, a nonprofit social marketing organization operating in more than 50 countries.   Kirk also previously worked with Deltek as a Software Designer specializing in the government contracting industry. He received a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the Pennsylvania State University and is a CPA in the District of Columbia.

David Dorsey - Vice President, Business Development

David Dorsey, Ph.D.

Vice President

Dr. David Dorsey currently serves as a Vice President and the Director of the Business Development Division at HumRRO. He was previously a senior executive in the U.S. government, serving in the areas of defense and intelligence. Prior to working in government, Dr. Dorsey was a Vice President at Personnel Decisions Research Institutes (PDRI). Dr. Dorsey has conducted innovative research and development in the areas of understanding adaptive performance, building assessments for mission critical skills (e.g., cyber, language, data science), innovating performance management, using modeling and simulation technologies for learning, understanding career paths, and building corporate level data science platforms and communities. Dr. Dorsey has produced over 70 book chapters, articles, and presentations. He is the recipient of two major research awards and an award for being a top leader in government. In 2017, Dr. Dorsey was elected a Fellow by the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (Division 14 of the American Psychological Association). He also completed the Georgetown leadership coaching program. Dr. Dorsey recently served as a committee member for the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, working on an effort related to Foreign Language Assessment for the U.S. State Department’s Foreign Service Institute.

Cheryl Paullin - Vice President,, Operations

Cheryl Paullin, Ph.D. 

Vice President

Dr. Cheryl Paullin is HumRRO’s Vice President of Talent Management and Analytics. She is a corporate officer. Throughout her career, Cheryl’s technical work has focused on development, validation, and implementation of many different custom assessments for a variety of talent management purposes, from pre-employment screening to promotion to employee and leader development, often in high-stakes situations. She has worked with a wide variety of public- and private-sector clients, including several Fortune 500 clients and clients at all levels of government. She has published a book chapter and best practice guidelines for HR practitioners on the aging workforce, and has presented on development and validation of high-stakes assessments at numerous conferences. Cheryl has served in volunteer leadership roles to support the profession of I-O Psychology at the local and national levels. She is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.

Tim McGonigle - Vice President, Operations

Tim McGonigle, Ph.D. 

Vice President

Before becoming a member of the leadership team in July 2019, Dr. Timothy McGonigle served as the manager of HumRRO’s Strategic Human Capital Program. After graduating from the Industrial-Organizational Psychology program at Virginia Tech, Tim began his career as a Research Scientist at the American Institutes for Research. Next, he helped develop and lead a team of I-O psychologists performing job analysis, assessment development and validation, and program evaluation projects at Caliber Associates/ICF International. Most recently, he established and managed an interdisciplinary team of social and behavioral scientists, analysts, and functional experts at SRA International. His technical proficiency spans a broad range of topics, including job analysis/competency modeling, workforce planning, assessment development and validation, program evaluation, career development/exploration, and evidence-based policy. Tim’s work has been published in Applied HRM Research, Military Psychology, Human Resource Management Review, and the forthcoming edited volumes Career Pathways: School to Retirement and the Casebook of Needs Assessments.