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Dr. David M. Morris, PH.D., J.D.

Dr. David M. Morris, PH.D., J.D.

President

David M. Morris, PH.D., J.D., President of Morris & McDaniel, founded the firm in 1976. Dr. Morris studied the concept of natural justice at the World Court in The Hague for three terms so that he would have a better understanding of how to test fairly.

Dr. Morris’ dual career as an I/O psychologist and attorney gives him a unique perception of the law and the development of personnel procedures. His forte is using multiple procedures to screen candidates in order to reduce organizational threats and problems from individuals hired or promoted.

Joseph F. Nassar, M.P.A.

Joseph F. Nassar, M.P.A.

Partner, Vice President,
Senior Consultant

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Joseph F. Nassar, M.P.A., Partner, Vice President and Senior Consultant of Morris & McDaniel, has been with our firm since 1977.

Mr. Nassar works closely with our clients as Project Director; company and project liaison; project management; test administration; and the training and monitoring of scoring procedures. In addition, Mr. Nassar oversees personnel and company contracts.

Roger H. McMillin, JR., J.D.

Roger H. McMillin, JR., J.D.

Vice President of Operations
and General Counsel

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Roger H. McMillin, JR., J.D., retired from his position as Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals of the State of Mississippi, which he served on from 1995 until his retirement in 2004.

Mr. McMillin joined the firm of Morris & McDaniel in 2004 as Vice President of Operations and General Counsel. Mr. McMillin oversees government and client contracts; project management; conducts test administration; and conducts training and monitoring of scoring procedures.

Thomas V. Fuentes, B.A.

Thomas V. Fuentes, B.A.

Vice President for
International Development

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Thomas V. Fuentes, B.A., Vice President for International Development of Morris & McDaniel, has been with our firm since 2013.

Mr. Fuentes served as Senior Law Enforcement Analyst for CNN. He served as Assistant Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). His 29-year career in the FBI included 11 years as a member of the U.S. Government’s Senior Executive Service. Mr. Fuentes directed the Office of International Operations, which oversaw offices at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. and 76 Legal Attaché offices in the U.S. Embassies and Consulates worldwide. He also served as a member of INTERPOL’s Executive Committee.

Kimberly N. Anderson-Martin M.R.S.

Kimberly N. Anderson-Martin M.R.S.

Vice President
of Operations

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Kimberly Anderson-Martin, Vice President of Operations, holds a Master of Science degree in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in Psychometrics and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism with an emphasis in Public Relations and minors in English and Psychology.

During her tenure at Morris & McDaniel, Ms. Anderson-Martin has over twenty years of experience in working within the field of public safety testing. She has designed promotional and entry-level assessments for both large and small agencies throughout the United States, including Atlanta Fire Rescue, Austin Fire Department, Houston Fire and Police Departments, and Memphis Fire Department. She specializes in developing and administering practical assessments for Fire Driver/Engineer/Technician and physical ability tests for Police and Fire Departments. She manages the functions of Job Analysis, Exercise Development, and the Certification division within the organization.  Ms. Anderson-Martin conducts assessor training and delivers training and informational presentations to a variety of audiences.

Ms. Anderson-Martin has been with Morris & McDaniel since 2000.

Judith Thompson, M.Ed.

Judith Thompson, M.Ed.

Vice President of
Psychometric Services

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Judith Thompson, Vice President of Psychometric Services, holds a Master of Education in Psychometry, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education with areas of concentration in Diagnostic Reading and Fine Arts. Ms. Thompson has conducted educational testing and consulting and has taught courses in related areas of psychology. She holds membership in the National Association of Psychometrists and is a Licensed Psychometrist.

While at Morris & McDaniel, Ms. Thompson has worked with numerous public and privatesector clients. Ms. Thompson has participated in all phases of test and exercise development for both entrylevel and promotional processes, including job analysis; testand exercise construction, review, and administration; assessor training and scoring of assessment center exercises; and validation and technical report writing for clients.

She has participated in numerous validation studies: job analysis development and validation of written test and assessment exercises. Ms. Thompson also conducts statistical analyses of data and writes technical reports for clients. Ms. Thompson also conducts psychological evaluations. Ms. Thompson has been with Morris & McDaniel since 2000.

Elizabeth Wood Wilson, B.A.

Elizabeth Wood Wilson, B.A.

Vice President of Client Services
and Contract Performance

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Elizabeth Wood Wilson, Vice President of Contract Performance and Client Services, holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology with a dual Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology.

Mrs. Wilson is responsible for leading Client Consulting Services (public safety contracts) to include product development and delivery efforts by planning, coordinating, and overseeing client consulting activities within the organization. With extensive experience leading largescale publicsector projects, she partners with clients on the development and implementation of testing programs.

Since joining the company in 2010, Mrs. Wilson has participated in all areas of test validation, development of testing instruments (to include, but not limited to, knowledgebased written tests, situational judgement tests, and oral performancebased assessmentexercises) and design of administration logistics for numerous public safety clients. She has partnered with clients on the development and implementation of all elements of testing projects to ensure critical responsibilities are being met.

Mayra Prado, M.S.

Mayra Prado, M.S.

Director of
Statistical Analysis

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Mayra Prado, Director of Statistical Analysis, holds a Master of Science degree in Psychology with an emphasis in Industrial and Organizational Psychology.  She also has a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting with a minor in Business. Ms. Prado works closely with departments in the capacity of project manager and liaison; conducts the administration of assessment centers and written tests; supervises scoring procedures, such as compiling and verifying data; creates feedback reports and final lists; and analyzes data for debriefings and final reports.

While at Morris & McDaniel, Inc., Ms. Prado has participated in all phases of entrylevel and promotional processes. She has served as project manager for numerous police and fire organizations. In addition, Ms. Prado has conducted numerous job analyses and participated in the development of testing instruments, as well as administration and scoring of performancebased assessment exercises and written knowledgebased tests for police and fire organizations.

While at Morris & McDaniel, Inc., Ms. Prado has participated in other special projects such as an organizational study for a large Department. Ms. Prado has been with Morris & McDaniel, Inc., since 2009.

Molly C. McDonald, B.A.

Molly C. McDonald, B.A.

Director of
Testing Services

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Molly McDonald, Director of Testing Services, holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with a minor in English.

Ms. McDonald works closely with various clients as a project manager and liaison. She oversees all aspects of written, knowledge-based exams to include writing and reviewing test items; compiling and reviewing source materials for anticipated exams; working with subject matter experts to validate exams; assigning and managing the work of independent contractors; overseeing the work of staff involved in written, knowledge-based exams; supervising the production of all testing materials; and the administration of written exams.

Ms. McDonald also performs job analyses; develops and administers performance-based exercises for various police and fire departments; and ensures compliance with contract requirements. In the past, she served as assistant project manager of the Mississippi State Personnel Board Quality Workforce Initiative Project, conducting job analyses for over 500 public-sector jobs. In addition to conducting job analyses through technical conferences, this project involved developing competency models for state employees, updating and validating state job descriptions for ADA and EEOC compliance, and writing technical validation reports.

Ms. McDonald has been with Morris & McDaniel since 2003.

Lana Prudhomme Whitlow, PH.D.

Lana Prudhomme Whitlow, PH.D.

Lead Psychometrician and New Orleans
Regional Office Director

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Lana Prudhomme Whitlow, PH.D., Lead Psychometrician and New Orleans Regional Office Director, has been with our firm since 1990. Dr. Whitlow conducts psychological screening interviews of police applicants for our clients in the Greater New Orleans area as well as executive management assessments for our private New Orleans clientele and has served as an expert witness for law enforcement testing for selection.

Jeffrey Rain, PH.D.

Jeffrey Rain, PH.D.

Chief Scientist
Morris & McDaniel
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Jeffrey Rain, PH.D., Chief Scientist, has been with our firm since 1989. Dr. Rain’s primary focus is in the areas of validation, fairness, and evaluation of employment decision processes. He has developed and validated numerous types of assessment tools (e.g., tests, exercises, interviews, simulations) designed to demonstrate individuals’ aptitude, achievement, or mastery of diverse skills and knowledge. He has conducted large sample norming studies for Morris & McDaniel assessments that are used throughout the U.S. and internationally. He also provides litigation support, including consultations for statistical analysis, expert witness preparation, and testimony. He earned his Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, with Minors in Applied Statistics and Clinical Psychology.

Elle Pickrell, B.S.

Elle Pickrell, B.S.

Consultant
Morris & McDaniel

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Elle Pickrell, B.S., Consultant of Morris & McDaniel, has been with our firm since 2019. Ms.Pickrell works closely with Senior Consultants in project management and communication facilitation; participates in the administration and scoring of assessment centers; and works with subject matter experts in the areas of job analyses and in multiple phases of the development of written, knowledgebased exams, and assessment exercises. In addition, she assists with developing marketing strategies and producing marketing materials for the firm.

Jonathan Veldhorst, B.S.

Jonathan Veldhorst, B.S.

Consultant
Morris & McDaniel

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Jonathan Veldhorst, Staff Consultant of Morris & McDaniel, Inc. holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology.

During his time at Morris & McDaniel, Inc. Mr. Veldhorst has spent extensive time working with subject matter experts in assessment center exercise development and review meetings. Mr. Veldhorst has participated and directly led in the administration of assessment centers and written knowledge-based tests for police and fire organizations across the country. Mr. Veldhorst also works on scoring procedures such as compiling and verifying data and creating feedback and final lists for police and fire departments.  

During his time with Morris & McDaniel he has worked directly with clients such as Stamford Fire and Police Department, Hartford Fire and Police Department, Palm Beach Fire Rescue Department, New Haven Fire Department, Waterbury Fire and Police Department, Lowell Police Department, Oxnard Fire Department, Cosumnes Fire Department, Austin Fire Department, Norfolk Police Department, Norfolk Fire Rescue Department, Chesapeake Fire Department, Anne Arundel County Fire Department, Prince William County Police Department, Memphis Fire Department, the Mississippi Highway Patrol as well as a multitude of other clients.

Mr. Veldhorst has been with Morris & McDaniel, Inc. since 2018.

Kristy Voorhees

Kristy Voorhees

Consultant
Morris & McDaniel

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Kristy Voorhees

Linda Stephens, M.B.A.

Linda Stephens, M.B.A.

Consultant
Morris & McDaniel
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Linda Stephens, M.B.A., Consultant of Morris & McDaniel, has been with our firm since 2002. Ms. Stephens conducts assessor recruitment, serving as our company liaison with departments throughout the U.S. In addition, she assists in the administration of written tests and performance-based assessments, assessor training and monitoring of the scoring process by assessors.

MiKenzi Laster, B.A.

MiKenzi Laster, B.A.

Consultant
Morris & McDaniel
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MiKenzi Laster, B.A., Consultant of Morris and McDaniel has been with our firm since 2023. MiKenzi assists with the development of written, knowledgebased exams and assists with the production of online testing. She also participates in consulting services including the development of job/currency analyses and test reviews and participates in the administration of assessment centers.

Selah Galeano, B.S

Selah Galeano, B.S

Consultant
Morris & McDaniel
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Selah Galeano, B.S., Consultant of Morris and McDaniel, has been with our firm since 2022. Ms. Galeano assists in the development and facilitation of written, knowledge based exams, and assessment center exercises; participates in the administration of assessment centers; and works with subject matter experts in the areas of job analyses and in multiple phases in the development of written multiple-choice tests.

Whitney Wright

Whitney Wright

Consultant
Morris & McDaniel
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Whitney Wright, a Consultant at Morris & McDaniel, has been with the firm since 2021. Ms. Wright collaborates with Senior Consultants to achieve project milestones, including engaging with subject matter experts on job analyses and written exam reviews; contributing to the development and evaluation of knowledge-based written examinations; participating in the administration of assessment centers; aiding in compiling and verifying data from job analyses and assessment center activities; assisting in scoring written examinations and generating feedback reports; and producing a variety of reports, such as Proposals, Job Analysis Reports, and Currency Analysis Reports.

Kristi R. Johnson, A.B.A

Kristi R. Johnson, A.B.A

Scoring
Consultant

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Kristi R. Johnson, A.B.A, Scoring Consultant of Morris & McDaniel, has been with our firm since 2017. Ms. Johnson works closely with testing clients, verifying scores and creating score reports; works with subject matter experts in the areas of job analyses and in multiple phases in the development of written multiple-choice tests; participates in the administration and scoring of assessment centers; and develops administration and scoring material for assessment centers.

Susan Dahl

Susan Dahl

Executive Administrative Assistant to
David M. Morris, Ph.D., J.D.

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Susan Dahl, Executive Administrative Assistant to David M. Morris, Ph.D., J.D., has been with Morris & McDaniel since 1999. Ms. Dahl is the liaison between Dr. Morris and clients as well as internal staff at all levels. In addition, she reviews all assessment administration, training and scoring materials; prepares candidate orientation material and presentations; manages and maintains Dr. Morris’ schedules, appointments and travel arrangements; reviews operating practices and implements improvements; and manages and maintains professional licenses.

Janeen Dixon

Janeen Dixon

Office
Administrator

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Janeen Dixon has been an integral part of Morris and McDaniel since 2021, serving as the Office Administrator and Project Coordinator. In her multifaceted role, Ms. Dixon fulfills responsibilities as the facility manager, human resource director, and executive assistant. Additionally, she plays a crucial role in coordinating assessment center projects, showcasing her versatility and organizational prowess within the company.

Brandi Nordan

Brandi Nordan

Office Administration
Manager and Consultant

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Brandi Nordan, B.S., Consultant and Office Administration Manager, has been with Morris & McDaniel since 2023. Ms. Nordan writes technical reports, reviews written exams, produces of variety of reports and participates in assessment centers. In addition, she assists with facility
management, human resources, and support for management.

Steven Watkins

Steven Watkins

IT
Consultant

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Steven Watkins, IT Consultant of Morris & McDaniel, has been with our firm since 2019. Mr. Watkins specializes in IT hardware support and implementation, while also maintaining network infrastructure and security thereof, with a focus on insuring that the company has the most up-to-date technical resources available and/or implemented. Mr. Watkins provides dynamic IT support in a variety of scenarios and settings, both onsite and remotely. In addition, he is Morris & McDaniel’s in-house video editor and creator for Assessment Center oral exams and company promotional media, working closely with project management to produce satisfactory end products that are tailored bespoke to the client and/or demographic, domestic or international.

We are dedicated to delivering excellence in service across all projects and contracts with our clients. Leveraging our expertise, qualifications, and resources, we pledge to enthusiastically address our clients' needs promptly and effectively.

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