We are a team of corporate psychologists that earns the deep trust and respect of its global clients by partnering with them to maximize the contribution of their talent.
We do this through proprietary assessments for selection and succession, evaluation of teams and organizations, team and individual development, and improving organizational structure. Additionally, we coordinate our efforts and support each of our team members, so we can better care for and develop our clients.
Dave Popple, PhD, Founder & President
Dave has fifteen years of experience working with companies that range in size from 5 to 80K employees. He designed the Psybil® Platform, built the current assessment suite, and worked with academics to validate the tool.
He believes that the key to building a better way to assess people required understanding a diverse number of subjects. Therefore he took courses in entrepreneurialism, design thinking, finance, sociology, neurology, business, and psychology, and integrated these disciplines into the development of the Psybil® Assessment.
Bryce Homyk, PhD, Senior Consultant, Director of Operations
Bryce has over a decade of experience working with people and organizations in a variety of spaces, including finance, technology, education, healthcare, and clinical psychology. He helps high-profile organizations and dynamic individuals with strategic change, facilitating operational effectiveness, administrating state-of-the art assessments, and introspective executive coaching.
He finds inherent value in the collaborative feedback process, as well as through partnership with highly intelligent clients and talented peers.
Jody Popple, PhD, Director of Family Business Services & Women’s Leadership Development
Jody has over 20 years of experience in human behavior and human systems through her work as a licensed psychologist. As a part time consultant for Psynet beginning in 2006, she took on a diverse group of clients ranging from an international mining company to local family owned businesses.
In 2016, she joined the team full time. With her expertise in family systems, she built Psynet’s Family Business Services. Since 2018 has been focusing on developing the women’s leadership division. She received certification in Organizational Development at Columbia University.
Scott Kerr, PhD, Senior Consultant
His philosophy is that learning about oneself should be structured, engaging, fun and safe. To this end, he uses a wide variety of techniques including assessment, peer coaching, video review, and group dynamics to help his participants own their development and internalize the desire and skills to be self-directing.
Scott has over 30 years of experience working with central government and global corporations in the areas of assessment, leadership development and executive coaching. Trained in the US and UK, with a doctorate from Edinburgh University, he is widely published in his primary focus areas of high potential development, emotional intelligence, and coaching to develop resilient leadership.
Ray Cataloni, Vice President Sales – Northeast Region
Ray has over 20 years experience in sales leadership. Before joining Psynet Group, he was with Monster Worldwide where he had a successful 15 year career, working with firms ranging from small VCs to the Fortune 500.
While at Monster, he learned from company leaders, human resources executives, and hiring managers the struggles they face with attracting and retaining good employees, and he is able to bring this knowledge and insight to serve Psynet Group clients.
John Murray, Vice President Sales – Central Region
John has over 20 years experience in both the financial services and hospitality industries. He has created and led a number of both sales and product management teams.
John was originally a client who went through assessments with Dr Popple and was so impressed he decided to join the team. His passion for getting the right people in the right roles drives him to share the Psybil platform with as many organizations as possible.
Shane Doherty, Vice President Sales – Europe & US Western Region
Shane is the crucial bridge between Psynet Group and its clients. He is instrumental in identifying, contacting, and building relationships with firms that would most benefit from the talent services we provide. Whether it is low touch products like Psybil or high touch services like organizational consulting, he knows where we can provide the most value.
Far from being a transactional leader, Shane trades in relationships and focuses first on our clients needs and the rest falls into place. He draws on his prior experience working with senior executives throughout the US, UK, and western Europe, during his 12 years hosting business development and networking events. This experience has given him results in a deep understanding of human resources, learning & development, talent management, acquisition, and retention.
Lola Clark, Vice President – Engagement
Lola has 20-plus years working in sales and marketing . She has a wealth of experience providing solutions for customers in various industries, including utility, insurance, senior living, and healthcare.
She listens intently, asks the right questions, and problem solves for her clients. With her years of corporate experience leading people, she understands team dynamics and the importance of a strong culture. She is passionate about ensuring the right people are in the right roles.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and communication and a master’s degree in leadership.
Ricardo Corassa, Software Engineer
Ricardo is a computer engineer and has experience in architecture and development of solutions using data analysis. His career has included founding a data analysis startup in Brazil and large database consulting in France.
He is continuously enhancing our Psybil Assessment to provide users the best, easiest way to tell their stories. He believes in technology as a tool for psychology and is researching how to apply machine learning to better serve our clients.