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.
Eric Taxeras, PhD, Senior Consultant
Eric has nearly a decade of experience working within a variety of organizations ranging from start-ups and boutique consultancies, to global corporations. He understands the complex nature of their organizational challenges and problems.
He works with clients to address these problems by first breaking them down into their components and then applying the latest research, state-of-the-art assessments, and his past experiences to arrive at optimal solutions. His experience and research have been integral to the development of several assessments for Psynet Group.
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 in 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.
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.
Scott Kerr, PhD, Senior Consultant
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.
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.