Aaron is a psychologist with a background in statistics and advanced analytics who brings unique insight to organization, leadership and workforce issues that impact profitability and constrain growth. He is known for his ability to develop innovative yet pragmatic solutions that blend quantitative rigor with practical business savvy to help leaders cultivate the capabilities in their people and business.
Prior to joining Axiom Consulting Partners, Aaron was a Senior Consultant with Sibson Consulting where he worked with a variety of leading organizations to maximize their business performance by designing and implementing organization effectiveness and talent management strategies. Prior to working at Sibson, Aaron worked as a consultant with Halverson Group, a leading organizational R&D firm that helps organizations improve the experience of their customers and employees. He has worked with numerous leading organizations including Morningstar, National Financial Partners, UHC, Crown Imports, 3M, Allstate, Corning, the National Basketball Association (NBA), the National Football League (NFL) and Novartis.
Aaron speaks frequently on the topics of succession planning, strategic workforce planning, talent management, employee engagement and the employee value proposition, and human capital metrics. He has shared his perspectives with such organizations as The Conference Board, WorldatWork, SIOP, HRMAC, CUPA and NACUBO. Aaron is frequently published and quoted in periodicals that include Workspan, CFO.com, and HR Executive. He is a contributing author to The Talent Management Handbook chapter on strategic workforce planning.
Aaron is a member of the Society of Industrial Organizational Psychologists (SIOP) and the American Psychological Association (APA).
Aaron has a master’s degree and Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology with a concentration in Applied Statistics and Business from DePaul University and a Bachelor of Science with honors in Psychology from the University of Iowa.
I have been fortunate to learn from some great mentors who have taught me that effective consulting is more about asking the right question than having the right answer.