Dr. Brian Griepentrog
Dr. Griepentrog has over 14 years managing and executing human capital, communication, and public policy research for a variety of government, private sector, and academic clients such as the Department of Defense (DoD), Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Department of Veteran Affairs (VA), Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP), Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Hewlett Packard (HP) and Mullen Advertising. As the Director of Research at FMG, Brian’s work focuses broadly on modeling human decision making, be it a citizen, a consumer, or an employee. Some examples of his work include the design of a career development system for the VA allowing employees and potential employees to explore jobs across the VA that are consistent with existing and desired competencies; leading a cohesive program of research for the DoD to examine the vocational choices of America’s youth and the social psychological influences that weigh upon these choices; forwarding a program of research to further the voting opportunities of overseas citizens; and instituting a consistent, theoretically grounded customer service evaluation framework across the IRS.
Brian’s work has appeared in a variety of professional outlets like Personnel Psychology, Journal of Vocational Behavior, and Military Psychology as well as a host of national and international conferences like the American Psychological Association, Federal Committee on Statistical Methodology, and Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology. Prior to his work at Fors Marsh Group, Brian served as a personnel research scientist in the DC area and as an adjunct faculty at George Mason University where he developed performance management and selection systems for U.S. Intelligence Community organizations and taught on the topics of social cognition and team dynamics. Brian received his doctorate in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from George Mason University, and a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Minnesota.