David Smith Ph.D., CEO of E.A.S.I-Consult, LLC, has been honored with the prestigious SIOP (Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology) Fellow award. This recognition is a testament to his exceptional leadership, and contributions to our industry.

“Dr. Smith established nationally benchmarked selection procedures for Anheuser-Busch Companies for 18 years, impacting over 200,000 candidates at all levels of the organization. He implemented 22 science-based assessment programs, improving performance, eliminating race and gender bias, and eliminating emphasis on nepotism. He conducted and published pragmatic research on method bias in assessment center scoring methodology, on increasing rater accuracy in performance appraisals, and on HR-integrated competency modeling. His company-wide competency modeling study integrated se­lection, performance management, development training, executive assessment, succession planning, and career planning. He later built a consulting business bringing I-O disciplines to more than 150 organizations, hired and collaborated with more than 60 I-O psychologists, mentored over 100 interns, and served as adjunct faculty for 12 years. He published 30 articles and chapters and conducted six forums, panels, and presentations at SIOP conferences. A charter member of SIOP and the International Selection and Assessment Council, he cofounded the St. Louis Gateway I-O Psychologist (GIOP) organization.” –SIOP

A personal note from Dr. Smith:


“I’m honored and humbled to join this elite group known for their lifetime achievements in applying the science and publishing research in the field of industrial and organizational psychology.”


We are thrilled to honor Dr. David Smith for his remarkable achievements throughout his career. We celebrate this significant milestone alongside our CEO!