A Resource of Trust

Everything we do at ATG is grounded in science - we really do prove it.

Stephen Pollan
Chief Executive Officer
Stephen Pollan is a successful entrepreneur with over twenty years of executive leadership experience. After progressing through operations management and human resources positions with international food-industry corporations, he chose to take advantage of new entrepreneurial opportunities when creating Assessment Technologies Group (ATG).

He strives every day to make ATG the best in the business of organizational consulting, and always pursues through difficulties until the job is done right. Stephen is a well-respected businessman and devotes a great deal of his time improving the Jacksonville community as a member of many local boards and councils.
Leslie H Krieger, Ph.D., SPHR
President | Consulting Psychologist
Dr. Les Krieger is a licensed Occupational Psychologist who brings a unique blend of psychometric and phenomenological perspectives to his understanding of people, teams and organizations. A Rutgers Ph.D., he completed an internship in Occupational Psychology at Stevens Institute of Technology and post-doctoral studies in Existential Phenomenological Psychology at Duquesne University.

Les then created several consultancies including Humanalysis Systems and People Development Technologies before joining global assessment leader SHL as Director of Training for North America. Since 1996 he’s been President of Assessment Technologies Group (ATG), a consultancy known for innovative capabilities that align people with occupational success.
Christopher W. Holmes, Ph.D.
VP of Consulting Services
Dr. Holmes is an Industrial-Organizational Psychologist with over 30 years of experience in corporate and private consulting. During his career, he has served as the Vice President of Research and Chief Psychologist for GrowthPlay, a global talent management consulting organization and as a Principal Organizational Effectiveness Consultant for a regional management consulting firm. He also served as a Principal Consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and Practice Area Director for Hoffman Research Associates, which was subsequently acquired by PwC, as well as the Director of Organizational Effectiveness for Wellcome, PLC a global Fortune 500 pharmaceutical company.

Over the years he has focused his practice on developing new selection systems, creating training and development, leadership and succession planning programs, executive coaching and development and managing the implementation of talent analytic delivery platforms for human resource processes.

Dr. Holmes has several technical publications and professional conference presentations on human performance and organizational effectiveness. Among his honors and awards, he served as a peer reviewer for the NASA Life Sciences Countermeasures Workshops, received a US Department of Energy Award for Hanford Strategic Mission Planning, attended the Wellcome London Business School Executive Management Development Programme, and was a recipient of Rice University’s Presidential Recognition Award while in graduate school.
Emily Spencer
Director of Business Development
Emily brings to the team an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for advancing Pelocity’s mission through 10 + years of experience in operations management, marketing, and non-profit work.

A native of Boston, Emily earned a Masters of Arts in Operations Management from Harvard University in 2011 and holds licenses to sell both life and health insurance and, designations which serve to compliment her background in financial planning. She is currently the President of the Board of Heartillery Group, a nationally recognized non-profit organization she founded to provide cards and care items to veterans and active duty soldiers overseas.

Working to better the lives and circumstances of members of the military community has been a highlight of Emily’s career. For more than a decade she has been a committed advocate for soldiers, veterans, and their families through her work with Heartillery Group, The Fisher House, Boston, and as Family Readiness Group Leader for the U.S. Army 1173rd Battalion based out of Brockton, MA. She has built community-based strategic partnerships in order to enhance fundraising efforts, created effective mission-specific marketing campaigns, and developed sound financial planning strategies for clients - many of whom were or are still active duty soldiers. Building trust and fostering relationships is the cornerstone of Emily’s career and she is excited to continue that vital work with Pelocity.
Dale Campbell, Ph.D.
Senior Organizational Consultant
Dr. Dale F. Campbell is a Senior Organizational Consultant and head of the FuturesLeaders Division of ATG. Dr. Campbell has over 30 years of experience in community college leadership and workforce development and has been recognized with several national awards in relation to academic leadership.

He has since helped ATG expand its services into the field of higher education. Dr. Dale Campbell holds a Ph.D in Educational Administration from the University of Texas at Austin and has been honored as a Distinguished Graduate of the College of Education and the Community College Leadership Program.
Ryan Darby, Ph.D.
Organizational Consultant
Dr. Ryan Darby has years of experience using psychometrics assessments to aid business consulting efforts, and has successfully applied his experience while working with ATG. Ryan’s past work at Gallup Inc. has allowed him to become proficient in the areas of Employee Assessments, Learning and Development Seminars, Executive Coaching, and Team Facilitation.

Graduating from the University of California, San Diego with his Ph.D in Psychology, Ryan has also had the opportunity to teach Industrial Organizational Psychology courses at Flagler College.
Laura Jones
Senior Project Manager
Laura graduated from the University of North Florida with a Bachelors degree in Business Administration and minor in Computer Science. She is in the process of pursuing her PMP Certification and refining her business skills. Her education, combined with her service industry work experiences, and love of team sports, enable her to look at each project to deliver a winning solution.

As an ATG Project Manager her job is to quickly assess the client’s business needs and present a process that delivers the outcome desired. These processes ensure a quality product delivery which enables the clientele success. She also assists with the development of business processes and any on-boarding or training required.
Justin Hoyt
Justin has been with ATG for less than a year and handles the day-to-day finances as well as forecasting, cash flows, pricing and budgeting. Justin is in the process of finishing his bachelor’s degree Business Administration with a major in Accounting.

After completing his bachelor’s degree, he will be pursuing his master’s degree in accountancy, CPA and CMA. Prior to working at ATG, he was the head coach of a CrossFit gym, which enabled him to be able to keep track of many aspects of the workplace as well as manage a group of people for a common purpose.

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