August 13, 2014
Scheduled Speakers August 13, 2014
Patrick Hyland, Ph.D.
Director of Research and Development
Dr. Patrick Hyland has over 10 years' experience in organizational research and consulting. At Sirota, he is engaged in all aspects of survey research with clients such as FedEx Ground, Tiffany, and Shell. His specialty is helping senior leaders, survey professionals, and Human Resource managers identify organization-wide strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities for improvement. Most recently, he helped American Express develop a customized employee engagement survey feedback model.
Dr. Hyland is a frequent presenter at the Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology (SIOP) Annual Conference. In 2009, he participated in a symposium on Academic and Practitioner Perspectives on Solutions to Work-to-Nonwork Conflict with representatives from Dell, American Express, Baruch, and USF. He also was part of a panel discussion that focused on understanding resistance to change from multiple levels and perspectives. In 2008, he presented at an interactive poster session on “Resistance to Organizational Change: The Impact ofFollowers’ Disposition to Change & Supervisors’ Leadership Style.”
Before joining Sirota, Dr. Hyland worked for Perkins Williamson Associates (PWA), a full service organization development consulting firm in Stamford, CT. At PWA, he managed a variety of organization development projects, including employee opinion surveys, diversity audits, team assessments, and action learning programs. Clients included Fortune 100 companies, local government agencies, and universities.
Prior to PWA, Dr. Hyland worked for IBM on their Worldwide Market Intelligence team. As an Advertising Research Consultant, he conducted research on many IBM ad campaigns, including the “Why Work?” recruiting campaign.
Dr. Hyland has a Ph.D. in Social-Organizational Psychology from Columbia University, where he also serves as an Adjunct Instructor. His doctoral research focused on employees’ reactions to organizational change. He received his Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Pennsylvania.
David A. Dye, Ph.D.
Director, Human Capital
Deloitte Consulting LLP
Dr. David Dye has over 25 years of leadership and management consulting in the Federal Government and commercial sectors, contributing to the improved performance of employees, work teams, and organizations. As a Director in Deloitte’s Human Capital Practice, he assists clients in developing and aligning human capital programs to achieve organizational strategy and mission. His areas of expertise span the human capital lifecycle for attracting, developing, and retaining talent. Dr. Dye is the lead executive sponsor for eminence initiatives with the firm, including sponsorships with the Partnership for Public Service’s Best Places to Work™ in government and the Senior Executives Association, as well as leading the Federal practice’s Leadership Development Community of Practice. Prior to Deloitte, Dr. Dye worked at Booz Allen Hamilton and the US Office of Personnel Management.
David is a Past President of the Personnel Testing Council of Metropolitan Washington (PTC-MW) and the International Personnel Assessment Council (IPAC), in which he led the development of the association’s HR certification program. He holds a Top Secret Security clearance and is certified as a human resource professional. (IPMA-HR). Dr. Dye received his Ph.D. from The George Washington University in Industrial and Organizational Psychology. He has presented internationally and has published book chapters and articles in various professional journals, including Public Personnel Management, Personality and Individual Differences, and International Journal of Selection and Assessment