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Leah Groehler, Ph.D., Vice President, Consulting Services

Dr. Leah Groehler is one of the founding members of viaPeople.  As Vice President, Consulting Services for viaPeople, Dr. Groehler leads a team of Industrial Organizational Psychologists who work to ensure that the viaPeople software products are the best in the industry and maintain the current standards of “best practices” in the field of industrial/organizational psychology.

Dr. Groehler has over 20 years of experience developing and implementing 360 feedback, performance management and succession planning initiatives across a variety of client organizations including Starbucks, Target, LinkedIn, Merck, Starwood Hotels, Forest Laboratories, Lands’ End, Whole Foods, iPic and Orbitz among others. During her career as an industrial organizational psychologist, she has advised on, developed and implemented many 360 feedback, competency modeling, succession planning and performance management initiatives. Dr. Groehler has also served as an executive feedback coach to ensure the executive team has the requisite skills to support the strategic objectives of the organization.

Prior to founding viaPeople, Dr. Groehler was the head of Professional Services for Performaworks and worked as a consultant for United Companies Financial Corporation, a large financial services organization and Advocate Healthcare, a large healthcare organization. Dr. Groehler holds a doctorate degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the Illinois Institute of Technology and received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.