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Employee Spotlight: Reflections on a Week at SIOP as an FMP Consultant

Ever wonder what a first-year consultant gets up to at SIOP? Read on to see how FMP Consultant Caitlin Briggs spent her SIOP in Chicago this year. Questions How long have you been working as a consultant, and how long have you worked at FMP Consulting? Prior to FMP, I periodically worked as a freelance…

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Employee Spotlight: Samantha England

Today, we have the opportunity to get to know Samantha England, a Consultant II at FMP. Samantha is from Monmouth County, New Jersey and earned her Ph.D in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from the University of Oklahoma. Read on to learn more about Samantha! Tell us about your professional/educational background: I am a trained Industrial-Organizational Psychologist –…

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Eid Mubarak

As we reach the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan (March 11 – April 9, 2024), we wanted to explore the meaning and significance of this month, and share ways that employers and coworkers can support their Muslim colleagues in the workplace. FMP Consultant Shahnaz Uddin shared her personal perspective on experiencing Ramadan…

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BIOP 2024: Highlights and Key Takeaways

February 22, 2024, marked the inaugural Blacks in Industrial and Organizational Psychology (BIOP) conference. Over 100 professionals, academics, and students converged in Atlanta, Georgia to celebrate and uplift the voices and experiences of people of color in the field of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (I-O). The conference featured engaging discussions on topics such as mitigating…

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FMP Spotlight: IDEA Team

As we approach the close of Black History Month, our Spotlight team turned to FMP’s IDEA (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility) team to hear the latest on what they’ve been working on, and what’s in store for 2024. In this blog, FMP Managing Consultant Lesley Perkins, who leads the IDEA team, shares the meaning of…

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Employee Spotlight: Ashley Dorsett

Let’s get to know Ashley! Ashley was born to a military family in Bad Windsheim, Germany, before moving and settling in Madison, Alabama. Ashley received her B.S. in Psychology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and received her M.S. in Counseling and Student Development from Kansas State University. Keep reading to learn more…

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Practices to Maximize your DEIA Learning Curriculum

Over the past few years, the advancement of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) has been at the forefront of many minds. Despite this, unfortunately “checking the box” on implementing DEIA initiatives continues to be a pervasive issue. Instead of making meaningful and systemic changes to policies, processes, and programs, organizations often complete performative, compliance-focused,…

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Employee Spotlight: Sabrina Cushing

Today’s Spotlight is on Sabrina Cushing. Sabrina is originally from Virginia, but moved to Tampa, Florida with her mom and sister when she was four. She holds a master’s in industrial-organizational psychology from George Mason University and is a Human Capital Consultant here at FMP. Keep reading to get to know Sabrina! What are your…

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My Better Together Conference Experience and Key Takeaways

This past October, I virtually attended the Better Together Conference hosted by Jennifer Brown Consulting and Better Man Movement. This conference was engaging, educational, and inspiring. In the spirit of practicing my own diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) allyship through action, I am sharing my experience here on our blog. During the two-day conference,…

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Employee Spotlight: Julia Woods

Today, we’re getting to know Julia Woods, a Consultant here at FMP! Julia hails from Richmond, VA and joined FMP in June 2023 after graduating from George Mason University with her MA in Industrial-Organizational Psychology. Keep reading to learn more about Julia! Tell us about your professional/educational background. I attended undergrad at Virginia Commonwealth University,…

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