As a psychologist, Lauren D. Fisher, PhD has extensive experience in assessment, consultation, psychotherapy, clinical intervention, and career coaching. She has worked in healthcare, corporate settings, and private practice where she has specialized in assessment for a variety of purposes, including executive search, talent and leadership development, and clinical diagnosis.
Dr. Fisher leverages the use of psychometric assessments for short-listed candidates to determine role and culture fit, to identify behavioral interviewing questions, and for onboarding, talent evaluation, and leadership development purposes. She is also responsible for identifying a diverse talent pipeline for the company’s immediate and longer-term hiring needs.
Fisher was formerly an executive search assessment consultant at Korn Ferry, one of the world’s largest recruitment and organizational consulting firms, where she administered assessments to senior executive candidates across several different industries (e.g., real estate, financial services, consumer, professional services, non-profits, fintech, industrial) and translated those results for client decision-makers (e.g., CEOs and Boards). She was also responsible for developing behavioral interview questions for specific job profiles, evaluating talent, and delivering onboarding consultation to executive placements.
Fisher has co-authored several book chapters and peer-reviewed research articles on topics including microaggressions in the workplace, sexual minority women’s career support and aspirations, LGBTQ aging, and racial identity development.
Fisher earned her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Columbia University and her MA and BA in Psychology from Boston College.