Amid changes in mission and technology systems, large-scale retirements, budget constraints, and increasing demands for transparency in compensation, ICF strategically guides clients on issues that matter to their organization’s progress. Our specialists apply their skills and experience to achieve measurable workforce and performance improvements. Government agencies, private corporations, and nonprofit entities engage ICF for research-to-practice workforce and learning solutions, which consist of:
We achieve results for clients in these areas using interdisciplinary teams that include industrial and organizational psychologists, instructional technology and gaming experts, instructional systems designers, computational scientists, and human resources and organizational development specialists who have experience spanning the research to practice continuum.
Dr. Christina Curnow is the director of ICF's Workforce Research Center. Dr. Curnow has more than 15 years of experience conducting research and evaluations related to workforce issues, and she uses this expertise to provide organizations with actionable, innovative, and data-driven solutions to their workforce challenges. Specifically, she has experience related to training (live and virtual) research and evaluation, test development and validation competency model development and job analysis, and performance measurement and assessment of individual differences. In this capacity, she has worked with U.S. federal agencies, the U.S. military, state governments, and local governments.
Dr. Rebecca Mulvaney, an industrial and organizational psychologist, has more than 10 years of experience conducting applied research on human and organizational performance.
Jeff has extensive federal HR and IT experience, including 13 years in the Senior Executive Service. He led HR for the Defense Logistics Agency, doing work cited by the Partnership for Public Service as a model for federal HR, and at the Department of Homeland Security. Jeff’s blog, ChiefHRO.com covers Federal HR and management matters.
Debra Tomchek has more than 39 years of experience in Federal human resources and human capital management, and more than 15 years of experience as a Federal Senior Executive. In her last Federal assignment at the Department of Homeland Security, she and her team led cyber workforce planning, analysis, and competency design for the DHS cyber workforce.