Theresa Carik, PhD

Executive Vice President, Leadership Development

Theresa brings more than 30 years’ experience helping organizations, their leaders, and employees improve their effectiveness through holistic and integrated approaches, linking behavior change to business impact. She has done this both as a consultant, corporate leader, and business partner.

Theresa partners with her clients to provide thought leadership and often presents at client events on various topics including, the value of competencies, career-pathing, and the psychological contract and performance management connection. She has worked across a broad range of organizations: complex multinational organizations, large conglomerates, start-ups, and family-owned businesses. Her industry experience is varied, including financial, retail, automotive, healthcare, manufacturing, sales and service, and higher education.

Theresa has designed and led talent management programs that touch the entire employee life cycle, specializing in assessment, coaching, performance management, succession management, and team effectiveness. Solutions are customized to meet the unique needs and expectations of each client with an eye on the impact each intervention will have on business performance.


  • PhD, The George Washington University, Industrial Psychology
  • BA, University of Rochester, Psychology
  • MRG Leadership Effectiveness Analysis 360 Suite
  • Hogan Assessments
  • Saville
  • KF 360
  • FK Leadership Architect
  • The Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument (TKI)
  • DDI Certified Facilitator

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