Brendan Neuman, Ph.D.
Brendan Neuman has developed, designed, and implemented a variety of leadership assessment tools to provide sensible, practical solutions for his clients, with a particular emphasis on drawing out the innovative and creative talents already present among the leaders with whom he works.
Brendan founded and ran his own boutique consultancy through which he provided assessment, leadership development, and innovation consulting. Earlier in his career, Brendan served in a variety of talent management and talent acquisition roles at United Airlines. His areas of expertise include executive and high-volume assessment, HR analytics, leadership development and organizational creativity.
He has designed and deployed 360-degree feedback systems, assessment centers, simulations, and executive assessments for organizations in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors across industries including technology, financial services, transportation and logistics, utilities, consumer package goods, retail, and telecommunications. He has supported leaders and teams in organizations ranging in size from small businesses and start-ups to large multi-national organizations, and in countries around the globe.
In addition to his consulting work, Brendan has served as an adjunct faculty member at various universities. He has designed classes in organizational psychology, statistics, and the psychology of creativity. He also provides pro bono consulting to Chicago area arts organizations through the Arts & Business Council of Chicago.
Brendan earned his PhD and MS in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, IL and a BS in Psychology from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL.