Psychological Associates Adds New Division

St. Louis company to target challenges and opportunities of the retail sector.

St. Louis, MO, January 27, 2016 --( Psychological Associates, a consulting company that applies behavioral psychology to business performance, recently expanded their retail team into a specialized division of the company. The newly formed service will focus on the needs of existing and potential retail clientele.

Psychological Associates’ retail division will address a variety of areas including strategy; leadership and senior team development; executive coaching; on-boarding and mentoring, and succession planning.

Thomas D. Brooks, Ph.D., was named President of the retail division. His new responsibilities involve framing and leading retail client programs including assessments, development, succession planning, and coaching. Dr. Brooks will work closely with Mr. William McNamara, former President of Macy’s Reinvent Strategies and Mr. John Danahy, former Chairman of May Merchandising and May Department Stores International, as well as Psychological Associates’ co-founder and CEO Robert Lefton, Ph.D.

Brooks will also continue in his role as Executive Vice President, Professional Services at Psychological Associates, where he provides assessment services to corporations throughout the U.S. for selection, promotion, succession planning, and development purposes. His extensive background in this area includes working with both middle and senior level management as a coach and facilitator. He earned his Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Oklahoma and an MBA from Webster University.

“Our company has continuously evolved since our founding more than 55 years ago,” said Lefton. “The newest retail division is designed to answer the most timely and relevant of situations that the retail industry experiences today.”

For more information, call (314) 725-7771.

About Psychological Associates
Founded in 1958, Psychological Associates helps organizations assess, develop, and guide people at all levels while creating a culture of trust and engagement. Comprehensive consulting services include creating high-performing cultures and teams, succession planning, and selection/assessment services. Psychological Associates has clients internationally and is headquartered at 8112 Maryland Ave. in Clayton, MO.
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