Psychological Associates Celebrates 60th Anniversary in Business

Co-founder and CEO, Dr. Robert Lefton remains at St. Louis company's helm.

St. Louis, MO, October 19, 2018 --( Psychological Associates (PA), a consulting company that applies behavioral science to business performance, celebrates a milestone of 60 years in business.

Company co-founders V.R. Buzzotta, Ph.D. and Robert Lefton, Ph.D. met as students at Washington University. They both believed that – by using empirically validated data measurements with an emphasis on objective, observable behavior – greater business results could be achieved. Six decades later, Psychological Associates has grown to serve thousands of organizations and tens of thousands of executives based throughout the world.

Dr. Lefton is currently the CEO of Psychological Associates, and Ann Buzzotta, daughter of the late Dr. Buzzotta, is the co-owner of the company which has 37 employees. Current clients include Bayer HealthCare, Bloomingdale’s, Centene Corporation, Emerson, Maritz, Price Chopper, and Wabash National.

Psychological Associates has introduced many programs and services during its history such as Leadership Through People Skills (LTPS), its flagship workshop which takes an experiential approach when helping participants develop real-world leadership skills for immediate impact. The program focuses on the company’s exclusive Q4 Dimensional Model of Behavior – an intuitive and powerful structure that categorizes behavior into logical groupings – which is known in the industry for inspiring high-performance behavior and attaining comprehensive results.

“We have achieved great success over the past 60 years, and I’m proud of all we have accomplished,” said Psychological Associates’ CEO Dr. Robert Lefton. “We have helped clients in a variety of industries attain the most favorable results in terms of people and profit.”

Dr. Lefton added that he, “is most gratified by his company’s legacy which will continue for many decades to come under the guidance of co-owner Ann Buzzotta along with son Jeff Lefton serving as Chief Operating Officer and granddaughter Jessica Lefton as Marketing Communications Specialist.”

Psychological Associates helps clients select, develop and retain their best employees in order to maximize continuous success. Consulting capabilities range from selection and assessment services to succession planning and family business solutions. Founded in 1958, Psychological Associates is headquartered at 8000 Maryland Ave. in Clayton, MO. For more information, call (314) 725-7771.
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Rochelle Brandvein
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