Our Leadership & Staff

Dr. David M. Morris, PH.D., J.D.
President

DAVID M. MORRIS, PH.D., J.D., President of Morris & McDaniel, founded the firm in 1976. Dr. Morris studied the concept of natural justice at the World Court in The Hague for three terms so that he would have a better understanding of how to test fairly. Dr. Morris' dual career as an I/O psychologist and attorney gives him a unique perception of the law and the development of personnel procedures. His forte is using multiple procedures to screen candidates in order to reduce organizational threats and problems from individuals hired or promoted.

Joseph F. Nassar
Partner, Vice President and Senior Consultant

JOSEPH F. NASSAR, M.P.A., Partner, Vice President and Senior Consultant of Morris & McDaniel, has been with our firm since 1977. Mr. Nassar works closely with our clients as Project Director; company and project liaison; project management; test administration; and the training and monitoring of scoring procedures. In addition, Mr. Nassar oversees personnel and company contracts.

ROGER H. MCMILLIN, JR., J.D.
Vice President of Operations and General Counsel

ROGER H. MCMILLIN, JR., J.D., retired from his position as Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals of the State of Mississippi, which he served on from 1995 until his retirement in 2004. Mr. McMillin joined the firm of Morris & McDaniel in 2004 as Vice President of Operations and General Counsel. Mr. McMillin oversees government and client contracts; project management; conducts test administration; and conducts training and monitoring of scoring procedures.

Lana Prudhomme Whitlow, PH.D.
Lead Psychometrician and New Orleans Regional Office Director

LANA PRUDHOMME WHITLOW, PH.D., Lead Psychometrician and New Orleans Regional Office Director, has been with our firm since 1990. Dr. Whitlow conducts psychological screening interviews of police applicants for our clients in the Greater New Orleans area as well as executive management assessments for our private New Orleans clientele and has served as an expert witness for law enforcement testing for selection.

JEFFREY RAIN, PH.D.
Senior Consultant

JEFFREY RAIN, PH.D., Senior Consultant, has been with our firm since 1989. Dr. Rain’s primary focus is in the areas of validation, fairness, and evaluation of employment decision processes. He has developed and validated numerous types of assessment tools (e.g., tests, exercises, interviews, simulations) designed to demonstrate individuals’ aptitude, achievement, or mastery of diverse skills and knowledge. He has conducted large sample norming studies for Morris & McDaniel assessments that are used throughout the U.S. and internationally. He also provides litigation support, including consultations for statistical analysis, expert witness preparation, and testimony. He earned his Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, with Minors in Applied Statistics and Clinical Psychology.

KIMBERLY N. ANDERSON, M.S.
Senior Consultant

KIMBERLY N. ANDERSON, M.S., Senior Consultant of Morris & McDaniel, has been with our firm since 2000. Ms. Anderson works closely with departments in the capacity of project manager and liaison; develops and administers written, knowledge-based exams and assessment exercises; participates in the administration and scoring of assessment centers; and conducts candidate orientation sessions, test and exercise administration training, and assessor training.

JUDITH THOMPSON, M.ED.
Senior Consultant and Licensed Psychometrist

JUDITH THOMPSON, M.ED., Senior Consultant and Licensed Psychometrist of Morris & McDaniel, has been with our firm since 2000. Ms. Thompson works closely with departments in the capacity of project manager and liaison, conducts statistical analyses of data, writes technical reports, and conducts psychological evaluations.

MOLLY C. MCDONALD, B.A.
Senior Consultant

MOLLY C. MCDONALD, B.A, Senior Consultant of Morris & McDaniel, has been with our firm since 2003. Ms. McDonald works closely with departments in the capacity of project manager and liaison; supervises the production of all on-line testing materials; maintains all electronic records pertaining to the contract of on-line testing; participates in data compilation and organization for statistical reports; develops and administers written, knowledge-based exams and assessment exercises; and participates in the administration and scoring of assessment centers.

MAYRA PRADO, M.S.
Senior Consultant

MAYRA PRADO, M.S., Senior Consultant of Morris & McDaniel, has been with our firm since 2009. Ms. Prado works closely with departments in the capacity of project manager and liaison; conducts the administration and scoring of assessment centers; supervises scoring procedures, such as compiling and verifying data; and creating feedback reports and final lists.

CINDY RAMSBOTTOM
Consultant

CINDY RAMSBOTTOM, Consultant of Morris & McDaniel, has been with our firm since 2008. Ms. Ramsbottom assists in the administration of written tests and performance-based assessments, and participates in assessor training and monitoring of the scoring process by assessors.

LINDA STEPHENS, M.B.A.
Consultant

LINDA STEPHENS, M.B.A., Consultant of Morris & McDaniel, has been with our firm since 2002. Ms. Stephens conducts assessor recruitment, serving as our company liaison with departments throughout the U.S. In addition, she assists in the administration of written tests and performance-based assessments, assessor training and monitoring of the scoring process by assessors.

THOMAS V. FUENTES
Vice President for International Development

THOMAS V. FUENTES, Vice President for International Development of Morris & McDaniel, has been with our firm since 2013. Mr. Fuentes served as Senior Law Enforcement Analyst for CNN. He served as Assistant Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). His 29-year career in the FBI included 11 years as a member of the U.S. Government’s Senior Executive Service. Mr. Fuentes directed the Office of International Operations, which oversaw offices at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. and 76 Legal Attaché offices in the U.S. Embassies and Consulates worldwide. He also served as a member of INTERPOL’s Executive Committee.

GLENNA S. GUIDRY ALLEN, M.S., M.ED
Consultant

GLENNA S. GUIDRY ALLEN, M.S., M.ED, Consultant of Morris & McDaniel, has been with our firm since 2014. Ms. Allen is involved in proposal writing and works with subject matter experts in the areas of job analyses and in multiple phases within the development of written multiple choice tests and assessment exercises.

RACHEL “RAY” BRAVENEC, B.S.
Consultant

RACHEL “RAY” BRAVENEC, B.S., Consultant of Morris & McDaniel, has been with our firm since 2019. Ms. Bravenec provides dynamic support to Morris & McDaniel through varying applications of data science, statistics, and IT; assists in the content-valid development of written, knowledge-based exams and assessment exercises; conducts job analyses; and participates in the administration of assessment centers.

Adam Lester

ADAM LESTER, IT and Security Director of Morris & McDaniel, has worked with our firm since 2005. Mr. Lester leads IT strategic and operational planning to foster innovation, prioritize IT initiatives and coordinate future IT systems across Morris & McDaniel. Mr. Lester specializes in information systems security and provides proper safeguarding of classified and sensitive information and equipment. Mr. Lester’s professional history includes such appointments as with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Stennis Space Center, NASA, the Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command, and many large corporations such as Dell, Eaton Aerospace, Nissan, and more.

Susan Dahl
Executive Administrative Assistant to David M. Morris, Ph.D., J.D.

SUSAN DAHL, Executive Administrative Assistant to David M. Morris, Ph.D., J.D., has been with Morris & McDaniel since 1999. Ms. Dahl is the liaison between Dr. Morris and clients as well as internal staff at all levels. In addition, she reviews all assessment administration, training and scoring materials; prepares candidate orientation material and presentations; manages and maintains Dr. Morris' schedules, appointments and travel arrangements; reviews operating practices and implements improvements; and manages and maintains professional licenses.

KRISTY VOORHEES
JONATHAN VELDHORST, B.S.
Consultant

JONATHAN VELDHORST, B.S., Consultant of Morris & McDaniel, has been with our firm since 2018. Mr. Veldhorst assists in the development and review of written, knowledge-based exams and assessment exercises; participates in the administration and scoring of assessment centers; compiles and verifies data; and creates feedback reports and final lists.

KRISTI R. JOHNSON, A.B.A
Scoring Consultant

KRISTI R. JOHNSON, A.B.A, Scoring Consultant of Morris & McDaniel, has been with our firm since 2017. Ms. Johnson works closely with testing clients, verifying scores and creating score reports; works with subject matter experts in the areas of job analyses and in multiple phases in the development of written multiple-choice tests; participates in the administration and scoring of assessment centers; and develops administration and scoring material for assessment centers.

BREANNA MENHEL, B.S.
Consultant

BREANNA MENHEL, B.S., Consultant of Morris & McDaniel, has been with our firm since 2016. Ms. Menhel is involved in proposal writing and assists with developing written, knowledge-based exams and assessment exercises.

MILLICENT BUTLER, B.A.
Consultant

MILLICENT BUTLER, B.A., Consultant of Morris & McDaniel, has been with our firm since 2019. Ms. Butler works closely with Senior Consultants in project management and communication facilitation; participates in the administration and scoring of assessment centers; and develops written, knowledge-based exams, and assessment exercises.

Steven Watkins
IT Consultant

STEVEN WATKINS, IT Consultant of Morris & McDaniel, has been with our firm since 2019. Mr. Watkins specializes in equipment and technology, ensuring that our firm operates with the most up-to-date resources. Mr. Watkins provides dynamic IT support in various settings such as at assessment centers, and assists IT Director Adam Lester in the planning and implementation of IT initiatives and systems.