Felix E. Lopez, Ph.D.
Sandra E. Fox, MA
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Felix E. Lopez, Ph.D.

Felix E. Lopez, Ph.D. is currently President and Chief Executive Officer of Lopez and Associates, Inc., an industrial-organizational psychology consulting firm in Great Neck, NY.

Dr. Lopez has been associated with this Firm since 1972 and has served in the capacity of President since 1982.

In addition to his management responsibilities, Dr. Lopez has maintained an active account executive responsibility for numerous clients across major industries. (References are available upon request).

His particular fields of specialization include the development, validation and installation of personnel selection, promotion, training, performance management, and development programs in private industry. He has recently overseen and participated in selection and technical competence testing projects in various industries as well as the design and development of various training programs. Dr. Lopez also performs assessments of candidates for key professional, managerial, and operating positions.

He has also worked extensively with management and professionals on matters ranging from succession planning to strategic planning to individual professional and management assessment. Dr. Lopez is asked to assist Boards of Directors in the not-for-profit sector, to serve as a facilitator of strategic planning initiatives, team building, organizational development, member surveys, and successor CEO searches. He has been an invited speaker to the American Gas Association, the Electric Power Research Institute, Edison Electric Institute, the Railroad Personnel Association, National Retail Merchants Association, and others.

Dr. Lopez holds a Ph.D. degree from Columbia University in Personnel Psychology. He also earned a Master of Arts degree in Personnel Techniques and a Master of Philosophy degree in Personnel Psychology from the same institution. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Holy Cross College.

Dr. Lopez is a licensed psychologist in the State of New York and has served as a consultant to the NYS Psychology Board assisting with psychology licensing examination scoring and construction (essay component). Dr. Lopez is a fellow of the American College of Forensic Examiners and has been awarded a Diplomate from the American Board of Psychological Specialties (specialty in Psychological Assessment, Evaluation, and Testing) from this organization. He also holds a certificate of professional qualification in Psychology from the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards.

His affiliations include the American Psychological Association (APA), the Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology--APA Division 14 (former member of State Affairs Committee), New York State Psychological Association (former member of Ethics Committee, Past President Personnel (I/0) Division, and former Chairperson of the Transition Committee), the Metropolitan New York Association of Applied Psychology, Society of Human Resource Management, Human Resources Association of New York, and The Scientific Research Society of North America (Sigma Xi).

In 2004 Dr. Lopez was awarded a Distinguished Service Award by the New York State Psychological Association for his work with the Association.

Dr. Lopez has co-authored articles published in Personnel Psychology, Public Personnel Management Journal and Consulting Psychology Journal, and The American Banker. He is also the author of numerous professional book reviews appearing in Personnel Psychology and Contemporary Psychology.

In the past he has also held adjunct teaching positions in the Roth Graduate School of Business Administration of Long Island University and in the Graduate Business School and Graduate School of Industrial and Labor Relations at New York Institute of Technology.

Dr. Lopez was a line officer in the United States Navy onboard amphibious assault ships. He held the positions of Communications Officer and Operations Officer.
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Sandra Fox, MA
Senior Consultant

Sandra Fox is a Senior Consultant of Lopez and Associates, Inc., She first began at the firm as an Intern while obtaining her Masters degree. She has been involved in the development and validation of various selection focused projects, specifically in the form of aptitude based exercises, job content testing, structured interviewing and performance exercises.

Sandra obtained a Masters degree in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from Hofstra University, graduating with high honors. She also received her Bachelors degree in Psychology from Hofstra University and graduated as a member of the Golden Key International Honor Society.

Sandra has co-authored research papers that have been presented at the Society of Industrial Organizational Psychology annual conventions. The topics of these papers refer to the role of physical attractiveness biases in the selection decision making process and the comparisons between the US and Indian cultures in those decisions.

Sandra is an Associate Member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and Society for Industrial Organizational Psychologists (SIOP).

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