Shaker adds Chantale Wilson, PhD, to Design-Build team

Chantale Wilson recently joined Shaker as an associate on the company?s Design-Build team, bringing extensive experience in designing assessments and simulations for selection and training.

?In addition to her experience analyzing unstructured performance data and conveying technical information to a wide range of audiences, Chantale brings Shaker an open and friendly personality and a willingness to tackle exciting new challenges in the selection field,? said Jensen Mecca, content and analytics manager at Shaker. ?We?re thrilled to have her on the team.?

Wilson has a Ph.D. in industrial-organizational psychology from the University of Akron. Throughout her career, she has gained in-depth experience designing custom research to deliver actionable client recommendations, most recently as a research psychologist at the Air Force Research Laboratory.

Shaker?s vice president of Selection Science, Mike Hudy, says Wilson?s gaming and simulation expertise adds a new dimension of talent to a team that already has a deep bench.

?Chantale brings a unique background and skill set that will enable her to make an immediate impact at Shaker. With her experience in gaming research and simulations, she can convey measurement concepts in a way computer scientists and engineers understand,? Hudy said. ?And her expertise in data visualization will help us take the way we present business impact to our clients to another level. We expect great things from Chantale.?

Wilson said she is eager to put her knowledge and experience to work for Shaker?s industry-leading assessment solution.

?I was impressed with how Shaker has rapidly positioned itself as a leader and innovator in selection and assessment. It was evident that the company?s solid foundation in selection science, reputable client portfolio, and more importantly, top-notch talent, all contribute to Shaker?s continued success,? she said. ?I am thrilled to be a part of this boundary-pushing team to expand the Virtual Job Tryout capabilities and deliver high-caliber hiring decisions to clients, as well as positive, engaging assessment experiences to job candidates.?