Yesenia Avila, M.P.S.


Yesenia Avila joined DCI Consulting Group as a graduate intern in April 2012. She has since remained with DCI and is now a Consultant. Since joining DCI, Yesenia has utilized job analysis data to develop new job descriptions and has supported research projects related to employee selection, pay equity and EEO enforcement. Her primary focus is in assisting federal contractors and subcontractors with compliance assistance, such as preparing affirmative action plans, conducting pay equity compensation analyses, providing strategic audit advice, creating diversity and inclusion metrics, as well as training/developing recruitment and management teams. She has presented research at professional conferences on topics related to diversity and inclusion metrics, and compliance.

Additionally, Yesenia has worked with Senior and Principal Consultants on various projects focused on developing new selection systems, conducting job analyses, and performing test validation and validity generalization research. Yesenia earned a Master’s of Professional Studies (M.P.S.) in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

Yesenia is a current member of several professional organizations including the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), the Washington Metro Industry Liaison Group (WMILG), the Personnel Testing Council Metropolitan Washington (PTCMW), and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

Yesenia Avila, M.P.S.'s Recent Posts
Recent Posts

Clarity for TRICARE Providers
July 06, 2020

OFCCP recently published a final rule and confirmed the agency does not have jurisdiction over TRICARE  providers. TRICARE is a federal health care program for active and retired military personnel, their families, survivors and certain former...

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The Gift of Time: CSAL
February 11, 2019

OFCCP gives contractors the gift of time by issuing Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letters (CSAL), typically twice a year, in advance of sending out scheduling letters. A CSAL is a “courtesy” notice to an establishment that it has been selected...

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Can OFCCP release a company’s “notice of violation” to the public?
September 01, 2016

Like other major tech companies, Microsoft’s employment practices are under scrutiny following a class action lawsuit. The case, Moussouris v. Microsoft Corporation Case No. 15 cv 1483 was originally filed by attorneys in 2015 and alleges the...

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Huge Win for Federal Contractors: Statistical significance alone is not enough to prove a claim of discrimination
June 06, 2016

In an earlier blog  in this alert, Art Gutman summarized the April 21, 2016  Department of Labor Administrative Review Board (ARB) ruling related to a long-standing set of OFCCP allegations against Bank of America (BOA). This ruling serves as a...

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