Workforce Equity & Compliance Strategy Team

Benjamin Kerner, M.A.

Associate Consultant

Benjamin Kerner, M.A. is an Associate Consultant on the Workforce Equity & Compliance Strategy Team at DCI Consulting. His primary focus is in assisting federal contractors and subcontractors with OFCCP compliance. This assistance entails preparing affirmative action plans, conducting pay equity analyses, and providing strategic OFCCP audit advice. In addition, Benjamin has significant experience producing advanced diversity and inclusion analyses, promotion disparity analyses, and reduction in force analyses, as well as providing support for EEO-1, VETS, and state reporting compliance efforts including California, Illinois, and Minnesota. He has also consistently presented DCI webinars on federal reporting requirements including EEO-1 and VETS-4212.

Prior to joining the DCI team in 2020, Ben spent two years as a Research Fellow for the Selection and Assessment Research Unit at Army Research Institute. He primarily worked with Profile Similarity Metrics (PSMs) to evaluate their ability to improve the validity of Army personality assessments used in promotion decisions. He also frequently supported talent management efforts to develop and validate assessments that predict performance and continuance in the military, with experiences including data cleaning, reviews of literature, assessment preparation, and item development. 

Ben earned his Master of Arts degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from George Mason University and his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Stony Brook University.