Workforce Equity & Compliance Strategy Team

Yesenia Avila, M.P.S.

Manager of Enterprise Solutions, Senior Consultant

Yesenia Avila joined DCI Consulting in April 2012. She has since remained with DCI and is now a Manager and Senior Consultant in Enterprise Solutions. Since joining DCI, Yesenia has utilized job analysis data to develop new job descriptions templates and has supported research projects related to employee selection, pay equity, and EEO enforcement.

Her primary focus is on assisting federal contractors and subcontractors with compliance assistance, such as preparing affirmative action plans, conducting pay equity compensation analyses, and providing strategic audit advice. Yesenia also partners with organizations on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) metrics and conducts quantitative and qualitative evaluations that inform business objectives and long-term goals. Additionally, Yesenia has worked with Principal Consultants on various projects focused on developing new selection systems, conducting nationally-scaled job analyses, and performing test validation and validity generalization research. In her managerial role, Yesenia leads a team of consultants and analysts who also work with federal contractors and subcontractors on OFCCP compliance and requirements.

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). Additionally, she has volunteered for the professional organization PTCMW since 2019.