Employment & Litigation Services Team

Don Lustenberger, Ph.D.

Associate Principal Consultant

Don Lustenberger joined DCI in December of 2018 and presently works on the company's HR and EEO Analytics team. His areas of expertise include pay equity, workforce equity, personnel selection, and equal employment opportunity analytics. In the pay equity space, Don works with clients to conduct Title-VII pay equity analyses and wage-gap studies. On workforce equity projects, he partners with clients to review their HR practices & relevant personnel data and shares recommendations to enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) within their organizations. In his work on personnel selection projects, Don conducts large-scale job analyses; designs and validates assessments, tests, and interviews for selection; and reviews client and third-party assessments to ensure compliance with industry professional standards and practices. Don also conducts EEO analyses related to hiring, promotions, and terminations, including adverse impact analyses and other analyses relevant to various federal, state, and local statutes. Additionally, Don leverages his expertise in these areas on various litigation-support projects for clients.
Don's professional interests include artificial intelligence, quantitative methods, DEI, and workplace health and wellbeing. He presently co-chairs DCI's WellnessFirst employee resource group, which focuses on advancing the health and wellbeing of DCI employees. Prior to working at DCI, Don worked at DDI in the areas of personnel selection and leadership assessment & development.
Don is a current member of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP). He earned his Ph.D. in Industrial–Organizational Psychology and M.S. in Psychology at Purdue University; he earned his B.A. in Psychology at Gettysburg College.