Senior Director, Korn Ferry Institute
Ms. Hezlett leads the KFI IP Community of Practice and contributes to the designs and maintenance of Korn Ferry's assessment portfolio, including self-report assessments, 360-degree feedback surveys, team surveys and simulations. She helps partners and consultants address client questions about assessment and development.
Ms. Hezlett has more than 15 years of experience assisting for-profit, not-for-profit, and government organizations design, deploy, and/or evaluate talent management solutions, including leadership development practices, 360-degree feedback systems, selection procedures, and employee engagement processes.
Previously, Ms. Hezlett served as Director, Assessment Development and Analytics for Javelin HR Solutions where she led a team creating high-stakes certification tests. Her experience also includes working as a consultant and researcher at PDRI (now CEB), Questar Data Systems, and PDI (now Korn Ferry), along with serving as a faculty member at the University of Illinois.
Her research, which focuses on development, 360-degree feedback, mentoring, and predicting work and academic performance, has been published in peer-reviewed journals, including Science, Psychological Bulletin, and Current Directions in Psychological Science. She is a past president of Minnesota Professionals for Psychology Applied to Work and co-led the creation of its mentoring program.
Ms. Hezlett earned her Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Minnesota, where she is now an Adjunct Professor. As an undergraduate, she majored in Politics at Princeton University.