Dr. Griepentrog has over 19 years managing and executing public policy, human capital, and communication research for a variety of government, private sector, and academic clients such as CIA, CFPB, DoD, Facebook, FVAP and the VA. As the Senior Vice President of Research at FMG, Brian’s work focuses broadly on using advanced research techniques to model human decision making--be it a citizen, a consumer, or an employee--to make a positive social impact. His multidisciplinary teams are increasing voting access to overseas American citizens, improving customer service across the IRS, reducing youth tobacco use, and elevating the recruitment process of the U.S. Military.
Brian’s work has appeared in a variety of professional outlets like Personnel Psychology, Journal of Vocational Behavior, and Military Psychology as well as a host of national and international conferences like the American Psychological Association, Federal Committee on Statistical Methodology, and Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology. Most recently, Brian published a chapter, Using Social Marketing and Data Science to Make Government Smarter, in the recent Cambridge Press release titled ‘Computational Social Science: Discovery and Prediction’.
Prior to his work at Fors Marsh Group, Brian served as a personnel research scientist in the DC area and as an adjunct faculty at George Mason University where he developed performance management and selection systems for U.S. Intelligence Community organizations and taught on the topics of social cognition and team dynamics.
Brian received his doctorate in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from George Mason University, and a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Minnesota.