EASI·Consult® Announces New Teaming Relationship with Human Capital Solutions!

EASI·Consult® is proud to announce an exciting, new teaming relationship with Human Capital Solutions. The Human Capital Solutions group are consultants in the field of executive search. They know what it takes to deliver the results your business requires. They have the people and the processes to deliver those results. Their retained executive search consultants are experienced industry veterans.

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Dr. James A. Breaugh, Ph.D.
Vice President of Litigation

Dr. James Breaugh received his Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Ohio State University in 1977. He holds a joint faculty appointment at the University of Missouri-St. Louis in the College of Business Administration and in the Department of Psychology.

Over the years, Professor Breaugh has conducted considerable research on the topics of employee recruitment and selection. His research contributions have resulted in: (a) his being voted to fellowship status in three professional organizations including the American Psychological Association, (b) his being appointed to the editorial boards of three journals and named an Associate Editor of the top journal in his field, and (c) his serving as Convention Program Chair for three professional conferences including the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) Conference.

Dr. Breaugh has consulted with such organizations as Anheuser-Busch, Monsanto, AT&T, Laclede Gas Company, and Visiting Nurses Association. His consulting work has involved: developing selection systems, instituting 360-degree feedback programs, evaluating recruitment strategies, assessing compensation systems, and validating testing programs.

Dr. Breaugh has on several occasions been involved with litigation (e.g., working with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission as an expert witness) and arbitration (e.g., defending a Fortune 500 company against a union charge of age discrimination) projects involving employment discrimination. These activities have involved testifying in federal and state courts, conducting adverse impact analyses, and advising clients about the validity of selection systems.


  • Ohio State University (Ph.D. Industrial/Organization Psychology, 1977)
  • Ohio State University (M.A. Industrial/Organization Psychology, 1975)
  • Boston College (B.A. Psychology, 1972)

Professional Affiliations

  • SIOP (Fellow)
  • Association for Psychological Sciences (Fellow)
  • Academy of Management
  • American Psychological Association (Fellow)


  • Expert Advocates in Selection International, LLC (EASI·Consult®)
    Vice President of Litigation (2007 - present)
  • University of Missouri-St. Louis
    Professor of Management and of Psychology (1993 - present)
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