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Meredith (Merry) Walker, Ph.D.

Meredith (Merry) Walker, Ph.D. Affiliate Consultant

Phone: +1 612.332.8182

Meredith (Merry) is passionate about partnering with individuals and organizations to support them in attaining their most important goals. She empowers clients with high-touch support and resources to facilitate insights and promote forward momentum. She has deep experience in assessment, selection, coaching, training, and development.


  • Over 15 years of experience in assessment for development and selection
  • Integrates and conducts multiple assessments across career stages, geographies, and industries
  • Provides detailed, actionable feedback through verbal and written reports
  • Utilizes client insights and partners to determine relevant assessment competencies for their organization


  • Has engaged with hundreds of talented individuals to conduct selection and development assessments, provide meaningful insights and feedback, support action plans and career goal attainment, and build lasting relationships as a trusted advisor
  • Created training courses and conducted training sessions based on client needs
  • Redesigned global brand study to reflect the business context


  • Ph.D., Industrial/Organizational Psychology, University at Albany
  • B.A., Psychology, University at Albany

Outside of work, Merry enjoys reading, spending time with family and friends, kayaking, and volunteering in her community. Most recently, she was a Girl Scout leader and coach for Girls on the Run. She also loves walking with her dog (although her dog, at 170 lbs., typically walks her).

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