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David Watterson, Founder of Watterson & Associates, Inc.

David Watterson, Ph.D.

Dr. David G. Watterson, has developed hiring systems, coordinated coaching assignments and delivered training programs for large, multi-national organizations as well as mid-sized and privately held companies. He has served as a behavior coach to athletes, executives, managers and salespeople in both manufacturing and service industries.

Dr. Watterson advises management on a variety of human resource subjects to improve bottom-line performance and business outcomes. His expertise extends to:

  • Coaching
  • Corporate training
  • Developing new executives
  • Individual feedback and development
  • Management integration of mergers & acquisitions
  • On boarding or assimilating
  • Organizational development
  • Pre-placement assessment
  • Succession planning

An acclaimed speaker and author, Dr. Watterson inspires individuals, teams and organizations to clarify their vision, assess current resources, design learning steps, focus on action and commit to results.

His extensive experience with creating and administering personality assessments for talent selection and development—he helped manage The Institute for Personality and Ability Testing (IPAT) for over 20 years and was the Chairman of the Board for 10 years until it was sold to OPP in 2001. Dr. Watterson has interviewed and interpreted tests for over 20,000 individuals—making him a recognized authority on this subject. Dr. Watterson has applied his expertise worldwide, serving on executive assignments in Europe, Asia, South America, and Australia.

Get to Know David:


What is your background?

  • A native of Cleveland, Ohio
  • Holds a Master of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology
  • Holds a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology
  • Licensed psychologist in Ohio and Illinois

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