Christi Hunter, M.S. is the President of Global Competence Consulting, LLC and the Chief Executive Officer for Global Leadership Excellence, LLC where she works to assess, prepare, and enhance the global workforce of tomorrow via a portfolio of consultative services. She has worked for major global corporations, including Häagen-Dazs (now part of Nestlé), Mars, and Kraft Foods. While at Mars, she partnered internationally to develop and launch products for global brands such as DOVE® Chocolate and M&M's®. She later worked as an executive recruiter for Management Recruiters International, MRINetwork, which is one of the largest and most successful recruiting firms in the world. During her tenure, she was promoted to Sr. Account Manager. Her clients included multinational food corporations for whom she sourced employees capable of working across international and cultural borders.
With the goal of increasing readiness for the needs of the interconnected global economy at all levels, Ms. Hunter has provided career development and job placement coaching to students and employees interested in elevating their employment marketability, and she has assisted companies in building effective and capable organizations. She earned her B.S. from the Pennsylvania State University and her M.S. from Kansas State University, where she had the opportunity to study in a world renowned program with students from around the globe.
Timothy Habick, Ph.D. is an assessment design expert and linguist and he has over 20 years of professional experience in the testing industry. While at Educational Testing Service (ETS), he served as the test development coordinator for the Graduate Record Examination (GRE®) General Test and he also wrote questions for the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT®) and Law School Admission Test (LSAT®). He joined the Reasoning and Measurement group at Educational Testing Service ETS in 1987, where he later served as the Reasoning Group leader. In 2000, he formed Reasoning, Inc. a test development company that has completed contracts for ETS, the Law School Admission Council, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, CTB/McGraw-Hill, the American Board for the Certification of Teacher Excellence, the College Board, Measured Progress, the American Institutes for Research, and other major testing organizations.
Dr. Habick earned a Ph.D. degree in Linguistics from the University of Illinois, Urbana (1980). He taught Linguistics and English at several universities including, La Salle University, Temple University, and Tianjin Normal University in China. He travels frequently internationally and has led many educational tours to China and Japan. In 2007, he completed a World Bank mission to improve standardized testing in the country of Moldova.