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Cristina Banks

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Overview

Dr. Cristina Banks is an industrial-organizational psychologist who specializes in labor and employment law and compliance. Dr. Banks is an expert in job analysis and work measurement methodologies, selection test development and validation, and wage/hour and employment law compliance. She has conducted hundreds of job studies across industries including retail, grocery, restaurant, fast food, high technology, telecommunications, manufacturing, air freight, trucking, and food/beverage.

Dr. Banks has published articles and chapters on the subjects of wage and hour compliance, human resource management, performance measurement, and job design. She has testified at deposition and/or trial in more than 65 cases.

Education

University of Minnesota
Ph.D., Industrial Psychology, 1979 

University of California, Berkeley
B.A., Psychology (highest honors), 1974

Employment History

Lamorinda Consulting LLC
President/founder
2004 - present

Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley
Senior lecturer
1985 - present

Right Management
Senior vice president
2001 - 2004

Terranova Consulting Group
Co-founder
1997 - 2001

Human Resource Solutions
President/founder
1986 - 1997

Honors

Honors

Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology
Fellow, 2010

American Psychological Association
Fellow, 2010

American Psychological Association Presidential Citation for Innovative Practice
2009

News & Insights

Seminars & Speaking Engagements

News & Commentary

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations

Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology
Fellow

American Psychological Association
Fellow

Northern California Human Resource Association
Member

Community/Civic Activities

Goggio Family Foundation
Trustee and founder

Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology
Executive Board and Professional Practice Officer