Principal & CEO

William A. Schiemann, Ph. D.

William A. Schiemann is Principal and CEO of Metrus Group, and founder of the Metrus Institute. He is known for his pioneering work in the creation of the People Equity (ACE) talent optimization framework, strategic performance metrics and scorecards, organizational alignment, employee engagement/fulfillment and strategic employee surveys that link people to business strategy and drive high performance.

He has consulted extensively with many major corporations on the development and implementation of business strategies, people and HR measurement, talent acquisition and retention, productivity and quality improvement, and creation of high performance cultures.

Bill is a thought leader, global speaker and author in the human resources field, having written scores of articles and multiple books in the human capital area, including his latest book, Fulfilled! Critical Choices: Work, Home, Life (Secant Publishing, 2016).

Bill has previously served on the Board of Directors of the HR Certification Institute and the SHRM Foundation, including Chairman of the Foundation in 2010. He has been named a Fellow and Scholar by the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology.

Principal & Vice President

Valeria H. Schiemann, Ph. D.

Valeria H. Schiemann is Principal and Vice President of Metrus Group, where she focuses on the development and implementation of measurement systems to support strategy execution and employee alignment in high-performance organizations.

She has extensive consulting experience, working with such corporations as Hewlett-Packard, Novartis and Takeda. Her notable work includes success efforts to grow talent for companies across Hawaii through oversight of the SHRM Hawaii Workplace Excellence program.

Prior to joining Metrus, Valeria spent over twenty years with AT&T, Bell Laboratories and Lucent Technologies.

Product Development Manager 

Danielle Novotny

Danielle Novotny is Product Development Manager at Metrus Group, focusing on the strategy, development and execution of Metrus Group’s employee engagement and fulfillment solutions. In addition, she provides support services for various Metrus initiatives, including research, writing and marketing activities.

Danielle holds a B.A. in Psychology from Brandeis University.

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