Advisory Board

Created in 2018, the IMPAQ Advisory Board is being designed to include leading social science researchers and experienced business leaders. The Advisory Board recommends ways to continue accelerating the company's impact and growth. 


Emily Stover DeRocco
Founder & CEO of E3, a strategic consulting firm focused on education reform, and workforce and economic development. Former Assistant Secretary of Labor, currently developing education programs for a Department of Defense-funded innovation institute, and recently served as an appointee to the Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion.
Trent D. Buskirk, PhD
Novak Family Professor of Data Science and the Chair of the Applied Statistics and Operations Research Department at Bowling Green State University.
Larry V. Hedges, PhD
Director of the Q-Center (Center for Improving Methods for Quantitative Policy Research); Professor of Statistics, Education and Social Policy; Professor of Psychology; and Professor of Medical Social Sciences, at the Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern University.
Richard D. ("Rick") Maher
Past President & CEO of Maher & Maher, veteran of the human resources industry, and recognized leader in the fields of managing organizational change and the strategic management of human capital.
Jeffrey Smith, PhD
Professor of Labor and Public Economics, Paul T. Heyne Distinguished Chair in Economics, and Richard A. Meese Chair in Applied Econometrics, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Kenneth Troske, PhD
Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Outreach, Richard W. and Janis H. Furst Endowed Chair of Economics, and Professor, University of Kentucky.