Dr. Michael Abelson, (Dr.A) is CEO/President of The Abelson Group, has over 45 years experience consulting on organizational strategic planning, hiring/building/managing individuals/teams, and using psychological assessments to identify and enhance human performance. He has award-winning experience, teaching over 50,000 undergraduate students, and 10,000s of MBAs and executives while on the faculty of Texas A&M University and Central Michigan University. Additionally he has been on the educational stage on four continents delivering over 1,000 keynote speeches, seminars, and other training programs, and consulting projects with over 100 different organizations. His accomplishments include writing over 60 published articles, two books, numerous book chapters, and has almost a dozen assessment-related certifications, in addition to his formal educational credential. All of this demonstrates his expertise in understanding and using the assessments, and guiding companies to success.
He is Emeritus from the Department of Management at Texas A&M University where he was on the faculty for over 30 years (retiring from Texas A&M in 2011), was Real Estate Research Fellow at the renown Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University, first Director of the Human Resources Masters program at Texas A&M, and also an instructor at four executive education centers.
He has led The Abelson Group to be one of the premier psychological assessment companies in the country with it selling over 500,000 assessments (and counting) and repeatedly being one of the Top 5 assessment companies in a network of approximately 2000 companies.
“Dr. Michael Abelson is one of our most respected and knowledgeable Value Added Associates (VAA’s) throughout the United States and the world. As one of the top VAA’s in revenue generation and assessment sales in our entire network, he has demonstrated his ability to master the underlying concepts of our assessments, how to present those concepts and their value to others, as well as the business
We know Dr. Abelson is an award-winning professor from Texas A&M University and has awards from numerous other academic, professional, and practitioner organizations. He is a member of our Global Visionary Group made up of a select number of our most distinguished VAA’s, a member of our Research Council Advisory Board, and has earned every certification we offer.