Our consultants bring a wealth of practical and academic knowledge to their practice.
Mitchell H. Cohen is a Partner with Ruda Cohen & Associates.
His client base covers a variety of industries; both small firms and fortune 500 companies. His areas of expertise include organizational assessments and surveys, team-building, individual assessments, and management training. Some of the training programs he has conducted over the last several years include: interviewing, active listening, interpersonal skills, leadership, and giving and receiving feedback.
Prior to joining Ruda Cohen, he was a research psychologist at the U.S. Army Research Institute for the Behavioral & Social Sciences. His work here involved developing methods for improving the U.S. Army's overall organization effectiveness.
He received his Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from George Washington University. He received his B.A. in Psychology from Boston University.
Janice A. Syslo is a Management Consultant with Ruda Cohen & Associates, specialists in communication and management development.
Her client base covers a variety of industries; both small firms and fortune 500 companies. Her areas of expertise include individual assessments, coaching, succession planning and leadership development and organizational assessments and surveys.
Dr. Syslo began her career as a psychologist studying brain functioning and brain-behavior relationships. Her interests in neurological processing lead to interest and practice in assessing a variety of different behaviors for individuals. She then began applying these assessment concepts to individuals in an organizational setting.
She received her Ph.D. from The University of Health Sciences/ The Chicago Medical School in 1987. She received her bachelor degree in psychology from Illinois State University in 1979.
Dr. Edward S. Ruda is Chairman of the Board and co-founder of Ruda Cohen & Associates. Dr. Ruda consults with corporations across the United States, Europe and Southeast Asia. He has focused his attention on executive selection and promotion, and effective managerial teamwork. Recently he has been examining new concepts of leadership.
Dr. Ruda is a nationally recognized speaker on topics including executive selection, motivation and communication. He helps to write scripts for management training films produced by an affiliated company, GRT Productions.
Dr. Ruda received his Bachelors Degree from Northwestern University and his Masters and Ph.D. from Purdue University.