Dr. Kirk Kennedy, Ph.D., has over 22 years of experience in post-doctoral psychological assessment, consultation, research, and training in various agencies within the federal government including the military as well as the CIA and the FBI. He has 14 years of experience in intelligence and law enforcement arenas consulting to operations and investigations. He has particular expertise in the areas of human intelligence source/asset targeting, assessment, development and vetting as well as detecting and preventing various types of insider threats. Also, he has 11 years of management experience and four years of overseas experience. In addition, he has demonstrated skills in risk assessment and threat management; leadership assessment and organizational consultation; program design and implementation including the development of effective consultation, research, and training programs.
Special Psychological Applications Inc (SPA) has been teaming with K2 Solutions Inc for three years, supporting the Marine Special Operations Command (MARSOC) Assessment and Selection (A&S) program. SPA has supported K2 and MARSOC in various locations and throughout a consistently changing program. SPA has always provided the most professional and experienced Special Operation experienced psychologists a client could ask for. They have proven themselves to be flexible and mission oriented.
…Since 2003 the SPA team of psychologists and support staff have repeatedly assisted the Wexford Group in selecting the right people for demanding jobs. Using scientific principles, psychological testing, and a rigorous interview process, SPA has enabled Wexford to identify highly skilled and uniquely qualified people.
-Pete Arsenault, Wexford International