DCI Consulting Group, a human resources risk consultancy based in Washington, DC, has hired David Garber, an economist with a doctorate, as a senior consultant.
In his new role at DCI, Garber will help employers assess and resolve potential workplace issues, as well as advise employers currently subject to audits or enforcement actions.
Garber brings over 15 years of experience as an economist in research, government and private sector environments. He has expertise in the application of econometric and statistical methods to analyze large datasets for public and private organizations, as well as in the use of quantitative models to inform public policies.
He joined DCI after working for OFCCP, an agency of the US Department of Labor that ensures that government contractors comply with non-discrimination laws. Garber spent five years at OFCCP as a labor economist in the Expert Services Directorate, focusing primarily on analytical work related to pay equity. He also played a central role in the negotiation of many OFCCP regulations.
Prior to that, Garber was a quantitative web analytics analyst for clothing brand Lands’ End, where he spent two years providing ecommerce results analytics to senior management. Garber was also previously an economist at USAID and EPA.
He holds a PhD in Applied Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a BA in International Relations from the College of William and Mary.
“Dr. Garber brings additional expertise to DCI in pay equity audits and proactive analyzes. His hiring is in line with DCI’s goal of providing the highest level of advice and expertise to our clients, ”said David Cohen, President of DCI.
Founded in 2001, DCI’s more than 60 professionals support clients with consulting services in diversity measures, pay equity, development and implementation of affirmative action plans, analyzes systemic discrimination in compensation, employee selection and test validation, as well as OFCCP audit and litigation.