Meet Our Executive Board

Michaela Oesterle


(Mi-KAY-la OH-STIR-Lee)


Michaela Oesterle is a Human Capital Consultant for the US government at Deloitte Consulting. In her current project, she is supporting a financial technology system implementation with organizational design and transformation. She also has expertise in performance management including job analysis, competency modeling, performance criteria, and performance management program design. She holds her Master of Arts in I-O Psychology and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, both from Wayne State University.

Michaela resides in metro-Detroit with her husband, Mike, and their three cats. She likes to rock climb, do yoga, watch Netflix, and complete renovation projects around the house. She loves puns and sarcasm too so if you’ve heard a good joke lately, send it to the MAIOP email!

Dr. Kim Derryberry



Kim Derryberry is the Lead Subject Matter Expert writing a diversity course in the psychology department for Colorado Technical University. She is the chair-in-training for the Military and Veteran Inclusion Committee of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP). Kim focuses on many areas of the I/O Psych field including change management, motivation, and diversity, equity, and inclusion. She holds a Doctor of Philosophy in I/O Psychology from Capella University, a Master of Business Administration in Operations Management and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resources both from American InterContinental University.

Kim lives with her husband Don, her disabled son, and her 11-year old granddaughter. She has two other sons, three step-children, and seven more grandchildren. She enjoys time with her grandchildren, DIY projects, and loves to garden.

Samantha McIntosh




Samantha (Sam) McIntosh is a 2014 graduate of the Industrial/Organizational Psychology, M.A. program at Wayne State University. She received her Psychology, B.S. from Michigan Technological University in 2011. Sam is a certified Holistic Life Coach through Inner Glow Circle and founded her own coaching and consulting business in 2023, The Holistic Phoenix.

Since 2013, Sam has worked for Robert Bosch LLC, holding various roles in HR, business development, and now IT. Her current role as a Digital Transformation Architect focuses on the human interaction with AI and other technology tools.

Samantha’s interests include digital transformation, AI and the Internet of Things (IoT), organizational design and strategy, and data analytics. She is also passionate about the topic of employee wellbeing and culture. She was a student member of MIOP and recently rejoined to meet and work with others in the field. Other interests include motorcycles, gardening, and raising her two boys (4 and 11).

Reed Bramble

University Relations - Member at Large


Reed currently leads the Selection & Assessment program at Uber. He has a doctorate degree in I-O Psychology from Wayne State University and is an active member of the WSU alumni network. As a consultant, he has driven the strategy and development of People Analytics and Reporting solutions for several companies across a broad spectrum of HR, including Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Employee Listening, Workforce Planning, Compensation & Benefits, and Diversity & Inclusion.

As a MAIOP board member, Reed is excited to facilitate student-practitioner connections and leverage his breadth of I-O experience to help build upon the foundation MAIOP has already developed to strengthen the network of I-O professionals in the state. Reed doesn’t have hobbies outside of work and spending time with family, but he hopes to pick up a hobby or two when he retires!

Nicholas Smiddy

Event Manager - Member at Large


Nicholas Smiddy is a Human Resources Co Op at American Axle and Manufacturing. Currently Nicholas is a student of Wayne State University's Industrial/Organizational Psychology Masters program where he will be graduating in June of 2024. Nicholas has experience in Psychometrics, Organizational Development, Organizational Design, and Job Analysis. Nicholas currently holds a Bachelor's degree in Psychology with a minor in Criminal Justice. As a MAIOP board member he is excited to help facilitate and grow connections throughout the I/O Field. Nick’s career goals are to go into Human Capital Consulting to be able to use his knowledge and experience to help organizations.

Nicholas lives in Downriver, MI with his family where in his free time he enjoys spending time with friends and family, movies, board games, podcasts and meeting new people.

Madeline Wilson

Social Media Manager - Member at Large


Madeline is a recent graduate of Wayne State University, where she earned her Masters in Industrial-Organizational Psychology. Before then she attended Oakland University, receiving a Bachelors degree in Psychology with a Minor in World Music. Much of Madeline’s work experience revolves around education, serving as a teaching assistant, tutor, and coach.

Madeline is known by her friends for having a diverse set of hobbies. She enjoys reading, painting, performing music, playing ttrpgs, video games, and taking walks, among other things.

Justin Rousseau

Student Member at Large


Justin Rousseau is a senior undergraduate student majoring in psychology and minoring in statistics at the University of Michigan. He plans to pursue either a master's or Doctoral degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology after he graduates from UofM. Currently, he is working with Dr. Kira in one of her research labs, focusing on peer control, peer management, and other forms of lateral control.

Justin lives in Ann Arbor while he completes his undergraduate degree. He enjoys biking, reading, listening to podcasts, and camping. He can not wait to delve deeper into the field of Industrial/Organizational Psychology.

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