CHICAGO, IL – William H. Macey, Ph.D., Senior Research Fellow with CultureFactors, received the 2017 Distinguished Professional Contributions Award from the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) at its recent 32nd Annual Conference.


This award is given in recognition of a lifetime of outstanding contributions to an individual who has developed, refined and implemented practices, procedures and methods that have had a major, demonstrable impact on the people at work, organizations and the practice of I-O Psychology.


“Bill’s scientific contributions represent to many, the standard of ethical and sustainable practitioner-research in the field of I-O Psychology. He is both a role model to our team and a trusted advisor for clients and colleagues,” said Jonathan Izenstark, Co-Founder and Managing Director of CultureFactors.


Dr. Macey has over 40 years of experience in consulting with organizations to design and implement scientifically valid and effective talent management programs. He has worked with clients spanning a broad array of industries, including many global Fortune 500 corporations such as 3M, American Express, AT&T, ConocoPhillips, Eli Lilly, McDonalds, and PepsiCo. He has also written extensively on the topics of climate, culture and employee engagement.


Throughout his career he has been known for his high standards, attention to detail and ethical behavior, he has furthered the careers of many by providing opportunities for career growth and success offering support and guidance for their work.  In summary he has been a role model of the scientist-practitioner that represents the best of I-O and SIOP.


Dr. Macey is a SIOP Fellow and has previously served as the organization’s President. He is also a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Association for Psychological Science (APS).



CultureFactors is a research-focused consulting firm. We believe that a rich cultural identity is driven by calculated leadership and methodology. We provide the insight to use culture and climate, and the factors that affect and shape them, to achieve long-term business objectives.