What We Do

CDR Assessment Group is a globally recognized assessment, leadership development, and talent management firm. We lead the way with exceptional products, coaching, consulting, training solutions, and research. CDR Assessment Group digs deeper than others to reveal one’s true talent. From executive coaching to employee selection, we provide services that wrap around all areas of human performance. Our unique tools and distinctive coaching services are designed with the foremost psychological insights and applied business know-how.

CDR improves your business results by strengthening your leadership capability, equipping your leaders to make better hiring and succession decisions, and by enabling you to align talent with business strategy. Ultimately, you will see a positive impact to your bottom line by improving working relationships and communications, enhancing leadership and team effectiveness, and producing and sustaining superior performance results.

Our Client Testimonials

The CDR Leadership Team


Nancy Parsons is one of today’s foremost experts in combining the science of assessments with the art of developing people. As CEO & President of CDR Companies, LLC, she sheds new light on personality strengths, inherent risks and motivation and change performance, careers and lives. Esteemed author of the Amazon best-seller, Women Are Creating the Glass Ceiling and Have the Power to End It, Nancy is the 2019 MEECO International Thought Leader of Distinction in Executive Coaching and continues to break barriers in her field.

In 1998, Nancy co-authored the breakthrough CDR 3-D Assessment Suite®. Combining this scientifically-validated assessment suite with cutting-edge technology, Nancy and her team launched CDR-U Coach in July of 2020.

Nancy provides executive coaching services for the C-Suite and leaders across all sectors, facilitates strategic executive team development sessions, and instructs custom “Authentic Leadership” and “Women in Leadership” workshops. Additionally, she instructs and leads CDR Executive Coaches’ Certification Workshops and teaches advanced coaches’ programs.

Kimberly R. Leveridge, Ph.D. | Chief Research and Analytics Officer/Consultant, Partner

With more than 25 years of professional experience, Kimberly is an exceptional authority on organizational leadership and effectiveness.

She has in-depth expertise in: development of personality and motivational assessment tools, executive and professional coaching, performance measurement, personnel selection, leadership development, management of work teams, facilitating teams, work motivation, management, employee relations, in-depth technical research and validity analysis linking assessments to performance measures, design and delivery of workshops and certification programs, mentoring and training staff, strategic management, salary administration, customer relations, and health and stress issues in organizations.

Prior to co-founding CDR Assessment Group with Nancy Parsons in 1998, Kimberly served six years as a Senior Client Services & Operations Consultant for Hogan Assessment Systems (HAS). She is considered an industry expert on using psychological measurement to develop, retain, and motivate leaders and professionals.

Sydney Hoffman | Marketing Specialist

Sydney joined the CDR team in January 2022. She has experience in different areas of marketing and public relations. Sydney works to bring innovation to the marketing strategy and explore new ways for CDR Companies to connect with audiences. She has a BBA in Management and a BA in Public Relations. She enjoys concerts, Broadway musicals, and spending time with her three dogs.

Christine Klatt | Vice President of Business Operations, Partner

Christine brings 25 years of experience in resource and project management to CDR/CDR-U from the geosynthetics industry. During her tenure in geosynthetics, she successfully managed her division through a merger, a change of ownership, an acquisition, two enterprise software implementations, an expansion of double size and capacity, and through reductions.

With a talent for forward thinking and her comprehensive approach to accomplishing goals, she set the bar for field services, and professional organizations in the geosynthetics’ industry adopted her company’s criteria for levels of professional certification.

ED WHITE | Senior Consultant Special Projects

Ed brings over 30 years of industry experience to CDR. During his career with a major petroleum company, Ed worked in all facets of Training & Development including assessing needs, designing, planning, implementing, delivering, facilitating, and measuring results of training programs. Ed built and implemented a competency assessment program for managers and provided one-on-one coaching to managers based on their individual competency assessment results. Ed and his staff received an award from the Oklahoma chapter of the American Society of Training and Development for the most innovative solution to leadership development.

Ed’s academic credentials including a master’s in statistics, and MBA in management, and a doctorate in educational psychological provide him a unique perspective on understanding how managers learn and development in the workplace.

CDR Coaches & Consultants

We have a global team of certified executive coaches, consultants and trainers, with a large contingent available throughout the USA. Our team of worldwide expert CDR certified providers consists of more than 200 executive coaches and consultants, each with track record of successful leadership development. On average, our coaches, trainers and consultants have:

  • more than 20 years of experience in leadership development or executive positions
  • experience across a wide range of industry and government roles
  • masters or doctoral degree level backgrounds

CDR has formed strategic alliances with The Alexcel Group, an elite group of international executive coaches and with CoachSource that has over 1,000 coaches worldwide and an exceptional coaching management system.

Our Clients

CDR Assessments and services have been used for projects at all levels of leadership within the private and public sectors. Our organizational clients are from various industries, including health care, energy, transportation, retail, pharmaceuticals, food & beverage, service, technology, real estate, logistics, manufacturing, chemical, communications, insurance, non-profits, academia, banking/financial, and state and federal government entities.