Meet Our Team
- Amy Bigone
Amy has been with CPS HR since 2004 and spent three years working in the Test Rental department. After that, she spent seven years designing, developing, and administering selection processes for public agencies. Amy is experienced in job analysis, test development, pass point setting, rater training, facilitation of subject matter expert meetings, and writing technical reports.
- Holly Hatada
Holly has more than 10 years of experience in employment testing, test utility analysis, validation, and standard setting. Holly has managed large testing and examination projects with public sector clients, and has worked in the human resources field on employment and licensure and certification testing and selection. Outside of the office, Holly stays busy with her family which includes three sons, and enjoys volunteering as an art teacher to elementary school-aged children.
- Kayla Kelly
Kayla began working for CPS HR in June 2015 for the CPS Licensing and Certification Test Administration group where she worked for a year before transitioning to the Test Rental Team. Kayla provides client support for review copy requests, rest orders, and agreement renewals.
- Andrew Kern
Andrew began working for CPS HR in January 2015 in the Test Rental department. He has experience in test development / item writing, advanced statistical analyses, data management, technical reporting, leadership consulting, conducting and coordinating assessment centers, employee coaching and development, organizational surveying, strategic planning, and leading focus groups. Andrew is an avid experiencer of life and teller of corny jokes.
- Veronica Lara-Lopez
Veronica has been with CPS HR for 15 years. During the 15 years she has provided support to Test Rental clients, the Test Rental Team and also oversees the Contact Center. Veronica started the internal recycling program at CPS HR, from which monies collected are donated to employee driven fundraisers and non-profit organizations.
- Ryan Platt
Ryan has over nine years of experience in the personnel selection field and has managed large testing and examination projects with public sector clients. He is experienced in job analysis, test development, item writing/review, validation, standard setting, statistical analysis, and facilitation of subject matter expert panel meetings. Ryan enjoys reading, watching sci-fi and fantasy movies, playing board games and spending time with his wife, son, and twin daughters.
- Mariko Singh
Mariko has been with CPS HR since 2011 and joined the Test Rental Team in 2015 after transitioning from the CPS Licensing and Certification Test Development group where she worked for two years. Mariko provides client support for test orders, review copy requests, agreement renewals, and customized exam development.
- Paige Swarbrick
Paige spent over a year at the California Department of Human Resources learning all of the ins and outs of job analysis and testing. She is experienced in job analysis, item writing and review, validation, and facilitation of subject matter expert panel meetings. In her free time she enjoys camping and hiking, drinking well-crafted coffee, and reading as many books as possible.