Dr. Art Finch joined IHMC as a research scientist in July 2020, working with Dr. Tim Broderick on the Peerless project. He has more than 20 years of direct support to executive level military and government leadership teams. He has conducted more than 5,000 executive coaching and developmental feedback sessions and created personality profiles for more than 10,000 candidates in support of assessment and selection events. He is a graduate of U.S. Army Airborne, SERE, and Ranger Schools with more than 20 combat deployments to both Afghanistan and Iraq. He retired at the rank of colonel.
He is the founder and president of The Gauge Group, a psychological consulting and executive coaching firm. The Gauge Group has led leadership consultation and executive coaching for Fortune 100 tech companies; led assessment and selection support for Major League Baseball and National League Football; conducted high-stakes, high-performance psychological support for elite athletes; and assessment and selection psychological support for FBI, HRT and New York State Police SWAT team.
His previous work include time a senior psychologist and director of psychological applications for U.S. Army Special Operations Command at Fort Bragg, N.C.,; command psychologist at the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School at Fort Bragg; and chief psychologist at Combat Applications Group at Fort Bragg,