Christa Mason, PhD

Director, Assessment and Coaching Services & Senior Consultant

Christa Mason joined LWF in January 2016 and currently serves as a Consultant. In this role, she assists with leadership assessment for selection and development purposes. She works with leaders across organizational levels, using different assessment tools (e.g., personality, emotional intelligence, multi-rater inventories) to provide impactful feedback and coaching. She focuses on developing leaders’ knowledge and skills in the following areas:

  • Self-awareness, self-understanding, and insight
  • Increasing positive leadership impact
  • Effective feedback delivery
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Successful transition into new roles and/or assignments

In addition to her assessment work, Christa also develops and delivers research-based trainings, workshops, and customized assessment centers. She has experience working with organizations in both the private and public sectors, including transportation, retail, financial services, manufacturing, and technology companies and government institutions.

During her time at LWF, Christa has also served on the firm’s Science & Research team, where she assisted with product development and database management. She continues to use her background in research methods and analytics to provide clients with evidence-based solutions, tools, and services.

Christa graduated summa cum laude from Rice University with a Bachelor of Arts in sociology and a minor in anthropology. She received her PhD in industrial-organizational psychology at The University of Texas at Arlington. Her research focused on humility, leadership potential, and leadership derailment. She is affiliated with the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, the Society of Consulting Psychologists, and DAIOP.