Cristina G. Banks, PhD, is President/Founder of Lamorinda Consulting LLC, and Professional Practice Officer for the Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology (14). She is also Senior Lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley, and a former Assistant Professor at the University of Texas. She is a former Director of the Board of two publicly traded companies, Whole Foods Market and Chalone Wine Group. She serves on several boards and founded Leadership California, a non-profit public charity designed to identify and promote women leaders for key positions at the state level. She is a nationally recognized expert on wage and hour laws.