Yari Randall

Yari Randall | Test Development Manager

Yari oversees the development and validation of IPMA-HR's assessment tools. She holds a M.S. in applied industrial and organizational psychology from the University of Baltimore, as well as a B.S. in psychology, with a minor in Spanish, from the University of Maryland – College Park. In her free time, you can find Yari either dancing with her basset hound, exercising, or baking the most delicious desserts. 

Robert Svihla

Robert Svihla | Director of Association Services

Robert started out as the primary point of contact for sales and customer services calls for IPMA-HR in 2005, and found his tasks quickly grew to include marketing and technology. His role has since evolved into that of association services manager, where he is responsible for membership, assessment fulfillment and database management.

Robert holds a Bachelor of Art in English and Film & Media Studies from George Mason University. He has a passion for international travel, having backpacked for long stretches of time through Europe and Southeast Asia after graduation before returning to Virginia in 2005. In his spare time, Robert enjoys building computers, reading detective novels and trying to predict who will win at the Academy Awards.

Bob Sewell

Bob Sewell | Assessment Services Fulfillment Manager

Bob is responsible for fulfilling all test orders and is the first point of contact for test orders. Prior to joining IPMA-HR in 2007, Bob was an electronics technician and supervisor in the U.S. Air Force, a residential real estate appraiser and a house painter, among other occupations. Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, Bob lived in England, Germany, Japan, and half a dozen U.S. states before moving to Springfield, Va. in 1997.

Markia Rauch

Markia Rauch | Mailroom Associate

Markia is responsible for the shipment of assessment and membership materials to the association’s members and customers and for the maintenance of IPMA-HR’s large inventory of tests. She enjoys a variety of activities aside from her professional career including listening to music, fashion design, and room setting. She also enjoys spending time with family, watching films, traveling with friends, and reading books.