Company Information

We have been in business since 1987

Donnoe & Associates, Inc. has been providing personnel selection services for public agencies for over 30 years. Our primary work includes entry level and promotional written tests, oral exams, and assessment centers; the full range of services that we provide for public agencies include:

Donnoe & Associates, Inc. provides services for public agencies; never for individual candidates. It would not be ethical for us to provide services directly to individual candidates. Our clients include:


Key Staff

Michael Donnoe


As President, Michael manages the company and directs all assessment projects for Donnoe & Associates, Inc., including assessment centers, performance tests, and oral exams. Michael has worked with Donnoe & Associates, Inc. since 1995, and he has been working in a leadership role since 2001.

Michael holds a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology and a Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Behavior, both from the University of San Francisco.

Lindsay Tzur

Test Services Manager

Lindsay manages written test rental services for clients of Donnoe & Associates.  This includes test assembly and production of Stock Tests, Build-A-Tests, and Custom Written Tests. Lindsay additionally provides business logistical support for the company.

Lindsay holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Academy of Art University, in San Francisco.

Diane Donnoe

Chief Financial Officer

Diane manages accounting, contracts, and the day-to-day administrative aspects of the business. Diane has been a key part of the business since 1987.

Diane holds a Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Behavior from the University of San Francisco.

Dr. William Donnoe

Industrial Psychologist

Bill has over 40 years of experience in personnel selection. Bill now develops new examinations and assessment systems, and provides program evaluation and research services for clients.

Bill completed his Doctorate in Education (Ed.D.), with an emphasis in Organizational Leadership, from the University of San Francisco, along with Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in Psychology from California State University in Sacramento. He is a licensed Industrial Psychologist in California (PSY 11341), and a recognized expert in federal court on matters related to employment testing.

Matthew Pavlos

Management Analyst

Matthew provides client services for Donnoe & Associates in the areas of written test development, assessment center and performance exam administration, and exam scoring. Matthew also conducts job analyses and provides logistical support for on-site assessment center projects.

Matthew holds a Bachelor’s degree in English from California State University in Sacramento.


Sue Jahnke

Test Services Analyst

Sue provides client services for Donnoe & Associates in the areas of test development, test administration, and test scoring; and internal services for test assembly and production.
Sue is the newest addition to our staff, and she comes to us with over 30 years of business management experience.