Who We Are

Kim Nimon, Ph.D

Dr. Kim Nimon is Principal of Evaluent Inc. She has served as an evaluator for the National Science Foundation, Successful Practice Network, United Way of Tarrant County, Texas Christian University, Southern Methodist University Institute for Reading Research, and Everman Independent School District. Her areas of expertise are in analytical methodologies (applied general linear model analyses, statistical software programming, measurement and evaluation) and workforce development (human resource development, employee engagement).

Dr. Nimon has published over 55 articles in refereed journals including American Journal of Evaluation, Frontiers in Psychology, Human Resources Quarterly, Multivariate Behavioral Research, and Organizational Research Methods. She has made over 80 refereed presentations for international and national scholarly organizations and was awarded the Early Career Scholar Award by the Academy of Human Resource Development. Dr. Nimon holds patents from both the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and Canada Intellectual Property Office.

Dr. Nimon has provided leadership in professional organizations including the American Educational Research Association, Academy of Human Resource Development, and the Southwestern Educational Research Association. She also serves as Co-Editor for Human Resource Development Quarterly, the leading empirical journal in the field of Human Resource Development. Dr. Nimon received the PhD in Applied Technology and Performance Improvement from UNT in 2007 and the PhD in Educational Research, also from UNT, in 2013. Her M.S. in Organizational Leadership is from Regent University and B.S. in Computer Science is from the University of Arkansas.

Cynthia Williams, Ph.D

Dr. Cynthia Williams is Principal of Evaluent, Inc.  She has served as an evaluator and consultant for the Communities Foundation of Texas, Dallas Independent School District, Successful Practices Network of New York, United Way of Tarrant County, Arlington Childcare Council, Education Data Collaborative, the National Science Foundation, Fort Worth Independent School District, University of Texas at Dallas, and Book Trust of Denver. She also served on the statistical advisory panel Project for Educator Effectiveness and Quality for the State of Texas.  Her areas of expertise lie in social science research methodology, early childhood education, and teacher education.

Dr. Williams’ presentations for international and national scholarly audiences, as well as authored or co-authored publications/manuscripts, exceed 100. Further, she has provided professional service as a reviewer for ACEI’s Childhood Education, Academic and Business Research Institute, and Texas School Projects in conjunction with the University of Texas at Dallas.

Dr. Williams currently provides leadership at the state level by serving as the President of the Education Deans of Independent Colleges and Universities of Texas (EDICUT), and serves on the Board of the Consortium for State Organizations for Texas Teacher Education (CSOTTE). Dr. Williams received a Ph.D. in Educational Research from the University of North Texas in 2007, a M.Ed. in elementary education and school counseling from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 1992, and a B.S. in psychology and business from Oklahoma State University in 1990.

Glen Williams, BS.

Glen Williams is a consultant for Evaluent, Inc. He has served as an evaluator for educational programs such as United Way and the Youth Risk Behavior Survey in the Fort Worth Area. He also worked in the Grant Compliance and Monitoring department of Fort Worth ISD for two years. In addition, he participated and presented at the American Education Research Association convention on a meta-analysis of mathematical teaching in 2017. His area of expertise is in data analysis and reporting, as well as customer relationship management.

Currently, having recently acquired his BS. in economics, he is working as a College Advisor for the Texas Christian University College Advising Corps at Trimble B. Technical High School in Fort Worth while he pursues a master’s degree at TCU.