Wayne E. Strayer

Managing Director


B.A. Washington State University
M.A. The Ohio State University
Ph.D. The Ohio State University

Dr. Strayer provides expertise in matters involving claims of discrimination in employment practices, studies of pay equity, EEOC and OFCCP audits and investigations, and studies of wage and hour compliance. He works with attorneys and human resource professionals to identify and study the data relevant to the employment practices at issue, including hiring, promotions, compensation, terminations, and performance and discipline decisions. Dr. Strayer assists clients who are involved in litigation and clients who are conducting proactive studies of their employment practices. He has provided expert testimony in support of his studies.

Prior to joining Secretariat Economists, Dr. Strayer was a Principal at Charles River Associates and, before that, an Economist at Welch Consulting.  He was also Assistant Professor of Economics at Texas A&M University, where he taught microeconomics and econometrics, and he has published research in the Journal of Labor Economics, the Journal of Human Resources, and The Review of Economics and Statistics.