Dr. David C. Fisher, Ph.D., LP, ABPP. Chairman of the Board

Co-founder of PsyBar, Dr. Fisher received a citation from the President of the American Psychological Association in recognition of his innovations in forensic assessment and education. Dr. Fisher is a fellow with the American Psychological Association and began his career as staff psychologist in the Behavioral Medicine Clinic of Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.


Katie E. Connell, Ph.D., ABPP. Chief Clinical Officer

Dr. Katie Connell is board certified in Psychology and brings 15 years of clinical experience to her role as Chief Clinical Officer. Since joining PsyBar in 2011, she actively oversees behavioral health independent medical evaluations, file reviews and fitness for duty evaluations performed across the country by a network of psychologists and psychiatrists. She is an expert educator and consultant to doctors and employers regarding fitness for duty questions and serves as a journal editor for Psychological Services. Dr Connell currently maintains a forensic psychology practice where she conducts a wide variety of forensic evaluations within the criminal and civil arenas and conducts trainings for attorneys and the court system.


Lori Seviola, Managing Director

Lori joined PsyBar in 2011, where she serves as Managing Director. Under her guidance PsyBar, became the industry’s leading behavioral health provider of independent medical evaluations, fitness for duty evaluations, disability exams, file reviews and threat/violence risk assessments for insurance companies and Fortune 500 corporations across the United States and internationally. Prior to joining PsyBar, Lori built an impressive career in the behavioral health and insurance industries, serving human resource directors, risk managers, and employee benefits professionals of leading Fortune 500 companies, non-profit organizations, and government agencies to help them deal with today’s challenges with workplace safety and productivity.

Lori Seviola

John Rodning, Chief Operating Officer

John Rodning has over 25 years of business development and entrepreneurial experience. Before joining PsyBar in 2017, John served as general manager with a leading provider of independent medical examinations, serving most major insurance carriers and law firms throughout the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Australia. His career includes time in marketing and communications, including a joint venture with the Mayo Clinic, where he managed the marketing and sale of consumer health and medical information products and information services.