Nancy T. Tippins is a principal at The Nancy T. Tippins Group, LLC, Greenville, South Carolina. As an industrial and organizational psychologist, she has worked as both an internal and external consultant to a variety of industries. Her work encompasses the study of employment practices, including executive coaching, job analysis, competency development, selection, training, manager and executive assessment, employee and management development, succession planning, compensation, complaint procedures, and other policies and procedures related to equal employment opportunity.

For the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, she has served as president, on the ad hoc committee for the revision of the Principles for the Validation and Use of Personnel Selection Procedures, and as cochair of the committee for the most recent revision of the Principles. She was one of the U.S. representatives on the International Standardization Organization committee to establish international testing standards. She has a B.A. in history from Agnes Scott College, an M.Ed. in counseling and psychological services from Georgia State University, and an M.S. and a Ph.D. in industrial and organizational psychology from the Georgia Institute of Technology.