Managing Partner, Certified Executive Coach, Lead Consultant, Boston and Associates
Val Boston III's professional background spans over 25 years in business and leadership roles, with specific experience in human resources, sales process improvement, information processing, data processing and telecommunications. He is currently the Managing Partner and Lead Consultant with Boston and Associates LLC, a Talent Management Consulting firm, whose practice areas include Inclusion and Diversity Consulting, Cultural Competency and Intelligence, and Executive and Minority Coaching. Prior positions include Director, Client Services with Novations Group Inc; Regional Director, Business Development with Spherion Human Capital Consulting Group; and served as Vice President and Managing Principal with Right Management Consultants in New Jersey and North Carolina. Val currently serves on the board of directors for the Diversity Council of the Carolinas, and has served as a board member of The East Greensboro Rotary Club, the Volunteer Center of Greensboro, and a council chair of the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce. Val has also supported the United Way, Guilford County Schools, Bennett College and YMCA capital campaign efforts, and is a member of NBMBAA, National Sales Network, SHRM, and is a Rotarian Paul Harris Fellow.
Val is a certified coaching practitioner, is an adjunct faculty member and graduate of LaSalle University with a BS degree in Business Administration.
I had lunch today with a friend and when our server approached and began to write down our order, I noticed that she was left handed. Since I am also left handed, it started an interesting conversation. Though she was much younger than I, we had similar experiences growing up. My 1st grade teacher, Mrs. Sullivan, tried to change me over my mother's protests. My waitress' mother tried to change her over her grandmother's objections. Read more
Succession Planning addresses your organization's need to strategically prepare for the healthy transition of leadership. These plans are typically linked to a talent management strategy of effective recruiting, developing, retaining and preparing potential leaders for advancement. Considering the rapidly changing demographics in the workplace, special consideration should be paid to the Historically Underrepresented Groups (HUGs) in your talent pool. Read more
Workforce Diversity Network
150 State Street, Rochester, New York 14614, United States
Workforce Diversity Network Executive Director
Guided by the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for the overall management, operation, and well-being of WDN. The Executive Director champions the development and implementation of the organization's mission and goals, oversees the organization's strategic plans, manages the organization's financial operations, and provides leadership and direction to WDN contractors and volunteers.