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Senior Consultant
Bob Welch

BA, Pennsylvania State University

JD, University of Virginia

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When Bob joined Wentworth Recruiting in 2005, he brought with him an extensive consulting background in organizational change, executive career management, integrated performance management systems and human resources risk management. He successfully founded and operated his own consulting firm, and was a Senior Vice President for executive coaching and outplacement at Right Management Consultants, as well as Director of Professional Services for the human capital consulting group of Spherion, Inc. He was also a consultant for Ray & Berndtson, a major global retained executive search firm.

In corporate roles, Bob has most recently been the officer in charge of the human resources function at a pre-IPO telecommunications organization. Previously, Bob became the most senior human resources officer at Mattel after joining the company as the lead executive for all international human resources activities in over 25 countries.

Bob has also held the top human resources positions at Ducommun Incorporated (then a Fortune 500 electronics distribution and aerospace firm), and at Davis-Walker Corporation, a privately-held steel specialty company.

Bob began his career at General Electric, where he focused on primarily labor relations in the durable goods, electronics and power distribution sectors. Thereafter, he joined TRW in their aerospace, defense and energy sector where, in his final position, he was responsible for all employee relations matters for an entity encompassing over 27,000 employees.

In addition to the human resources function, Bob has enjoyed positions as plant manager for a manufacturing operation, and general manager for a non-profit organization. He has also conducted courses at the graduate level dealing with employment law and the business organization.

A former US Navy officer, Bob was a "frogman" and instructor specializing in explosives and nuclear weapons disposal.