Valerie Phelps – Founding Partner
Valerie founded Phelps in 1986. She is a recognized expert in human resource, executive search, career management, career transition and leadership development. For more than 25 years, Valerie has worked extensively with senior managers, boards, councils, C-suite executives and senior executives in both the private and public sectors as a strategic consultant to management teams planning for rapid growth, downsizing, or restructuring. A lead speaker on various topics relating to career transition, Valerie is an also an author. She wrote Navigating the Road Ahead and Phelps’ Interview Manual. An impassioned human capital leader, Valerie is one of only 2,000 members of the International Association of Career Management Professionals (IACMP), who specialize in all aspects of career services, including career management and transition, leadership development, assessments, talent management and coaching. She holds the designations of Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP), Certified Personnel Consultant (CPC), and Career Management Professional (CMP).