For more than 25 years, Roberta Chinsky Matuson, president of Human Resource Solutions, has helped leaders in Fortune 500 companies, including Best Buy, New Balance, The Boston Beer Company and small to medium-size businesses, create exceptional workplaces leading to extraordinary results. Roberta, a leading authority on leadership and the skills and strategies required to earn employee commitment and client loyalty, is the author of the top-selling book, Suddenly In Charge: Managing Up, Managing Down, Succeeding All Around (Nicholas Brealey, 2011), a Washington Post Top 5 Business Book for Leaders.
As a former executive, Roberta has the vantage point of understanding what it is like to work at all levels of the organization. At the age of 24, she found herself catapulted into the executive suite, where she was responsible for building a world-class HR department for a commercial real estate firm. Shortly thereafter, Roberta was involved in taking the company through a public offering.
By her own wits—and through trial and error—Roberta has built on her success and has become an internationally-recognized thought leader and consultant, often appearing on television on programs such as CBS’s The Early ShowandFox’sThe O’Reilly Factor andFox Business News. She is frequently invited to be a guest on radio shows across America.
Roberta is a highly sought after speaker who has presented keynotes to Fortune 500 companies including, Best Buy, Inc., New York Life Pension Services, General Re Corporation, and such prestigious organizations as the American Press Institute, the Treasury Executive Institute, Boston CEO Club, North Shore Women’s Business Network, the Massachusetts Society of CPA’s and the Massachusetts Restaurant Association.
Roberta has written and published over 300 articles for a number of publications around the globe including The Christian Science Monitor, British Airways Business Life, The Telegraph and The Globe and Mail. She is currently an HR expert for BostonWorks (division of the Boston Globe) and Monster, and is one of a handful of expert bloggers for Fast Company.
Roberta holds an MBA from the University of Houston and a BS in Human Resource Management from Northeastern University. She is a graduate of Alan Weiss’s Million Dollar Consulting® College. In recognition for her accomplishments in client results, professional contributions and intellectual property, Roberta was recently inducted into the prestigious Million Dollar Consultant® Hall of Fame. She is one of a handful of international consultants to receive this honor.
Roberta can be reached at Roberta@yourhrexperts.com
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