For more than 25 years, Roberta Matuson, president of Matuson Consulting, has helped leaders in Fortune 500 companies, including Best Buy, New Balance, The Boston Beer Company and small to medium-size businesses, achieve dramatic growth and market leadership through the maximization of talent. The world’s largest employment source Monster and retail giant Staples turn to Roberta for advice on matters related to talent. She is known world-wide as “The Talent Maximizer®.”
Roberta, a leading authority on leadership and the skills and strategies required to earn employee commitment and client loyalty, is the author of the newly released Talent Magnetism (Nicholas Brealey, 2013) and bestseller, 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 in 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 Show, Fox’s The O’Reilly Factor, Fox Business News and on CNN International’s Quest on Business with Richard Quest. 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 Treasury Executive Institute, American Craft Brewers Association, SHRM, and the Massachusetts Restaurant Association.
Roberta has written and published over 500 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 a top expert blogger for Fast Company and Forbes.com and a bi-monthly columnist for Hotelexecutives.com.
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.
Roberta can be reached at Roberta@matusonconsulting.com.
"Roberta's guidance has dramatically increased my ability to pull in and retain the talent we need to take our organization to the next level. She's proven to be a trusted advisor and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend her to other CEOs who are looking to accelerate..."
Tom Hopcroft, President & CEO
Mass Leadership Technology Council
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