Bo began his career with the MASCO Corporation, one of the largest home building products companies in the US. He later joined International Paper and supported the decorative building products division. The demand for Bo’s expertise moved him to Coca Cola, Eaton, and Corning, Inc. where he led organizational transformations in highly competitive global markets. He specializes in assessing and developing talent to meet the needs of the strategic business plan.
Bo has designed and co-authored technical and leadership assessment instruments emphasizing key performance indicators and balanced scorecards that demonstrate and optimize continuous improvement. He also contributes to professional articles on the subjects of high performance work systems, performance management, rewards systems, impactful and effective leadership, marketing, businesses development and relationship selling.
Bo worked in a family construction business prior to entering and completing his undergraduate degree at James Madison University in Virginia. After graduating with honors from the College of Business at JMU, he attended Michigan State University’s Industrial and Labor Relations School and is experienced in contract negotiation, the grievance procedure, mediation and the arbitration process. Bo is gifted in energizing the management team and the employees to collaborate, keenly focusing on the customer while driving shareholder value.
Bo is a former board member and Chairman of the American Red Cross Philanthropy Committee of Southeastern North Carolina and serves as a Board member for the North Carolina World Trade Association. He is currently serving on the Board of Visitors for the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.