Herb Radford has more than 20 years of middle and senior level management experience in industries including semiconductor related manufacturing, medical services, environmental technologies and global business education. He earned a BA in History at Northwestern University, an MBA from the (ASU) Thunderbird School of Global Management, and has completed graduate coursework in global education at Drexel University. He is a certified ESOL instructor, holds a certificate in Spanish medical interpretation, is multilingual, enjoys swimming and bicycling and resides in Providence, RI.
Beginning in 2003, Herb taught in multiple modalities at the undergraduate and graduate level at the University of Phoenix, Boston, MA and is currently a senior adjunct instructor in management, global management and communication at Fisher College, Boston. He is also an Adjunct Professor in economics, organizational development and international management at Bay State College, Boston.
In 2015, he began teaching undergraduate courses at New England Institute of Technology in E. Greenwich, RI and graduate coursework at Bryant University, Smithfield, RI. He is currently a Practitioner Faculty member in the Enterprise Program at the Gabelli School of Business at Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI. Herb has consulted in family enterprise advisory education as contract Director, Professional Education, for the Family Firm Institute, Boston, MA and directed multi-year U.S. Department of Labor international entrepreneurial training programs.
Additionally, Herb teaches advanced communication for Harvard post-doctoral researchers at Massachusetts General and Brigham and Women’s Hospitals, Boston, MA. He also serves as a linguistic and pedagogical evaluator of graduate teaching staff for the Center for Language Studies, Brown University. In the summer of 2019, he taught in the joint Fisher College/Boston Public Schools Introduction to Business and College Program.
Formerly, he was Vice-President, International Development for Envipco, Inc. in Washington, D.C., and served as a consultant on global business education for the University of Massachusetts. He has accompanied a former White House Chief of Staff and the Governor of Virginia on separate medical and environmental trade missions throughout Latin America. His current research interests include sustainable market development models, multinational organizational collaboration and sustainability leadership/adaptability intelligence theory.