C.J. Valentine is currently the Director of Human Resources for the global industrial controls manufacturer, Barksdale, Inc. a $70M division of the $2.2B Crane Company. He has have over twelve years of progressive and proactive HR leadership experience driving organizational performance and human capital resource planning.
As a business partner CJ understand the needs of the business and can translate these needs to drive change through process improvement and intellectual capital development. He has the experience of leading a cultural change through creating programs for employee engagement, improving processes and coaching managers to get the best out of themselves and their people.
C.J. is in the process of completing Educational Doctorate in Organizational Leadership from Pepperdine University. Mr. Valentine holds a M.B.A. with an emphasis in global business also from Pepperdine University. He studied European Union Business Strategy at the University of Antwerp in Belgium and Global Enterprise Management in Asia at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in China. In addition, Mr. Valentine is an alumnus of UC, Irvine with a Bachelors of Art in Political Science and minor in psychology from the school of Social Sciences.