Joe Bohling brings over twenty years of experience in operations, human capital, performance improvement, training and development, recruiting, staffing, health, welfare and retirement benefits, and business development leadership roles.

He has proven expertise in developing and operationalizing strategy, comprehensive performance improvement, cultural advocacy, and executive coaching. He has served in top C-suite executive positions for Fortune 500 companies, including as chief Human Resources officer at Aflac, Inc. and senior vice president of Human Resources at CitiFinancial Auto/Citigroup. His business and consulting experience spans industries including healthcare, higher education, manufacturing, insurance, financial services, consumer packaged goods, high-tech, and telecommunications.

Mr. Bohling specializes in utilizing best-practice and dynamic methodologies to develop, advance, and implement world-class business results that produce measurable return on investment while maintaining or improving quality, service, and employee engagement. He builds “dynamic capabilities” with clients to enable strategic innovation in generating value and competitive advantage.

Mr. Bohling is a regular speaker and writer for national conferences, periodicals, and news sources on topics ranging across strategy enablement, innovation, organizational effectiveness and development, talent management, corporate health and wellness initiatives, change leadership methodology, and enhancing employee engagement.

Areas of Expertise


University of Colorado School of Law

Colorado State University

Selected Engagements

  • Global Auto Manufacturer: HR Transformation

    BRG professionals supported a global human resources leader in driving a unified HR alignment initiative.

  • Global Auto Manufacturer: Leader Coaching

    BRG professionals provided top executives with Sustained Peak Performance (SPP) coaching to enable them to manage burnout and maximize performance.

  • Global Industrial Manufacturer: Organization Design

    BRG professionals facilitated design and implementation better aligned with culture and performance expectations.

  • Global Auto Manufacturer: Digital HR/Workday

    BRG professionals worked with a global HR organization to implement a Workday HR solution globally, driven by transformation to a next iteration of digitized HR.

  • Major University-Affiliated Medical Center: Global Executive Health Program

    BRG professionals collaborated with a national medical center to develop a global executive health program to serve corporate leaders and their families.

  • University-Affiliated Health System: Cost Reduction

    BRG professionals helped significantly reduce government policy change–related costs by engaging physicians in a co-leadership model, identifying cost savings opportunities and roadmap to achieve; and implemented savings action plans.

  • Global Energy Company: Business Unit (BU) Strategy

    BRG professionals identified and developed dynamic capabilities through strategic alignment of business units.

  • Global Industrial Manufacturer: Leadership and Governance

    BRG professionals helped improve capabilities of senior leadership teams and enhanced governance.

  • Global Industrial Manufacturer: Talent Acquisition

    BRG professionals collaborated with the client to drive its efforts to decentralize and transform Talent Acquisition into a key enabler of the business.

  • Global Manufacturer: Talent Development

    BRG professionals engaged with the client to increase the robustness of its Talent Development, notably foundational human capital capabilities such as succession planning, diversity and inclusion, and career development.

  • Global Companies: Executive Search

    BRG professionals have been retained to source and recruit high-potential talent for enterprise-wide leadership roles across a variety of disciplines.

  • Fortune 50 Global Company: Sensing Assessment

    Comprehensive sensing assessment around dynamic capabilities for a multibillion-dollar compensation and benefits division of a Fortune 50 global company.

  • Fortune 50 Global Manufacturing Company: Organizational Redesign

    Led a business division of a Fortune 50 global company through an organizational redesign focused on improved organizational culture and communication between stakeholders.