Valeria Escobari

Valeria Escobari 2

Val is responsible for Danforth’s operations and people strategy, applying background in both consulting and talent management. She joined Danforth in 2020 as the company’s first Chief People Officer, overseeing talent acquisition and development. She previously spent ten years at The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), serving as Consulting Team Talent Manager. In this role she led talent strategy for consultants, including responsibility for staffing, affiliation, performance evaluations, career development, mobility, diversity and inclusion, mentorship and mental health initiatives. She previously led strategic growth efforts for companies including Iron Mountain, Univision Networks and Skype.

Val holds a BA from Harvard University and MBA from London Business School.

Select Achievements

  • Awarded BCG’s global Key to Purpose award for embodying “growth by growing others”
  • Awarded Boston office Apple Award for driving innovation across leadership’s priority areas
  • Launched virtual community portal which resulted in global roll-out; led local affiliation efforts
  • Led cross cohort governance body with consulting, support functions and office leadership representation


Talent strategy, acquisition and development
Culture building
Client experience management