Feb 01, 2023

Edgar Alverson

  • Director
  • Atlanta, GA, USA
Full time Business Development Communications Consultant Customer Service Executive General Business

Personal Summary

Values-driven, God-first leader with unique business, writing, facilitation and people leadership experience. Has worked on behalf of senior executive business clients at large organizations since 2011. Husband, father, Navy veteran. 

Work Experience

Sr. Director
Mar 2017 - Dec 2018 Executive Networks

Executive Networks is the leading professional services firm operating peer-learning networks 
for senior HR executives from the largest and most complex global businesses.
• As Head of Member Research, responsible for the entirety of the company’s prolific custom 
research, writing and publishing work—ranging from custom surveys and call summaries 
to comprehensive white papers.
• Launched and led the Back2Better Research Initiative, generating $300k in new research 
sponsorships while serving as project manager, lead researcher and lead author of three
40+ page white papers. 
• As Sr. Network Director, currently leads EN’s network for Sr. HR Business Partners. From 
2018 – 2020, led EN’s networks for CHROs and Global Heads of Talent. 
• Grew member count and revenue for the chief talent officer peer group by 200% in 12 
months, establishing it as the premier asset in the company’s portfolio.
• Responsible for sales and renewals, network meetings (2 x Europe, 3 x N. America), 
member communication, agendas, facilitation and other high-touch executive services

Managing Director
Mar 2017 - Dec 2018 Harvard Group International

Harvard Group International is a retained executive search firm with offices in the Atlanta and 
Phoenix metros and a global client base.
• Founded and led Harvard Group’s Board Practice, placing an accomplished woman on a 
multi-billion dollar NYSE-traded global manufacturing company’s board of directors. 
• Sold and successfully fulfilled more than a dozen search engagements, working with 
clients in Private Equity, B2B Software, Financial Services, Retail, and Manufacturing in 
both the U.S. and Europe

Director & Head of Content
May 2014 - Dec 2016 Global Executive Group

Global Executive Group (GXG) is a high-touch c-suite consultancy. Helped grow the firm from 
a home-office startup into a $6+ million business with more than 55 c-suite clients. As 
employee #4—a critical do-everything leader in the firm—helped the CEO/owner achieve a 
successful exit of his controlling stake in late 2016.
• Envisioned, led and held P&L responsibility for GXG’s “Executives in Transition” program, 
placing clients into leadership and public company board positions.
• Co-created GXG’s proprietary Ecosystem model for executive growth and development—
the core driver of the business’s six-fold growth in revenue.
• Planned and executed custom in-person innovation experiences for individual clients—
accompanying senior executives to global innovation hot spots.
• Built the company’s branding, marketing and editorial foundation from the ground up, 
wholly responsible for writing and designing all of GXG’s marketing and editorial content.

Associate Director
Jan 2011 - May 2014 World 50

World 50 is a leading c-suite executive networking company operating membership-based 
peer forums serving over 800 top executives from multi-billion-dollar global organizations. 
• As Associate Director for World 50’s network for global CEOs, changed the core service 
model resulting in a 40% reduction in client turnover.
• Co-planned and facilitated twice annual high-touch gatherings of 20+ global CEOs.
• Led the transformation of the company's in-house publishing division, pivoting to an 
original content strategy with multiple new service offerings, including a series connecting
c- suite leaders and subject matter experts on time sensitive geopolitical events.

Managing Editor
Dec 2007 - Jan 2011 Fayette Newspapers

Led a team of seven reporters, photographers and graphic artists in the publication of eight 
newspapers weekly, with a combined circulation of 28,000. Promoted to lead all editorial 
operations within 18 months of starting as a part-time sports writer. Authored over 2,000 news 
articles, editorials and features. Earned Georgia Press Association honors for an investigative 
reporting project on judicial corruption and impropriety in the Griffin Judicial Circuit.

Junior Officer
May 2005 - Sep 2007 U.S. Navy

As the Anti-Submarine Warfare Officer aboard the USS Reuben James (FFG-57), led a team of 
17 junior sailors that earned the Pearl Harbor Bloodhound Award in 2006, given annually to the 
waterfront's best submarine-hunting unit. Served as the command's daily intel briefing officer 
while deployed to the Persian Gulf and Indian Ocean in 2006.


Bachelor of Science, English
Jun 2001 - May 2005 U.S. Naval Academy