Recruiting and HR Consulting

Portland, Oregon

United States

About Boly:Welch

As a leader in the local community, Boly:Welch provides customized Recruiting, HR Consulting, Executive Search and Temporary Staffing solutions to a vast array of employers and organizations. Over the years our diverse client base has benefited from creative and collaborative strategies designed to meet a wide range of employee-related needs.

Boly:Welch is proud to be a women-founded business and work closely with Portland Metro employers in meeting their employment initiatives. Clients leverage the professional connections nurtured by their recruitment team, creating a resource base for delivery of solutions based in best practices. Boly:Welch professionals bring outstanding global talent to your opportunities across all segments of our business.

When you work with Boly:Welch, you’re harnessing nearly 30 years of experience and contacts in the Portland/Vancouver area job market. Boly:Welch is local — founded by partners Diane Boly and Pat Welch who, along with President Andrew Welch, actively participate in all aspects of the business. And, being local means they are nimble — they understand the issues facing local employers. From identifying hard-to-find talent to employee relations to inter-generational and workforce challenges — their clients rely on them for solutions. After all, FIT MATTERS MOST

We recognize that our success is due in large part to the community where we live, work and prosper and we value the opportunity to contribute to the health, vibrancy and livability of the Portland Metro area. The sustainability of our growing business is also inextricably linked to the economic vitality, social equity and healthy natural environment of our region. As leaders with a great passion for the future of our community, we are committed to developing, facilitating and encouraging sustainable, equitable and transparent business practices that meet the needs of the present without compromising the welfare of future generations.

The Boly:Welch team welcomed the opportunity to assess and evaluate these business processes, to provide tangible validation for the philosophies and practices that drive our team.

The Change We Seek®

Solving the hardest problems requires the best people. And FIT MATTERS MOST means just as much today as it did when Boly:Welch first opened their doors thirty years ago. The team works in concert with clients to solve their toughest recruitment and consulting issues. Employees give their best every day, knowing that they are an integral part of the process. The thoughts, ideas and experiences of each employee create exceptional value for our clients and candidates.

Together the Boly:Welch team has identified core values that nurture the relationships so critical to their success as a sustainable business entity:

  • Equilibrium
  • Quality
  • Positive Partnerships
  • Flexitude
  • Ethical Behaviors
  • Value Diversity and Inclusion

As a woman-founded business, Boly:Welch is committed to partnering with other state-certified minority and women business enterprises and emerging small businesses as needed to promote and meet client expectations. These alliances are integral to their diversity commitment and designed to develop business relationships within the community.

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

February 2016

Company Score

Median Score*



The Environment section of the Assessment evaluates a company's environmental performance through its facilities; materials, resource, and energy use; and emissions. Where applicable, it also considers a company's transportation/distribution channels and environmental impact of its supply chain. This section also measures whether a company's products or services are designed to solve an environmental issue, including products that aid in the provision of renewable energy, conserve resources, reduce waste, promote land/wildlife conservation, prevent toxic/hazardous substance or pollution, or educate, measure, or consult to solve environmental problems.



The Worker section of the survey assesses the company's relationship with its workforce. This section measures how the company treats its workers through compensation, benefits, training, and ownership opportunities provided to workers. It also focuses on the overall work environment within the company through management/worker communication, job flexibility and corporate culture, and worker health and safety practices.



The Customers section of the Assessment measures the impact a company has on its customers. The section focuses on whether a company sells products or services that promote public benefit, and if those products/services are targeted towards serving underserved populations. Questions in this section will measure whether a company's product or service is designed to solve a social or environmental issue (e.g. improves health, preserves environment or creates economic opportunity to individuals or communities, promotes the arts/sciences, or increases the flow of capital to purpose-driven enterprises).



The Community section of the survey assesses a company's impact on its community. The Community section evaluates a company's supplier relations, diversity, and involvement in the local community. The section also measures the company's practices and policies around community service and charitable giving. In addition, this section includes if a company's product or service is designed to solve a social issue, including access to basic services, health, education, economic opportunity, arts, and increasing the flow of capital to purpose-driven enterprises.



The Governance section of the Assessment evaluates a company's accountability and transparency. The section focuses on the company's mission, stakeholder engagement, and overall transparency of the company's practices and policies.

Overall B Score

80 out of 200 is eligible for certification

*Of all businesses that have completed the B Impact Assessment

*Median scores will not add up to overall

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