Recruiting and HR Consulting

Portland, Oregon

United States

About Boly:Welch

As a business leader in the community, Boly:Welch provides customized Executive Search, Recruiting, Temporary Staffing, and HR consulting solutions to a vast array of organizations. For over 30 years their diverse client base has benefited from creative and collaborative strategies designed to attract, retain and reward employees.

Boly:Welch is local and women-owned, 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 being nimble — understanding the issues facing both the employers and candidates with whom they work. From identifying hard-to-find talent to employee relations to inter-generational and workforce challenges, their team leverages years of professional connections to unite regional employers with top talent and craft innovative solutions based on best practices.

We recognize that our success is due in large part to the community where we live, work and prosperand 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 Change We Seek®

Solving the hardest problems requires the best people. The Boly:Welch team builds relationships aligned with our mission to make connections that enrich our community by seeing possibilities in people. We value the thoughts, ideas and the experiences of each of our employees and celebrate their contributions to a culture of success.

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

We hold ourselves and each other accountable to:

  • Deliver unbeatable service
  • Innovate with passion and courage
  • Have fun while being wildly successful
  • Bring creativity, open-mindedness and flexibility to work each day
  • Be curious about the business of business
  • Build collaboration, honesty, and integrity into our relationships
  • Respect the balance of work/life integration
  • Be accountable for our own productivity
  • Practice community involvement personally and professionally
  • Embrace individuality and diversity

As a woman-owned business, Boly:Welch is committed to partnering with other state-certified minority and women business enterprises and emerging small businesses to meet expectations of both clients and candidates. These alliances are integral to our diversity commitment and designed to develop and foster 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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