Strategic Partners

As EDS seeks to provide a full range of Multi-cultural training and consulting services, we have established key Strategic Partnerships and Global Alliances that allow us to meet the needs of our clients across the globe. Our strategic partnerships allow us to connect our clients to trusted colleagues that expand and supplement our services. Our global alliances allow us to deliver our World Class Expertise with quality and consistency maintaining the integrity of our programs.

Intercultural Talk, Inc.

“Anthropology Meets Marketing” at this consulting firm providing multicultural marketing, training and workshops. Services include branded internal and external communications for web and print, reverse multicultural marketing, spectacular events, intercultural skills training, leadership coaching and experiential marketing strategies for cross-cultural communication. Founder and President Deanna Shoss regularly blogs about unconscious bias, stereotypes in advertising and intercultural parenting at

TsaiComms, LLC

TsaiComms was founded by Lillian Tsai, an award-winning high tech marketing and communications veteran who has lived and worked on three continents. Since 2002, TsaiComms has worked with clients in Asia and North America in the academic, chemical, consumer products, healthcare, high tech, semiconductor, sportswear & footwear, steel/heavy equipment, transportation, manufacturing and supply chain management industries to increase their cultural intelligence and self awareness. TsaiComms’ mission is to bridge the cultural gap between cultures through cross-cultural competency workshops, team building, community outreach, coaching and strategic partnerships.

Waldron & Company

Waldron & Company is a Western-U.S. based Talent Management consultancy that assists regional, national and global clients in the acquisition, development, succession and transition of key human resources. The firm is a leading provider of a full range of talent management services including: Retained Executive Search, Leadership Development & Training, Learning Services, Executive Performance Evaluation, Retirement Planning, Succession Planning and Outplacement & Career Transition

WMK Surveys

WMK Surveys specializes in employee and customer surveys and 360 feedback instruments. Founder Michael Kelly has been designing and conducting surveys for 30 years, including the survey used by Fortune Magazine for its annual edition revealing the “100 Best Companies to Work for in America.” A collaboration between Executive Diversity Services and WMK Surveys produces a specialty assessment that identifies the impact of diversity efforts on employee attitudes—a real bottom line issue.

Youngblood Executive Search, Inc.

Youngblood Executive Search, Inc., a retained executive search firm, helps clients identify, recruit, develop and retain wisdom-driven, high-impact executive leadership talent who trust our broad experience and ability to recruit diverse talent. Youngblood Executive Search, Inc. (YES, Inc.) differentiates itself by presenting a highly qualified inclusive/diverse slate of candidates with demonstrated leadership talent and covering many different job functions. YES, Inc. partners with EDS in recruiting leaders with demonstrated ability to: Create a Clear Vision, Think Strategically and Possess Intellectual Curiosity, Embrace/Drive Change, Possess Integrity / Accountability, Act Decisively / Drive Team Results, Develop Diverse / Inclusive Leadership Talent.