OUR PRESIDENT & FOUNDER

Our President

Our President Edgardo Villanueva

 

Edgardo Villanueva is the President and founder of  E.M.S.I., a bilingual Management Consulting Firm originally based in Southern California and now with headquarter offices in Chicago.
 Throughout a consulting career of more than 30 years, he has advised management in diverse industries including: manufacturing, services, distribution, tourism, hospitality and health care.

Mr. Villanueva, a native of Lima, Peru, is fluent in Spanish and English and has developed an excellent reputation as a bilingual / bicultural consultant. In the course of his international assignments he has also established extensive business relations in Latin America through his work with foreign companies and colleagues.

Mr. Villanueva’s primary expertise is in the area of Human Resources Management and Labor Relations. The types of completed assignments include many successful counter organizing “campaigns” to maintain a Union Free workplace. In the H.R. field the assignments also include work in the development and presentation of management and bilingual supervisory training
programs and the design and implementation of Personnel Management and communication systems.

  ACADEMIC BACKGROUND:

Loyola Marymount University /  Los Angeles, California.
*  Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in Psychology and Latin American Studies (1975)
*  Masters (M.A.) degree in Counseling and Industrial Psychology (1979)

His academic background also includes studies at Schiller International University in Madrid Spain (1974) and at Kendall College in Evanston, Illinois (1971)

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND:

1981 – 1984  Management Consultant (Bilingual)
WEST COAST INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS ASSOCIATION

(THE AMERICAN CONSULTING GROUP) ; Costa Mesa, California

1984 – 1987 Director of Human Resources
WILSHIRE FOAM PRODUCTS; Carson, California

1992 – 2007 Sr.Vice President
LABOR RELATIONS SERVICES Inc.

Newport Beach, California

1990 – Present President / Founder
EFFECTIVE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL