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Human Resource Executive and Diversity Leader

Edward N. Gadsden Jr., Principal/Owner of Creative Source Human Resource Consulting is a results-driven executive with a demonstrated history of leading strategic diversity initiatives, people process improvements, and talent acquisition programs. Credited with navigating organizations through times of culture change and the implementation of employee engagement, and human capital initiatives to include succession planning, employee relations, HR systems, strategic planning, employee learning and development, reward processes, executive development. 

Exceptional Leadership

Ed is a skilled project leader with experience managing global and diverse teams in the execution of time-sensitive, high visibility human capital initiatives. Possess subject matter expertise required in the application of metrics to identify problem areas to improve workforce effectiveness, with a focus on continuous improvement and monitoring.

A Sampling of Services

Talent Management

Partner with multi-disciplinary teams of HR professionals in the creation and implementation of global sustainable human resource processes and programs to facilitate the implementation of sustainable talent acquisition, talent movement, leadership development, performance management, and employee development tools and processes. 

Diversity and Inclusion

Develop and implement enterprise-wide global diversity strategies, including the development and the establishment of measurable behavior-anchored diversity definitions, conceptualizing workforce goals aligned with talent management processes, and creating effective diversity and inclusion learning tools.

Change Management

Provide subject matter expertise in the application of executive coaching, organizational change, engagement strategies, and the use metrics to identify problem areas to improve workforce and organizational effectiveness, with a focus on continuous improvement and monitoring.

What They Are Saying


"Ed is a very seasoned and committed Global Diversity & Inclusion Business Leader. I learned a lot from his leadership and strategic insight. As a corporate and social change agent, he is determined to make an impact in the lives of others."

Dr. Cindy Pace, Global Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer at MetLife

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