Brendan Boler

Assistant Professor, General Faculty

+1 434-924-3848
Ph.D. Student, Darden Graduate School of Business, University of Virginia
M.B.A., University of Chicago Booth School of Business
B.A., Government-International Relations, Georgetown University
Areas of Expertise: 
Management consulting
High-performance coaching
Talent assessment and selection
Career strategy
Case interviewing
Managerial cognition
Professional Activities: 

Professor Boler specializes in management consulting, high-performance coaching, and talent assessment and selection. He has extensive experience within the fields of management consulting and banking, having worked at Accenture, Goldman Sachs, and Morgan Stanley. Throughout his corporate career, Professor Boler was heavily involved in the recruiting process and has leveraged this experience to conduct research on high-performance coaching, as well as talent assessment and selection. Professor Boler’s work has been presented at national conferences including MBA Career Services Council (CSC) Conference (2010, 2011, 2012) and the Association of Business Communication Conference (2010, 2011, 2012).

Before joining the McIntire School of Commerce, Professor Boler was a general faculty member at the Darden School of Business, where he helped develop and lead the Second Year Coaches program course, worked closely with business school students interested in entering the field of management consulting, and served as a faculty adviser for Darden’s Military Association. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Strategy and Organizational Behavior from the Darden Graduate School of Business.

After college, Professor Boler served for four years as an officer in the U.S. Army. As an undergraduate at Georgetown University, he was a member of the Army ROTC program, captain of the varsity football team, and a member of the university’s first nationally ranked varsity lacrosse team.