Colin Boggess

Director, PMO & Operations

As Director of PMO and Operations for Blue Rock Search, Colin is responsible for sourcing for the entire Human Resources practice.  Beyond his responsibilities for surfacing and assessing ideally suited talent for our recruiters to work with, Colin is also the Project Management Specialist at Blue Rock.  He is a creative, detail oriented, process-driven pro that can always be counted on to take on arduous projects and make the efficient management of such look easy.

 

Prior to Blue Rock Search Colin was an HR Specialist for Summit Medical Group, East Tennessee’s largest primary care organization. Colin counseled 100+ managers on matters of performance management, employee relations, compliance, policy, and quality improvement. He was the primary point-of-contact on employee relations cases, complaints, and investigations.  In this role, he prepared and presented findings and HR’s recommendation to management and partnered with Legal and Compliance teams regularly on resolutions. Colin also supported the Talent Acquisition team by revising and standardizing job descriptions and assisting with internal candidate vetting.

 

His passionate interest in human resources lead Colin to his role with Blue Rock Search.

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Get to know Colin

Colin is an avid outdoorsman spending much of his free time hiking and climbing with his wife in the mountains of Tennessee.  He collects nature field guide books & how-to books.  When asked what he would do if he was given all the resources do so, Colin shared that “I’d buy a large track of land; recruit innovative farmers/ranchers, environmental engineers, botanists/scientists, artisans/craftsmen, homesteaders, primitive/pioneer skills experts, nature-based educators, etc. to live on the land and develop a closed-loop, self-sufficient demonstration farm community. This Farm Community would serve as an experimental model and research/education center for sustainable farming, regenerative economics.”

 

Colin resides in Knoxville, TN with his wife Erin and their pibble Lilly.  

Fun Facts About Colin

Colin's Charity of Choice

“Sticking to my hometown roots, I’ve chosen Roanoke, Virginia-based LEAP (Local Environmental Agriculture Project) as the 501(c)3 non-profit to which I’d like Blue Rock to donate. As someone who passionately committed much of his twenties to regenerative farming and ranching, I support and believe in LEAP’s mission “to nurture healthy communities and resilient local food systems” through connecting the local farmers, food producers, culinary entrepreneurs and community members.”

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