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Vision Statement

Consulting, Training, and Development Services will provide innovative, high quality leadership and management skills training to enhance the performance of today’s employees and tomorrow’s leaders.

Satisfied Customers

  • Harvard Custom Manufacturing
  • Quality Training Services
  • Delmarva Foundation
  • Phillips Crab House
  • Delmarby, Inc.
  • BayRunner Shuttle
  • Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company of Salisbury
  • Tri-County Council, Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland

Joe Giordano, Owner of Consulting, Training, and Development Services
Joe Giordano, Owner of Consulting, Training, and Development Services, has over thirty five (35) years experience in the human resources and leadership development arenas. His vast experience includes a twenty (20) year career as a Personnel Administrator and Training Supervisor with the United States Army; five (5) years as the Human Resources Administrator for the Wicomico County Department of Social Services; two (2) years as an Employment Specialist with K&L Microwave; and ten (10) years as owner of Consulting, Training, and Development Services. His areas of expertise include leadership skills development; human resources based training and consulting; workplace harassment and discrimination awareness training and investigations; workforce development project and program design and management; and job readiness instruction.

Joe’s military career included nominative assignments to NATO and the United States Military AcademyJoe’s military career included nominative assignments to NATO and the United States Military Academy. Highlights included coordinating security for the hostages upon their return from Iran and visit to the US Military Academy in 1981 and developing numerous leadership and management training programs to provide career progression skills for participants.

While with the Wicomico County Department of Social Services Joe was responsible for the design, implementation, and oversight of the Welfare to Work Program. One of his major accomplishments was the establishment and growth of the Salisbury Job Center which provided job readiness and vocational skills training to prepare individuals to enter the workforce. The Salisbury Job Center has the lowest cost per placement ratio of all the twenty four (24) Department of Social Services within the State of Maryland while under Joe’s supervision.

While with K&L Microwave Joe established three (3) separate internship programs with the local school district’s Career and Technology Center for CNC machine operators, electronics students, and computer aided design (CAD) students.

Since 2007 Joe has been under contract to the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce FoundationSince 2007 Joe has been under contract to the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation as their Workforce Development Coordinator. In this capacity he has developed and managed youth employment and work experience programs, an entrepreneurship training program for veterans; and State of Maryland approved pre apprenticeship training programs for Drywall, HVAC, and Painting.

Joe currently serves as a member of the Wicomico County Audit Committee and is the Chairperson of the Grants Committee for the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation. He is a member of both the Salisbury Area and Greater Ocean City Chambers of Commerce. He is a charter member of the Eastern Shore Chapter of the Society for Human Resources Management. He has previously served as a board member of the Wicomico Partnership for Families and Children where he was Chairperson on the Children Ready to Enter School Committee and a member of the Youth Employment Committee. Other community involvement includes being a past member of the Regional Transportation Steering Committee (Shore Transit), Past Co-Chairperson of the Lower Shore Manufacturing Network Human Resources Roundtable, and the Career Connections Board where he served as Chairperson of the Business and Education Committee.

Joe has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from the University of the State of New York and a Masters Degree in Public Administration with a Human Resources Management Specialization from the John Jay College of Criminal Justice.