About Alfred Poor

Alfred works with colleges, companies, and families that want to support young adults in making the transition from student to employee so that they can successfully hit the ground running in that first job after graduation, find personal fulfillment and move quickly toward that first promotion.

He has made a career out of making complex concepts accessible to people so that they can put them to practical use. He is an experienced speaker and trainer, and offers a range of speaking programs for colleges, corporate clients, and small businesses.

He has delivered speaking programs for many different audiences over the past 30 years, including the following:

  • Neumann University
  • New England Association for Cooperative Education and Field Experience
  • Wesleyan University
  • Temple University
  • Marsh & McLennan
  • The Hartford Insurance Group
  • The Video Electronics Standards Association
  • The New York Amateur Computer Club
  • The Philadelphia Area Computer Society
  • The Princeton Computer Club

He has also been the keynote speaker, moderator, or panelist at a wide range of events, including the Consumer Electronics Association and the Evolution Magazine Small Business and Technology Boot Camp.

Alfred Poor earned his undergraduate degree from Harvard College and has a doctorate from Union Graduate School (now the Union Institute and University). He served as the Career Education Coordinator for Regional School District 15 in Southbury and Woodbury, Connecticut. He is a member of the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).