OUR TEAM

Timothy Butler, Ph.D. Timothy Butler, Ph.D.
Chief Scientist and Co-Founder


A principal and co-founder of CareerLeader, LLP, Dr. Timothy Butler is Senior Fellow of Business Administration and Director of Career Development Programs at the Harvard Business School, where he has worked since 1984. He is a highly respected member of the HBS faculty, and teaches courses for MBA students as well as Executive Education participants. He has worked as a psychologist, psychotherapist, and career counselor for over thirty years.

Dr. Butler's research has explored the relationship between personality structure and finding and sustaining meaningful careers. In his research and consulting work, Dr. Butler has interviewed thousands of business professionals from a wide range of industries and functions. His psychological testing database now contains profiling on over half a million individuals from over 200 countries. He has lectured and taught business career self-assessment and career counseling process at universities around the world. He has also worked with a wide range of organizations and business professionals from both the manufacturing and service sectors, from Fortune 500 corporations to smaller high-growth firms.

Timothy Butler, Ph.D. Timothy Butler, Ph.D.
Chief Scientist and Co-Founder


A principal and co-founder of CareerLeader, LLP, Dr. Timothy Butler is Senior Fellow of Business Administration and Director of Career Development Programs at the Harvard Business School, where he has worked since 1984. He is a highly respected member of the HBS faculty, and teaches courses for MBA students as well as Executive Education participants. He has worked as a psychologist, psychotherapist, and career counselor for over thirty years.

Dr. Butler's research has explored the relationship between personality structure and finding and sustaining meaningful careers. In his research and consulting work, Dr. Butler has interviewed thousands of business professionals from a wide range of industries and functions. His psychological testing database now contains profiling on over half a million individuals from over 200 countries. He has lectured and taught business career self-assessment and career counseling process at universities around the world. He has also worked with a wide range of organizations and business professionals from both the manufacturing and service sectors, from Fortune 500 corporations to smaller high-growth firms.

James Waldroop, Ph.D. James Waldroop, Ph.D.
CEO and Co-Founder


A principal and co-founder of CareerLeader, LLP, Dr. James Waldroop now serves as CEO of the company, and was Dr. Butler's colleague at Harvard Business School for 18 years, where he served as Co-Director of MBA Career Development Programs.

Dr. Waldroop's work focuses on two areas of interface between psychology and the world of business: individual leadership development, and career development assessment and counseling. In his research and consulting work, Dr. Waldroop has interviewed thousands of business professionals from a wide range of industries and functions. His psychological testing database now contains profiling on over half a million individuals from over 200 countries. He has lectured and taught at business schools, corporations, and other organizations around the world on topics such as business career self-assessment, career counseling process, attracting and retaining talent, and maximizing performance. He has worked with a wide range of organizations and business professionals from both the manufacturing and service sectors, from Fortune 500 corporations to smaller high-growth firms.

Kelty Whitworth White
President


Kelty has been a valued member of the CareerLeader team since 2002. Prior to that, she was an Assistant Director in the Career Services office at Harvard Business School where she counseled the MBA students on career-related issues, as well as managed the day-to-day recruiting operations of the office. Kelty brings both breadth and depth of insight into the career services world, as well as deep knowledge of all aspects of the CareerLeader program. Before entering the career development field in 1998, Kelty worked for several years in industry. Kelty is a graduate of Harvard College, and brings both her industry experience and her knowledge of career services to the CareerLeader® team, as well as the CareerLeader® customers.

Marybeth Kimball
Associate Director,
Operations and Customer Service


Marybeth has been a member of the CareerLeader team for the past 12 years, bringing the highest level of customer service expertise to her role. Prior to joining CareerLeader, Marybeth worked in the Career Services office at Harvard Business School where she coordinated the customer service team. She has worked in customer and direct service for the past 20 years. Marybeth is a graduate of Monmouth University, where she received her degree in Communications.

Benn Boulton
Associate Director, Product Development


Benn has been a member of the CareerLeader team since early 2010. Prior to joining CareerLeader, Benn had amassed twenty years of experience as a database and application programmer delivering effective solutions to businesses in a variety of industries. Benn received his degree in Computer Science/Management, with a concentration in design and development, from Franklin Pierce College.