Human Resource Consulting

James Matthews is a retired executive with over 35 years of training and expertise in human resource management. He has served as the Director of Human Resources for numerous public and private organizations. Currently he is President of Express Employment Professionals, a full service human resource consulting and staffing firm located in Stafford.

During his career, James has provided oversight in the following areas:

  • Staffing and Recruitment
  • Position Classification
  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Policy Development
  • Employee Relations
  • Employee Handbook

James is active in the American Association of Staffing and has achieved the International Public Management Association Certified Professional (IPMA-CP) designation.


At the University of Mary Washington Center for Economic Development at Eagle Village.


There is no fee, but pre-registration is required.


Appointments will be scheduled in one-hour blocks. Appointments will be scheduled on a first-come-first serve basis. To schedule an appointment, contact the UMWSBDC office at 540-654-1383 or send an email to