Malcolm Boswell, from the Oregon Employment Department of WorkSource has spent nearly 30 years in the labor industry where he has worked in a variety of employment programs serving different populations such as peoples with disabilities, at risk youth, experienced workers, migrant and seasonal farm workers, and more. In addition to working with a wide range of people as they search for jobs or transition careers, he has spent over 18 years as a labor economist where he has collected, analyzed and assisted businesses, economic development agencies, colleges, high schools, and not-for-profit organizations in understanding the dynamics of the labor market and the constantly changing demand and supply of skills, abilities, knowledge and value of these skills to businesses. These two experiences help him relate to job seekers on a personal and strategic level.

Malcolm is a US veteran, born in Michigan, raised in Costa Rica, and is fully bilingual and bicultural. He has a degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Human Resources with additional studies in Economics and Workforce Analysis.