Melba J. Duncan is the Founder and President of The Duncan Group Inc. Since 1985, the firm has been advising CEOs and other corporate leaders regarding specialized senior management support resources. The firm offers expertise in four practice areas: recruitment, organizational consulting, coaching and “executive-level” training for professional Assistants. Melba is author of How to Succeed in Business as an Executive Assistant, The New Executive Assistant: Advice for Succeeding as an Executive or Administrative Assistant, and The Idiot’s Guide to African American History. She has also authored numerous articles, including the iconic overview of the Assistant’s role The Case for Executive Assistants, featured in the Harvard Business Review. If you are interested in Melba training your assistants or speaking at your event, either virtually or in person, please visit our Speaker Bureau.