John J. Walsh, Jr. was appointed Regional Director for the Agency’s Boston Office (Region 1) in February 2016. A career NLRB employee, Mr. Walsh previously served as the Assistant to the Regional Director in Region 22, Newark and before that as the Assistant to the Regional Director in 29, Brooklyn.
A native of Medford, Massachusetts, Mr. Walsh graduated with a degree in Business Administration from Northeastern University in 1979. He began his career at the NLRB's Brooklyn Regional Office in 1978, as a cooperative education student. Mr. Walsh converted to the Field Examiner position in 1979. He was promoted to Supervisory Field Examiner in 1990 and Assistant to the Regional Director in 1996 in Brooklyn and as the Assistant to the Regional Director in Newark in 2014.