The only local association exclusively for
Talent Acquisition Leadership

About TALK

TALK is the world’s largest organization of Talent Acquisition professionals, with nearly 10,000 members representing 80 chapters in North America. The TALK platform enables TA leaders to connect, share best practices, innovate, improve their business processes, manage local events, and make new friends.

Some TALK board members

Each TALK chapter is managed by local Board Members, who serve on a voluntary basis to help determine the events schedule for their chapters. Below, you’ll see just a few of the amazing people heading up their local chapters. If interested in being considered for a board position schedule a call to discuss.

Board Member

Oklahoma City

NB

Nikki Burki

HR Business Partner

Board Member

Stamford

MK

Michael Kerrigan

Director of Human Resources

Board Member

Saint Louis

JV

Janet Vardeman

Regional TA Team Lead

Board Member

Indianapolis

EA

Elisa Abner-Taschwer, SPHR

Talent Acquisition Manager

Board Member

Edmonton

CP

Chantelle Painter, RPR

HR Recruitment and Engagement Manager

Board Member

Baltimore

KD

Kevin Dunn

Director Of Recruiting

Board Member

Greensboro

DR

Diana Raygor, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Talent Acquisition and Development Manager

Board Member

Sacramento

CM

Chris Mohler (he/him)

Director, Talent Acquisition

Board Member

New Orleans

DO

Deane Osner

Sr. Director of Global Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Boston

AI

Ashley Itson

Manager of Professional Staff Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Des Moines

BM

Becky Metcalf

Team Leader - Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Raleigh

DT

Dinaz Taylor

Vice President, Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Cincinnati

Ed

Erika deStefano

Director Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Los Angeles

CC

Christina Cavalli, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Director, HR

Board Member

Denver

MJ

Michelle Jansen

Director Talent Acquisition, North America

Board Member

Raleigh

LK

Lisa Krause Miller

Director Global Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Milwaukee

CR

Chad Randall

Recruiting Director

Board Member

Dallas

RP

Ronielle (She/Her/Hers) Pierce

Senior Manager Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Milwaukee

LW

Lisa Wittbrot

Executive Director - Global Talent Management & Acquisition

Board Member

South Florida

RV

Rakhi Varma

Senior Talent Advisor- Diversity & Inclusion(Life Sciences/ Diagnostics / Product ID/ IT)

And 651 more!

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Events

Using Agencies Strategically
National Webinar
A TALK member led discussion on using agencies in a more effective and more strategic manner. Aud...
The Ideal Hiring Manager Toolkit
National Webinar
Join colleagues in an engaging discussion of best practices, creative approaches, and innovative ...
TALK Detroit Networking Happy Hour
Detroit: Detroit
TALK Detroit is hosting a networking happy hour on Oct. 13th.
The True Cost of Vacancy
National Webinar
A TALK member led discussion on calculating and minimizing the cost of vacancy. Audience particip...
TALK Toronto Networking Happy Hour
Toronto: Toronto
TALK Toronto is hosting a networking happy hour on Oct. 12th.
TALK Twin Cities Networking Happy Hour
Twin Cities: Minneapolis
TALK Minneapolis is hosting a networking happy hour on Oct. 11th.
TALK Philadelphia Networking Happy Hour
Philadelphia: Philadelphia
TALK Philadelphia is hosting a networking happy hour on Oct. 4th.
TALK Cincinnati Networking Happy Hour
Cincinnati: Cincinnati
TALK Cincinnati is hosting a networking happy hour on Sep 29th.
(PAST EVENT)
TALK Columbus Networking Happy Hour
Columbus: Columbus
TALK Columbus is hosting a networking happy hour on Sep. 28th.
(PAST EVENT)

What People Are Saying

“I really feel that TALK will let me network to connect with other talent acquisition professionals and learn from them.”
Denise Kirby
Recruiting Manager, Mercedes Benz
“TALK is a chance for TA leaders in our community to exchange ideas and bring back best practices to our organizations.”
Lori Smith
Sr. Talent Acquisition, Honeywell

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