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

Morris County

NL

Nancy Lamb

VP, Talent Acquisition Lead

Board Member

Indianapolis

MH

Matt Heiden

Director of Talent Management

Board Member

Houston

AM

Ann Miller

Vice President, Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Twin Cities

BE

Brenda S. Everson

Senior Vice President

Board Member

Silicon Valley

AK

Abha Kalra - CCP

Director, Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Memphis

AJ

Aaron Jones

System Director, Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Milwaukee

CR

Chad Randall

Recruiting Director

Board Member

Columbia

CK

Charles Kearse ll

Executive Recruiter - University Relations

Board Member

New York City

SL

Scott Leonardis

Head of Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Baltimore

KJ

Keith Jeremiah, SHRM-SCP

Founder

Board Member

Atlanta

SD

Sanders Durham II

Campus Recruiter

Board Member

Atlanta

KH

K. Sue Hurst

KSHurst | Talent Acquisition Services

Board Member

Edmonton

MT

Megan Thorburn, CMP (she/her)

Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition & Management

Board Member

Chicago

AB

Amy Brooks

Senior Director

Board Member

Calgary

MP

Maria Phounsavath

Talent Acquisition Manager

Board Member

Atlanta

PF

Pamela Fuller Selby

Head of External Sourcing - Corporate and North America Group

Board Member

Austin

PS

Poornima Siddapur

Global TA Program Manager

Board Member

Charleston

PD

Paul Donato

Director, Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Kansas City

NW

Nick Wang, SWP

Sr. Manager TA

Board Member

Montreal

GB

Gabriella Bruyere

Director Global Talent Acquisition

And 635 more!

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Events

Enabling Technologies: What we use, why we use it, a...
National Webinar
Come discuss the tools we find helpful in our day-to-day tasks.
Becoming a Skills-Based Talent Organization
National Webinar
The journey to become a skills-based organization
Attract Entry-Level Talent with Video & Social Media
National Webinar
Attract Great Entry-Level Talent with Video & Social Media
(PAST EVENT)
Diversity & Inclusion: Repositioning or Retreat?
National Webinar
A discussion on advancing diversity, cultivating engaged leadership, and enhancing DEI initiatives.
(PAST EVENT)
Recruiter Enablement Saves 64 Minutes Per Day, Per Pe...
National Webinar
Come learn how recruiter enablement is helping teams achieve more in their recruiting efforts, wh...
(PAST EVENT)
TALK LA presents TALK Therapy: The discussion of TA t...
Los Angeles Webinar
Join us for a casual conversation of TA topics on your mind.
(PAST EVENT)
The Role of Employee Wellbeing in Talent Acquisition
National Webinar
A discussion on how prioritizing employee mental health and wellbeing can be a key differentiator...
(PAST EVENT)
TALK LA: AN APRIL GATHERING BRINGS MAY EMPOWERING: A ...
Los Angeles: Los Angeles
Join us for a speed networking event to connect with fellow TALK LA members.
(PAST EVENT)
Employer Brand: Recruiting Harder, To Stand Still
National Webinar
A conversation with James Ellis discussing redefining the Employer Brand into actionable real-wor...
(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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