Talent Acquisition Leadership Keynotes

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

Baltimore

KD

Kevin Dunn

Global Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Portland

ML

Miriam Lea

Director of Talent Acquisition

Board Member

San Diego

AT

Alina Tubman

Talent Acquisition Manager

Board Member

Edmonton

RE

Rike Enss, CPHR Candidate, RPR

Recruitment Manager

Board Member

San Francisco

JS

Jessie Stehle

Senior Recruiting Manager

Board Member

Memphis

TS

Trish Swope

Director, HR

Board Member

DC

AC

Allen Chilson

Talent Acquisition Manager, Strategic Partnerships

Board Member

Rochester

AS

Ann Seigler, SHRM-CP

Talent Acquisition Manager

Board Member

Chattanooga

JT

Jennifer Testa, J.D., SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Vice President, Enterprise Transformation

Board Member

Providence

KA

Krista Allan

Senior Director, Global Talent

Board Member

Silicon Valley

ES

Esther Yei Shih

Vice President, People

Board Member

Salt Lake City

RP

Rick Portrey, MBA

Director, Employment and Recruiting

Board Member

Twin Cities

EB

Eleanor Baughman

Cyber Security - HR, Talent Acquisition Manager

Board Member

Wilmington

JC

James Croft

Director Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Tampa Bay

JM

Jeanie Mabie

Global Talent Acquisition Leader

Board Member

Fort Worth

LC

Letty Contreras, SPHR

AVP, Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Pittsburgh

DD

Douglas Doran

Talent Acquisition Team Lead

Board Member

Milwaukee

LW

Lisa Wittbrot

Executive Director - Global Talent Management & Acquisition

Board Member

Baltimore

CC

Christopher Craig

Senior Recruiting Manager

Board Member

Denver

TK

Tim Knurek

Dir. Talent Acquisition & Workforce Planning

And 529 more!

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Events

Operationalizing D&I
National Webinar
Join us as we talk about operationalizing DEI including change management, communication & busine...
Attracting Top Talent for an Inclusive Culture
National Webinar
Join us to learn how BASF successfully implemented Impact-Based Hiring to open up talent pools wh...
Sourcing Diverse Candidates
National Webinar
Join us for a robust discussion on tactical, practical and strategic tips for successfully sourci...
ATS: Implementation, Transition, and Lessons Learned
National Webinar
Join us for a discussion with two veteran TA professionals and hear their lessons learned and hel...
Rehumanizing the Recruiting Process
National Webinar
Join Chris Reed and Kirby Cole as they talk about how Talent Acquisition shouldn’t lose sight of ...
(PAST EVENT)
Recruiting Diverse and Inclusive Leaders
National Webinar
We will discuss best practices in recruiting Diverse leaders to the C-suite and for identifying t...
(PAST EVENT)
Deciding Which Metrics Matter and How to Leverage Them
National Webinar
Come and listen to how Kiewit and The Walsh Group describe, define, and leverage their metrics.
(PAST EVENT)
Employment Law Compliance: Hot Topics for 2021
National Webinar
Join us for an exciting discussion about everything you need to know regarding employment law com...
(PAST EVENT)
TALK YVR First Official Chapter Event - Diversity an...
Vancouver Webinar
Fireside Chat with local Talent Leaders from Facebook, Colliers, and Canfor on Diversity and Incl...
(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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