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

Houston

DR

Dora Rodriguez, PHR

Director, Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Portland

MT

Marika Taylor

Manager, Veterinary Recruitment

Board Member

Chattanooga

BV

Beth Valcarcel

Talent Acquisition Manager

Board Member

Philadelphia

AP

Anisha Patel

Sr. Director, Global Talent Acquisition US and Canada

Board Member

Raleigh

DL

Dawn Losinger

Head of Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Nashville

PH

Patrice Hickson

Sr. Talent Manager

Board Member

Twin Cities

LR

Leah Rickert

VP Staffing & Diversity

Board Member

Tampa Bay

LR

LaShea C. Reaves, MHR, CSMR, CFEI

AVP, Talent Acquistion Lead

Board Member

Calgary

CB

Corrine Bell, CPHR, RPR

Associate Director, Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Wilmington

SS

Savannah Scalyer

Head of Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Portland

BG

Ben Gahlsdorf

Vice President, Global Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Cincinnati

BW

Beth Willcutt

TAS

Board Member

Boise

KW

Kedron Walker

Manager, Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Richmond

SP

Steven Pitts, MHRM

Talent Acquisition Manager

Board Member

Silicon Valley

ST

Stephanie Tyler

Global Talent Acquisition Programs

Board Member

Charlotte

SH

Sara Hennings,SHRM-CP.SWP, Certified Facilitator

Region HR Director

Board Member

Saint Louis

AL

April Lopinot

VP HR

Board Member

Harrisburg

JR

Joseph Rasley

Talent Acquisition Manager

Board Member

Detroit

ST

Stefanie Thornton

Director, Talent Acquisition, Talent Management & Diversity

Board Member

South Florida

AB

Alexandra Bautista

Vice President, Talent Acquisition

And 635 more!

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Events

Happy 4th of July!
National Webinar
Happy 4th of July!
Skills and Roles in Demand: The Future of Work
National Webinar
Discussing the skills and roles that represent the future of work and recruiting
The Future of Hiring: Generative AI in Talent Acquisi...
National Webinar
How will AI impact the TA space in the next year?
Creating and Nurturing a Talent Pipeline, a discussio...
National Webinar
Building and Nurturing a Talent Pipeline
(PAST EVENT)
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.
(PAST EVENT)
Becoming a Skills-Based Talent Organization
National Webinar
The journey to become a skills-based organization
(PAST EVENT)
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)

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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