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.

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.

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LaShena "Recruitalina" Matthews

Global Talent Brand Manager

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Carrie Flaspohler (she/her)

Regional Director of Talent Acquisition

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Kerri Cufaro

Senior Director of Talent Acquisition

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Sanders Durham II

Talent Acquisition Specialist

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Donny Bridgemohan

Director Talent Acquisition

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Tricea Marshall

Talent Advisor

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Renu Midha

Talent Acquisition Program Manager

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Shannon Whitfield

Global Manager, Talent Acquisition

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Pamela Fuller Selby

Head of External Sourcing - Corporate and North America Group

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Christy Spilka

Vice President, Talent Acquisition

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John Henkel

Senior Director Talent Acquisition

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Yolanda Hawkes

Sr Director, Talent Acquisition

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K. Sue Hurst

Director, Talent Acquisition

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Julia Levy

Head of Global Talent Acquisition

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Gordon Smith-Bouler

Global Head of TA

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Michael L Crouse

Director Talent Acquisition

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Stacey Rose Aderibigbe

Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition/ Talent Delivery Manager

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Janet Thomas

Vice President Talent

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David Howlett

Manager Talent Acquisition

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Nicole Remillard, SPHR

Sr. Manager Corporate HR

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Bonnie Sawdey

Chief People Officer


Roundtable: Challenges of Hiring Surges
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A TALK member led discussion on how to handle the challenges of hiring surges. Come prepared to s...
Metrics that Matter: Aligning Global TA Metrics with ...
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Join Shally Steckerl, Glenn Gutmacher, and TALK's own Lori Murin as we discuss the real metrics t...
Diversity & Inclusion: Strategies and Best Practices ...
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Diversity in the workplace continues to be a major priority for companies across the board. We in...
COVID-19: Recruiting for the Future of Work. It’s a R...
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As the current COVID-19 crisis pushes our technology adoption faster than the speed of light, we’...
COVID-19: Summer Internships & Early Career Recruiting
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Join Jennifer Tracy, VP of Recruiting at Spectrum, Carter Bradley, Founder & Partner at Ivy Resea...
COVID-19: Employment Law Considerations
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Join Ann Marie Zaletel, Partner in the Labor and Employment Law practice at Seyfarth Shaw, and TA...
COVID-19 & TA: Maintaining Business Continuity: Hirin...
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The (COVID-19) pandemic leaves us, as talent acquisition professionals, with many questions. How ...
Webinar: COVID-19 - Assessing TA Challenges in a Pand...
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Join us as our panel of Talent Acquisition and Management experts discuss some of the immediate c...

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