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.

Board Member

SH

Sara Hennings,SHRM-CP.SWP, Certified Facilitator

Region HR Director

Board Member

TV

Tom Verbeke

VP HR, Talent & Organizational Development

Board Member

CK

Carlye Kawa

Sr. Director of Talent Acquisition

Board Member

JL

Jeff Luttrell

Senior Director of Talent Acquisition

Board Member

SS

Scott Stevenson

Director-Talent Acquisition

Board Member

DB

Doug Bryant

Vice President of Human Capital Management

Board Member

SR

Samantha Reeves

Director, Talent Acquisition

Board Member

CL

Craig Larson

Director, Talent Acquisition

Board Member

LS

Lori Ann Smith

Sr. Manager of Talent Acquisition

Events

Roundtable: Improving Your Diversity & Inclusion Prac...
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A TALK member led discussion on best practices around D&I. Come prepared to share your thoughts a...
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...
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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...
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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’...
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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...
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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...
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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 ...
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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...
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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