The only local association exclusively for
Talent Acquisition Leadership

About TALK

TALK is the world’s largest organization of Talent Acquisition professionals, with nearly 5,000 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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Allison Hubbard

Vice President, Talent Acquisition

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J. Steven Fry

Director, Human Resources and General Manager

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Brandon Woods

HR Performance Improvement and Transformation Leader

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Stan Telford

VP Talent Acquisition

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Mark Johnson

Director of Talent Acquisition

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Diane Zimmer

Director, Talent Acquisition

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Christina Konieczka

Senior Manager, Global Talent Acquisition

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Kristen Hunsaker

Global Talent Acquisition Director

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Claire Luthin Domark

Director of Talent Acquisition

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Jane Curran

Vice President, Talent Acquisition Business Service Units

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Kevin Bodine

Sr. Director of Talent Acquisition Strategy and Workforce Planning

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Pippa Rom (she/her)

Director, Talent Acquisition

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Allison Metzger

Director of Talent


Deciding Which Metrics Matter and How to Leverage Them
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Come and listen to how Kiewit and The Walsh Group describe, define, and leverage their metrics.
Real TALK - Design an Anti-Discriminatory TA Organiza...
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Please join us for the “real talk” discussion on how TA can come to terms with their own personal...
Leading With Heart
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During times like these, showing kindness, promoting wellness and empowering people to support th...
Let's TALK About Feedback
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Hear some simple and helpful ways to improve not only the way you give feedback, but the way you ...
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

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