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

CT

Christine Trujillo

Talent Acquisition Manager

Board Member

AE

Ameerah Edinburg, aPHR

Board Member

MB

Melissa Bush

Talent Acquisition Manager

Board Member

TS

Tish Spurlock

Talent Acquisition Partner Supermarket & Corporate

Board Member

MS

Matthew Shoulta

Corporate Recruiting Manager

Board Member

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Dawn Andreadis

Recruiting Manager

Board Member

MB

Michelle Bucalo

Board Member

MW

Melessia Walker

Board Member

EM

Erich Michael

Talent Acquisition Supervisor

Board Member

Ed

Erika deStefano, SPHR, STA

Talent Acquisition Manager

Board Member

KH

Karen Hite (LION)

Sr. Director, Talent Acquisition

Board Member

BW

Beth Willcutt

TAS

Board Member

AP

Afton Palmer, RYT

Talent Acquisition Coordinator

Events

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...
TALK Cincinnati Happy Hour, Networking & Leadership R...
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Don’t miss out on one of the top Cincinnati Talent Acquisition events of the year!
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