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


Matthew Wiazowski

Director - Talent Acquisition & Internal Mobility

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Jessie Victoria

Manager Talent Acquisition

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Carlo Fidanza, CHRP

Chief People Officer

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Gabriella Bruyere

Director Global Talent Acquisition

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Julie Dusablon

Talent Acquisition Manager

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Valerie Occhiuto, CHRP

Director Talent Acquisition

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Francesco Mancini

Always placing the customer first

Board Member


Arnaud Kermouche

Director, Global Talent Acquisition

Board Member


Tanya Lehrman

Global Director of Talent and Recruitment


How to Make a Business Case for Adding TA Staff
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Learn how to overcome the common objections raised by the decision makers, and what key elements ...
Who Owns the Contingent Workforce Program?
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Join us as we discuss the business case for why Contingent Workforce Management should be part of...
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...
The Critical Role of Hiring Leaders in Attracting Talent
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Gabriella Bruyere, Global Talent Acquisition Center of Excellence Lead will present CGI’s Recruit...
Creating Connections With Candidates Through Job Ads
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Ubisoft Montréal will be hosting a workshop to guide you through the process of creating engaging...
Inaugural TALK Montreal Luncheon
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Introduce TALK Montreal followed by guest speaker

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