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

SS

Scott Sell, CIR

Vice President of Talent Selection & Executive Recruitment

Board Member

BO

Brendan Orf

Director, Talent Acquisition

Board Member

AL

April Lopinot

VP HR

Board Member

TP

Thomas Pullen

Director of Talent Acquisition and HR

Board Member

JV

Janet Vardeman

Regional TA Team Lead

Board Member

KC

Kirby Cole

Director of Talent Acquisition

Board Member

CR

Chris Reed

Director of Talent Management

Board Member

YT

Yvonne P. Tedder

Manager, Talent Acquisition & Employee Development

Board Member

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Hazel Tanyag Cormier, CDR

Director, Talent Acquisition

Board Member

AW

Alysa Walsh McLaughlin, SHRM-SCP

Director, Talent Attraction Client Management

Board Member

AJ

Aaron Jones

Manager, Talent Strategies

Board Member

ES

Ellen Schafer

Director, 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