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

BM

Brian Mackey

Talent Acquisition Manager

Board Member

MV

Melanie Villapando

Sr. Director, Talent Acquisition

Board Member

SC

Sonia Chaves

Sr. Manager, Talent Acquisition

Board Member

KL

Karen Leckrone, PHR

Director, Talent Acquisition

Board Member

AA

Aaron Adragna

HR Manager ( Talent Acquisition)

Board Member

PD

Philip Dana

Head of Human Resources

Board Member

RP

Rob Polston

Director of Talent Acquistion

Board Member

KP

Kelly Porciello

Staffing Advisor

Board Member

BS

Becky San Roman

Board Member

MA

Meghan Avels Sun

Talent Acquisition

Board Member

AH

Amy Hernandez

Director, Talent Acquisition

Board Member

KM

Kathryn Marso

Recruitment Manager

Board Member

JB

Jennifer Bourgeois

Senior Lead Talent Acquisition

Board Member

RM

Robert Markovic

Senior Director, Global Talent Acquisition

Events

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...
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