Talent Acquisition Leadership Keynotes

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.

Some TALK 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

Grand Rapids

BR

Benjamin Rottschafer

Recruitment Manager

Board Member

Cincinnati

KH

Karen Hite (LION)

Sr. Director, Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Calgary

MP

Maria Phounsavath

Talent Acquisition Manager

Board Member

Ottawa

AC

Aimee Cheng-Yu (She/Her)

Senior Talent Acquisition Partner

Board Member

Providence

KA

Krista Allan

Senior Director, Global Talent

Board Member

Ottawa

LP

Leah Pearson

Manager, Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Seattle

AC

Angela Carr

Talent Acquisition Senior Manager

Board Member

Twin Cities

JE

Jamie Elliott

Senior Director of Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Twin Cities

SP

Shawna Peters

Director of Recruiting

Board Member

Baltimore

KD

Kevin Dunn

Global Talent Acquisition

Board Member

OC

JF

Jessica Flippo

Sr Manager, Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Pittsburgh

RK

Ron Kubitz

Director of Recruiting & HR

Board Member

New York City

MM

Mike Mascarina, GPHR

Talent Mobility Manager

Board Member

Portland

SP

Steve Prosapio

Recruitment Manager

Board Member

Calgary

RC

Rachel Collins

Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition

Board Member

San Diego

KP

Kelly Porciello

Staffing Advisor

Board Member

Charlotte

TR

Tony Rhoton

Senior Director of Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Vancouver

LH

Lina Handelzesh

Manager, Talent Acquisition

Board Member

Chattanooga

JT

Jennifer Testa, J.D., SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Vice President, Enterprise Transformation

Board Member

Montreal

AK

Arnaud Kermouche

Director, Global Talent Acquisition

And 529 more!

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Events

Operationalizing D&I
National Webinar
Join us as we talk about operationalizing DEI including change management, communication & busine...
Sourcing Diverse Candidates
National Webinar
Join us for a robust discussion on tactical, practical and strategic tips for successfully sourci...
ATS: Implementation, Transition, and Lessons Learned
National Webinar
Join us for a discussion with two veteran TA professionals and hear their lessons learned and hel...
Rehumanizing the Recruiting Process
National Webinar
Join Chris Reed and Kirby Cole as they talk about how Talent Acquisition shouldn’t lose sight of ...
(PAST EVENT)
Recruiting Diverse and Inclusive Leaders
National Webinar
We will discuss best practices in recruiting Diverse leaders to the C-suite and for identifying t...
(PAST EVENT)
Deciding Which Metrics Matter and How to Leverage Them
National Webinar
Come and listen to how Kiewit and The Walsh Group describe, define, and leverage their metrics.
(PAST EVENT)
Employment Law Compliance: Hot Topics for 2021
National Webinar
Join us for an exciting discussion about everything you need to know regarding employment law com...
(PAST EVENT)
TALK YVR First Official Chapter Event - Diversity an...
Vancouver Webinar
Fireside Chat with local Talent Leaders from Facebook, Colliers, and Canfor on Diversity and Incl...
(PAST EVENT)
Candidate Experience Matters
National Webinar
In this session, we will dive deeper into the importance and impact of a good (or bad) candidate...
(PAST EVENT)

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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