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

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Greg Harper, SHRM-CP, PHR

Vice President - HR & SHEA

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Matthew Aviles

Talent Acquisition Manager

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Tim Corrigan

Director Talent Acquisition

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Charles Bretz (He/Him/His)

Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition

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Mark Johnson

Director of Talent Acquisition

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Amy Brooks (She/Her/Hers)

Senior Director

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Scott Hajer

Vice President, Talent Acquisition

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Shawn Rackow

Talent Acquisition Manager

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Jane Curran

Vice President, Talent Acquisition Business Service Units

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Stan Telford, SPHR

Partner

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Todd McDonald

Vice President Talent Development

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Kevin Bodine

Sr. Director of Talent Acquisition Strategy and Workforce Planning

Board Member

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Phyllis Fangman

Sr. Manager, Talent Acquisition

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Kimberly Kolb

Head of HR & Recruitig

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Randy Yu

Chief People Officer

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Hilary Wagner

Head of Talent Acquisition

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Pippa Rom (she/her)

Director, Talent Acquisition

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Bernadette Pheifer

Senior Director, Global Talent Acquisition - Executive and Senior Leadership

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Brandon Woods

Head of People Operations

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Emily (DiTraglia) Kocher, SPHR

Director of Recruiting

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Jennifer Reynolds, PHR

Senior Director, Talent Acquisition

Board Member

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Donn Abril

Manager, Talent Acquisition

Board Member

DG

Delia Galas

Vice President, Talent Acquisition

Events

Thriving as Talent Advisors Post-Covid
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Join Anne Szeto of Amazon and Matthew Richards of Cognizant as they discuss the impact of COVID o...
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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