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

DM

Doug Meyer

Talent Development Executive

Board Member

CA

Casey Augustosky

Vice President, Talent Acquisition

Board Member

HK

Hilaria Kwakumey

Regional Talent Acquisition Manager

Board Member

MB

Mike Bruni

Talent Acquisition Officer

Board Member

KT

Kelly Tobin

Manager, Talent Acquisition and Compliance

Board Member

YH

Yolanda Hutchins (She/Her/Hers), SPHR, SWP, SHRM - SCP

Senior Director, Talent Acquisition

Board Member

CN

Colleen Nicoll

Director, Talent Acquisition

Board Member

CL

Cheri Larkins

Director, Globoal Talent Acquisition

Board Member

MM

Michele McAluney Espada

Recruiting Director, Operations and Technology

Board Member

AC

Allen Chilson

Talent Acquisition Manager, Strategic Partnerships

Board Member

TF

Trish Ferrett, SPHR

Senior Director of 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 ...
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