Talent Acquisition & Management Forum

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Talent Acquisition & Management Forum

May 6–8, 2018 | The Langham Huntington | Pasadena, CA

Join like-minded Chief Talent Officers for inspiration and insight, networking and learning, and proven strategies to improve your business practices.

Faculty Members Include

  • JULIE ANDING (Harley-Davidson Motor Company), Director, Organizational Effectiveness
  • LIZ BARRACLIFFE (Sally Beauty Holdings), Vice President of Talent
  • ALISON BRUNSDON (The Lubrizol Corporation), Global Director, Talent Management
  • DOUG BRYANT (Sonic Automotive), Vice President, Talent Management, Training & Recruiting
  • CAROLYN CHURCHER (TripAdvisor), Vice President, Global Talent Acquisition
  • ANGELINA FEARN (TD AMCB), Senior Vice President, Talent Acquisition
  • CINDY FISHER (Eaton Corporation), Director, Talent Management & Organizational Effectiveness
  • MIKE FOSTER (Qualcomm), Vice President, Talent Management
  • LORI FREE (Nutrien), Director, Talent Attraction & Sourcing
  • MICHELLE GOAD (Lubrizol), Global Talent Development Leader
  • CN GREEN (Sunrise Senior Living), Senior Director, Talent Acquisition and Recruitment
  • KRISTINA GUILLEN (The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf), Vice President, Human Resources
  • JULIE HARRIS (US Cellular), Senior Director, Talent Strategies
  • TRACEY JENKINS (Sodexo), Vice President, Talent Management
  • RYAN KING (Regions Financial), Head of Talent Acquisition
  • AMY ZUZICK LIFSCHITZ (Hanger, Inc.), Director, Organizational Development & Training
  • IRMA LONG (Follett Corporation), Vice President, Talent Acquisition
  • REIKO MATSUMOTO (Islands Restaurants), Vice President, Training & Recruiting
  • FELICIA MAYO (Tesla), Head of Diversity & Inclusion & G&A Human Resources
  • RACHEL MCDEVITT (Knoll, Inc.), Vice President, Human Resources & Global Talent Acquisition
  • MELKEYA MCDUFFIE (Waste Management), Vice President, Talent Acquisition
  • CHAD MELVIN (Aflac), Vice President, Talent Acquisition
  • LAURA MORROW-FOX (Atrium Health), Assistant Vice President, Talent Acquisition
  • PAUL NEWMAN (Benjamin Moore & Co.), Head of Talent Acquisition
  • CRISTEN ODIAN (Radian Group), Vice President, Talent & Organization Development
  • SALLY PABIN (American Heart Association), Vice President, Talent
  • CHERYL PETERSEN (Arup), Head of Talent Acquisition
  • SHELLEY RADFORD (The Wonderful Company), Head of Talent Acquisition
  • RICHARD RAY (Cedar Fair Entertainment), Corporate Director, Talent Acquisition & Development
  • AMANDA ROBBINS (Mattress Firm), Vice President, Talent Acquisition & Retention
  • LEIGH SAXON (SunTrust Bank), Senior Vice President, Executive Talent Acquisition
  • RACHEL SEDER (Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits), Vice President, Talent Acquisition, Diversity & Inclusion
  • DARCY SEMENTI (Heartland Dental), Vice President, Talent Acquisition
  • KIM SHRIVER (Perrigo), Vice President, Talent Management & Human Resources Technology
  • JOELL SICILIANO (Sunrise Senior Living), Senior Director of Organizational Development
  • STEVE SILVEY (Island Restaurants), Director, Recruiting
  • SHEILA STYGAR (PepsiCo), Vice President, Talent Acquisition
  • PAT TARKINGTON (BakerCorp), Vice President, Talent Management
  • JOANNE THOMPSON (Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc.), Vice President, Talent Management
  • STEFANIE THORNTON (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles), Head of Talent Acquisition
  • CYNTHIA TRAGGE-LAKRA (Synchrony Financial), Chief Talent Officer
  • CHARISSA WAGNER (Taylor Morrison, Inc.), Vice President, Talent Acquisition & Development
  • ANGIE ZEIGLER (Oshkosh Corp), Vice President, Global Talent Management

Advisory Board

  • ELISA BANNON-JONES (Frontier Communications), Chief Talent Officer
  • ANGELINA FEARN (TD Bank), Senior Vice President and Head of Talent Acquisition
  • BRIAN FISHEL (KeyBank), Senior Vice President and Chief Talent Officer
  • FELICIA MAYO (Tesla), Head of Diversity & Inclusion
  • KAREN MCDONALD (Zurich North America), Head of Talent Management
  • MELKEYA MCDUFFIE (Waste Management), Vice President, Talent Acquisition

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Topics For Discussion

  • Creating A Memorable Employer Brand That Attracts Top Talent
  • Winning The Battle For The Best: Recruiting & Hiring
  • Preparing Your Company For The Future: Developing Employees Into Leaders
  • The Changing Landscape Of Compensation Packages
  • Performance Management: Effective Alternatives To The Annual Review

Venue: The Langham Huntington

1401 South Oak Knoll Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91106

Situated on 23 acres in Pasadena, this historic hotel is among California’s most prominent meeting venues.

General Sessions

Address top-of-mind issues in a conversational exchange among industry thought leaders, enabling participants to share lessons, expertise, leadership skills, and practical tools.


Engage in advanced dialogue in an informal boardroom-style setting on specific topics that are particularly suited to smaller group discussions.

Networking Meals

Participate in all meals and networking functions hosted on-site by Consero. These intimate gatherings provide countless opportunities to develop lasting business relationships.

Customized Itineraries

Meet with the most innovative service providers in the industry, one-on-one, based on your individual and departmental priorities. Our reputable partners are referred and vetted by your peers.

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