Talent Acquisition & Management Forum

CHRO Executive Roundtable
July 27, 2016
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Talent Acquisition & Management Forum

May 7–9, 2017, Island Hotel, Newport Beach, 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

  • ANTHONY ADORNO (DeGarmo), Chief Operations Officer
  • MARGARITA ANGELO (Zions Bancorporation), Vice President, Diversity Recruitment
  • BILL BAETZ, PH.D. (Perceptyx), Vice President
  • ELISA BANNON-JONES (Frontier Communications), Chief Talent Officer
  • TARA BELAIR (ECMC Group), Senior Director, Human Resources and Talent
  • STEVE BOUCHER (Mastercard), Vice President, Global Talent Development
  • CHAD CARLILE (DeGarmo), Senior Consultant
  • CHRISTOPHER CASERTA (Red Lobster Seafood Company), Vice President, Talent Management
  • CHRIS CUNNINGHAM (Logi-Serve), Chief Science Officer
  • SARAH DAHL-KLEMENT (Apex Clearing), Vice President, Human Resources
  • TARA DANISKI (Center for Diagnostic Imaging), Director, Human Resources
  • JANET DULIGA (Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores), Senior Vice President, Human Resources
  • LAURIE DUTHIE (Logitech), Head of Global Talent Acquisition
  • KELLY EARNEST (Oaktree Capital Management), Senior Vice President and Head of Talent Development
  • ANGELINA FEARN (TD Bank), Senior Vice President and Head of Talent Acquisition
  • LORI FREE (Agrium), Director, Global Talent Attraction & Sourcing Center of Excellence
  • NICOLE GHOTBI (AccentCare), Vice President, Talent Management
  • KURT HEIKKINEN (Montage), President and Chief Executive Officer
  • DOUG JONES (Bayard Advertising), Vice President, Business Development and Client Strategy
  • REBECCA JONES (European Wax Center), Vice President, Talent Management, Learning & Experience
  • DEBBIE KEMP (Bankrate Inc.), Senior Vice President, Human Resources
  • CARRIE KOPPER (The Hartford), Human Resources Business Partner
  • TONY LE (IAC Publishing), Senior Director, Global Recruiting & Human Resource Operations
  • IRIS LIBBY (Iris Libby Recruitment Consultants), Managing Principal
  • LAURI LIPKA (AGCO Corporation), Vice President, Global Human Resources
  • IRMA LONG (Follett Corporation), Vice President, Talent Acquisition
  • CHRIS LOVE (Wolverine Worldwide), Vice President, Global Talent Acquisition
  • JASON LUTZ (TD Bank), Senior Vice President, Head of Organizational Effectiveness
  • STEVE MAIR (Beachbody), Senior Vice President, Talent Management
  • AMANDA MAY (C&S Wholesale Grocers), Vice President, Communications, Talent & Community
  • FELICIA MAYO (Juniper Networks), Vice President, Global Talent and Authenticity & Inclusion
  • MELKEYA MCDUFFIE (Waste Management), Vice President, Talent Acquisition
  • CRAIG MUNDY (Ingersoll Rand), Vice President, Talent and Enterprise Learning
  • ANITA NOE (Lionsgate), Vice President, Talent Acquisition
  • MEERA OLIVA (Gradifi, Inc.), Chief Marketing Officer
  • KURT OLSON (OhioHealth), System Vice President, Talent Management
  • SARA ORTIZ (Five Guys Enterprises), Vice President, Human Resources
  • SALLY PABIN (American Heart Association), Vice President, Talent
  • SUE PETERSEN (Noodles and Company), Vice President, Human Resources Talent
  • LISA REYNOLDS (CHRISTUS Health), Vice President, Talent Management
  • JOANNA RILEY (1-Page), President and Co-Founder
  • JOHNNY SANCHEZ (Hot Topic), Head of Recruiting
  • LEIGH SAXON (SunTrust Bank), Senior Vice President, Executive Talent Acquisition
  • GRETA SCHNEIDER (Alliance Residential Company), Vice President, Talent Management
  • GREGG SEARS (loanDepot), Vice President, Talent Acquisition
  • ROBYNNE SHERRILL (Dawn Food Products, Inc.), Vice President, Global Talent Management
  • TARA SMITH (WWE), Director, Corporate Talent
  • CHRIS SNOW (American Residential Services), Senior Vice President and Chief Talent Officer
  • JENNIFER STONE (Portu Sunberg), Chief Human Resources Officer
  • BRIAN TONAR (Citrix), Director, Global Talent Acquisition
  • TAL TSUR (Logitech), Senior Director, Talent Management
  • STACY VAN METER (Deluxe Corporation), Vice President, Talent Acquisition & Brand
  • DAVID VITATOE (Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores), Vice President, Talent Management
  • JOHN WHITAKER (Dental One Partners, Inc.), Vice President, Talent Acquisition
  • DIANNE WHITFIELD (Allergan), Director, Global Talent
  • JAMIE WHITMORE (Ansell Healthcare), Head, Global Talent

Advisory Board

  • ELISA BANNON-JONES (Frontier Communications), Chief Talent Officer
  • BRIAN FISHEL (KeyBank), Senior Vice President and Chief Talent Officer
  • JOE ILVENTO (CommVault), Chief Learning Officer and Worldwide Director of Talent Development
  • REBECCA JONES (European Wax Center), Vice President, Talent Management, Learning & Engagement
  • IRMA LONG (Follett Corporation), Vice President, Talent Acquisition
  • KAREN MCDONALD (Zurich North America), Head of Talent Management
  • JAMIE WHITMORE (Ansell Healthcare), Head, Global Talent

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Topics For Discussion

  • The Future Of Engagement: Millennials And Beyond
  • Using Predictive Analytics For Smarter Talent Acquisition & Management
  • Winning The War For Talent: Best Practices In Recruiting Top Talent
  • Aligning Your Diversity And Inclusion Plan With The Company Mission
  • Talent Next: Innovative Strategies For Breakthrough Performance

Venue: Island Hotel Newport Beach

690 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660

In the heart of Newport Beach, this award-winning venue is less than 6 miles from John Wayne Airport.

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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  • “Informative, current thought leadership. Honest, effective, efficient. Outstanding!”
    Randall Lapp | Metals USA
  • “The best I have ever attended.”
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  • “Great forum, great information, great people. I think the format is outstanding. Thanks!”
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  • “My mantra is ‘The right tool for the right people at the right time.’ This conference hit the mark on all those areas.”
    Al Gibson | First Source
  • “Great blend of shared learnings, some new info and good company.”
    Diana Lee | Sesame Workshop
  • “Great practitioners with great ideas sharing learnings and experiences that will benefit the companies they represent with future success.”
    Ed Brett | Church’s Chicken
  • “An incredible networking event that connects talented thought leaders with other professionals to share ideas and promote innovation/change.”
    Rebecca Jones | European Wax Center
  • “Interactive, engaging – great opportunity to learn from peers!”
    Cesar Salas | Hamburg SUD
  • “Focused and engaging learning opportunity. The networking continues to be one of the biggest benefits of this type of program.”
    Mike Farmer | BMC
  • “Intimate, high-level conversations.”
    Anita Noe | Lionsgate

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