Each member of our volunteer board is elected to a two-year term. It’s with gratitude and pride that we announce our first-ever board members.
Executive Director, ATAP
Ben Gotkin is the executive director of ATAP and principal consultant at Recruiting Toolbox. Ben draws from over 22 years of experience in various tactical and strategic leadership roles at organizations including Recruiting Toolbox, Marriott International, RSM, The MITRE Corporation, Intelsat and BAE Systems.
Founder and Principal, Talent Connections, LLC and Career Spa, LLC
Tom Darrow, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, is a leader in human resources and talent acquisition. His background includes working as the national recruiting director for Accenture and founding Talent Connections, LLC. He has served as a board chair for the SHRM Foundation and as the past-president of SHRM-Atlanta.
SVP, Head of Talent Acquisition, Fidelity Investments
Tara Amaral leads enterprise recruiting and strategic talent acquisition projects, and oversees Fidelity Investment’s talent acquisition group. Before joining Fidelity, she worked at New York Life, ADP and Aon Hewitt leading talent acquisition strategy and operations, diversity and inclusion, and recruitment process outsourcing.
Employer Brand Leader, McKesson Corporation
Robin Montri has dedicated her 25-year career to talent acquisition. She’s led staffing and recruiting functions in corporate, non-profit and RPO environments at some of the most recognizable industry brands, including ADP, Merck, and AOL. Currently, Robin is the employer brand leader for McKesson, a Fortune 5 company.
Global Talent Acquisition Leader, Celanese
Jim D’Amico currently leads global talent acquisition for Celanese, a chemical innovation company based in Dallas, TX. He has over 20 years of experience in talent acquisition and human resources. He is also a co-founder of the Michigan Recruiters Conference and is active mentor in our field.
Global Talent Acquisition Leader, Previously with Baylor Scott & White Health
Eric E. Dunlap, MHRIR, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, RACR, is a human resources executive with 18 years of strategic experience. He previously led recruiting at Baylor Scott & White Health and prior spent 13 years with Citigroup. He currently oversees talent acquisition efforts for various global organizations as Vice President, Recruitment Client Services at Cielo Talent. He is recognized as a thought leader with proven ability to build and manage high performing, diverse teams.
Sr. Manager, Social Media and Talent Acquisition, Kforce
Allison Kruse is passionate about elevating the talent acquisition industry and working alongside a global community to solve challenges. At Kforce, she is responsible for developing and executing a firm-wide strategy to leverage social media to provide value to employees, clients, consultants and candidates.
President, HRU Technical Resources
Tim Sackett, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, leads HRU Technical Resources, an IT and engineering staffing firm headquartered in Lansing, MI. He has 20 years of executive HR experience working for Fortune 500 companies in healthcare, retail, dining and technology. Tim is an international speaker on leadership, talent acquisition and HR execution.
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