The HR and talent community in the D.C. metro area plays a vital role in the growth and success of organizations across all industries, especially today as we are experiencing significant changes in the landscape of the traditional workplace. We believe these professionals should to be recognized for what they do and the positive changes they have made within their organizations. Please join us for the first annual awards event, Top HR & Talent Professionals.
Come enjoy an open bar, great food and the opportunity to network with and celebrate a highly- accomplished group of HR and talent professionals and their teams.
Amanda Zarlenga - Director, Human Resources, Accelera Solutions
Victoria Geis - Senior HR Business Partner, AIR
Pete Radloff - Senior Sourcing Recruiter, Amazon
Dawn Mitchell - VP, Human Resources, Appian
Samuel Sams - Director, Strategic Talent Acquisition, Aveshka, Inc.
MiMi Jennings - Senior Manager, Compensation, Capital One
Suzie Araujo - Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition, Capital One
Elissa Barnes - Leader of Talent, ComScore
Bill Castillejo - Senior Director, Global Talent Acquisition, Deltek
Saima Malik - Director, Human Resources, E3 Federal Solutions, LLC
Karen Penn - VP, People Operations, Endgame, Inc.
Gabriella Bedor - HR Consultant
Kimberly Schulze - President, Kimberly Schulze Consulting
Matthew Mead - Director of Talent Acquisition, ManTech International Corporation
Susie Bonvouloir - VP, People and Culture, MetroStar Systems
Danielle Kem McCoy - Director of HR and Talent, mHelpDesk
Beatriz Coningham - Head of Human Resources, NCQA
Lauren Swetnam - Director of People, Nexus
Michelle Kane - People and Culture Senior Business Partner, Nuix
Lynnette Spence - Talent Acquisition Lead, Rosetta Stone
Sarita Chauhan - Director of Human Resources, Sallyport Global
Jay Jackson - Chief Talent Officer, SecureIT
Melissa Boone - VP, Human Resources, Social & Scientific Systems
Melissa Hennigan - VP, People, Symplicity Corporation
Ryan Armstrong - Director, Talent Acquisition, The Seminar Network
HR and Talent professionals are known by many titles – be it a Chief HR Officer, VP of Talent Acquisition, or Business Partner, we are excited to recognize these leaders in their field for the outstanding work they have contributed to the business community.
Candidates will be evaluated on the following:
The ability to create and deliver effective HR strategies
The ability to employ and retain top talent
The ability to create a positive culture for his/her organization
Integrity, dedication and commitment to their team and their task
The ability to lead and grow teams while leveraging technology to overcome challenges and achieve organizational goals.
Nominee Submission: We are no longer accepting nominations for our 2019 HR & Talent Professional Honors at this time.
Candidate selection: Award winners will be determined by our selection committee.