Andrea is an accomplished HR Leader with over 18 years in this space. Currently the Vice President, Human Resources at an Ed/Tech organization. She has worked for some of the largest CPG companies in the world, influencing the internal client as well as making an impact with the external customer and consumers.
Proven track record of leading and managing change to transform culture and financial results. Business experience in HR in startup, hyper-growth, turnaround, decline, etc. Multiple turnaround and integration experiences. LinkedIn recommendations provide perspective.
Angelique is the Founder of HR Chique Consultancy Group; where she partners with entrepreneurs, individuals, startups and businesses to discover their “strengths” and fortify their brands to develop diverse, dynamic and sustainable cultures. Angelique is an HR Practitioner, Diversity Consultant, Professional Development Coach that is passionate about creating engaging and progressive cultures. Angie's focus is People Operations, Performance Management, Diversity & Inclusion, Compliance, Training, Professional Development, Talent Management, HR Analytics.
Carrie L. Ellis
As Principal of Celestial Consulting LLC, Carrie uses 20+ years of experience to aid clients as they navigate workplace complexities. Formerly VP of People Development at TFA, she and her team advised leaders in management, culture, diversity and inclusiveness. As a diversity, equity, and inclusiveness specialist, Carrie partners with teams to help them enact culture-focused, equitable solutions that resolve difficult situations, create sustainable change, and result in better organizational outcomes. Carrie graduated with honors from Spelman College and the University of Southern California.
I am currently the VP of People for BridgeBio Pharma, a publicly traded biotech holding company that specializes in bringing meaningful medicines to patients with rare disorders. This is my first foray into the HR discipline as my background is in professional sports management. The common motifs through my career have been identifying developing and supporting elite talent, and getting that same individual talent to coalesce and thrive as high performing teams. It is a thrill to bring these same tenants to health care!
Dethra U. Giles is an international consultant, best-selling author and highly sought-after keynote speaker. She is also the founder of ExecuPrep – a global brand that provides coaching, leadership development and performance improvement in the workplace. She has worked with multiple industries with hundreds of clients and thousands of leaders worldwide.
CHIEF OFFICER OF PEOPLE AND INCLUSION: HR Leader, Culture Designer, Growth Strategist. "Formerly the founding HR leader at Airbnb, TaskRabbit, Shyp, and Abstract. I continue to advise and consult with start-up's who support their people to be heard, developed and well taken care of. "
Jackye Clayton is recognized as a people expert who puts the Human in Human Resources. An international trainer, she has traveled worldwide sharing her unique gifts in sourcing, recruiting and coaching.
Jackye offers dynamic presentations on topics related to leadership development, inclusionary culture development, team building and more. Her in-depth experience in working with top Fortune and Inc 500 clients and their employees has allowed her to create customized programs to coach, train and recruit top talent and inspire others to greatness.
James Nicholas Kinney is a bi-coastal chief human resources executive, author, and speaker. Kinney has over 15 years of experience as an in-house practitioner and external consultant.
Kinney has been featured on CNN, NBC Smart Money, Entrepreneur and NASDAQ Disruptors. Kinney is an expert in diversity, equity, inclusion and culture.
Global HR Benefits, Compensation and Wellness leader with a focus on DEI.
Keisha A Rivers
Keisha A Rivers survived a harrowing Hurricane Katrina experience to become a successful speaker, change agent and learning leader. She facilitates successful outcomes by equipping people to manage change. Her work centers on three main areas: Engagement, Learning and Leadership. Keisha has over 15 years of experience in the strategic consulting, organizational development, talent optimization, employee engagement and leadership development space. She works with clients in the consumer goods & services, retail, hospitality, government and education industries.
Passionate about people, I'm globetrotter and get my energy from connection. Natural relationship builder, leader I advocate for diversity, inclusion and equality
Kimberly D. Jones
Talent Acquisition Queen and Superhero! Prior to launching Kelton Legend, a talent acquisition consulting practice, I held leadership roles at some of the most globally recognized organizations: NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Northrop Grumman, GE Aviation, Raytheon, Honda, and Nationwide Insurance Company. I provide expertise in the areas of Talent Acquisition, HR Technology, and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Through the collective accomplishments of these experiences I proudly boast that I have staffed positions on all 7 continents and 2 planets. I further leveraged these experiences and have obtained dual appointments at the University of California, Irvine - Senior Director, Enterprise Talent Strategy and Instructor, Department of Continuing Education.
Keynote SpeakerProject ManagerDEI AdvocateSuperhero
Chief People Officer in a startup dedicated to collective intelligence
Merary is a global HR/People executive, with over 17 years of experience, she has led HR functions in Finance and Tech organizations in 27 countries across North America, South America, Africa & Europe.
She is dedicated to designing, building and managing HR functions and teams that are truly global. Merary has led performance management, organizational design, talent acquisition, compensation planning & crisis management. As a strategic coach and advisor to executives, she provides practical, human-focused insight for leaders to create work environments where a global workforce can thrive.
I specialize in transforming businesses through their people by putting the human back in human resources. I am a well versed HR professional with years of experience within different industries and companies such as startups, fortune companies, as well as the public sector. I specialize in Conflict Resolution, Coaching, Employee Relations, People Operations, Business Operations, Talent Acquisition & Career Development.
Niles Brandon is senior human resources leader with 9+ years of progressive generalist experience across a variety of HR-domains including; business partnership/strategy, recruiting, talent management, and L&D. He currently leads a team of business partners in support of Fanatics’ Direct to Consumer segment including; merchandising, strategic retail, business affairs and business development.
Timi is a Talent Management professional with extensive experience in People Analytics, Learning & Development, Organizational Development, Recruitment & Selection, Interview coaching, Resume writing, Performance management and other core areas of Human Resources. I write on talent management and leadership related articles. I also speak to graduates and undergraduates on skills they need to thrive in the job market.
I am a multi-passionate commercial business leader with the unique skill of advocating for both the employer and employee. Forged from over 18 years of broad and deep leadership success, by providing an exceptional mission-critical strategy for organizational leadership to streamline Human Resources administration, as well as provide solutions to ensure the mission, vision, and goals of the organization are met by applying fair and equitable practices while returning value to shareholders through diversity, equity and inclusion,
compliance, risk management, and motivated staff.
Sarah Morgan has been a practicing HR Executive for 20 years. She is currently the Chief Excellence Officer of BuzzARooney LLC, where she provides consulting and coaching surrounding inclusive & equitable organizational culture, and practical, people-centric leadership. Sarah still also serves as an active HR practitioner as the Group Director of Human Resources for a national retail service organization headquartered Raleigh NC.
People leader with over 12 years in the HR field and a Masters in Organizational Psychology & Change Leadership. Currently the Head of People & Employee Success at a tech startup in NYC. Passionate about building inclusive, high performing teams.
Tanya Sinclair is an award-winning HRtist – a dynamic human resources professional who provides strategic leadership tailored to meet workplace needs. Tanya is a collaborative HR leader, mentor, and lifelong volunteer. Tanya is the Founder of Black Human Resources Professionals of Canada. Her leadership philosophy is: Lead, Learn, Laugh!
Tia B. Coachman
Tia B. Coachman is the Founder of Affirma Consultancy which provides bespoke HR advisory services to HR/Executive leaders. She advises on strategic HR partnership, talent management, equity, organizational change, intersectionality in the workplace and retention strategies for organizations such as Portland State University, TimesUp Advertising, PDX Women in Tech, Women’s Center for Leadership, PDX Executive HR Forum, and others. A graduate of Howard University with an MBA from the University of Maryland University College, she also holds the SHRM-Senior Certified Professional Certification.
As the Founder of HR ReDefined, Tracy designs a “new workplace” grounded in the principles of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). She believes human resources (HR) is a critical lever to achieve social justice and equity in our workplaces. As an HR team leader for over 10+ years, Tracy became known for developing talent management systems and workplace practices that centered the needs of team members, limited bias decision-making and fostered transparent communication.
Victorio M Milian
Him/He. I'm a NYC based HR Consultant, Photographer and Freelance Writer. I'm also an advocate for ethical leadership practices, as well as inclusive environments.
My professional purpose is to create strategies and environments where people feel truly seen and are inspired to be their best and most authentic selves.
I bring this to life through my work as a values-based, intuitive inclusion and branding leader with 10+ years of experience in career-focused marketing, DEI project management, language & materials development, internal/external communications, diversified applicant sourcing, consulting, and partnership management.
Wendy is a HR practitioner, with over 10+ years experience, specializing in employee relations, benefits administration and health & wellness.
Wendy is the owner of Kelly’s HR Services (KHRS), a virtual HR service provider, providing HR related services ranging from payroll to employee relations, to small, mid-size and large organization.
I'm an HR Consultant who is passionate about building better workplaces. One person at a time.