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Talent Acquisition Specialist

Denver, CO
April 14, 2020

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Motivated professional who is well versed in relationship development and full cycle recruiting, with 15 years of experience in utilizing skills in marketing, communications and management.



Talent Acquisition Partner/Contractor, 07/2019 – 03/2020

Comcast Xfinity – Denver, CO

Talent acquisition specialist, responsible for driving community outreach, social media awareness and hiring aspects of residential sales, retail sales, multiple dwelling unit sales and event specialist recruiting. Virtual recruitment supporting several large Comcast facilities throughout the Mountain West Region.

Identify and submit qualified candidates to hiring managers above the minimum metrics required

Manage social media efforts through LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram while increasing visibility within the Mountain West Region

Develop an ongoing and diverse pipeline of qualified candidates by building relationships with local colleges, military units and workforce centers, as well as attending career fairs and networking events

Identify and present new sourcing strategies and efforts to Comcast management

Successfully create Comcast specific hiring events to support employment needs

Business Operations Manager, 12/2016 – 07/2017

Farmers Insurance – North Denver District – Westminster, CO

Recruiting, Training and Business Operations specialist in a district that oversees agency operations and support for 21 Farmers Insurance agents. Oversight of all full cycle recruiting, support staff and administrative operations.

Developed a District Operations Playbook to allow for a more structured and organized method of support and operations

Oversee all new agent and support staff recruitment through networking, cold calls and marketing

Develop and execute a more impactful training system that will allow smooth transitions and operations within the district office and the agencies it supports

Oversee all administrative operations and office management

Develop and maintain a marketing plan that will improve social media presence and community involvement

Stay-At-Home-Parent/Volunteer/PTA President, 04/2015 – 12/2016

IT Recruiter, 05/2014 - 03/2015

Spotlight, Inc. - Greenwood Village, CO

Staffing and Recruiting Specialist within the IT sector throughout the Denver area. Full-cycle recruiting

within a specific skillset, focusing mostly in the oil and gas industries.

Hired employees and initiated the new hire paperwork process

Promptly corresponded with all applicants and coordinated and conducted interviews

Posted positions through approved recruitment channels

Pre-screened all resumes prior to sending them to corporate hiring managers for consideration

Screened all applicants based on their qualifications and background

RECRUITER, 08/2013 – 04/2014

361 Services, Inc. - Denver, CO

Staffing and Recruiting Specialist within the accounting, finance, tax and audit sector throughout the

Denver area; generating new business relationships and recruiting qualified candidates. Full-cycle

Recruiting within a specific skillset. Business development, generation and retention. Provide client base

with information pertaining to market trends and salary guidelines. Effectively promote 361 Services

products and services.

Hired employees under the 361 Services umbrella and initiated the new hire paperwork process

Coordinated candidate-client interviews and served as liaison throughout the hiring process

Led the creation of recruiting plans for all open positions

Networked with industry contacts, association memberships and associates

Converted employee status from temporary to permanent status


Robert Half International/Accountemps - Staffing Manager, 07/2012 – 07/2013

American Heart Association - Youth Market Director, 09/2011 – 06/2012

DeVry University - High School Programs Representative, 08/2008 – 09/2011

Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa & Western Illinois - Development Manager, 07/2007 – 08/2008

Muscular Dystrophy Association - Program Coordinator, 05/2005 – 07/2007


Masters of Business Administration: Human Resources (not completed)

Keller Graduate School of Management - Addison, Illinois

Bachelor of Science: Speech Communication, 2000

Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Carbondale, Illinois

Double emphasis in Public Relations and Persuasive Communications

Coursework in Communications, Ethics, Media Relations, Writing for the Media, Speech and Debate

Served as acting member and President of the Raymond D. Wiley Chapter of Public Relations Student Society of America


Excel Academy Charter School PTO 2019 – Current (Spring Auction Committee)

Lukas Elementary PTA 2016 – 2019 (President, Skywalker Sprint Chairman)

USA West Rugby 2018 – 2019 (Social Media Liaison)

Hutchinson Elementary PTO 2013 - 2015 (Communications Director, Staff Appreciation Chairman)

Pleasant Valley Volleyball Club 2008 – 2013 (Club Director and High School Coach)

Business Development

Community and Media Relations

Client Relations


Full Cycle Recruiting

Candidate Sourcing and Prospecting

Administrative Management

Organizational Management

Event Planning


Grant Writing

Public Speaking

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