2021

ONCON ICON AWARDS

The OnCon Icon Awards recognize the top talent acquisition professionals and talent acquisition vendors in the entire world. Finalists were voted on by peers to determine the winners (click here to see how winners are chosen). The 2021 Awards were presented virtually at OnCon 2021 on July 13th.

EXPLORE THE 2021 WINNERS

Winners are in alphabetical order by last name. Job title and company are listed based on time of selection. 

 

TOP 100 TALENT ACQUISITION PROFESSIONAL AWARD WINNERS

  • Rajesh Ahuja | VP  - Head - Talent Acquisition | Infosys

  • Thomas Arntz | Director, Recruiting | The GEO Group, Inc.

  • Maiko Ashby | VP, Global Exec. and Corporate Professional TA | PepsiCo

  • Matt Battista | Director of Talent Acquisition | Party City

  • Jeff Batuhan | Chief Talent Officer | DoubleVerify

  • Joy Bertan | Director of Talent Acquisition and Diversity Initiatives | Simon & Schuster

  • Timothy Biggiani | Director, Talent Acquisition | Osmotica Pharmaceuticals

  • Kem Boggs | Head of Global Talent Acquisition | GItHub

  • Noel Brown | Global Head of Talent Attraction & Acquisition | Thermo Fisher Scientific

  • Laura Burkart | Senior Talent Acquisition Partner  | TIK TOK

  • Danielle Burkhalter | Senior Director, Talent Management | Surgery Partners

  • Christine Clay | VP, People | Plenty Unlimited

  • Jules Connelly | Director of Talent Acquisition | iRobot

  • Jim Conti | VP, Talent | dscout, inc

  • Katharine Corona | VP, Talent | Visiture

  • Jackson David | Head of Talent | Cityblock Health

  • Astad Dhunjisha | Senior Vice President - Talent Acquisition | Experian

  • Joshua Drake | Director of Human Resources and Talent Acquisition | Performance Services

  • Christopher Elmore | Sr. Director of Global Talent Acquisition | Terminix

  • Douglas Fauth | Director, Talent Acquisition & Global Development | MicroVention, Inc.

  • Lisa Filkins | SVP of HR and Talent Development | Hager Companies

  • Paula Finnegan | Director of Talent Acquisition and Data Analytics | UC San Diego

  • John Fleischauer | Chief Talent Officer | Pivot + Edge

  • Kathryn Fraebel | Director of Talent Acquisition | Check Into Cash

  • Wendy Gardner | Senior Director, Organizational Development | CoreCivic

  • Elise Graziano | Sr Director Talent Acquisition | NetApp

  • Teresa Green | Vice President, Talent Acquisition & Programs | Fannie Mae

  • Mike Grennier | Director, Talent Acquisition | Perficient

  • Nathalie Gryba | Sr. Director, Talent Acquisition North America | SAP

  • Ellen Hahn | SVP, Marketing, Talent Acquisition and Agent Experience | Liveops

  • Susan Hailey | Vice President Global Talent Acquisition & Equity, Diversity & Inclusion | OpenText

  • Kathryn Henslee | Manager, Talent Management | Sonendo

  • Christian Hydrick | Director of Talent Acquisition | Moffatt & Nichol

  • Stephen Langston | Vice President of Talent Acquisition and Development | Beacon Building Products

  • Aryeh Lehrer | Vice President, Talent Management and Acquisition | Comcast

  • Lena Lotsey | Global Employer Brand Director | Experian

  • Heidi Lowe | Director of Talent Acquisition | Prestige Healthcare

  • Lyndee Lundstrom | Head of Talent Acquisition | WernerCo

  • Marcelo Mackinlay | Director, Talent Acquisition Operations | Petco

  • Ginger Maseda | Director, Global Talent Acquisition | Bullhorn

  • Carrie McComb | VP of Talent | Wyzant

  • Nicole Muir | Global Director, Talent Acquisition | Gentherm, Inc.

  • Emily Nielson | VP of Talent Acquisition | IDEA Public Schools

  • Gregory Pardo | Vice President, Human Resources | Fresenius Medical Care, Inc

  • Sue Petros | Sr Director Talent Acquisition Operations | ADP

  • Meg Sanford | Global Head, Talent Acquisition | Performance Health

  • Brian Scannell | Head of Recruiting | Jellyvision

  • Christina Stokes | Senior Vice President, Director of Talent Acquisition | RUBENSTEIN

  • Angie Wesley | Global Head of Talent Acquisition and Workforce Strategy | TIAA

  • Kimberly Wittman | Vice President- Talent Acquisition | Vivint

TOP 100 TALENT ACQUISITION PROFESSIONAL
 

TOP 50 TALENT ACQUISITION PROFESSIONAL AWARD WINNERS

  • Elisa Abner-Taschwer | Talent Acquisition Manager | FORUM Credit Union

  • Shauntese Adams | Human Resources Director | Lockheed Martin

  • Lauren Ahrens | Director, Talent Acquisition | Rapid Response Monitoring Services, Inc.

  • Ashleigh Anderson | Head of Talent Acquisition | Credit Karma

  • Tanya Bacon | VP Talent Acquisition and Executive Recruiting | Atrium Health

  • Alan Baer | Director of Talent Acquisition | Cascade Health Services

  • Whitney Bennett | VP of Talent & Culture | CallRail

  • Paula Bigelow | Director of HR | Shields Health Care Group

  • Zach Bodnarchuk | Manager of Talent Acquisition | Lehigh Valley Restaurant Group/Red Robin

  • Michael Brown | Head of People | Meter

  • Adam Carey | Talent Acquisition Partner | EnergyHub

  • Rob Case | SVP, Talent | WHOOP

  • Tamin Castellano | Director of Talent Acquisition- North America | Tory Burch

  • Travis Clarke | Senior Manager, Global Talent Acquisition | GSN Games

  • Alex Cone | Director of Talent Acquisition | Jason's Deli

  • Kristen DesPalmes | Sr. Director, Employment Strategy | DaVita

  • Michele Ellner | Head of Talent Acquisition, North America | Mettler Toledo

  • Carrie Hamn | Director of Talent Acquisition | DCS Corp

  • Lori Hoagland | VP of Operations/Head of IT Talent | Marcum Search

  • Toni Johnson | Sr. Director, Talent Acquisition and Diversity & Inclusion | General Dynamics Mission Systems

  • Jennifer Anker Kaufman | Senior Director, Talent Acquisition | Twilio

  • Susie Lindstrom | Director, Talent Acquisition Operations & Programs | New Relic

  • Margaret Mathis | AVP Talent Acquisition | Mountain America Credit Union

  • Kerry Noone | Recruitment Marketing & Advertising Lead | CVS

  • Sandy Pawlowski | Manager, Talent Acquisition | MicroStrategy

  • Jen Paxton | VP of People + Talent | Privy

  • Elizabeth Pedras | Human Resources Manager | Community Care HHS

  • Tania Perez | Director, Global Talent Acquisition | Eventbrite

  • Lauren Price | Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition | Airlines Reporting Corporation

  • Chris Ramsey | VP, Talent Acquisition | Randstad

  • Deonne Ramsey | Global Director, Talent Acquisition | Trimble Inc.

  • Kayla Randolph | Director of Talent Acquisition | Harmony Public Schools

  • Kirsten Renner | Senior Director of Recruiting | Novetta

  • Jamaal Sebastian-Barnes | Executive Director, US Head of Talent and Workforce | Novartis

  • Taryn Sheldrake | SVP Talent Acquisition | PTC

  • Aditi Sindhi | Director Talent Acquisition | PVH Corp.

  • Angela Spinelli | Senior Director, Talent Acquisition | UCHealth

  • Amy Teperson | Sr. Director, Talent Acquisition | Qualcomm

  • Eric Trickett | Director Talent Acquisition | Wayfair

  • Rhonda Zaleski | Corp. Director, Clinical Talent Acquisition and Workforce Planning | Penn Medicine; University of Pennsylvania Health System

TOP 50 TALENT ACQUISITION BADGE.png

TOP 10 TALENT ACQUISITION PROFESSIONAL AWARD WINNERS

  • Joe Carr | VP of Talent | Simplus

  • Luciana Giuranno | Talent Acquisition Director Latam | Cargill

  • Drew Graef | VP Global Talent | KnowBe4

  • Cathy Henesey | Executive Director of Talent Acquisition | AdventHealth

  • Karen Hite | Sr. Director, Talent Acquisition | The E. W. Scripps Co

  • Lisa Inserra | Interim, VP, Talent Acquisition | Sodexo

  • Lisa Kraska | Vice President Human Resources – Talent Acquisition | Baylor Scott & White Health

  • Brian Moore | Global Head of Talent Acquisition | Cardinal Health

  • James Stirling | Head Talent Acquisition | Western Union

TOP 10 TALENT ACQUISITION PROFESSIONAL B
 
 

TALENT ACQUISITION PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNER

  • Pamela Hennard | Global Head of Talent Acquisition | Boeing

TALENT ACQUISITION PROFESSIONAL OF THE Y
 

TOP 25 TALENT ACQUISITION VENDOR AWARD WINNERS

  • Apploi

  • Avature

  • Bayard Advertising

  • Brazen

  • Breezy

  • GR8 People

  • Greenhouse

  • HireArt

  • Hiretual

  • HireVue

  • iCIMS Talent Cloud

  • Job Digital, S.L.

  • Phenom People

  • pymetrics

  • SmartRecruiters

  • Spark Hire

  • Symphony Talent

  • Textio

  • WayUp

  • Workable

TOP 25 TALENT AQUISITION VENDOR BADGE.pn
 

TOP 5 TALENT ACQUISITION VENDOR AWARD WINNERS

  • Boon

  • JazzHR

  • PowerToFly

  • Recruitics

TOP 5 TALENT AQUISITION VENDOR BADGE.png
 

TALENT ACQUISITION VENDOR OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNER

  • Eastridge Workforce Solutions

TALENT ACQUISITION VENDOR OF THE YEAR BADGE.png