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Meet the Client Panel and Annual Meeting Holiday Party

  • December 10, 2015
  • 3:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Pinstripes, 1150 Willow Rd., Northbrook, IL


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Meet the Client Panel and Annual Meeting Holiday Party

ISSA's Annual Open Meeting - 3:00 pm - 3:20 pm

Client Panel Discussion - 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Networking Reception 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm




Join fellow staffing and placement colleagues for this lively, three-part event.

3:00 pm - 3:20 pm
ISSA’s Annual Meeting - a short recap of 2015 from ISSA President Terri Kosecki and installation of officers and board posts for 2016.

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Client Panel Discussion.

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Stay on for Networking with colleagues and panelists over beverages and appetizers.


Lisa Pinion, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CPC, previously SVP of HR, Assurance: Lisa has more than 20 years of experience identifying, recruiting and top talent to her organizations. Having both corporate talent acquisition experience as well as staffing agency experience, Lisa has demonstrated a well-rounded approach to talent acquisition that emphasizes culture fit and technical ability. Her in-depth approach has resulted in an employee retention rate of more than 95%. She has created employment brands that have earned accolades for her companies as industry specific and nationally recognized top workplaces.

Irma Long, Vice President, Talent Acquisition, Follett: Irma brings over 17 years of experience in human resources and talent acquisition. She has been a member of the leadership team in various organizations helping reengineer all the staffing functions and strategies. Prior to joining Follett, Irma worked at ACCO Brands, ConAgra Foods, RR Donnelley, Northern Trust and Budget Rent a Car. In her roles, she was instrumental in optimizing the talent acquisition departments making them operationally excellent.

Irma is a well-rounded respected Talent Acquisition Executive who has expertise in building staffing models, programs, and process for Fortune 100-500 companies.

Tonya Steele, Head of Talent Acquisition, Discover Financial: Tonya has over 20 years of experience as an HR leader and strategic partner within Fortune 500 organizations. She started her career in the staffing industry before transitioning to corporate HR where she has led recruitment, selection, compensation, shared services operations, and risk/ program management offices. Tonya has extensive experience in strategic planning, process engineering, executing complex global initiatives, and acquisition integrations. Known for her ability to transform recruitment functions by enhancing data management, technology, employment branding and strategic sourcing capabilities, she focuses on delivering exceptional candidate and customer experiences that result in high quality outcomes. Tonya has a BS in Business Administration/Human Resources Management, and holds SPHR, HR Generalist, Project Management, and LEAN certifications.

Thomas Hupp, previously Navistar - Division CIO: Thomas is a forward-thinking CIO who has a unique perspective, having been on both the buyer and the service provider end for IT consulting services. He served in CIO roles at Young Innovations, Navistar and Klein Tools, among others. He also spent several very successful years as a management consultant with Andersen Consulting and at Bricker & Associates. In his CIO roles, his responsibilities included IT organization and individual performer transformation and improvement, Vendor contract negotiations and management, PMO execution and project portfolio management and IT Outsourcing and service provider management.

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