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CHAPTER MEETING: The Current and Future Realities of the Talent Life Cycle in a Suddenly Changing Environment - July 21 Chapter Meeting

  • 21 Jul 2020
  • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Online

presented by: Shaara Roman and Louis Montgomery Jr.
July 21, 2020 5:30PM - 7:30PM Central Standard Time

Talent Development professionals are on the frontline as our world and workplaces are transforming due to COVID 19 and an energized focus on racial equality. As organizations redesign processes for workplaces of the future and returning to work, (virtually, in-person), a myriad of implications are surfacing for the Talent Life Cycle including

  • Attracting
  • Onboarding
  • Developing
  • Engaging
  • Retaining

Join us Tuesday, July 21, as Shaara Roman, Founder & CEO of The Silverene Group and Louis Montgomery Jr., HR & Diversity Officers Practice of Korn Ferry share …

  • Client stories and better practices for Attracting, Onboarding, Developing, Engaging and Retaining colleagues in our COVID–19 world
  • Suggestions of practices to enhance culture and embed inclusion throughout the Talent Life Cycle


  • What types of individuals are necessary to fulfill your organization’s mission?
  • How do you attract individuals into a workplace that is managing a significant amount of remote working for the foreseeable future?
  • What is your organization’s perception of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) and what influence will that have on your ability to attract the necessary talent?


  • What’s your optimal onboarding strategy given the reality of ongoing remote work?
  • How do you introduce new team members to your culture in a remote organization?
  • How do you embed your values and promote DEI as part of this process?
  • What is the effect of remote working on your culture?


  • How do you provide career development and promotional opportunities?
  • What are the skills necessary for successful leadership of remote teams?
  • In what ways are you able to address overt and/or unconscious bias in your development process?


  • What’s your engagement strategy for a combination workforce?
  • How do you measure engagement?
  • In what way could you enhance this?


  • What is your retention strategy?
  • What two or three areas are most beneficial to focus on?
  • How will you address potential lower levels of retention among your employees?


Shaara Roman | Founder + CEO

Shaara Roman is a board member, entrepreneur, and former CHRO. She consults with leaders to create healthy workplaces by helping them build compelling cultures, design effective organizations and align their people programs to meet business goals. Born in India, schooled in Nigeria and England, and having lived in Greece before coming to the US to work her way through college, Shaara is a citizen of the world. This experience has instilled a desire to build bridges between different kinds of people and propelled her to launch her business in 2016. Shaara has deep leadership and executive experience and brings an authentic, creative and solution-oriented approach to client engagements. Shaara is a frequent speaker on the topics of creating high performing, authentic cultures and leaders, winning the war for talent, and women in entrepreneurship. She serves on the boards of the Campagna Center and Arlington Soccer Association and received an MBA from Georgetown University.

Louis Montgomery Jr. helps organization add diversity to their C-Suites. To date 75% of his placements are women and 50% are people of color. He has successfully placed leaders in a variety of sectors including; government contracting, industrial, consumer centric, trade associations, healthcare, and in higher education. He leads a team of eight individuals who conduct searches across all sectors from HR Manager to HR VP level.

Mr. Montgomery specializes in the placement of Human Resources leaders, their teams and diversity officers. Before moving into search he held a number of senior human resources roles including SVP, Human Resources - Serco North America, Head of Talent Acquisition - AES and Chief Diversity Officer, Kraft Foods.

He is the author of A Years Worth of Inspiration, and several thought leadership articles including HR Goes to School, Starbucks Battle Against Bias and Golden Talent and Next Generation Diversity Officers a research study on the leadership competencies of Diversity Officers. He was recently quoted in the Path to Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer in Training Industry.

Mr. Montgomery graduated from Cornell University where he majored in Industrial and Labor Relations (ILR). Also while at Cornell he was a Varsity letter winner in Football and Track. He is a member of the Christian Brothers College High School Hall of Fame and he's also a member of the Cornell ILR Alumni Association Board of Directors. He was recently elected a Chairman of the Senior Human Resources Executive Forum, a senior HR group based in the Washington DC region. In addition he coaches youth baseball.

When: July 21, 2020, 6:30 – 8:00 Central Standard Time

Cost: No fee

Registration: Registration is required. Click the registration button link below.

Where: Online 


14070 Proton Rd. - Suite 100
Dallas, TX 75244

Email: info@tddallas.org

Phone: 972-233-9107 ex. 224

Fax: 972-490-4219

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