The Advisory Board for Nashville Recruiters is responsible for setting the overall strategy and direction for the community, content, education and agendas for our recruiting conferences and events.

Nashville Recruiters Advisory Board

Founder

JASON BUSS, Nashville Recruiters

JASON BUSS

With 22 years of human resources and talent acquisition leadership experience, Jason Buss is a recognized expert with deep experience in identifying, recruiting and hiring high-performing teams. He is currently the Vice President of Talent Acquisition for MongoDB.

Jason has authored and published content in, and has been quoted by The Huffington Post, Fast Company, Bloomberg, MarketWatch, Society for Human Resource Management, Corporate Executive Board and more.

He is the founder of the Recruiters Network, and serves as the president and community leader for several of the nation’s largest and most active regional recruiting communities including California Recruiters, Denver Recruiters, Florida RecruitersMichigan RecruitersMinnesota RecruitersOregon Recruiters, and Wisconsin Recruiters.

President & Community Leader

REBECCA WARREN, Nashville Recruiters

REBECCA WARREN

Rebecca relocated from Minnesota to Arizona in 2016 for her current role as Director of Talent Acquisition at P.F. Chang’s. She has been in and around the talent acquisition space for 10+ years at a variety of organizations in both full-time and consulting roles. She is passionate about people – identifying, attracting, onboarding and retaining great talent through planning and strategy, competency development, employment branding, social media, mentoring/coaching/training, relationship building/management, employee engagement, and analytics. Her top 5 CliftonStrengths are Activator, Strategic, Futuristic, Connectedness, and Includer. She was involved from the beginning with the very first community in the Recruiters Network in Minnesota, and is excited to be leading the newest community in Arizona!

She loves (in no particular order) cycling, hockey (Go Wild!), meeting people, exploring new places, youth ministry, writing & facilitating murder mysteries, food (and posting pictures of it on social media!), her family, and giving back to others. And Pottery Barn. Much to her husband’s dismay.

Advisory Board Members

Kunal Laroia, Nashville Recruiters

Kunal Laroia

With a love for building communities and meaningful connections, Kunal is recognized by his passion to educate, inspire, and connect.

In his current role at Hired, Kunal works with outside Talent Acquisition teams primarily in enterprise to support their overall growth with technical hiring. In his previous roles, Kunal has served as a lead community organizer for TechStars Startup Week, Membership & Community Manager at Galvanize, and Founder of Arizona based Telescope Ventures which helps seed stage companies connect with recent graduates.  

In his time away from the computer Kunal can be found on the golf course, experiencing new wines, exploring to new destinations, and taking flying lessons as a pilot-in-training.

TAYLOR MARTINEZ, Nashville Recruiters

TAYLOR MARTINEZ

Taylor Martinez is the Marketing & Events Specialist for the Recruiters Network. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree from the University of St. Thomas in 2018. While studying at the University of St. Thomas she had the opportunity to study abroad in Ireland, Argentina, and Brazil. Also, during the completion of her degree, she underwent many different work experiences such as being a Marketing Research Intern for Sidewalk Dog, Social Media Intern for Hy-Vee, and Talent Acquisition & Social Media Intern for Spok. Throughout her experiences, she has become increasingly interested in social media and how its use can shape and grow an organization.

Taylor has proudly lived in Minnesota her whole life. She is passionate about volunteering and has spent numerous hours volunteering with the Jeremiah Program. In her free time, she enjoys partaking in outdoor activities such as hiking and swimming, as well as going for walks with her adorable English Mastiff named Mabel.

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