Universum announced today the addition of four members to its U.S. Board of Advisors: Angela Hills, Peter Kazanjy, Trish McFarlane, and William Tincup. The board was started in early 2016 and is led by China Gorman, formerly global CEO of Great Place to Work® and Chief Operating Officer/Interim CEO for SHRM.
“I am thrilled that these four individuals will be joining the Universum team. Their unique industry expertise and business acumen are invaluable assets as we continue to foster the growth of Universum’s business in the United States.” China Gorman, U.S. Board Chair, Universum.
“The addition of these board members marks an important step for Universum in the U.S. We’re working hard to meet the growing need for employer branding services through an expanded set of products and offerings, particularly in the United States. It’s very exciting to have such an excellent team of advisors to support us on this journey.” Dustin Clinard, Managing Director Americas, Universum.
Angela Hills is the Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer at Cielo, where she is responsible for the growth and go-to-market strategies of the global organization. Angela is an expert in talent management with a specialty in talent acquisition, and has 20+ years of experience in consulting and business development. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan and has an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Pete Kazanjy was the founder of TalentBin, an industry leading talent search engine that exited to Monster Worldwide in 2014. Since then Pete wrote Founding Sales, a book on enterprise sales for founders and founded the premier sales operations, enablement, and leadership community for analytical sales leaders, Modern Sales. An expert in talent management and recruitment, as well as in early stage SaaS go-to-market, Pete is an advisor to and investor in many startups. He is currently starting a new company in the HR space with his cofounders from TalentBin.
Trish McFarlane, author of the HR Ringleader blog, is the CEO of H3 HR Advisors and CEO/ Co-Founder of HRevolutionize, LLP. She is a HR executive and analyst with over 15 years of experience in Big 4 public accounting, PR, healthcare, and IT. She works with global companies to expand their reach and refine their HCM strategy.
William Tincup is the President of RecruitingDaily. At the intersection of HR and technology, he’s a Writer, Speaker, Advisor, Consultant, Investor, Storyteller & Teacher. He’s been writing about HR related issues for over a decade. William serves on the Board of Advisors / Board of Directors for 15 HR technology startups. William is a graduate of the University of Alabama of Birmingham with a BA in Art History. He also earned an MA in American Indian Studies from the University of Arizona and an MBA from Case Western Reserve University.
Universum is a data-led, digital employer branding partner to over 1,700 clients, including many of the Fortune 500. Universum has been rapidly expanding its set of offerings and also established a global Product Advisory Board (the Universum Fellows) last year. The company provides an agile, end-to-end approach to employer branding, including research, consulting, digital products and brand activation services. Learn more: www.universumglobal.com.