For many firms focused on ramping up their efforts to increase diversity within their organization, an essential first step is to review their recruiting process. Joining us this week is Terry Pierce, Regional Recruiting Senior Manager at Moss Adams, LLP.
Terry has over 25 years of talent acquisition and human resource training and development experience. Our conversation will explore some of the barriers, risks, and opportunities for recruiting more diversity into your organization. Terry will share recruiting tips and best practices that can help recruiters in any organization. We hope you join the conversation!
Terry has over 25 years of Talent Acquisition, Human Resource, Training & Development and public accounting experience. He has served as a local, regional, and national recruiter for various public accounting firms and national companies. He began his career as an auditor with a Big 6 firm, specializing in the Oil & Gas Industry, which took him on client projects throughout the US, South America, and the Far East.
In his current role as Regional Recruiting Senior Manager for Moss Adams, LLP, he leads the talent acquisition process for the public accounting firm’s locations in Dallas, Denver, Albuquerque, Houston, and Kansas City. He is a member of the firm's Inclusion and Diversity Advisory Board, and leads the Diversity Ambassador team, which is committed to increasing the quantity and quality of diverse candidates. Terry is Co-Chair of the firm’s Black Business Resource Group, and was a recipient of the Firm’s inaugural Diversity Award in 2019. December 2020, he was selected to the inaugural list of “Black Leaders Worth Watching” by Diversity Journal magazine.
Jina is a consultant and speaker on diversity, inclusion, culture, and belonging. She creates training programs and workshops to help clients move forward in their D&I journey. She is a storyteller and speaks candidly about her experiences, hard lessons, and ‘aha’ moments that helped her understand the importance of individuality, the value of curiosity, and the courage it takes to “just” be yourself. Often described as “approachable” and “relatable” by her clients, she works with purpose and the intention of being engaging, practical, and immediately applicable to real-world situations. Jina draws from her unique background and mix of work experiences to offer examples and share insights designed to benefit everyone across the workplace ecosystem – executives, management, employees, and customers.
Previously, she was Principal Consultant at EtiennePartners (EP), a boutique consulting firm that offered a unique strategy development, workshops & coaching to leaders, executives and entrepreneurs. Co-founded with her husband, EP was a full-time partnership in both work and life. Although in different professions, their work often intersected around the importance of self-awareness in leadership and navigating conflict within teams. Combining their experiences, backgrounds, and work led to the development of their unique approach to D&I, which she continues to use in her practice today.