People and Culture Community

Join this network of professionals to share best practices, trends, and resources.

The TAO People & Culture Community aims to provide resources for an individual’s professional development and an organization’s development of people operations as it evolves.

A group of people standing around each other.

What makes us different?

Our group stands out for its commitment to resources, technology tools, and people management with a focus on equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging. It fosters a talent pipeline and community, providing a supportive space for statewide networking and collaboration among individuals with similar roles and interests.

Who should participate?

Ideal participants for this group are professionals engaged in people operations, including Human Resources, Talent Acquisition/Recruitment, Talent Retention & Professional Development, Community/Workplace Experience, as well as those focused on Culture & Engagement, and Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging. This group is tailored for those dedicated to enhancing workplace dynamics and employee experiences.

Want to get involved?

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Community co-chairs

Brenna Legaard
Brenna Legaard

K&L Gates

Kim Sterling
Kim Sterling
Director, People and Culture


Michael Ecker
Michael Ecker
BD Director

Matter Supply Co.

Scott Thompson
Scott Thompson
Managing Director

Lexicon Solutions

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