Vice President, People Services - North America
As VP People Services for North America, Kerris provides senior HR leadership to support all business units across the US and Canada, approximately 7000+ professionals. She is responsible for leading the North American People Services team of more than 80 professionals, overseeing all aspects of talent management. Prior to this, Kerris was the Director of Talent Acquisition for North America leading all Talent Acquisition activity for the region. She coached, mentored and managed a high performing team of 18 Talent Acquisition specialists with a focus on strategic business partnerships, candidate experience excellence, employment brand championship, diversity & inclusion and continuous process improvement.
Before joining Colliers in 2017, Kerris worked at Catalyst Paper and was HR business partner to all corporate staff and the executive leadership team in Canada and the USA, including the Distribution Centres, Finance, Sales & Marketing, Customer Solutions, Sourcing & Technical Services, HR and Corporate Services which involved regular visits to mill and manufacturing operations and offices in BC, Maine, Wisconsin and Ohio. In addition she was responsible for leading a team of 3 talent acquisition specialists in recruiting and enabling the selection of operations, trades, technical, professional, managerial and executive talent across the company in both the US and Canada – approximately 2,600 permanent staff (80% hourly & unionised).
Kerris' career has spanned two continents. Prior to relocating to Canada from the UK 9 years ago, she had a successful career in recruitment, working for a range of small boutique, large international, and self-owned search firms specialising in senior level executive search.
Talent Acquisition Manager
Brandi joined Colliers as the recruitment expert for Valuations and Advisory Services across the United States and Canada. She has a background in both in-house and agency experience specializing in real estate, construction, and architecture.
Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor
Tyra is an experienced Human Resources Professional. She has proven experience collaborating with senior management in providing strategic efficiencies that would support and further department and corporate goals. Tyra's professional experience includes high volume recruitment, strategic program management and training/employee development. She has the ability to quickly build rapport and networks to help meet organizational and team goals.
Tyra graduated with an MBA from Webster University
Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor
Chicago - Downtown
Evan is a Talent Acquisition Advisor with the US Human Resources group of Colliers International. Based in the firm’s Chicago office, he currently supports its East Coast offices (Boston, Tri-State, D.C., Atlanta, Florida, etc.) with strategy, sourcing, attracting, interviewing, recruiting and the onboarding of brokerage and marketing support. He is charged with recruiting positions such Client Service Coordinator, Senior Client Service Coordinator, Marketing Specialists, Financial Analysts and, on occasion, Management roles.
Prior to joining Colliers, Evan was a Recruitment Consultant with Michael Page International, where he was responsible for the full recruitment cycle of qualified candidates, managing a book of business unto himself. Before that, he was a recruiter with The Palmer Group in West Des Moines, Iowa, where he was recognized as a ‘Top Performer’ for the entire company in his last three quarters with the firm.
Evan graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics with a Minor in General Business from Iowa State University.