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Experienced Professionals Sought
DALLAS/FORT WORTH—December 12, 2012—Resumes from college-degreed professionals are being accepted by North Texas Leaders and Executives Advocating Diversity (LEAD) for its 2013 interview year. “Executives and managers from our member companies interview a select group of applicants each month for consideration into our program,” said Gyna M. Bivens, President and Executive Director of LEAD. Applicants apply by uploading their resume to LEAD’s website (www.northtexaslead.org/apply).
The non-profit organization’s membership is comprised of 27 employers who value LEAD as a resource for top diverse talent. More than 500 professionals have found employment after going through LEAD’s unique process. LEAD candidates hold titles such as:
- Human Resources Manager
- Technology Services Manager
- Procurement Manager
- Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
- Manager of Supply Chain Management
Bivens says LEAD identifies talent that matches the employment needs of North Texas. Initially, the organization focused exclusively on the talent needs of Fort Worth employers. “Realizing our applicants were coming from all over Texas, we made a conscientious effort to invite Dallas-area employers to share the vision.” LEAD Human Resources Manager Stephanie Valadez says the non-profit organization receives resumes from 16 states and all over Texas. “They apply with LEAD specifically because they share the vision of our CEOs who know a diverse and inclusive workforce is a talented workforce.”