Colleen Truitt

Head of Talent Acquisition for North America, The Hershey Company

Colleen Truitt is the Head of Talent Acquisition for North America and has been in Talent Acquisition with The Hershey Company for 9 years.  She currently leads executive recruitment and strategy for the North America business and oversees all salaried and college recruitment for the region.  She has a lead role in the transformation of Hershey’s enterprise recruiting and onboarding platforms and is also driving digital and mobile recruitment strategies.  Prior to The Hershey Company, Colleen worked as an HR Consultant at Nationwide Insurance, providing HR business support to leaders.  She transitioned into recruitment for the Mid-Atlantic region’s independent agents, followed by executive recruitment during her 8 years there.  Colleen also worked for The Bank of New York’s credit card division as an HR Generalist earlier in her career.