About the Speaker
Steve Youll, Managing Director, Talent Acquisition Services, Virginia Economic Development Partnership, leads customized strategic human resources services thru the Virginia Talent Accelerator Program.
The Virginia Talent Accelerator Program directly engages businesses, within a defined economic development project, by providing services for talent acquisition and recruitment, pre-screening, media development, and an array of new/post-hire training for companies in Virginia.
Professionally, Steve has 20+ years of HR/OD experience with both public and private sector organizations with his most recent experiences in economic development with JobsOhio in the role of Senior Manager, Client Talent Strategies and prior to that with Honda Logistics, in the role of Senior Manager, North American Human Resources and Administration.
Steve holds a Bachelor of Science, Secondary Education, from Kent State University and a Master of Arts, Organizational Development and Leadership, from Duquesne University, plus multiple HR certifications and he is a Certified LinkedIn Recruiter.
When not working, Steve enjoys reading classic literature (it’s the inner English teacher in him), watching ridiculous amounts of baseball and soccer and perfecting the best homemade pizza crust, a lifelong endeavor.