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Carrie Lewis

Austin, Texas Area Active since: January, 2015

Summary

Work closely with senior business leaders and human resources to build and maintain a robust talent pipeline and to develop and execute a talent acquisition strategy to help the business meet its short and long-term objectives.

Experience in building and maintaining effective consulting relationships with top-level executives and other senior leaders.

Proven ability to lead complex organization-wide projects and initiatives with multiple stakeholders and clients.

Talent planning and review initiatives

Act as an informational expert on talent acquisition best practices

Experience

  • Aug 2013  -  Present

    Talent Acquisition and Recruiting Strategy Specialist

    Talent Management Consultant - diagnose talent acquisition challenges and design/implement talent management/development initiatives or programs to meet those challenges.

  • Aug 2012  -  Feb 2014

    President

    Austin Women in Technology (AWT) is an Austin-based organization, providing a venue for women in the field of technology to network and assist other women who work in, with or have a passion for technology. The cornerstones of the AWT mandate are: CONNECT with Austin's fun, successful, intelligent, tech-minded community at events and through social media. LEARN something new at one of our informative presentations or interactive discussions about technology, careers, community and the world. GROW personally and professionally by delving into interesting topics with a motivated community. LEAD through committee and officer roles in the organization, opportunities in the community or by mentoring members.

  • Sep 2008  -  Jul 2013

    Partner

    Vaco Technology is a customer-focused, premier provider of IT employment solutions. Our strength is our ability to match talented and experienced information technology professionals to the unique business needs of the client. Our team-based approach allows us to combine our experiences in the IT industry to develop effective, customized solutions quickly and efficiently. Since we aim to build long-term relationships, we are always striving to provide higher quality service and produce better results. Vaco Technology is a division of Vaco, LLC. Our sister divisions, Vaco Resources, Vaco Financial and Vaco Staffing provide highly skilled, seasoned professionals for finance, accounting and back-office support needs.

  • Jan 2010  -  May 2013

    Board member and Past President

    Join an elite network of Information Technology professionals, educators, and students dedicated to continuing education, professional growth, leadership, and the exploration of issues that face the IT industry. Access the highest quality IT educational opportunities and forums for networking with experienced professionals and those new to our field. Additional benefits are provided by the AITP through our strategic partnerships with top businesses and affiliate organizations dedicated to helping us achieve our mission of connecting our members with an unsurpassed level of resources and education. AITP membership entitles you to: High quality white papers covering current technology and IT management practices Networking opportunities with peers via National and Chapter events, discussion forums, listservs and SIG's - get in touch with your IT peers!

  •  -  Oct 2012

    Advisory Board

    InnoTech is the region's largest business technology event comprised of educational seminars, Special Events (like the eMarketing Summit, specifically designed for marketing professionals, the Austin CIO Summit & IT Executive Awards, for top level IT professionals only), hands-on demonstrations at the InnoTech Exhibits and, of course, limitless networking opportunities (throughout InnoTech and at the many after-parties.)

  • Apr 2007  -  Aug 2008

    Branch Manager

    Triangle Technology is an information technology consulting firm that has been helping companies achieve their business objectives since 1997. Triangle Technology offers a broad range of services in which we provide complete end-to-end solutions to our clients. Managed a team of four Recruiters/Account Managers. Primary focus was on the Austin/San Antonio markets.

  • Aug 2006  -  Apr 2007

    Contract Recruiter

    Recruiter specializing in: Project Managers, ERP Implementation Experts, Business Analysts, DataWarehouse Architects, ETL/DW Developers, Database Developers & Administrators, IT Auditors, Software Architects, Software Developers, QA Analysts, Systems Architects, Network Engineers, Network/Web Security Specialists, SOX & HIPPA Auditors, Systems Analysts, Technical Support Analysts, Technical Writers and Web Developers

  • Feb 2006  -  Aug 2006

    Division Director

    Robert Half Technology is a leading provider of IT professionals on a project and full-time basis. We offer our clients flexible, cost-effective staffing solutions that allow them to maximize the power of technology for the ongoing success of their business. We help businesses locate highly skilled IT professional with experience in: Desktop Support Web Development Help Desk/Technical Services Software Development Data/Database Management Internet/Intranet Systems Integration Security Infrastructure Management Project Management/Business Analysis

  • Jul 2004  -  Feb 2006

    Senior Sales Executive (National Accounts)

    CDI Corporation is a professional services company that offers Fortune 1000 clients a cost effective, single-source provider of high-value engineering, IT and professional staffing solutions with 16,800 employees and annual revenues exceeding $1 billion.

  • Feb 2003  -  Nov 2003

    Business Development Executive, Albany NY

    OST was a privately held network integration firm specializing in CISCO products/services for the State, Federal and local Government. Responsible for new Staff Augmentation Division. New client identification, penetration, and fulfillment. Ran a full desk (sales & recruiting). OST was acquired in 2004-2005 time period by Core BTS, Inc.

  • Jun 1999  -  Nov 2002

    Account Manager

    Account Manager 11/2001 – 11/2002 Recruiting Manager 6/1999 – 11/01 Renaissance Worldwide was acquired by Aquent in 2002

  • Sep 1998  -  Jun 1999

    Technical Recruiter

    Kforce (formerly known as Romac International) – Austin, Texas Full Life Cycle Recruiting (IT Direct Hire and contract)

  • Dec 1995  -  Sep 1998

    Recruiter

    Full Life Cycle Recruiting (retained Executive Search)

Education

  • Jan 1994 - Jan 1995

    Southwest Texas State University

  • Jan 1992 - Jan 1994

    The Sage Colleges-Sage College of Albany

    Social Work