Kim DiNicola is vice president of college relations for Fidelity Investments, the largest mutual fund company in the United States, the No. 1 provider of workplace retirement savings plans, and a leading online brokerage firm. Since joining the firm in 1999, she is responsible for leading Fidelity’s college recruitment efforts and oversees the management of the firm’s targeted school relationships at more than 90 colleges and universities nationwide. In addition, DiNicola serves as subject matter expert in college workforce trends and provides the firm with creative and innovative approaches to campus recruitment. Prior to her current position, she was a principle staffing consultant managing recruitment strategies for Fidelity’s marketing, branch office and brokerage businesses, as well as serving 13 years as a senior human resource representative at Putnam Investments. DiNicola earned her BA from Wheaton College. She is a member of the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) and is currently serving on its FACE2FACE national conference planning board. She also serves on employer advisory boards at Universum, and Experience Inc.
Anna Mella, Founder
Anna Mella is founder of Talent International and currently senior partner in Grupo Criteria, a consulting company specializing in the management and search for talent. She is an expert and international speaker on talent management with 30 years of experience in banking, consulting, consumer products, and retail. Characterized by her talent for innovation, Mella has created and implemented diverse programs to attract, develop, and retain talent who have received global recognition and are now considered “best practices” worldwide in Kimberly Clark Corporation. She brings a strong international background with projects in the U.S., Asia, Eastern Europe, and in 20 countries in Latin America. Mella earned her MBA from George Washington University. In addition, she participates in continuous learning courses on leadership, project management, and human resources at INCAE, Northwestern University, Thunderbird University, and the University of Michigan. Mella also is active in the Alumni Admissions Program at Georgetown University.
Marcus Tgettis, Director of Talent Acquisition
Marcus Tgettis is director of talent acquisition at Constant Contact, the leading marketing technology company for small businesses and nonprofits. In his current role, he is responsible for all aspects of recruiting, hiring, and employment branding. Prior to Constant Contact, Tgettis was a senior human resources business partner for the engineering and operations organization at Akamai in Cambridge, MA, the leading Internet infrastructure company. During his time at Akamai, he also led Akamai’s technology recruiting team and strategy when the company grew from 500 to 2,500 employees globally. Before Akamai, he held the position of recruiting manager at ESPN, The Worldwide Leader in Sports. Tgettis earned his BS from the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He is co-chairman of the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council’s Workforce Development Community, and has been quoted in The Boston Globe, Boston Business Journal, and his small business hiring blog has been featured in The New York Times.