Teela Jackson

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Teela Jackson, HRExaminer Editorial Advisory Board Contributor

Teela Jackson is Vice President, HR Search with Talent Connections, an Atlanta-based recruitment solutions firm. She has been with the firm since 2005 and leads the HR Search Practice.

Teela received the Atlanta Business Chronicle 40 Under 40 Award and is a member of the 10th class of honorees.
Teela is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management and volunteers with the SHRM Georgia State Council as a District Director. She has been an active volunteer leader in the largest city chapter in the country, SHRM-Atlanta for the past 10+ years where she served as a member of the board from 2013 – 2016. Teela was the first African-American female President of SHRM-Atlanta in 2014. She has been awarded the SHRM-Atlanta Presidential Leadership Award and the SHRM-Georgia State Council Volunteer of the Year: Georgia Peach Award. She is the founder of SHRM-Atlanta’s Young Professionals Community.

Teela is an active volunteer in the Atlanta community and has served as a Board Member for the Brian Jordan Foundation (retired MLB player), volunteered with the Crossroads Career Network, Atlanta Center for Self Sufficiency (ACSS), Habitat for Humanity and she gives time and clothing to foster children.

Teela is active across the key social media platforms including LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook. Teela has been featured in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Atlanta Business Chronicle and on WXIA-TV 11Alive News and she frequently speaks at professional association meetings and conferences locally and across the US.

Teela earned a Master of Business Administration degree in Management from Mercer University in Atlanta and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Human Resources from The University of Tennessee at Martin.
Teela is originally from Nashville, TN and has called the Atlanta area home since 2000.

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