Hiring Diverse Talent

Recorded On: 06/09/2022

Get best-practice insights on talent search and onboarding tactics that lead to diverse candidate slates. Hone your firm’s recruitment and retention strategies with expert guidance from:

  1. Paul Newman, Co-Founder, ADFT. Global and domestic human resources expert with a focus on talent acquisition.
  2. Arthur Woods, Co-Founder, Mathison; Author. Social Entrepreneur, LGBTQ+ leader, writer & global keynote speaker; Creator of the first Equal Hiring Index
  3. Beverly Love, Head of Search Operations, Wilbanks Partners. Executive search and organizational management expert.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understanding rules and regulations
  2. Updating job descriptions
  3. Expanding talent pipelines
  4. Implementing unbiased search processes
  5. Developing social media strategies
  6. Building external partnerships

Mathison is offering a complimentary copy of their book, Hiring for DiversityPlease complete this short form to receive a copy of their book.

This program is sponsored by:



Nicsa is pleased to offer this webinar learning activity to attendees who are seeking CPE credits. 1 CPE unit may be available for attendees of this webinar. The webinar requires no advanced preparation, no pre-requisite study and is appropriate for all who have a basic understanding of the investment management industry.

Nicsa is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org.

CPEs Earned: 1
CPE Field of Study: Personnel/Human Resources
Program Level: Basic
Delivery Method: Group-Internet Based
Advanced Preparation: None

Due to this program being offered free of charge, there will be no refunds issued.

Questions or Cancellations: Please contact Jed Larsen at info@nicsa.org

Paul Newman (Moderator)


Association for Diversity in Financial Talent (ADFT)

Paul has led global and domestic human resources teams in financial services and retail organizations for over 20 years. His years of work experience in human resources leadership encompasses roles in talent acquisition, total rewards, DE&I, college relations, and human resources management. He graduated with a BS in Economics and holds certifications from Cornell University and Yale University and is currently pursuing a MS in Human Resource Management.

Arthur Woods



Arthur Woods is a social entrepreneur and LGBTQ+ leader, working at the intersection of equity, inclusion and technology. He was named to Forbes 30 Under 30 and 40 Under 40 by BEQ. He is the author of the national best-selling book, Hiring for Diversity; he is a global keynote speaker, having delivered 3 TEDx talks; and has contributed to Harvard Business Review, FastCompany and Forbes.

He is the Co-Founder of Mathison, a venture-backed technology platform equipping employers with everything they need to manage their diversity hiring, analytics and training. He is the creator of the first Equal Hiring Index to assess and benchmark inclusive hiring practices. Arthur came from Google where he led operations for YouTube’s Education division and oversaw YouTube for Schools. Arthur previously co-founded Imperative, leading social learning platform; Out in Tech, the largest global LGBTQ technology community; and Social Impact 360, a collegiate social enterprise education program.

Arthur studied at Georgetown University, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and HBS online. He is a World Economic Forum Global Shaper, was a GCT Entrepreneur in Residence, a New York Venture Fellow, SAP.io Foundries Fellow and sits on the Advisory Boards of LIFT and Second Day.

Beverly Love

Head of Search Operations

Wilbanks Partners, LLC

Beverly Love previously worked with George at Russell Reynolds Associates in the asset and wealth management practice from 2008 – 2011 before joining Wilbanks Partners. Prior to that, she worked in the office of the Chief Economist of Morgan Stanley & Company for five years in project management and research. She earned a Masters from Southern Methodist University and an undergraduate degree from Abilene Christian University. She began her career in opera performance and is a jugendlich dramatischer soprano with an extensive repertory.


Hiring Diverse Talent
Recorded 06/09/2022
Recorded 06/09/2022
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Open to download resource. Wilbanks Partners: Building a Diverse Workforce in the Investment Business
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Open to download resource. Wilbanks Partners: The Path to Effective Inclusion - Broadening and Diversifying Your Networks