CEIPAL Connect

Allen Chilson

Talent Acquisition Leader, Vendor Management, Danaher Corporation

Allen has over 20 years of experience in Talent Acquisition and Human Resource leadership roles where his responsibilities have included managing both internal and external teams involved in securing new talent for the organization. His vendor management experience includes RPO (Recruitment Process Outsourcing) and contingent workforce programs, as well as relocation, immigration, pre-employment screening, and outplacement service providers. Allen has extensive experience in the Life Sciences industry (Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Diagnostics, Medical Devices) and has also worked in the Chemical, Financial Regulation, and Technology R&D industries.
Allen was recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts in both 2022 and 2021 as a DE&I Influencer and in both 2021 and 2020 as a Contingent Workforce Program Game Changer. He was also recognized for innovation in his RPO programs in both 2013 and 2012. He is a graduate of Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ (BS, Marketing) and is a Certified Contingent Workforce Professional (CCWP) as well as holding certifications from HRCI (SPHR) and SHRM (SHRM-SCP).
Allen currently serves as a Board Member for TALK (Talent Acquisition Leadership Keynotes), Washington, DC chapter and has previously served as Chapter President of the Morris County SHRM Chapter. He has also applied his expertise in speaking engagements with several professional organizations, including SIA (Staffing Industry Analysts), ClubVMSA, Procurecon Contingent Staffing and HRO Today. Allen currently serves on the Advisory Board for the 2023 Procurecon Contingent Staffing conference, helping to shape the agenda topics and speaker faculty.
Allen resides in Frederick County, Maryland—about 55 miles northwest of Washington DC—with his wife and twin boys. He enjoys time at the beach, playing golf, and other outdoor activities but is also an avid fan of watching movies and sports on TV.

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