Group Manager Talent Acquisition - Toyota
9:30 am–10:00 am : Talent Acquisition's Role in Digital Transformation: A Toyota Case Study
Beth Gottfried leads Talent Acquisition at Toyota North America as Human Resources Group Manager. Her responsibilities include recruitment of talent across North American for college programs through contingent and executive hires. Through Toyota’s merge of sales and manufacturing organizations in Plano, Texas, Beth led a team to hire new talent in Texas to drive Toyota toward transforming the company into a mobility company. Beth has been with Toyota for 15 years serving in various roles including as Project Management for new model vehicles, helping launch the first generation Matrix and Venza in the United States, and as a Human Resources Business Partner serving engineers across the country. Beth graduated from the University of Kentucky and earned her MBA at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. She’s passionate about serving the community and has served on boards of a homeless shelter, a philanthropic fund and a young professional volunteer organization as well as numerous professional and non-profit advisory boards.