Charlie Plumb

Partner | McAfee & Taft

Attorney Charlie Plumb represents management in all phases of employment law and labor relations, including compliance with state and federal regulations. He leads programs on best practices for avoiding legal missteps in the recruiting process and conflict arising from the employer/employee relationship.

Charlie will provide A/E/C TalentMAX attendees with plain English instructions for how to spot and eliminate the remote employee hiring and management practices that can trigger a complaint with regulatory agencies, even an expensive lawsuit. His similar workshop at A/E/C PeopleMAX in Orlando drew rave reviews and we are honored to have him back. 

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Barb Bruno

Global Recruiting Trainer | Good as Gold Training

Barbara Bruno is internationally recognized as a top staffing, recruiting, and talent acquisition expert, having created 14 courses for LinkedIn Learning approved for Enterprise Corporate client continuing education curriculum. Barb has authored several books, writes the widely-read No BS newsletter, created mobile recruiting apps, and designed and authored the curriculum for the Professional Certification Program for IT and Engineering Recruiting Professionals. She has also held many leadership roles including: State President of IAPC and Chairman of the Board of the National Association of Personnel Services.

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Marc Arnold, AIA

Founder | Studio-Desk

Marc has served as director of operations for HOK, Perkins + Will and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill in his distinguished career. He earned his MBA with the Advanced Management Institute of Architecture and Engineering (AMI) in San Francisco in 1999. In this presentation, Marc will engage the audience by probing the workload and workplace challenges you face, and provide alternatives and workarounds for managing talent sourcing bottlenecks.


Mariah Meyer, AIA

Executive Vice President | BRR Architecture

Mariah Meyer, AIA, LEED AP BD+ C, is an Executive Vice President within the BRR Architecture leadership team. Throughout her professional career, Mariah has worked on multiple project types in hospitality, retail, entertainment, commercial and education markets. Her experience managing complex projects and people has been influential to the growth of BRR’s service offerings in our core markets. Based in Kansas City, she leads project teams comprised of professional staff from multiple BRR offices to provide full architectural services.



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Founder and CEO
AEC Health Metrics

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Director of Human Resources
Wight & Company

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Cuhaci & Peterson Architects, Engineers, and Planners