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About Atlantic Talent Acquisition Consultants, Inc.

Atlantic Talent Acquisition Consultants, Inc. (ATAC) is made up of Talent Acquisition and Human Resources professionals that are focused on working with small and mid-sized companies to offer solutions to an organization’s Talent Acquisition (Hiring) and Human Resources challenges. The company works with organizations in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, IT, engineering and medical/health industries throughout the United States.

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Ed Kato, MBA, PMP, PHR
President/Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant

ATAC was founded in 2012 by Ed Kato who has twenty-nine years of Talent Acquisition, recruiting and Human Resources experience along with project management experience. He created ATAC to serve the needs of those companies that have a small HR and/or recruiting team or possibly no HR and/or recruiting team at all. He established ATAC to be a resource with multiple solutions focused on Human Resources and Talent Acquisition (Hiring). Ed believes that every company can attribute its success or lack of success to the people that they hire and he also believes that not enough organizations understand how important the Human Resources process and Talent Acquisition (Hiring) process is to ensure an organization is successful. The services that are offered by ATAC allow any organization to realize greater profitability through proven Human Resources and Talent Acquisition (Hiring) solutions.

Ed’s Specialties Include:

  • Project Management
  • HR Management
  • Client Relations
  • Staff Planning
  • Change Management
  • Financial Analysis
  • Government Contracts
  • Project Administration
  • Public Health
  • Conflict Management
  • Business Strategy
  • Business Development
  • Presentation Skills
  • Team Leadership
  • Staff Coaching
Atlantic Talent Acquisition Consultants, Inc.

  • Recruiting
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Sourcing
  • Consulting
  • Vendor Management -VMS/MSP/RPO
  • Recruiting
  • HR Consulting
  • Mentoring

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Valerie Meicher, MPA, MSLS
Senior Human Resources Consultant

ATAC’s Senior Human Resources consultant is Valerie Meicher, SPHR who has over twenty-five years in Organization Development and Human Resource Strategic Leadership and Operations. She possesses a proven track record in aligning people and processes to corporate strategy. Industry experience in Consulting Services, BioTech, Software Development, Clinical Research, Market Research, Healthcare, Higher Education and Non-Profit.

Valerie’s Specialties Include:

  • Talent Acquisition Management
  • Total Compensation
  • Employee Engagement
  • Employee Communications and Relations
  • Change Management Initiatives
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Leadership Development
  • Career Management
  • Outplacement
  • Business Metrics
  • Project Management
  • Policy and Procedure Development
  • Process Improvement
  • HR Consulting
  • Facilitations and Presentations
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Joe Brown

Joe Brown
Senior Account Manager

ATAC’s Senior Account Manager is Joe Brown, a thirty year veteran of consultative selling into many industries, management, hiring, on boarding and mentoring employees.

Joe’s Specialties Include:

  • Customer Service
  • Account Management
  • Consultative Selling
  • Contract Management
  • Talent Acquisition
  • On Boarding and Mentoring
  • Leadership and Management
  • Planning and Implementation
  • CRM Software
  • Document Technology
Atlantic Talent Acquisition Consultants, Inc.

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