For its 15-year anniversary, DirectEmployers Association will host entrepreneur and diversity expert, Max Siegel; Easter Seals’ President and CEO, Randall Rutta; and Social Talent’s CEO and Chief Sourcing Ninja, Johnny Campbell as keynote speakers at the 2016 Annual Meeting & Conference (DEAM16).

DirectEmployers announced today that Social Talent’s CEO and Chief Sourcing Ninja, Johnny Campbell will deliver a keynote address at the 2016 Annual Meeting & Conference (DEAM16) on May 20, 2016 at the Crowne Plaza at Historic Union Station. Also appearing to deliver keynote speeches will be Max Siegel, corporate CEO, president, entrepreneur, entertainment executive, multicultural activist and attorney; and Randall Rutta, Easter Seals’ President and CEO.

DEAM16Keynote Speakers(1)“There is no better way to celebrate the 15th anniversary of DirectEmployers Association than introducing our members to these renowned speakers who have challenged status quo and explored new futures for themselves, their businesses and their communities,” commented Nancy Holland, DirectEmployers VP of Marketing. “Each presenter has a unique story to tell and we hope our audience is inspired to take action and make a change.”

Campbell, Siegel and Rutta will share their experience and expertise on a range of OFCCP compliance and recruitment topics that inspire fresh ideas, imaginative solutions and best practices that can be easily implemented into the attendees’ compliance and recruitment strategies. This year’s conference will also celebrate the Association’s 15-year history and look at where the organization started and how far it has come, while further encouraging its members to bridge the gap that currently exists between OFCCP compliance and recruitment professionals.

Registration is now open for DEAM16, which will be held from May 18 – 20, 2016 and feature two pre-conference tracks. While offering unparalleled OFCCP compliance and recruitment marketing solutions to the nation’s top employers, the Association looks to have over 350 of its members in attendance for two and a half days of professional development and networking with their peers. Learn more about the conference and view the full agenda by visiting

About DirectEmployers Association
DirectEmployers Association is a nonprofit member-owned and managed association formed in 2001 by 14 leading Fortune 500 companies searching for a way to reduce recruiting costs, while regaining ownership of their recruitment brand. Through collaboration with these individuals, DirectEmployers developed proprietary technology that has since led to the creation of our flagship product—a federal contractor compliance solution that assists with the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Program’s (OFCCP) VEVRAA mandatory listing requirements and Section 503 regulations. Now with over 800 employers varying in industry and size, we’ve expanded our Member benefits to include a Partner Relationship Manager (PRM), networking and educational opportunities and fully customizable Recruitment Marketing Solutions.

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