Director of Talent Acquisition – West Region
Valerie Carlson’s Journey to Top Talent
Before Valerie Carlson even stepped foot in Logistics, Valerie Carlson took the LSAT in hopes of pursuing a law degree. While she was pursuing her law degree, she simultaneously happened to work in Logistics on the side. In the end, she ended up falling in love with Logistics sales instead of law.
Valerie then spent the next few years successfully booking freight, building her customer base, and even recruiting others to join her freight brokerage.
Valerie Carlson Joins Top Talent
What made Valerie join Top Talent was an open remote position to continue recruiting for Logistics executives, this time for multiple brokerages instead of just one. Today, Valerie’s title as Director of Talent Acquisition for the West Region allows her to recruit and walk alongside Logistics and Supply Chain talent from all across North America. As a Recruiter, Valerie prides herself on being adaptable, a genuine team player, and extremely competitive.
Below are just a few examples of the types of talent that Valerie has placed during her time at Top Talent:
Account Manager – Remote ($120,000)
VP of Sales – Chicago, IL ($200,000)
Freight Broker – Texas ($72,000)
Regional Director – Denver, CO ($150,000)
Carrier Sales – Southeastern U.S. ($60,000)
Outside of Work
Valerie currently lives in Chicago with her husband, two kids, and dogs Zelda and Luna. She’s quite adventurous with experience in skydiving, bungee jumping, zip-lining, and scuba diving. She also enjoys hiking, camping, exploring, and spending time with loved ones in her spare time.
Check out some of the Logistics jobs Valerie and her team are working on here!