Jody Robie appointed to The Commonwealth Institute’s Board of Directors to champion female business leaders

Established industry speaker and Shareholder/Director and Senior Vice President North America at Talent Works, Robie brings her expertise to the board

Boston, MA; 22nd October 2021: The Commonwealth Institute (TCI) has announced the expansion of its board with the appointment of new board members including Talent Works’ Shareholder/Director and Senior Vice President North America, Jody Robie.

Initially beginning her career in the broadcast industry, Jody has worked in talent attraction for more than 20 years, the last eight of which have been with Talent Works, helping clients leverage its brand and insight specialists, creative marketers and global recruiters. A long-time Bostonian, Jody attended Harvard University’s Extension School and Boston University’s College of Communication. Jody is a recognized and frequent speaker in the HR and talent acquisition industry, presenting on topics including Scaling up strategies in Talent Attraction, Developing an Employer Brand, Diversity Marketing, Social and Digital strategies and Global Recruiting.

Founded in 1997, TCI is a dynamic non-profit organization that propels women leaders to achieve professional and personal success, and deliver positive impact within their businesses and communities. Its membership includes CEOs, corporate executives, entrepreneurs, directors of nonprofits, independent professionals, and the rising generation of leaders who are committed to building successful businesses, organizations, and careers.

“At this point in my career, I’m excited to help promote TCI and give back to the next generation of women leaders in Boston and beyond,” commented Robie. “I’m a proud member of the Boston business community, and TCI plays a vital role in supporting the successful and expansive community of ambitious female leaders to continue with their success. After 20 years working in talent acquisition, I hope to be able to share my learnings and insights with the collaborative trust, as well as to deepen my own knowledge and help propel the organization forward into the future.” 

“I’m pleased to welcome Jody to our established Board of Directors,” said Elizabeth Hailer, CEO of The Commonwealth Institute. “Her decades of marketing and talent attraction experience, especially in the Boston area, will be invaluable to us as we continue to grow our expansive network and continue to make an impact on the development and advancement of all women leaders.”


About Talent Works

Talent Works enables organizations to scale through powerful talent attraction solutions.

Allowing businesses to realize their true potential through talented people. They combine RPO, Recruitment Marketing and Digital Resourcing solutions that deliver unparalleled results that scale with an organization’s needs. Most importantly, they place the organization at the heart of everything they do. Building, enhancing and amplifying employer brand, reflecting culture and ambition.


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About The Commonwealth Institute

The Commonwealth Institute (TCI) is a non-profit organization devoted to advancing business women in leadership positions in Massachusetts and Florida.  We are ambitious, success-oriented women committed to growing our respective organizations and to supporting each other as we accomplish our individual goals.

Our membership includes CEOs, senior corporate executives, entrepreneurs, executive directors of nonprofits and solo professionals who are committed to building successful businesses, organizations and careers. We come from a range of industries and from a variety of backgrounds.  We run large companies, we lead small companies, we manage nonprofits, we work as sole proprietors.  We are a community of women offering a collaborative brain trust for fellow members and a platform for each of us to achieve our goals.


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