Kevin Rutherford is Principal of Talent Leap, a Human Capital consulting company specializing in enhancing, improving and optimizing the way companies develop, deploy and retain their talent. Kevin brings more than 25 years of human resources leadership in the retail, banking and grocery industries. Kevin has held top HR positions with Borders/Waldenbooks, Michaels Arts & Crafts, and FootAction. During his career, he developed numerous cutting-edge recruiting, compensation and people development systems that were profiled by Recruiting Strategist, HR.com, The National Association of Employee Stock Purchase Plans, and The Corporate Leadership Council. Kevin serves on several Advisory Boards for leading human capital and talent management firms and was the top Senior Faculty Member/Expert Advisor for the Human Capital Institute in 2009.