June 02, 2021

#037: A-Players Select A-Players

Are you particular and intentional with who you surround yourself with?

Who you surround yourself with defines who you are. This is why A-Players select A-players.

You are either hiring top-level performers who increase your business value, or B and C-Players that deliver average results. Be intentional about who you hire so your team is successful and your company can flourish.

Join Keynote Speaker and Army Ranger School Graduate, Lisa Jaster and Managing Partner & Co-Director of Talent Advisory of Talent War Group, George Randle to discuss how YOU can take your team to the next level.

About the author

R. Dalton Rice
City Manager at Morgan's Point Resort | More From the Author

Dalton is the chief executive for the City of Morgan’s Point Resort in Central Texas leading a diverse team of 36 spanning 3 enterprises that serve over 5,000 residents.

After a notable 5-year career as a Paramedic, he led performance improvement initiatives for a $20 million primary care and specialty physician group with 40 physicians and 135 employees.

Dalton’s passion for serving is highlighted through his 13-years in the United States Army as a Green Beret having served throughout the Middle East, Europe, and Africa. He has a BS in Business Administration and Law and a MS focusing on change management and organizational development. He is active in multiple International and Local City Manager organizations focusing on mentoring and coaching, professional and personal development, and ethics in the workplace.

Taryn Frazelle
Executive Search Consultant | More From the Author

Taryn is the Executive Search Consultant for Talent War Group. Prior to joining TWG, Taryn served six years in the US Navy as an Aviation Rescue Swimmer, only the 33rd female to ever join this elite group. She attended Fleet Replacement Squadron, HSC-3 in Coronado, CA then being assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 21. In 2014, she deployed on the USS Peleliu (LHA-5) participating in RIMPAC where she received her MH-60S Crew Chief qualification.

Taryn volunteered for deployment on the USNS Mercy (T-AH-19) for Pacific Partnership 2015, flying over 200 hours as Crew Chief and executing rescues, and ultimately being a key part of her crew being awarded “Aircrew of the Year.” Taryn was Training LPO at home guard overseeing teaching, aircrew curriculum as well as creating syllabi including classroom lectures on inflight procedures, CRM and Search And Rescue procedures.

Qualifying crewman as Crew Chief, Taryn was known for her unique ability in the selection and identification, and assessment of candidates. Ultimately, Taryn personally coached, mentored and trained 100s to excel in the most extreme and difficult environments. Taryn’s passion, drive and commitment to identifying and developing talent is an invaluable asset to the mission of Talent War Group.

George Randle
Managing Partner & Co-Director of Talent Advisory | View Bio | More From the Author

George Randle is an experienced talent executive, veteran, coach, mentor, and leader known for selecting, building, and reorganizing teams to reach their full business potential. George has 20+ years of Fortune 100 and Fortune 1000 global Human Resources and Talent Acquisition experience building elite teams. George began his professional life by enlisting in the US Army Reserves.  While serving in the USAR, he received his bachelor’s degree from Missouri State University and was commissioned an officer. His career assignments included Berlin, US CENTCOM, and III Corps with deployments to Africa (Somalia and Kenya), Central America, and Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Following his successful military career, George transitioned to the corporate world, experiencing many of the same challenges the Military and Veterans face today. These challenges along with the recognition that building elite teams are his true passion, George ultimately transitioned to the Human Resources and Talent Acquisition function. He later went on to create one of the largest and most successful Veteran Hiring Programs for a Global Fortune 50 firm. Collectively, the teams George has built have hired over 85,000 professionals, including over 2000 executives. He is also a Hogan (HPI, HDS, and MVPI) Leadership Assessment Certified coach.

George currently resides in Austin, Texas, and is the co-author of the best-selling book, “The Talent War: How Special Operations and Great Organizations Win on Talent” and the Host of "The Talent War" Podcast.

Lisa Jaster
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Lisa Jaster graduated from the West Point Academy with a BS in Civil Engineering and was commissioned as an active duty engineer officer. During 2003, Lisa deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom as a company executive officer, later serving as the battalion operations construction officer. She attended the Army Engineer Officer Advanced Course at Fort Leonard Wood, MO, and earned her MS in Civil Engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla in 2004. After leaving the Active Army, Lisa was employed by Shell Oil Company for 12 years. From April to October 2015, she took a six-month leave of absence and attended Army Ranger School, being one of three females that graduated from the first integrated Ranger School course. Lisa is married to a fellow reserve officer and has two children. She lives an active lifestyle competing in anything from ultra trail runs to CrossFit competitions. She loves martial arts training, specifically Jiu-Jitsu, and is always looking for the next challenge to tackle.

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