Thomas M. Darrow

Thomas M. Darrow, SHRM-SCP is the Founder and Principal of Talent Connections, LLC (, Career Spa, LLC ( and the Atlanta HR Prayer Breakfast, Inc. ( 

Tom has over 29 years of experience in the Human Resources and Recruitment profession -- including 9 years with the global professional services firms of Price Waterhouse (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) and Andersen Consulting (now Accenture).  

He was the 2006 and 2007 President of SHRM-Atlanta, the largest city Chapter in the country. Under his leadership as President, SHRM-Atlanta's membership increased 60% to over 2600 members and the Chapter won a SHRM Pinnacle Award for membership growth and a Pinnacle Award for the Mayor's Youth Program. Tom also served on the SHRM Staffing Management Expert Panel and the SHRM Cost per Hire Standard Review Committee. Tom earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from the University of Notre Dame. 

Tom lives in Murphy, NC and Atlanta, GA with his wife, Anne and parrot, Mango. He enjoys golf, Notre Dame football, Christian music, travel in the U.S. and Caribbean, spending time with family and friends, and comedy. In 2004 he made his stand-up comedy debut at The Punch Line, the premier comedy club in the Southeast.  Tom is a significant shareholder of the 13-time World Champion Green Bay Packers. 

Join Team Empower

Help us make a difference

Help us make a difference


Upcoming DeadlinesSee All Events

March 1, 2019
Innovation Grants: Round 1
March 15, 2019
Annual Conference & Exposition Scholarships
April 15, 2019
Certification Scholarships