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D’Andre Drummond-Mayrie Promoted to Recruiting Training Manager

November 03, 2021


D’Andre Drummond-Mayrie started at ALKU as an intern at the Durham Training Center in the spring of 2018 before coming on full-time in June of 2018 as a Workday Recruiter. In this role, D’Andre discovered his passion for building relationships and working with high-level, talented experts. In August of 2020, D’Andre transitioned his efforts and career path by joining the Talent Development team as a Recruiting Trainer.

As a Talent Development Recruiting Trainer, D’Andre has been instrumental in the growth of ALKU’s Talent Development team. Specifically, strengthening the company’s presence in the recruiting world. He has revamped new hire recruiter trainings and has partnered with ALKU’s Training Centers assisting in internship development and intern recruiter training. D’Andre has countless success stories from his work mentoring full-time employees who have quickly found success in their roles. In addition. D’Andre holds a seat on the DE&I Council and participated in ALKU’s August Quarterly Update.

With this and much more, ALKU is thrilled to announce the promotion of D’Andre Drummond-Mayrie to Recruiting Training Manager!

In this new role, D’Andre will be responsible for the growth of the Talent Development Recruiting team. He will partner with Talent and Recruiting leaders across the company. D’Andre will be influential in determining best practices for recruiting, implementing new ideas, and ensuring communication on new processes and recruiting trainings across ALKU.

Congratulations, D’Andre! We cannot wait to see where you take this role!

“D’Andre!!! Since joining Talent Development, D’Andre has flourished with every new responsibility that has come his way. He helped build the entire Talent Development Recruiting wing, revamped our new hire training, and showcased his skills and the importance of our mentoring program. On top of all that, he has transitioned into an impressive young leader in the company. His team has made a major impact on the recruiting program at ALKU in a brief time. D’Andre was a no-brainer to join our team as a Trainer, now it’s just as clear he is the right person to lead this team. I couldn’t be happier to celebrate this well-deserved promotion! Congrats, D’Andre!” – Dennis Kapsimalis, Director of Talent Development

“D’Andre has worked with several of my recruiters over the past year and a half. He has inserted himself into both divisions of the Government brand, and has helped our recruiters learn the process, become more efficient and grow their spreads. All of my recruiters have loved working with him, and have had nothing but great things to say after the training was complete. He’s been a tremendous help to me by helping our recruiters get to that next level with hands on training and attention to detail. I know having another person to lean on for support and guidance has been a huge difference maker for the success of my team! Thank you for everything D’Andre & Congratulations – very well deserved!” – Kayla Gibbs, Government IT & Intelligence and Engineering

“A huge day and one that is so very well earned. D’Andre has been an invaluable employee in every role he’s held. From Intern, to Workday Recruiter, to Talent Development Recruiting Trainer, and will undoubtedly continue to be as the FIRST ALKU Recruiting Training Manager. Talent Development has come onto the scene as a game changer, with D’Andre at the helm driving the recruiting side. Speaking from personal experience, D’Andre and his budding team have been incredibly supportive and valuable, working with and training the future of ALKU. D’Andre is one of the most hardworking, compassionate, and engaged people I have ever had the pleasure of working with. Congrats on your promotion D’Andre!!! That’s my guy!!!!” – John Bull, Senior Workday HCM & Financials Recruiting Manager