Shandi Carton is the Talent Acquisition Supervisor for Black Hills Energy. She is a talent acquisition professional who partners with hiring managers, organizations, and candidates to help them connect in a more genuine way. With 14 years of experience in talent acquisition and business leadership, she has helped make thousands of successful hires. Shandi is passionate about diversity, inclusion, and belonging initiatives and has helped organizations develop or improve their diversity and employer brand attraction programs. She has a depth of recruiting experience including staffing agency, high volume, specialized industries, federal contractor, and corporate environments. Shandi holds a bachelor’s degree from Ashford University, double majoring in organizational management and business information systems. She also holds several certifications including the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), Certified Diversity Recruiter (CDR), and Lean Six Sigma.