As senior vice president of corporate and international human resources, Russell Tooley heads Tyson Foods’ recruitment and development of the company’s quickly-expanding global teams. Tyson employs about 3,000 military veterans and is a member of the American Logistics Association, which recently committed to hiring 25,000 veterans and their family members over the next two years. Tooley’s team is responsible for filling those positions that may become available within Tyson Foods.
Tooley is a 24-year veteran of Tyson and has held various positions in human resources throughout his career, including vice president of corporate and international HR, recruiting and security, and as senior director of corporate HR. In addition, Tooley is a board member of the northwest Arkansas chapters of The American Heart Association and Wings For Our Troops.