Sarah Peiker

CEO, Orion Talent

Sarah Peiker

Sarah Peiker is the CEO of Orion Talent. She is responsible for leading efforts to elevate Orion's position in the market by building on the company's strong reputation in military and diversity hiring and amplifying its award-winning talent solutions. She brings over 20 years of proven expertise in RPO and total talent management solution design, market intelligence, workforce consulting, and operational excellence.

As CEO, Peiker is executing on a strategic vision to help veterans bridge the gap between military and civilian careers while building Orion's position as the provider of choice to deliver veteran talent at scale to companies across the U.S.

Prior to joining Orion in October 2021, Sarah served as Senior VP, RPO, at ManpowerGroup Talent Solutions, where she was responsible for creating and leading the RPO Practice for the European region, consisting of twenty-four countries. While there, she delivered innovative, measurable recruiting solutions to global companies. Throughout her career, Sarah has held a variety of complex HR and recruiting positions which have enabled her to develop deep and sought-after industry knowledge. This includes developing recruitment consulting services in the areas of recruiting process and compliance consulting, sourcing effectiveness, and candidate selection and training.

In recognition of her role as an accomplished industry leader, Sarah has received multiple Stevie's Women in Business Awards. In 2022, she was awarded a Silver Stevie® Award in the Achievement in Diversity & Inclusion category for her trailblazing DEI initiatives, and a Bronze Stevie® Award for Talent Acquisition & Retention Solution Provider of the Year. Under Sarah's leadership, Orion Talent was named to the Inc. 2022 Best in Business list in the Enduring Impact: 15+ years category, honoring Orion's impact in the recruitment field and society at large.

Sarah is an active member of the Forbes Human Resources Council, regularly publishing thought leadership articles on pertinent recruiting, human resources, and business strategy topics. Read her published content here.

Sarah holds a B.A. in business from Michigan State University. She resides in Denver, Colorado, with her husband and two teenage sons. Outside of work, Sarah enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and attending live music events.