Chicago, IL, May 14, 2018 – TillmanCarlson, one of the country’s leading executive search boutiques, is pleased to announce the successful recruitment of Kelly Liles as the Vice President, Organizational Development and Talent Management for GoDaddy. In his role, Liles will lead talent management and organizational effectiveness for the company as GoDaddy looks to aggressively scale its people development practices in line with the continued growth of the business.
“GoDaddy is a strong culture company and Liles will work closely with the Chief People Officer and the senior leadership team to drive organization effectiveness, improve key performance management processes, and lead the entire company’s employee engagement strategy,” stated TillmanCarlson’s Founding Partner, Rob Tillman. “Kelly’s experience leading talent management at USAA and American Express is world-class, and his leadership style and approach is a great fit for GoDaddy’s fun and supportive culture.”
Liles joins GoDaddy with considerable talent management experience gained within USAA, American Express, and Accenture. Most recently, Liles spent five years with USAA where he led talent management for the entire company having previously served as an HR business partner. Earlier, he spent eight years with American Express as the Vice President of Global Employee Engagement, and he began his career with Accenture becoming a Senior Manager in the firm’s Organization and Human Performance Consulting Practice. Liles holds a BA in business having graduated Summa Cum Laude at Texas A&M University.
GoDaddy powers the world’s largest cloud platform dedicated to small, independent ventures. With over 17 million customers worldwide and over 75 million domain names under management, GoDaddy is the place people come to name their idea, build a professional website, attract customers and manage their work.
TillmanCarlson is an established executive search and advisory firm recognized as one of the country’s leading executive search boutiques. Founded in 2002 and headquartered in Chicago, the firm focuses on executive search and coaching at the most senior levels serving clients across the country in a variety of industries.