Kelly Gregg

VP of TA

Kelly Gregg is currently the Vice President of Talent Acquisition for Hornblower Group inc. based out of San Francisco, CA. 

Hornblower is the parent company for City Experiences, Ferry & Transportation, Seaward Service, Anchor Operating Systems and offers consulting services. The brand heritage of the organization dates back nearly 100 years, with the establishment of Boston Harbor Cruises in Massachusetts in 1926; on the west coast of the United States, Hornblower Group began in 1980. Across the growing portfolio, Hornblower has a long-standing history of expertise and innovation and has continually redefined the marine hospitality industry. Today, the footprint spans 111 countries and territories and 125 U.S. cities, including water-based experiences, land-based experiences, and ferry and transportation services.

Kelly has over 30 years’ experience spanning industries from hospitality to pharmaceutical to technology with Disney, Eckerd, Loews Hotels, Darden Restaurants, Panera Bread, Benchmark Hospitality, Paycom and his current role with Hornblower Group. He has spent his career working in high volume recruiting, customizing systems, tools, processes, and resources.  

Achieving the organizations’ business strategies hinges on Talent Acquisitions’ ability to deliver the best talent efficiently and effectively in a rapidly expanding and dynamic environment.  “It is my belief that being brilliant with the basics is the foundation to any successful Talent Acquisition team.”

Kelly’s believes that the employment experience should be flawless for both the candidate and the company. “If you’re not having fun in Talent Acquisition, then something is wrong.”


Kelly Gregg’s Session(s)

10:45 a.m.–11:15 a.m. PT —

Tips for Filling Hard to Fill Roles!

Have you ever had a job you consider hard to fill? The thing is, hard to fill doesn't always mean the same thing for everyone. Come join us to hear industry veteran Carrie Corbin, as she chats with two experts who've navigated some of the harder to fill roles in our space from global STEM roles to niche skilled trade with some high-volume thrown in for fun! Carrie will host a fireside chat discussion with Haley Wilkerson, the Global Head of Employer Brand for CrowdStrike and with Kelly Gregg, the Vice-President of Talent Acquisition for Hornblower Cruise Lines.  

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