Nerissa Reyes is president of Avanti People Partnership International, a Philippines-based firm established in 1995 to facilitate cross-cultural recruitment throughout Asia. Reyes is currently the chairperson of NPAworldwide global recruitment network, a cooperative network of 500 recruitment firms across six continents. Reyes is the first Asian to chair this 62-year-old organization, headquartered in North America. She is constantly challenged with bridging geographic differences while growing the network.