Communities of Practice

Advisory Board

The Advisory Board for the Elevate ERG Economy convenes passionate ERG thought leaders to promote and develop the ERG Economy, which benefits the Workforce, Workplace, and Marketplace. Beyond a conventional gathering of leaders, this Advisory Board embodies an elevated community of practice, which culminates into a Community of Practice, Production & Pipeline (Co-Ps) for ERGs. The Co-Ps co-creates cross-industry, leading-edge insights, processes, tools, and strategies.

Past & Current Participants Come from the Following Organizations:

Amazon

American Airlines, Inc

American Electric Power

Associated Bank

Astellas Pharma

BAE Systems

Atrium Health

Bank of America Corporation

Capital One Financial Corporation

California State University, Fullerton

Chevron Corporation

Choice Hotels International, Inc.

FirstEnergy Corp.

Froedert Health

GE Healthcare

Honda Motor Company, Ltd.

Lockheed Martin Corporation

McCormick & Company

LPL Financial

Manpower Group

McCormick & Company

MGM Resorts International

MUFG Union Bank

Mutual of Omaha

NuVasive, Inc.

PepsiCo, Inc.

PIMCO

The Raytheon Company

Stanley Black & Decker, Inc.

Southern California Edison

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Naval Facilities Engineering Command

Northrop Grumman Corporation

Sutter Health

Teradata Corporation

United States Department of Labor

United States Office of Personnel Management

United States Social Security Administration

University of California Office of The President – MESA

University of California, Riverside

Communities of Practice Plus (CoP+)

A community of practice (CoP) is a group of people who share a focus area or a passion for something they do and learn how to do it better as they interact regularly. Elevate’s Community of Practice Plus (CoP+) is a group of consistent contributors and practitioners of ERG Program Managers, Diversity & Inclusion Chief Officers, and ERG Leaders who deep dive on topics & challenges in their respective communities and have a continuity of ideas and insights. Major stakeholders of Elevate’s CoP+ include diverse industries from Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, major non-profits, and universities.

Past & current participants come from the following organizations:

The Aerospace Corporation

Airbus Americas, Inc.

Allstate Insurance Company

Amazon

American Airlines, Inc.

The American Automobile Association

American Association of Retired Persons

Astellas Pharma

AXA Equitable Holdings

Atrium Health

The Boeing Company

BAE Systems

Bank of America

Belk, Inc.

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield

Capital One Financial Corporation

Booze Allen Hamilton Inc

Capital Group Companies

CBRE Group, Inc.

Chicago United

City of Hope

Deloitte

Discover Financial Services, Inc

Dow Chemical Company

Edwards Lifesciences

Exelon Corporation

Federal Aviation Administration

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Financial Industry Regulatory Authority

GE Healthcare

GEICO

General Services Administration

Honda Motor Company, Ltd.

Ingram Micro

Institute for Corporate Productivity, Inc.

Kaiser Permanente

Leidos

Lockheed Martin Corporation

LPL Financial

ManpowerGroup

McCormick & Company

Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

National Defense Industrial Association

National Guard Bureau

National Park Service

Naval Facilities Engineering Command

Naval Sea Systems Command

Northrop Grumman Corporation

Northwestern Mutual

NuVasive, Inc.

Nuveen Real Estate

Peace Corps

PepsiCo, Inc.

PIMCO

San Diego Gas & Electric

San Diego Zoo

Solar Turbines Incorporated

Sony Corporation

Sony Interactive Entertainment America

Southern California Edison

Southern California Gas Company

Stanley Black & Decker, Inc.

Rowe Price Group, Inc.

The Raytheon Company

TIAA

Under Armour, Inc.

United Stated General Services Administration

United States Agency for International Development

United States Coast Guard

United States Department of Army

United States Department of Defense

United States Department of Health & Human Services

United States Department of Labor

United States Department of the Interior

United States Department of the Navy

United States Department of the Treasury

United States Fish and Wildlife Service

United States Geological Survey

United States Office of Personnel Management

United States Social Security Administration

Viasat, Inc.

Walgreens

Wells Fargo

Wintrust Financial Corporation

WHAT OUR PARTNERS ARE SAYING?

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Sarah HelmHead of Diversity and Inclusion, Discover Financial Services

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Emanuel Brady Jr.Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer, The Raytheon Company

ERGs can be a lightning rod for recruiting, retaining and energizing company employees. The thoughts and ideas by the ERG Economy provide you with leading practices to ensure your ERG is the lightning rod for company and personal success.

Larry HarringtonVice President Internal Audit (Retired), The Raytheon Company

The ERG Economy is an essential read and a key tool that all forward-thinking ERG leaders should use. If you want to grow and your ERGs to thrive, this is the book for you!

Wil LewisChief Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Officer, Experian

Congratulations on the second edition of ERG Economy. Our ERG leaders are looking forward to leveraging all of the great work. The first book was invaluable in helping us move our ERG strategy forward.

Ondra BerrySenior Vice President, Talent and Performance, MGM Resorts International

For anyone leading a people-powered organization, The ERG Economy is an essential read.

Sean GilDirector, Career Center, University of California, Riverside

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