About the Host

United Partnerships is the creator and host of the ERG Leadership Conference. The company conceptualizes and implements initiatives and campaigns that lift up individuals, groups, organizations and communities, to create impactful connections and outcomes. In addition to the conference, United Partnerships’ offerings consist of an ERG Leadership Certificate program, ERG workshops and training, and advisement in the areas of communication, community, culture (employee resource groups) and collaboration.

Team

Amy Baldwin

President, United Partnerships

Carrie Gray

Vice President of Engagement, United Partnerships

Advisory Board

Creighton Blackwell
Coastal Credit Union, Chief Community and Public Affairs Officer
Jeanie Chang
Noona's Noochi, Founder, CEO
Lisa Harris,  Toyota, Senior Manager, Diversity, and Inclusion
Lisa Harris,
Toyota, Senior Manager, Diversity, and Inclusion
Tammara Sutton
Cornerstone Research, Sr. Manager, DEI & Employee Engagement
Carrie Thomas
Gap, Inc., Sr. Brand Enablement Partner
Ruth Dhanarajh Lite
Visa, Director, Employee Resource Groups and Inclusion
Jeff Despain
Advance Auto Parts, DEI Program Manager
Melissa Buscher
SPX FLOW, Chief Communications and Marketing Officer
Hady Mendez
Founder and CEO, Boldly Speaking LLC
Justin Gayliard
BASF, Head of Digital Farming, North America
Trisha Todman  Airbnb, Senior Stakeholder Engagement and Operations Lead
Trisha Todman
Airbnb, Senior Stakeholder Engagement and Operations Lead
David LaBoy  DEI consultant, speaker
David LaBoy
DEI consultant, speaker
Kaye Vassey
Firaxis Games, Senior Art Manager
Tamara Terry
RTP DEI Collective, Chair; RTI International, HBCU Relationship Manager, Research Scientist

Partners

Kristie Hicks

Project Manager, Tech Factory

Ricardo Hicks

Owner, Tech Factory

Joanie Hickey

Founder and Creative Director, Lattice Form

Jason Hickey

Founder and Executive Producer, Motion in Media

Lindsay Clapp

Event Manager, Tech Factory

Jeremy Newsome

Project Manager, Tech Factory