VP Global Talent Acquisition
Erin Peterson is the VP of Talent Acquisition for Hewitt Associates, the leader in HR Outsourcing and Consulting based in Lincolnshire, IL. She is responsible for Hewitts global recruitment strategy and delivery of joiners at all levels.
Erin was previously a Partner with Lantern Partners in Chicago, specializing in retained Senior Executive Recruitment for professional services firms, as well as industrial/manufacturing companies.
With Arthur Andersen & Co., Andersen Consulting, and Accenture from 1987-2006, Erin gained HR and Recruiting depth through progressive roles in North America and Europe. She also led large scale recruitment outsourcing operations in the US and India, and managed recruitment teams and initiatives to build capability globally. She lived and worked in Europe 1998-2001.
Erin is the recipient of the 2009 Staffing Professional of the Year Award from the Staffing Management Association of Greater Chicago, a SHRM affiliate. She is on the Board of i.c. stars, a Chicago based not-for-profit whose mission is to build 1,000 community leaders by 2020 through intensive training in business and technology.
Originally from Minneapolis, Erin has a BA in Psychology from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota. She resides in the Chicago area with her family.