Erica Nelson, MA, has been in the learning and development field for 25 years, consulting with clients from various fields at the corporate level. Clients include Horizon Therapeutics, Wintrust Financial Corporation, and ACE Hardware. As a Business Leader Faculty® member with the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management's Center for Leadership, she applies her expertise working with mid-level to executive-level professionals. She aids with their personal growth and them becoming effective communicators to build better relationships within their organization.
As an ATD program facilitator of seven certificate programs, Erica applies her professional background by aligning the content to the personal experiences of program participants. She views each course as a way to deepen everyone's understanding and abilities.
Her coaching practice provides a customized model for each client and their unique interests and development needs. She has been certified in mediation practices and is affiliated with the Center for Conflict Resolution in Chicago. She also served as a mediator for 10 years with the Cook County Court System in Chicago, Illinois.
Erica wrote a training book, Management Development Training, published in 2021 for the ATD Workshop Series©. The book is a guide on the essential elements of great management, leadership skills, and behaviors. Erica's passion is to focus on development for each person in their organization, believing we are always searching for growth opportunities.