Erin Merker

Recruiting Services President & Managing Director

Erin has over 12+ years of experience in Talent Acquisition, HR Consulting, and is a formally trained HR professional. She has held a variety of roles with progressive responsibility while at TCG and is currently the COO/Managing Director. She consults with her clients, leads TCG’s recruiting teams, and manages all operational efforts for the firm. She handles the most senior-level searches down to entry-level positions for TCG and provides strategic guidance and oversight for all searches handled by her teams. She specializes in Total Rewards, Talent Management, Talent Acquisition, MD/OD, and senior-level Generalist searches.

Erin provides end to end client support to fill the most difficult positions. Her clients range from Fortune 10 organizations to small-mid size companies or $10M – $303.7B organizations. She partners with hiring authorities on best practices, process alignment, market relative compensation packages, and ideal man/women candidates for her clients. She also provides strategic HR consultative advice and guidance to set her clients up for success. During her time at TCG, she has filled the vast majority of all of her searches with diversity or female hires.

Erin has filled CHRO and SVP roles as well as many VP, Senior Director, Director, and Manager level positions, but specialized in the executive-level positions. She has been requested to fill roles by a variety of Global Fortune 10-500+ clients including Pepsi, Chicken of the Sea, Whirlpool, Google, BP, Verizon, Comcast, Johnson & Johnson, Johnson Controls, US Foods, Kraft, Mondelez, Tesoro, Altria, Compass Group, Parker Hannifin, Stanley Black & Decker, Saputo, Domino Sugar, Petco, Sport Clips, Chase Arena, Raytheon, Rockwell, Johns Hopkins University, Vanderbilt University, University of Delaware, West Coast University, Private Equity Firms, and others.

Before joining the TCG team in 2011, Erin spent several years as a Senior Staffing Consultant with Adecco. In her role, Erin was called upon to fill a variety of roles for their most critical clients, including Google, Verizon, Phillips, National City, Rockwell, and others.