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  Name:   Erika Irish Brown BA, MBA
Month: September 2015
Schools: Columbia Business School 1998
SUNY Albany 1990
Organization: Bloomberg, LP
Title: Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion

Erika Irish Brown recently joined Bloomberg LP as Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion. In this role she will collaborate with senior management to drive the company’s global strategy and approach to diversity and inclusion, ensuring alignment with business goals. Additionally, Erika will have oversight across Bloomberg Communities (Employee Networks) and external partnerships to promote an institutional culture and inclusive environment that supports diversity in all aspects of the business.
Prior to Joining Bloomberg, Erika was Head of Diversity Recruiting and Program Management and Head of Executive Recruiting at Bank of America. Erika's background also includes over 15 years of investment banking and capital markets experience at organizations including Morgan Stanley, the U.S. Treasury and Lehman Brothers.
Erika received her MBA from Columbia Business School and holds a BS in Economics from the State University of New York at Albany. She is currently Vice-Chair and Director of the Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation and Director and Nominating Committee Chair of the Council of Urban Professionals (CUP.) Erika was honored by the Toigo Foundation in 2011, recognized as one of the Network Journal's 25 Influential Black Women in Business in 2013, a National Council on Research for Women Trailblazer in 2014 and was the National Black MBA Association, Metro NY Chapters's Corporate Executive of the Year in 2015. She is also an active member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and Jack and Jill of America. Erika resides in Teaneck, NJ with her husband Frank and their 3 sons Frank III, Evan and Bradford.



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