MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., [February 22, 2021] – Pohlad Companies, announced that Erryn Williams joins the organization, effective today, as Chief Talent and Diversity Officer, reporting to Pamela Lampert, Chief Human Resources Officer. In this role, Williams will lead DEI Strategy and key talent practices across the organization, building upon current initiatives and priorities in partnership with the Pohlad Leadership team, business and human resource leaders, and employee DEI councils.
“We are thrilled that Erryn has joined Pohlad Companies, bringing her considerable experience in talent acquisition, training and development and her expertise in aligning DEI and business goals,” said Bert Colianni, Pohlad Companies chief executive officer. “She will be a valuable partner as we strengthen the diversity, inclusivity and equity within our culture and workplace.”
Williams has more than 20 years of experience in human resources and diversity and inclusion roles in both public and private companies, including May Company, Target, Best Buy and Ryan Companies. Most recently, Williams led global inclusion and diversity strategy for Cargill. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology from the University of California, Los Angeles and currently serves as a board member and chair of the Human Resources committee for Bridging.