I’m interested in mentoring people from:

  • U
    University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
  • E
    Emory & Henry College
  • Other (non-profits, Meetups, industry associations)

Erica Thurman

Chattanooga, Tennessee

Human Resources Business Partner

American Water Works Company, Inc

Dynamic Human Resources Executive

Multi-site supervisory experience and proven track record of driving performance improvement, strengthening succession plans, and supporting business expansion through customized and benchmarked initiatives.


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Change Management
Diversity & Inclusion
Employee Engagement & Culture
Employee Relations
Executive Coaching
Labor Relations
Organizational Development
Performance Management
Succession Planning
Workforce Planning
Where I've Worked
American Water Works Company, Inc logo

2017 – Present

Human Resources Business Partner

American Water Works Company, Inc
Tennessee Valley Authority logo

2014 – 2017

Human Resources Business Partner

Tennessee Valley Authority

2007 – 2015

Human Resources Consultant

Chem-Dry of Brentwood, Franklin, Bellevue, & Germantown

2011 – 2014

Director of Human Resources

U.S. Money Shops

2011 – 2011

Assistant Director of Human Resources

Life Care Home Health, Inc

2010 – 2011

Site Human Resources Manager

Randstad inHouse Services
Mohawk Industries, Inc logo

2009 – 2010


Mohawk Industries, Inc

2008 – 2009

Recruiter / Human Resources Generalist

ContinuCare HealthServices, Inc

2006 – 2008

Human Resources Intern / Health & Safety Specialist

CRC Health Group, Inc
Where I've Studied


Masters, Industrial/Organizational Psychology

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga


Bachelors, Psychology

Emory & Henry College

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People I've Worked With

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