Vice President, Talent & Organizational Development, Day & Zimmermann
Erica Freedman is an outcome-oriented Organizational Development leader with a background in applied psychology. She has over 15 years of experience improving individual and organizational performance through building trust, fostering insight, promoting systemic thinking, and
challenging the status quo.
Dr. Freedman has worked in a variety of industries including Energy, Construction, Financial, Manufacturing, and Service. In 2013, she became the leader of Talent and Organizational Development for Day & Zimmermann, a $2.5B Philadelphia-based family company with 25,000 employees that delivers a broad spectrum of industrial, defense and workforce solutions to commercial and government customers. Her work has focused on building change capabilities, organizational effectiveness, and leader development to promote change and growth.
Prior to Day & Zimmermann, Dr. Freedman was a Management & Organizational Development Specialist at Exelon Corporation, a $27B leading energy provider. She has also worked with Right Management Consultants. Throughout her career, she has been responsible for strategic development and implementation of enterprise-wide talent and organizational development solutions.
Dr. Freedman earned her Doctorate and Masters of Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University and holds a Bachelor of Arts from Muhlenberg College. She is active in the Philadelphia Society of People and Strategy. Outside of work, she enjoys being outdoors, cooking, and spending time with her husband and three kids. She and her family reside in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania.