HR Mavericks

HR Maverick

Erika Leeks

Erika Leeks

Erika is a mid-senior level Human Resources Professional with years of human resources operations and consulting experience. She has a passion for community, self-development, and process innovation. Once Erika visualizes an idea in her head and decides on its value, she will move heaven and earth to make it reality. Erika’s greatest value is bringing real concepts to the table and compelling us to act on them. Erika is a creative person and always looking for a better way of doing things. Recently Erika has become certified in HR consulting and started The HR Friends Network to connect to other HR professionals about hot topics and issues in the workplace.

What words of advice and encouragement would you give to someone just starting out in HR?

Don’t be afraid to reach out and connect to people in the professions and spaces you want to see yourself in. You’ll never know what knowledge, advice, and opportunities may be waiting on the other side.