Erin Merker

Managing Partner, Jobplex

Erin serves as a Jobplex Managing Partner and is based in Cleveland. She delivers a precision search process with high-performing and diverse talent for global organizations.

Erin Merker

+1 216 600 4382


With more than 13 years of experience, Erin has worked with leading companies across various industries. She is a trained HR professional and a licensed DiSC trainer/consultant. She provides end-to-end client support from entry-level management to C-suite-level professionals for a variety of industry-leading organizations. She consults with critical internal stakeholders regarding best practices, process alignment, market data and compensation strategies to create a tailored approach for each client. Throughout her career she has filled over 76% of her searches with diverse or female talent.

Prior to joining Jobplex, Erin spent more than 10 years in various leadership roles at a national talent advisory firm, most recently serving as President and Chief Operating Officer. She began her career in recruiting at Adecco Employment Services. Her clients have included Pepsi, Verizon, Whirlpool, Google, BP, Comcast, Kraft, US Foods, Tesoro, Compass Group, Domino Sugar, Petco, Sport Clips, Chase Arena, Raytheon, Johns Hopkins University, private equity firms and many others.

Erin is a graduate of Cleveland State University with a bachelor’s degree in business management and labor relations: human resources and is a long-time member of SHRM. She also has her Human Resource Management Certification from Cornell University. She currently resides in Mentor, Ohio with her husband and their son.

Emerging Leader Search

Jobplex focuses on the recruitment of middle managers and various professional staff positions using a distinctive methodology that combines a team of researchers with the expertise of hands-on, industry-proven consultants to ensure successful hires. From a single search to an enterprise recruiting project, Jobplex ensures exceptional talent through unique solutions.
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The business and professional services industry has evolved and transformed into a highly competitive environment. Our executive search consultants have deep industry experience and many have had careers with top-tier services firms. As a result, they provide an in-depth understanding of the culture, leadership style, structure and challenges of these firms.
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Consultants in DHR’s Consumer & Retail Practice have extensive experience providing executive search to a variety of consumer organizations. Our team brings to each engagement unsurpassed marketplace knowledge and insight relative to identifying, accessing, developing, assimilating and retaining top consumer talent.
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