Lori Evans Ermi, PCC, SPHR, SHRM-SCP is a Principal at the Leadership Research Institute (LRI). She has 30+ years of corporate, executive leadership and senior consulting experience. She has led initiatives in sales, marketing, talent development, team effectiveness, succession planning, training, facilitation, executive coaching, change management, and strategic planning. Much of her career was a high potential leader at The Procter & Gamble Company.
As Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer at a DC based IT GovCon, she led HR, Talent Acquisition, Marketing, Investor Relations, and administrative functions. Lori was Director of Talent Development at Fannie Mae managing the enterprise-wide talent/performance management strategies/systems, the coaching program and executive development program design. She understands the complexity, responsibility, and pressure of leading firsthand. Her pragmatic approach and relationship-oriented style establishes trust and credibility quickly setting a safe environment to coach the whole person, not just a work persona.
Clients appreciate her business focus and real-world perspective. Neuroscience as a foundation, she stretches clients thinking, calls out inconsistencies, reveals blind spots, that leads to increased self-awareness. She is a graduate of the University of Lynchburg in Virginia and is a Professional Certified Coach achieving her certification through Georgetown University. She achieved her SPHR (Senior Professional, Human Resources) from Villanova University, and is a SHRM-SCP (SHRM Senior Certified Professional.)