Jewish Family Services (JFS), which provides mental health and social services for all St. Louisans, recently hired Erica Becker as its Human Resources Director.  In this position, she will plan and manage the policies, activities, and staff of the nonprofit’s human resources department.  Her responsibilities also include developing strategies and solutions to recruit and retain talented employees.

Becker has nearly 15 years of experience in the human resources and project management industries.  Prior to joining the organization, she served as project manager at a national HR nonprofit association.  She previously worked at the American Soybean Association for more than a decade in numerous capacities including project director and consultant.

Becker earned her MBA with an emphasis in Project Management from the Keller Graduate School of Management and her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Missouri-St. Louis.  She has her Professional Human Resources (PHR) and Project Management Professional (PMP) certifications and is a member of the Project Management Institute and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

“Erica possesses strong people skills and extensive hands-on experience to implement the strategies our organization needs to grow and remain successful,” said JFS Chief Executive Officer Miriam Seidenfeld.  “She is a results-oriented leader who is an excellent addition to our management team, and we look forward to the impact she will create on our community.”

 

This article first appeared in St. Louis Post Dispatch on May 19, 2021.