Erin James is a Human Resources and Learning professional who grew up in Baltimore. In 2014, she graduated from the University of Baltimore with a BS in Human Resource Management. For most of her career, she has worked in the Hospitality Industry and has also spent some time in the IT Industry.
In 2017, she was a part of the opening of the luxury boutique hotel, Sagamore Pendry Baltimore – which was named #1 Hotel in the U.S. by Condé Nast in 2018. There she spent 3+ years serving as the People and Learning Manager and helped grow the culture by leading and implementing training, wellness initiatives, and community outreach programs.
She also had the opportunity to serve on the task force team for Montage International, where she spent some time at the Pendry San Diego assisting with training and other Human Resource functions. Prior to that, she served as the Human Resources Manager at a Radisson brand hotel. Erin is very passionate about her role and strives to get others excited about what they do!
Erin has a love for travel and exploring new places. At home, she has two very energetic kitties named Arlo and Ruby. In her spare time, she likes watching reality TV and doing anything creative!