THE YSC TEAM

Erica Rivera

Erica Rivera

Director

Erica is a member of the Global Private Equity Practice and is based in Los Angeles. She has a long track record of advising C-suite leaders, boards and teams when the stakes are high, delivering Talent and Team Assessments, Board Effectiveness programs, CEO Succession and overall C-suite advisory, while building both internal and external confidence in executives. She has managed teams delivering selection assessment and organizational design for global mergers and acquisitions, setting up quicker post-close transitions and minimizing operational setbacks. Overall, Erica is known and respected for applying her understanding of human behavior to develop and deploy human capital and, with a positive psychology mindset, will begin most assessment feedback meetings by stating, ‘to err is human.” Clients include companies ranging in size from complex global Fortune 100 companies to private equity backed growth portfolios.

Erica graduated with a BA in international business from American University in Washington, D.C, holds a MS in psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute in California, and both a MS and PsyD in Psychology from Long Island University in New York. Erica serves on the board of La Escuelita, a New York City language immersion pre-school, and on the Board of Shared Harvest Fund|myCovidMD, a non-profit working to improve social equity.