As vice president and chief diversity officer, Errin Braddock is responsible for bringing the organization’s strategic vision for diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) to life. That includes developing and implementing an enhanced global DEI strategy to advance key initiatives, as well as tracking and communicating progress toward organizational objectives.
Braddock joined Enterprise in 2008 in the role of employment counsel. In 2014, he was promoted to assistant vice president for labor and employment. He advanced to vice president for labor and employment in 2020 before the promotion to his current position in 2021.
Braddock has guided and supported the company’s DEI team since its inception, emphasizing content creation, training and accountability for the company’s many DEI programs. He is a key advisor for the organization’s HR professionals, general managers and other senior leaders on difficult issues related to race, age, gender and disability opportunities.
Prior to Enterprise, he specialized in labor and employment matters as an associate at Blackwell Sanders Peper Martin (now Husch Blackwell) law firm in St. Louis. Throughout his career, Braddock has provided counsel and support on affirmative action compliance, inclusion and diversity training and equal opportunity laws.
Outside of his full-time job, Braddock has dedicated his time and expertise to organizations committed to serving underrepresented communities. He has served on more than 10 local boards of directors, including his current involvement with the St. Louis Public Schools Foundation, Girls Inc. and De Smet Jesuit High School.
Braddock earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Hampton University and Juris Doctor degree from Washington University in St. Louis.