Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer
Errin Braddock is a Vice President and the Chief Diversity Officer for Enterprise Holdings, Inc. In this position, he is responsible for bringing to life the company’s strategic vision for diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I). That includes developing and implementing an enhanced global DE&I strategy to advance key initiatives, as well as tracking and communicating progress toward organizational objectives.
Braddock, who has spent significant time as in-house counsel and a practicing attorney, has worked on a wide variety of labor and employment issues over the years. From 2002-08, he specialized in labor and employment matters as an associate at the St. Louis law firm of Blackwell Sanders Peper Martin (now Husch Blackwell). Throughout his career, Braddock has provided counsel and support on affirmative action compliance, inclusion and diversity training in addition to equal opportunity laws.
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 of Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer in 2021.
DE&I is not just a passion for Braddock, but one that he has lived throughout his life. During his time at Enterprise, he has provided strategy and counsel with a focus on initiatives that can move the business forward. He has provided direct support, coaching and guidance to the company’s DE&I team since its inception. Specific engagement has centered around the creation and alignment of content for the company’s DE&I programs and training with an eye toward accountability. He is a key advisor for the company’s HR professionals, General Managers and other senior leaders on difficult issues related to race, age, gender and disability opportunities.
Braddock earned his B.A. in political science from Hampton University and J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis. 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 DeSmet Jesuit High School.