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Erickson Senior Living Welcomes Taneika Herman as Director of Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging

January 26, 2023
Taneika Herman is the Director of Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging at Erickson Senior Living..

Erickson Senior Living, a leading developer and manager of continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs), announced today that Taneika Herman has joined the organization as Director of Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging.

Taneika comes to Erickson Senior Living from Under Armour, where she contributed to the company's initial Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) programming. In her previous role as their Global DEI Lead, she helped design, lead, and execute the DEI corporate learning strategy and DEI retail strategy for stores, and contributed to the DEI global corporate communications strategy and messaging. She also successfully built and managed relationships with diverse cross-functional teams and provided inclusive leadership coaching and mentorship.

“We could not be more pleased to welcome Taneika to Erickson Senior Living during such an important time in our company’s history,” said Nicole Walker, Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Chief Diversity Officer. “Her accomplished background and dedication to inclusivity reflect the commitments we make within our company culture and values. We look forward to the positive contributions that Taneika will make to employees and residents throughout the enterprise.”

Taneika resides in Catonsville with her husband and three children. She is an active volunteer with the Maryland Food Bank, Empowering Believers Youth & Young Adults, and Love is the Key Outreach. In her free time, she enjoys singing, reading, and sports. She also values mentoring youth and young adults to develop and create access for current and future generations.  

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About Erickson Senior Living: Erickson Senior Living is a nation-leading developer and manager of continuing care retirement communities. Currently, more than 28,000 residents are enjoying life across our national network of communities. Erickson Senior Living and National Senior Communities, Inc. (NSC) work together to ensure residents experience a dynamic lifestyle and enjoy the highest quality programs and services for the best possible value. Additional information is available at